Weekend Round Up August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

Justice Ginsburg, David McCullough and José Andrés will be at the National Book Festival on Saturday. And the portcullis will be hoisted this weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

The Freedom of Toni Morrison

August 7, 2019

When she learned of the much-honored novelist’s death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.

Weekend Round Up August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018

Labor Day weekend is also the weekend of the National Book Festival, taking place on Saturday. Feel like marching on Labor Day? Give your white clothes a wash and sign up for the Washington Revels’ parade.

National Book Festival Is Sept. 1

July 25, 2018

By Elisa Bayoumi and Cheyenne Curley As the first of September brings beach season and summer reading to a close, the Junior League of Washington will be helping to put […]

Book Lovers Flock to National Book Festival (photos)

September 5, 2017

After 12 years on the National Mall, the festival moved indoors in 2014. On a particularly rainy start to Labor Day weekend, this felt like a good choice.

Weekend Round Up August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017

Starting tonight, Thursday, Aug. 31, Labor Day weekend is also Harvey Relief weekend in D.C.