SATURDAY, February 21


Robbert Bobbert and the Bubble Machine @ Jammin Java (Vienna, VA)

robbert-200The alter ego of The Apples in Stereo (remember the song “Energy”?)front man Robert Schneider, is an inventor of musical mayhem with an inspired indie rock songbook and a raucously clever live act. He is accompanied by his pet Bubble Machine, which fills the room with shiny bubbles.
We’re really excited about this one.  Bobbert should be loads of fun for both parents and children! Our very own Arlington Kids and parents will be there to bring you photos and a review!

Mother Goose @ Classika Theatre (Arlington, VA)

The interactive musical production brings to life the most favorite rhymes, songs, and stories.

Saturday Campfire Night Hike @ Ellanor Lawrence Park (Chantilly, VA)

Not all predators are sleeping. Families can take a night hike to learn about nocturnal hunters, listen to taped calls of owls and coyotes and catch a glimpse of them in the forest, and then return to a warm campfire for hot chocolate and to roast marshmallows.

Night Sky Festival @Riverbend Park (Fairfax, VA)

Activities include guided star gazing, looking through a telescope, and listening to ancient stories about the constellations around the campfire. Become part of the solar system and join in other activities and games throughout the evening.

Get Smart @ Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre (Alexandria, VA)

The ultimate spoof of all secret agent thrillers, the sparkly comedy-satire is bound to entertain.

SUNDAY, February 22

Raise the Rafters: Jazz Meets Rock @ Frying Pan Park (Herndon, VA)

Families can sing along or listen as the talented trio Project Natale transforms well-known melodies into jazz, swing, and bebop. Learn how jazz style evolved from John Coltrane through Grover Washington.

Rocknoceros @ Arlington Cinema Draft House (Arlington, VA)

Rocknoceros’s clever lyrics and unforgettably catchy tunes make this a hands-down favorite for little music fans.

Black Expressions: Hip Hop Festival @ Dance Place (DC)

This heart-pumping festival returns to Dance Place for the sixth year, featuring Capitol Movement Project and hip hop artists from the DC metro area. The Saturday performance is a special fundraiser for MOMIE’S TLC and ONE DC.

The Armadillo’s Song @ Classika Theatre (Arlington, VA)

A Latin American folktale about an armadillo, who longs to be a singer. All the other animals mock him for his dreams, but a traveling musician helps him become a great singer.

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