After what seems like weeks of snow, this weekend is the perfect time to get out of the house for some fun with the family. From a new drive-in movie to a drive-thru breakfast, these are the seven family-friendly activities to bring your kids to this weekend.
Friday, 7-8:45 p.m.
Watch the premiere of Tom & Jerry at the drive-in. The dynamic duo is back, this time taking their rivalry to New York City. The whole car will be filled with laughter as the classic is brought into the 21st century. // Alamo Drafthouse: 20575 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn; $40
Saturday, 7-11 a.m.
Wake up early this Saturday for a drive-thru breakfast. Join the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company for delicious pancakes at the firehouse. The breakfast includes pancakes, potatoes, bacon, sausage, a tangerine and drink. // 215 Loudoun St. SW, Leesburg; $5-$20
Saturday, noon-1 p.m.
Treat your kids to pizza for lunch at this DIY class. Join Wild Wood Pizza Chef Curtis Allred for a lesson in pizza making. Kids will be able to knead the dough and build their own authentic pizza. // Wild Wood Pizza: 1600 Village Market Blvd., Suite 120, Leesburg; $15
Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
If your kids are going through their dinosaur phase, sign them up for this paint class. Let your kids create their very own dinosaur of all colors for a special art piece for their room. Paint kits come with all of the supplies. // Wine & Design: 709 Caroline St., Fredericksburg; $30
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Take a family adventure around Lake Fairfax Park. Participants will learn how to use a hand-held GPS to find hidden treasures around the park. This workshop is recommended for children 8 and older. // Lake Fairfax Park: 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston; $22
Saturday, 2-3 p.m.
Let your little one make a new painting for your fridge gallery at Kidcreate Art Studio. This class allows children with special needs to put their own creative spin on their dragonfly painting. Registration is required. // Kidcreate Art Studio: 724 Jefferson St., Alexandria; $27-$30
Saturday, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Make a sweet treat with your kiddos this weekend. Create your own mystical unicorns in delicious cookie form. Each group will receive six cookies and instruction from celebrity pastry chef Dawn Alston of Ravy Cakes. // Fran’s Cake & Candy Supplies: 10927 Main St., Fairfax; $100
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