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Happy Thursday – we’re almost there! With July 4th being in the middle of the week this year your weekend is free. Don’t know what to do? Below are some free and cheap events and activities happening this weekend in Northern Virginia. Don’t forget to check the forecast too!


Indoor Open Bounce: Friday, 6/29, 9:30am-1:00pm

$10/child age 2+; $6/child age under 2; $0/parents. Sport Bounce of Loudoun hosts an open bounce every Friday. Don’t forget your socks! http://sportbounce.com/opengym.php

FNLFriday night live!: Friday, 6/29, 6:30-10:30pm

Free every Friday night. Gonzo’s Nose performs tomorrow night! Food and alcohol available for purchase. Located on the Town Green in Herndon. http://herndonrocks.com/index.php

lANSDOWNE rESORT’S SOUNDS OF SUMMER: Saturday, 6/30, 7:30-10:30pm

Free performance by Southern Persuasion; food and drink available for purchase. Bring a blanket and sit under the stars. http://www.lansdowneresort.com/summer/summer_concert_series/index.html

Great American Festival: Saturday, 6/30, 3:00pm-10:00pm

Tickets start at $39.99. Must be 21+. Over 12 bands/DJs including Eve 6, Ozomatli, DJ Scratch ‘N Sniff. Dockside and beach areas. Fireworks over Potomac. http://www.greatamericanfestival.com/

Steel Drum Live Music Series: Sunday, 7/1, 12:00pm-3:00pm

Free, live music on the plaza every Sunday by Roger Greenidge. Washington Harbour, 31st and K Street NW. http://eventful.com/washington/events/steel-drum-live-music-ser-/E0-001-048375658-9@2012070112

Movies on the Potomac w/ 94.7 Fresh FM – Dolphin Tales – Sunday, 7/1, 8:00pm

Every Sunday before sunset, 94.7 FM hosts a movie at the National Harbor. This Sunday is DOLPHIN TALES! Bring chairs and blankets, but no food or alcohol permitted. http://nationalharbor.com/

Weather This Weekend

Friday, 6/29

An a.m. t-storm; partly sunny 100° Lo 71°

Saturday, 6/30

A p.m. t-storm in spots 100° Lo 70°

Sunday, 7/1

A p.m. t-storm possible 98º Lo 69º