The Mount Vernon Estate will host its annual Colonial Market and Fair on Saturday and Sunday.
The estate will re-create an early-American marketplace featuring more than forty juried artisans from across the nation, family entertainment and period amusements, and chocolate-making demonstrations.
Free Potomac River sightseeing cruises will also be available while supplies last. General Washington will preside over amusements including: Mr. Bayly, Conjuring and Entertainments; Signora Bella, Equilibrist; Otto the Sword Swallower; and more. The Colonial Market and Fair is the most diverse and authentic one of its kind.
The event is included with regular admission: adults, $15; youth, 6-11 $7; children 5 and under, free. The Colonial Market and Fair will be held on Sept. 22 and Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.