The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run in McLean, Va., will come alive with 18th century characters during a market fair Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Visitors can make sachets, dip candles or try woodworking. A fan painter and coppersmith will be there, a tailor will make period clothing and musicians will play period instruments. Children may play period games, join in a militia muster or enjoy a Colonial puppet show. A baker will be hawking pies, or you can buy roast chicken, bread, seasonal fruits and vegetables and period cakes. Beer, ale and punch will be available.
Admission is $3 for adults; $1.50 for seniors and children ages 3 to 12. The farm is at 6310 Georgetown Pike in McLean. Call (703) 442-7557.