Weekend To Do List

We know you’re going to come by the big sale at Community Forklift this weekend, but while you’re here, you should also check out all the cool events happening right here in our community.  You deserve to have some fun!




Port Towns Day

Saturday, September 19th
12pm – 7pm
Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Enjoy a relaxing day with your neighbors right here in our very own Bladensburg Waterfront Park. Great music, children’s activities, great food and a great day!
Don’t forget to stop at our booth and say “Hello”!




The Big Build

Saturday, September 19th
10am- 4pm
National Building Museum

A Hands-on Family Festival of Tools, Trucks, and Construction!

Be a builder for the day at the Big Build festival! Amateur builders young and old can discover what it’s like to build a brick wall, carve stone, hammer nails, and much more as they work side-by-side with designers, builders, and artisans demonstrating their skills. Meet plumbers, ironworkers, landscape architects, woodworkers, and experts in many other fields to learn about their professions and hobbies. This year at the Big Build, visitors can:

  • Climb aboard trucks and tractors
  • Construct a log cabin
  • Imagine the view from the beams of a skyscraper
  • Compete in a nail driving contest
  • Create a hardware wind chimes with Community Forklift

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~ Stop by the Community Forklift booth to make your very own upcycled Whimsical Wind Chime ~



The Cheverly Food Truck Festival

Sunday, September 20th
4pm – 7pm
Cheverly Community Center

This family friendly festival has no admission fee and lots of free activities like a balloon twister and live band! Many of the trucks are selling dinners for as little as $10 a plate.

The Festival will have a beer and wine tent, The Mavins performing live, Glitter Tattoos Artists, Balloons by Brenda who will be twisting free creations for the kids, and lines of food trucks featuring Jamaican, Indian, BBQ, Seafood, Moroccan, Ethiopian, Steak N Cheese, Funnel Cake, Cotton Candy and more!

Bring a chair or blanket and plan to come join us!  The weather is supposed to be perfect.