Kid-friendly diversions happening this summer

This summer, Dorothy and the Wizard come to Creative Cauldron, Mount Vernon welcomes American Girls, and Wolf Trap plays music from classic family-friendly movies.

Wizard of Oz
Photo by Margie Jervis

This summer, Dorothy and the Wizard come to Creative Cauldron, Mount Vernon welcomes American Girls, and Wolf Trap plays music from classic family-friendly movies.

The Wizard of Oz at Creative Cauldron (through June 25)
Local professionals take on a childhood classic and bring beloved characters to center stage along with all the songs almost everyone knows by heart.

Go Ape Adventure Park
Photo courtesy of Go Ape Adventure Park

South Run Park’s Go Ape Adventure
Ninety-nine obstacles and nine zip lines suspended 20 to 40 feet above the ground make South Run the place for kids to act out their adventurous tales.

Winery at Bull Run
Photo courtesy of the Winery at Bull Run

The Winery at Bull Run Annual Civil War Day (July 9)
Check out a full-on re-enactment while enjoying the splendors of modern day with food trucks, live music and more.

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Photo courtesy of George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Our American Girl (July 8, Mount Vernon)
Take a tour unlike any other at Mount Vernon as kids are led through the first president’s home by Patty Peter with lessons just for them.

Jurassic Park
Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap

The National Symphony Orchestra and Wolf Trap present pop culture phenomena under the stars with scores played live
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone (July 7-8)
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses (July 22)
Jurassic Park (Aug. 5)

(July 2017 Summer Guide)

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