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Weekend Guide: September 12-15 Check out our top weekend picks for local family fun.

THURSDAY 12

Zoo Uncorked

Enjoy unlimited wine tasting, live music and the Zoo’s Think Tank and Great Cat exhibits. Toast your drinks to saving species! Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute, Washington, D.C., 6 p.m. Tickets available online. nationalzoo.si.edu

FRIDAY 13

Pups in the Park

Come watch the Washington Nationals play the Atlanta Braves with your beloved pooch and other dog enthusiasts. All proceeds from dog tickets will go to the Humane Rescue Alliance. Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., 7:05 p.m.. $33 (dog tickets $10). mlb.com

SATURDAY 14

Live Out Loud End Hunger Obstacle Trail Run

If you think you can make it through the mud and obstacles, you should run in your age group’s forty-five-minute race. There are both timed and family-friendly races so everyone is encouraged to try the course. Chesapeake Church, Huntingtown, Md., 7:30 a.m. $35. active.com

In The Street Festival

Explore historic downtown Frederick, sample diverse food and enjoy art and entertainment. This long-standing Frederick tradition is the perfect day to explore Frederick and much of what it has to offer! Carroll Creek to 7th on Market Street, Fredrick, Md., 11 a.m. Free. celebratefrederick.com/events/in-the-street

Mount Vernon Colonial Market & Fair

Explore Mount Vernon’s 12-acre market and see colonial artisans sell traditional clothing and food including chocolate from an authentic colonial recipe. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, Va., 9 a.m. $12-$20. mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/colonial-market-fair

Family Day: Robotics

Families are invited to learn about how the Marine Corp uses robotics. Kids have the opportunity to get involved in hands-on robotics activities. National Museum Of The Marine Corps, Triangle, Va., noon. Free. usmcmuseum.com

SUNDAY 15

Mount Vernon Colonial Market & Fair

Explore Mount Vernon’s 12-acre market and see colonial artisans sell traditional clothing and food including chocolate from an authentic colonial recipe. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, Va., 9 a.m. $12-$20. mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/colonial-market-fair

KID Museum’s FutureFest

Kids and adults alike can partake in hands-on STEAM activities, interactive exhibits and live performances to learn about our community and inspire the next generation. Silver Springs Civic Center, Silver Spring, Md., Noon. Free. events.visitmontgomery.com

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