Got the Arlington Summertime Blues? Then head over to Potomac Overlook Regional Park at 7 p.m. Saturday for a free concert by Michael Mulvaney, a blues and folk singer.
Rascally Raccoons: S’mores, stories and songs are featured at the Rascally Raccoons campfire at Gulf Branch Nature Center in Arlington, 3608 N. Military Road. The Saturday event runs from 7 to 8 p.m. with a fee of $5. Registration required by calling 703-228-3403.
Grease is the word. And it’s also the movie showing at Arlington’s Gateway Park in Rosslyn on Friday. The PG-13 movie begins showing at dusk. Will good girl Sandy and greaser Danny be able to rekindle their summer romance? The park is located at the foot of Key Bridge, 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. And keep an eye out for anything unusual... We hear love is in the air!
Chalk Artists: The sidewalk as canvas is part of the inspiration for chalk artists Julia Benton and Whitney Waller who create works of art by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW in Washington. Call 202-639-1770 for more information about the Saturday event, which runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
The Big Dig in Bluemont: It’s a worthwhile trek to get out to Bluemont, Va., to pay a visit to Great Country Farms. This Saturday and Sunday, it’s the pancake breakfast and the Big Dig, where you dig your own potatoes. Cost is $10 per child and $12 per adult, which also includes a wine tasting at Bluemont Vineyard. All you can eat pancakes from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Military families and children 2 and under get in for free. Potatoes are 89 cents a pound.