September 22 to October 1 The Canterville Ghost. Kids ages 7+. Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m. A no-nonsense American family buys an old mansion in rural England and scoffs at warnings of a fierce and violent resident ghost. The clever ghost is determined to scare them out, or worse, but the eccentric family has other plans. Enjoy a funny, raucous and poignant night at the theater. Tickets online. $$ The Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD.

September 22 through October 1 The Adventures of the Extra Ordinary Super Heroes. Kids ages 5 to 13. Dates and times vary. A smart, funny play for young audiences! It seemes like just a regular Monday for these unlikely purveyors of justice, but an emergency of global proportions changes all that. Join this band of improbable and lovable crime fighters as they utilize their decidedly ordinary skills to save the day! Reserve your free ticket online. FREE Georgetown Lutheran Church, Washington, DC.

September 23 9th Annual Play Day. All ages (family friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fun for all with music by Mars Rodeo and Congressman Raskin will even lead Simon Says! Get ready for a day of fun and smilies with many types of music, dance and movements classes. Bouncing Bamini will be leading Zumbibi, combining original Zumba-style music with dancing, singing, instruments and scarves to create great fun! FREE Takoma Park Middle School, Silver Spring, MD.

September 23 & 24 Fall Arts and Crafts Show. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is our 48th year hosting over 300 contemporary and country crafters and artisans from across the U.S. Come for an unforgettable experience where you will find one-of-a-kind, hand crafted items galore! Free admission and loads of fun for the kids! FREE Historic Occoquan, Occaquan, VA.

September 24 KIDfest. All ages (family-friendly event). Noon to 5 p.m. Part of KID Museum's ongoing effort to expose children and adults alike to the power of hands-on maker learning, KIDfest inspires them to find their own "spark." Experience hands-on electronics, art, engineering, science, and crafts activities - along with awe-inspiring demos, engaging "KIDtalks," and two stages of live musical performances and entertainment. FREE Veterans Plaza, Downtown Silver Spring, MD.

September 24 Udvar-Hazy Center Summer Concert Series. All ages (family-friendly event). 4:15 p.m. Bring your friends and family for a free performance in the Boeing Aviation Hangar. The Loudoun Jazz Ensemble will perform. No tickets are required and parking is free after 4 p.m. FREE Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA.

September 24 ZooFiesta. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. "ZooFiesta: Un dia de diversion animal para toda la familia!" Enjoy a variety of fun-filled family activities, including live music, authentic gourmet cuisine and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America. FREE National Zoo, Washington, DC.

September 26 Tudor Tots. Kids ages 4 and under. 10 a.m. Keep your toddler active in mind and body and learning about the world around us in these sessions featuring songs, stories, crafts and movement, all tailored to growing tots. This week featuring: Squirrels and Acorns. Tickets online. $$ Tudor Place, Washington, DC.

September 27 Family Quote-Along: The Princess Bride. Kids ages 7+. 7 p.m. Most quotable. Movie. Ever. You may not even need to be cued to say the best lines in this classic movie, but we'll help you out anyway. And you will definitely want to get your prop bags right now before they sell out. Two words: inflatable swords. Yas. Prop bags available online. Popcorn free and B.Y.O.N.A.B. - bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. FREE The Old Firehouse, McLean, VA.

September 28 Adventure Kids: Tony M. Music. Kids 5 and under. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Your preschooler will love to sing, dance and laugh! Events are the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, level 1 near JCPenney. Bring your friends and make new ones! FREE Lakeforest Mall, Gaithersburg, MD.