The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.
Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.
This weekend at the Kennedy Center, American Ballet Theatre is in town to perform “Harlequinade.” Friday is International Gruit Day, Saturday is Groundhog Day and you know what Sunday is.
Handel’s “Messiah” is at the Kennedy Center this weekend (sing-along version on Sunday), “A Christmas Messe” is at the Folger and “Madeline’s Christmas” is in Falls Church.
More than 10,000 people attend “The Christmas Revels,” the nonprofit organization’s annual pageant at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.
Washington Revels Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Executive Director Greg Lewis will speak at the George Town Club on Nov. 8. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father’s Day Weekend idea (and others) for you …
Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend lead up to Monday’s Peace Walk and Parade and the “Let Freedom Ring” performance at the Kennedy Center.