Before you start packing lunches and running to catch the bus, enjoy one last weekend of summer fun. From a trip to the fair to a movie at the ballpark, soak up the last days of summer at these family activities.
Friday, noon-10 p.m.
There is no better way to close out the summer than with a Luau. Break out your best Hawaiian shirt and grab your hula leis for a day in the tropics. Plus, bring along your littlest ones for a chance to meet Dora. Skate N Fun Zone: 7878 Sudley Rd., Manassas; free admission
We’re off to see the wizard at Alamo Drafthouse & Cinema. As you watch the movie, break out your ribbon wands, bubbles, and lollipops as you dance and sing on your way to Emerald City. Alamo Drafthouse & Cinema: 15200 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge; $14.30
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Board the Hogwarts Express and join Harry Potter for his first year at the famed wizarding school with a showing of Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone. Make sure to pack your Bertie Bott’ s, chocolate frogs, and butterbeer for a true moviegoing experience. Pfitzner Stadium Complex: 7 County Complex, Woodbridge; $35
Sunday, 8 p.m.
Before your kids head back into the classroom, enjoy one last campfire. As you munch on s’mores by the campfire, listen for owls as they wake from their slumber. Ellanor C. Lawrence Park: 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly; $9
Nothing says summer like a trip to the fair. Round up the family for a night full of fun. Whether you want to take in the local performers and spend the night riding the ferris wheel and playing games, you’ll find something for the whole family to enjoy. Thomas Jefferson Community Center: 3501 Second St. South, Arlington; free
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