Outdoor entertainment at Fairfax Corner

Among the many outdoor activities for little ones this summer is Fairfax Corner’s  Little Tots Summer Fun Series, featuring free performances at the Grand Plaza every other Wednesday from 10:30 a.m.-noon through Aug. 20.

This Wednesday, June 25, Reptiles Alive puts on a ” wildly exciting and educational show that introduces awesome reptiles from all over the world. Featuring a giant python, alligator, African tortoise, Nile monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles.”

Here’s the rest of the schedule:

July 9
Mad Science
Mad Science® is the world’s leading science enrichment provider. We deliver unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational. Mad Science is proud to introduce millions of children to a world of discovery while sparking their imagination. Mad Science encourages scientific literacy in children in an age when science is as vital as reading, writing and arithmetic.

July 23
Mr. Knick Knack
“Mr. Knick Knack” is a living form and forum of family entertainment created by Steve Rossi to share his best idea for the world with young children.

August 6
Flumpa & Friends
A lively, interactive family adventure combining engaging music, energetic and physical movement, and colorful sets with science “fun facts” and the wonders of biological, earth and physical sciences. Featuring the six-foot-six, blue-eyed tree frog and is irrepressible creator, Wendy Whitten, “The Singing Scientist,” the show engages youngsters’ natural curiousity and stimulates their vivid imaginations.

August 20
Unicycle Lady
Self-described as a modern-day minstrel, an interactive performance artist, playing the Eastern Mid-Atlantic region. Performance styles range from comical unicyclist, juggler, and magical mime to an elegant and original ballet-style unicycle divertissement, which pleasantly complements both classical and contemporary dance and musical styles. Does clowning, educational workshops and plain old goofing around! All The Unicycle Lady’s public shows are unicycle oriented comedy, juggling and are especially suitable for children of all ages.


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