10:00-5:00 Community Showcase
Agriculture and environmental groups from the local area will be present to talk to visitors and provide hands-on activities for kids. This will include the Accokeek Foundation, the Oxon Hill Library, the Ship's Company Chanteymen, Mocha Moms, and the Blacksmiths Guild of the Potomac!
Learn how to make ice cream! Park Rangers will be leading ice-cream making lessons at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30. Stop by the tent with the historic farm equipment to sign up.
10:00-1:00 Wellness Walk
Stay fit and active by taking the family along for a wellness walk through our meadow and complete a series of activities. The first 300 people to finish the walk will get a finisher's medal!
10:00-10:45 The Uncle Devin Show
The Uncle Devin Show is an interactive, musical experience for children by renowned drummer and percussionist, Devin Walker. The show cultivates the minds of children through percussion instruments and is a dynamic cross between DC’s Trouble Funk and Schoolhouse Rock!
11:00 and 2:00 Yoga Class with Adrienne
Slow down and treat your mind and body to a guided yoga class with instructor Adrienne in our serene apple orchard. This class will be about an hour long. Be sure to bring your own yoga mat if you plan to participate!
Yoga sessions are free but have limited availability. Sign up at the Welcome table when you arrive.
11:15-12:00 King Bullfrog
King Bullfrog is a high-energy acoustic act playing folk, rock, and original music for kids and their grownups. Featuring Mr. Jeremiah, Mr. Steve, and the Captain—Washington DC-based dads and music teachers—the band’s roots-rock tunes are carefully tailored to get kiddos dancing while delighting grownups—an approach that successfully hooks audiences young and old. With their musical stories, amusing wordplay, and close attention to all of their audiences, King Bullfrog is the hottest sensation in family music in the DC area. Or at least the most amphibian.
1:00-1:45 Sheepdog Demonstration with AJ Husketh-Tutton
Get a glimpse into the life of a shephard. Watch as AJ Husketh-Tutton and her skilled dogs herd sheep through obstacles. Based on her voice commands and whistles, AJ's intelligent dogs will execute maneuvers and safely move the sheep through gates.
2:00 and 3:30 Forest Bathing with Sage Raindancer
Join Sage on a forest bathing walk, also known as Shinrin-yoku. Be guided on this slow paced and gentle walk into the forest where your senses will be primed to observe, absorb, and reconnect with nature. Enjoy the therapeutic properties of absorbing and embracing the essence of the forest that has been proven by science internationally and by ancestors globally.
Forest bathing sessions are free but have limited availability. Sign up at the Welcome table when you arrive. Ages 10+ recommended. The hiking trail is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
2:30-3:30 Square Dancing with the DC Lambda Squares
The only square dance club in Washington, DC! DC Lambda Squares welcomes singles, couples, of any orientation. They provide an energetic activity that encourages smiles, promotes friendship, and is a ticket to the hip, social world of square dancing. All are welcome to come and dance!
4:00-4:45 The Tribe Band
The Tribe Band incorporates all types of music from Gospel to Blues, Smooth Jazz, Funk, R&B, Soul, Old School Music, Motown and more. Their upbeat tunes will get everyone in your family on the dance floor. What a great way to end your Fall Festival experience.