Now through March 24 Rapunzel. Kids ages 3 1/2 to 9. Times vary. A "bewitching" tale by Duane T. Bowers, adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairytale. Witch Wartsmith wants a baby and after bargaining for little Rapunzel, must go to great lengths to keep her out of the hands of a handsome prince. The Puppet Co. uses "coloring-book" charm and the simplicity of hand puppets in a production designed to delight its younger audiences. Tickets online. $$ The Puppet Co., Glen Echo, MD.

March 22 trough 31 Marvel Universe LIVE!. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Groot and Drax make their live show debut bringing their courage and misfit wit to Marvel Universe LIVE! Witness cutting-edge special effects, aerial maneuvers, pyrotechnics, martial arts, motorcycle stunts and vast video projection in this completely new thrilling adventure. Tickets online. $$ EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, VA.

March 23 and 24 Anatole: Mouse Magnifique. Kids ages 4+. 1:30 and 4 p.m. Meet Anatole - mouse magnifique- the best cheese-taster in all of France! In this whimsical musical adventure, Anatole and his best friend Gaston set out to save the Duval cheese factory, only to discover something much scarier than moldy Brie lurking in the tasting room. Can Anatole outsmart the hungry predator and save the factory? Join Anatole, Gaston, and a chorus of dancing cheeses to find out! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.

March 23 Family Saturdays. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. In honor of Women's History Month, learn how American suffragists exercised their 1st Amendment rights and create your own mini banner. Meet behind the Statue of Freedom. FREE U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC.

March 23 Off The Wall. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 to 5 p.m. Every Spring Mason opens its state-of-the-art Art and Design Building for a celebration to benefit the visual arts at Mason. Guests tour more than 15 studio spaces and interact with student and faculty artists, plus have the opportunity to create their own works of art. Creative mac-and-cheese cuisine and beverage stations, plus a silent auction of arts-related items and experiences. Tickets online with kids under 13 free. $$ Art and Design Building, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

March 23 SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting and cherry-blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a Japanese paper diorama) with our friends from the Smithsonian's Freer|Sackler Asian art museums. Take a scavenger hunt to find spring themed artworks and more! FREE Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.

March 24 B&O Railroad: Sensory Friendly Day. 10 a.m. The B&O is proud to offer the first in a series of Sensory Friendly Days for children and guests with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences. This museum experience features added signage and modified lighting and sounds, as well as the presence of additional volunteers and staff. Sensory kits will be stationed throughout the Museum's campus and include feeling charts, break timers, fidgets, stress balls, and noise canceling headphones. RSVP to rfunk@borail.org. $$ B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore, MD.

March 24 Horse Day! All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 3 p.m. Come to Oxon Hill Farm to celebrate everyone's favorite "beast of burden," the horse! Join us on this special day as we share our "horse sense."The U.S. Park Police Mounted Unit will also demonstrate their skills and pose for pictures. Enjoy activities for adults as well as children as we will have historical tours, children's activities, horse demonstrations and horse petting of course! FREE Oxon Cove Park, Oxon Hill, MD.

March 28 through May 5 Jack and the Beanstalk. Kids ages 5 to 9. Dates and times vary. Fe-fi-fo-fum. A timely version of the classic children's tale about the young lad that doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top. Jack finds that happiness lies in helping others rather than mere personal gain. Told with rod puppets and some surprising twists, Jack has long been a favorite of audiences. ASL Interpretation on April 7 at 1 p.m. Tickets online. $$ The Puppet Co., Glen Echo, MD.

March 29 through April 20 Visit with The Bunny!. All ages (family-friendly event). Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shake off the cold weather and embrace spring by planning a visit to see The Bunny! Photo package details vary. Sensory-friendly Bunny visit available April 7, 9 to 10:30 a.m., register online. Pet photos with The Bunny, Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m. Hop quickly to see the Easter Bunny via FastPass. Schedule and details online. $$ Dulles Town Center, Center Court, Dulles, VA.