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Fun Family Activities This Fall

The team at Activity Rocket shares their best bets for September and beyond.
Fun Family Activities This Fall
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Is anyone else wondering when the weather will cool and leaves will change? It’s amazing that our hottest days of summer so far have been in September. Whether you are looking for indoor activities or outdoor entertainment, check out some of the best bets for the rest of this month!

MAKER FAIRE

Kids and adults of all ages will love Maker Faires. Check out the FREE Silver Spring Maker Faire this weekend, Sunday, September 14 from 12 to 5 PM at Veterans Plaza and the Silver Spring Civic Building (corner of Fenton & Ellsworth). Presented by our friends at Kid Museum, a new children’s museum in Montgomery County, and Discovery Communications. This do-it-yourself fair invites kids and adults to participate in projects and demonstrations including 3D printing, a giant marble run, toys made from recycled materials, robotics, computer games, and so much more.

TOTSWAPS

Looking for affordable baby and kids equipment, clothing, maternity wear, books, DVDs, sports equipment, and toys? Cleaning your house and want to consign your stuff? TotSwap is a great way to sell new and gently used childrens and maternity items. You can find the best in name-brand and specialty items at great prices. It’s an event not to miss!

Gaithersburg, Maryland @ Montgomery County Fairgrounds, September 16 to 21

Frederick, Maryland @ Frederick Fairgrounds, October 8 to 12

Timonium, Maryland @ Maryland State Fairgrounds, October 21 to 26

Howard County, Maryland @ Howard County Fairgrounds, November 12 to 16

FALL FESTIVALS

You will fall for Fairfax’s KIDSFEST October 4 and 5 at the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax. Where else can you enjoy exciting interactive programs, entertainment, and more? Admission is free, and the festival—sponsored by NBC4, Busch Gardens, Inova Health Care, and FairOaks—is designed with elementary and pre-K aged kids in mind. There are many cultural festivals to choose from as well. Check out Fiesta DC 43 Anos Festival Latino 2014 on September 21 on Pennsylvania Avenue in DC and a Turkish Festival on Freedom Plaza in DC on Sunday, September 28 from 11 AM to 7 PM.

From your friends at Activityrocket.com—kid’s classes, camps and sports. Booked fast.

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