Weekend Planner: Civil War reenactment to commemorate 150th Anniversary of D.C.'s only battle

Sergeants of 3rd Mass. Heavy Artillery during the Civil War. (Library of Congress photo)

(WJLA) -- If you’re into all things Civil War (and even if you don’t live in Virginia), this is a cool weekend for you. And then there are the Parrotheads. . . Anyway, here are the weekend highlights:

• A reenactment of the only Civil War battle waged in D.C. on its 150th anniversary. At Fort Ward in Alexandria, 2 p.m. (Details: 703-746-4848).
• Baltimore-Washington Caribbean Carnival. Island music and food. In Baltimore, through Sunday. (Details: 410-362-2957).

• World Cup final big-screen viewing. At National Harbor, 3 p.m.