Red Cross Waterfront Festival. Music, food and family activities. For additional information call the Alexandria Chapter of American Red Cross at 703-549-8300. Continues Sunday.
Kayaking Trip. Northern Virginia Conservation Trust kayak trip noon-3 p.m., on Belmont Bay, leaving out of Mason Neck State Park. Participants should wear clothes and shoes that can get wet and a hat with a brim. Sunglasses, sunscreen, and a bottle of water are highly recommended. In case of inclement weather: 703-354-5093, ext. 6. Park’s address is 7301 High Point Road, Lorton. Meet at the car-top boat ramp at noon. Registration required, $40 per person. Contact Whitney Bailey at 703-354-5093 or email@example.com.
Juneteenth Celebration. Blues, Caribbean, gospel and step performances, hands-on arts and crafts, African merchandise vendors, food. Free admission. 1-6 p.m., 900 Wythe St. Call the Alexandria Black History Museum, 703-838-4356 or www.alexblackhistory.org; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pickin’ on the Neck Bluegrass Fest. Four bands — Skystone, Flatland Bluegrass Band, Bluegrass Gospel Express and Gospel Ridge — perform 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Mason Neck State Park. Refreshments available; bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission $15, $5 for children under 10. 703-799-0372.
Civil War Camp Day. Living history program featuring Union and Confederate re-enactors and civilian interpreters. This late-war event features camp scenes, children’s games, period music, vignettes, firing demos. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with torchlight tours 7-9 p.m. Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road. $2, $1 for children. www.fortward.org or 703-838-4848.
Red Cross Waterfront Festival. Music, food and family activities. For additional information call the Alexandria Chapter of American Red Cross at 703-549-8300. Begins Saturday.
Lunch Bunch Concerts. Enjoy lunch outdoors when school groups perform at 12:15 at 44 Canal Plaza. Free. 703-883-4686.
Family Appreciation Day. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Storytelling, crafts, photos and refreshments at A Likely Story Children’s Bookstore, 1555 King St. Photos taken free at Tisara Photography, 1607 King St. Face painting and refreshments at Parlez Vous, 1407 King St. 703-838-8098.