Weekend Planner: Ice Cream, Trains and "Megamind"
The summer winds down in Chantilly.
Where/When? Sully Historic Site on Friday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Why Go? Enjoy the last lazy days of summer at the Sully Historic Site and get a chance to make and sample home-made ice cream. You can sneak in a little history between licks.
Pricing? $5, tour cost separate, wagon ride $2. Reservations suggested (703.437.1794).
South Riding Concerts - Key West Band
Where/When? 43055 Center St, Chantilly, VA 20152 (South Riding Town Green) on Friday, Aug. 26 from from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Why Go? Send–off summer with the music of Key West Band at the South Riding outdoor concert. A little reggae, a little Caribbean, a little Buffet rolled together for a fun party. Bring a blanket and a picnic.
Where/When? Dulles Expo Center on Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go? Trains, trains, trains – the Expo Center is the place to get your train fix and admire the amazing trains and displays that captivate so many hobbyists.
Pricing? 12 and up $7 for both days; under 12, free
Starlight Cinema – Megamind
Where/When? 5875 Trinity Parkway (Centreville) on Saturday, Aug. 27 starting at 6 p.m.
Why Go? Kick back with friends and neighbors and enjoy Megamind under the stars. Entertainment for the kids before it gets dark, great movie with wide-appeal after the sun goes down.
Electric Sunday Recycling
Where/When? I-66 Transfer Station (4618 West Ox Rd. Fairfax) on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go? Electronics broken and gathering dust? If you didn’t know what to do with them – and want to do the right thing – bring them to the Electronics Recycling event at the I-66 Transfer station.