Sunday is National Dog Wash Day - take your pooch to any local Dogtopia location, where they will wash your dog with a donation to Vets Moving Forward, a non-profit organization that provides service dogs for our veterans.
Santa Claus is coming to town! Businesses along King Street in Old Town Alexandria will celebrate Christmas in July on Saturday, July 20 with freebies, deals and fun activities. For example, "Summer" Santa and Mrs. Claus will appear in The Christmas Attic for pictures from 12-4 p.m., where there will be all sorts of activities for kids. There will also be live music on Union Street from 12-4 p.m.
Baltimore is the place to be for Artscape, America's largest free arts festival July 19-21. Enjoy the work of more than 150 artists of all kinds at multiple venues.
Admission is free to DC Scoop, a celebration of ice cream held on National Ice Cream Day. You'll get to taste free samples of ice cream, gelato, custard, frozen yogurt and more made by local suppliers. There will also be kids activities, live music, face painting and a Kids Ice Cream Eating Contest. Just head to Union Market from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
Fauquier County Fair - July 18-21, Warrenton, VA. Enjoy a family friendly fair featuring livestock, rabbits, poultry, produce, homemade arts and crafts, animal shows, contests, games, demonstrations, homegrown dinner and a variety of live music.
Comcast Outdoor Family Film Festival in Alexandria - July 19-20. See family-friendly outdoor movies in the heart of Alexandria.