Happy Easter! Check out this 'hoppin' good list of events in the DMV!
It's time for our weekend roundup, Easter edition! Grab a chocolate bunny and hop on over to the DMV for Easter egg hunts, farm animals, and plenty of food (so. much. food). Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 2 to Sunday, April 4.
*Keep in mind with the shifting circumstances of COVID-19 events may be canceled or rescheduled. Please refer to the event's websites or social media pages for more information regarding safety guidelines.*
Events on Friday, April 2
Atlas Arts on Air: Christopher Prince (Virtual) | Atlas Performing Arts Center | Washington, DC | Friday
FREE event! Courtesy of Atlas Performing Arts Center, watch Christopher Prince reinterpret classic songs with a poetic, free-jazz bent. Setlist highlights include the iconic Marvin Gaye hit "What's Going On" and The Carpenters' "I Won't Last a Day Without You." Perfect for lovers of '60s and '70s music! If this sounds like your jam, reserve your spot here.
14th Annual PEEPshow | TownMall of Westminster | Westminster, MD | Friday-Sunday
Last chance for PEEPshow! Check out incredible sculptures and dioramas made out of the marshmallow treat through Monday, April 5. Visitors can attend virtually or in-person at the TownMall of Westminster and vote for their favorite ones. Votes will act as a donation to benefit the Carroll County Arts Council. Interested? Find out more here.
Easter Egg Hunts | Milburn Orchards | Elkton, MD | Friday-Sunday
This Easter, spend the day with family at Milburn Orchards! Kids can roam for Easter eggs, meet the Easter bunny, and enjoy farm fun like hayrides and an outdoor market. Plus, visit the farm's adorable animals! Each child will receive a prize with admission and access to farm activities. Tickets are $3 for adults and $7 for kids 2-15. Purchase here.
Easter Egg Hunts | Green Meadows Petting Farm | Ijamsville, MD | Friday-Sunday
Only at Green Meadows Petting Farm, enjoy a delightful spring weekend on the farm! There'll be egg hunts, hayrides, and adorable farm animals to cuddle. Don't forget to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny, Whiskers! This is the last weekend to attend, so don't miss it! Admission is $16 and covers all activities listed above. Check it out here.
Events on Saturday, April 3
Easter Dinner To-Go | Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant | Mount Vernon, VA | Saturday
Don't feel like cooking this year? Allow Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant to prepare your Easter Sunday feast! Choose from a spread of entrees, sides, and desserts you can pick up and enjoy at home. Orders should be submitted by April 1 and will be available for pick-up this Saturday, April 3. Meals start at $72. Place your order here.
Drive-Thru Eggstravaganza 2021 | National Community Church | Washington, DC | Saturday
FREE event! National Community Church is handing out supplies for socially-distant Easter egg hunts! Kits can be picked up at locations in Capitol Hill and Alexandria this Saturday, complete with an appearance by the Easter bunny. Just pick the time that best works for you! Register here.
Nomini Bay Oyster Festival | Dirt Farm Brewing | Bluemont, VA | Saturday
Oyster fest is back at Dirt Farm Brewing! Drop by the brewery this Saturday for delicious oysters prepared by Nomini Bay Oyster Ranch. You can eat them in a variety of ways: grilled, raw, stuffed, and wash them down with a refreshing beer! The brewery's hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Find out more here.
Egg-stravaganza! at Sky Meadows | Sky Meadows State Park | Delaplane, VA | Saturday
Put on those hiking boots for an Easter adventure! Only at Sky Meadows State Park, see egg-laying chickens, go on a geocache egg trek, and learn about the park's bluebird monitoring program from noon to 4 p.m. Kids will love the Chicken Walk path and the scavenger hunting activity! Read about it here.
Cosmic Egg Portrait & Art Kit | American Visionary Art Museum | Baltimore, MD | Saturday
Wanna make some BIG Easter memories? Stop by AVAM for a socially-distant photoshoot with their huge Cosmic Galaxy Egg Sculpture. Pictures are free of charge, but for an additional $18 you can grab a DIY frame kit to assemble at home—it comes with buttons, beads, feathers, and more. Photos will be taken from 1 and 3 p.m. Check it out here.
Virtually Funny | Washington, DC | Saturday
Need a good laugh? Join comedian Robert Mac and friends for a "Virtually Funny" evening! Recreating the feel of a live comedy club, guests can kick back with hilarious new jokes without leaving the house. Choose between the early show at 7 p.m. ET or the late show at 9 p.m. ET. Admission is pay-what-you-can. Get the details here.
Doing anything special for Easter weekend? How about an Easter egg hunt or a delicious brunch? Share your plans in the comments.