Eric Wight, the creator of the Frankie Pickle series, is one of the authors participating in the annual Alexandria Story Festival this weekend. There will also be a puppet show and scavenger hunt.

The festival is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at T.C. Williams High School, at 3330 King St. in Alexandria. Admission is free. For information call 703-299-9855.

Read what our Going Out Guide has to say about the festival here. For more fun things to do with kids, click here.