Now through October 21 Blueberries for Sal. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother are picking delicious blueberries to can for the long winter months ahead to make delicious desserts. On the other side of Maine's Blueberry Hill, a mama bear and baby bear are filling up for the long hybernation. But somehow Sal and a baby bear have a mixed up adventure and lose their mothers! Tickets onine. $$ Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo, MD.

September 22 through 30 A Fairy Tale Day in Court. Kids ages 5 to 13. Dates and times. The Big Bad Wolf finally gets his day in court! Did he really do all the big bad things the fairy tales accuse him of? Could there have been some misunderstanding? Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs and the Tortoise and the Hare, assemble in Mother Gooses courtroom to unearth the true facts in this new comedy for kids. Register for free tickets online. FREE Georgetown Lutheran Church, Washington, DC.

September 22 to November 4 Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.

September 22 Check It Out: A Library + Art Pop-up Program. Kids 10 and under. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check it out! Find our cart in the gallery and check out a kit to use inside the Museum. Kits include a children's book, suggested artworks for viewing and hands-on materials. This program is a partnership between Smithsonian Libraries and the Hirshhorn. FREE Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

September 22 Cri Cri, The Mexican Singing Cricket. Kids ages 3 to 8. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Atlas Arts for Young Audiences presents Cri-Cri, the iconic Mexican radio character. Cri Cri has been popular all over Latin America since the 1930s. Joined by a zany announcer and two gifted musicians, Cri Cri brings students back to the age of radio in this interactive program. Come dance, play, and sing along to classic songs in Spanish and English. Tickets online. $$ Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC.

September 22 Montgomery County Education & Activities Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring a picnic amd a blanket or purchase lunch from our food trucks. SSFS is on a beautiful 140 acre campus. Enjoy the serenity whild you "digest" the best education and activity resources in the county. Indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. FREE Sandy Spring Friends School, Sandy Spring, MD.

September 22 Silly Goose and Val. All ages. 10 and 11:15 a.m. The National Capital Puppetry Guild of the Puppeteers of America in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will present monthly shows. Puppeteers from around the region will showcase their puppetry skills. Tickets online. $$ Durant Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.

September 23 KIDfest: Find Your Spark!. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 5 p.m. KIDfest is part of KID Museum's ongoing effort to expose children and adults alike to the power of hands-on maker learning and inspire the next generation of creative and confident innovators. Along with two stages of live musical performances and entertainment, the festival also features dynamic talks by local inventors, as well as exhibits and activities that include both fun, off-the-wall inventions and serious science innovations. FREE Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring, MD.

September 23 Kids@Katzen. Kids ages 5 to 12. 1 to 3 p.m. Join us for an age-appropriate tour and hands-on artmaking workshop inspired by one of the current exhibitions. Preregistration is required.9/29 $$ American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC.

September 25 LE Power UP!. Parents only. 9 a.m. Come to our kick off Meet & Greet event. If your child has a medical condition, we want to meet you. Come learn about our collaborative initiative with families, educators and health professionals. Discuss resources, connect with families and review StartUP tool. Online, preregistration required. FREE Carr Workplaces, 4800 Hampden Lane, #200, Bethesda, MD.

September 26 Preschool Series: Fanciful Heroes. Kids age 2 to 5. 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Hunt for dragons, make a hero's cape and explore a fantastical world of adventure. Experience the wonder of Hillwood with your preschooler! Explore a new mansion room each week of this three-part series through make believe, art projects and imaginative play. Two sessions: Wednesdays, September 12, 19 and 26 or Thursdays, September 13, 20 and 27. Single class available also. Preregistration required and is online. $$ Hillwood Museum, Washington, DC.

September 27 Boogie Babes featuring King Bullfrog. Kids ages 4 and under. 10:30 a.m. The Boogie Babes program brings interactive musical performances for young children and their caregivers each week. The events, typically 45 minutes in length, provide a wonderful way to expose children to different musical instruments and styles while also raising funds for and awareness of Greater DC Diaper Bank's work and mission. $$ Eastern Market - North Hall, Washington, DC.