Online arts offerings of note include kids’ activities at Glen Echo Park, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Phillips Collection and Strathmore.
Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.
Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.
The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22.
Capital Fringe shows are popping up all over Southwest and you can pop a cork for Bastille Day at several locations, including the Perry Belmont House.
Plan to be outdoors this Saturday, at the Blossom Kite Festival on the grounds of the Washington Monument and at the festive launch of Phase II of the Wharf development on the Southwest waterfront.
Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.
This Saturday, get an early start and you can watch birds at Hains Point, stand up for trees and take sides in “The Magic Duel.”
Family activities abound on Saturday, including the Postal Museum’s holiday card workshop, a show starring a cricket and, in Georgetown, Book Hill’s Winter Wonderland and Santa’s visit to Rose Park.
“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.