Our friends at the Going Out Guide recommend the following family-friendly activities this weekend:
* Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! at Patriot Center. DJ Lance Rock and the rest of the stars of Nick Jr.’s musical television show take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. Tickets are $28-$48. For information, call 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.
* Celebrate La Chandeleur at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens. In celebration of Crepe Day, the mansion hosts a crepe feast and French-themed storytelling, games and art activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The estate is at 4155 Linnean Ave. NW in the District. Tickets are $15; $8 for children ages 2 to 18; and free for children under 2. For information call 202-686-5807.
* Mid-Winter Family Festival at the Textile Museum. “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art” provides the inspiration for a day of activities that will include paper marbling and shadow puppets. The event is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW in the District. Free. For information call 202-667-0441.
* Anime Momotaro in Bethesda. A boy born from a peach must protect his adoptive family and their town in Japan from giant ogres. The show is at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, and will run through March 10. Tickets are $10-$25. For information call 301-280-1660.