Weekend Plans

Don’t know what to do with yourself on the beautiful weekends we’re having? Here are a few options for you to consider around town this month! Have other ideas for things to do on a gorgeous weekend? Please leave a comment and share!

Saturday, June 1

Tour de Fat

Tour de Fat is like a big carnival, with a bike parade, games, beer, entertainment, and more! It’s being held at The Yards Park, the awesome 2012 DC State Fair sponsor. You might get some ideas for bike accessories to enter into this year’s contest, as well. For more details, head over to this blog post from BicycleSPACE (another awesome 2012 sponsor!).

Saturday, June 8

World Wide Knit In Public Day

Grab your knitting needles (or crochet hooks!) and head out to get your fiber arts on in public! More details here.

Neighborhood Farm Initiative Spring Open House

Join the Neighborhood Farm Initiative for a day of digging, workshops, and food! 9 AM to 2 PM.

Sunday, June 9

DC School Garden Tour

Tour DC’s amazing school gardens–by bike!

Saturday, June 15

Washington Gardener Plant Swap

The last-chance plant swap of the season–bring your ornamentals and edibles to share with local gardeners to the H Street Farmers’ Market.

Friday, June 21

Kid Power’s Taste of the Garden Fundraiser

On the first day of summer, join our friends over at Kid Power (a 2013 DC State Fair sponsor!) to celebrate their work on the VeggieTime program, which helps youth build educational and life skills through participating in urban agriculture, providing them and their families access to fresh, local produce. At the fundraiser, there will be dinner, drinks, entertainment, and raffle prizes!

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