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Rent the Runway DC Pop-Up – Giving out Free Months of RTR Unlimited ($159+ Value)

wework metropolitan square 1440 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005, Washington

Rent the Runway is coming to DC to celebrate its WeWork partnership with a 2 day pop-up! On Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday November 8, Rent the Runway will be popping up outside of WeWork Metropolitan Square and WeWork Apollo. Everyone who attends will receive a FREE month of RTR Unlimited ($159+ value). Rent the […]

Via Umbria Galleria Presents Kristina King: Atmospheric Works Art Exhibition Opening Reception

You're invited to the opening reception of the art exhibition, Kristina King: Atmospheric Works, in Via Umbria's second floor art gallery in Georgetown. Venue: Via Umbria Galleria 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007 Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018 Time: 4 - 6 pm Free. Refreshments provided. About the artist: Kristina King is a Washington, […]

Free

Holiday Mart

temple sinai 3100 Military Rd. NW, Washington, dc

Temple Sinai’s annual Holiday Mart, Sunday, November 18, 9 am to 3 pm, has something for everyone: delicious food, lovely gifts and crafts from over 40 local vendors, a bake sale, activities for children, and opportunities to meet and mingle with friends. Admission is free. Proceeds support TS youth & programs, & area, national, and […]

free

Bella Italia Market

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center 595 Third St. NW, Washington DC

The Bella Italia Market, a marketplace of quality Italian goods and services, will take place on Sat., Dec. 1 from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sun. Dec. 2 from 10 am to 5 pm. There will be a Designer Fashion Show with original Italian designs on Sat. Dec. 1 at 4 pm. The Market […]

Free

Christmas in Middleburg

Town of Middleburg 10 WEST MARSHALL STREET, Middleburg

Come and get into the joyful spirit of the holidays in Virginia’s beautiful horse country as the Town of Middleburg celebrates Christmas on Saturday, December 1. The festivities begin at 8 a.m., with Breakfast with Santa and a silent auction at the Middleburg Community Charter School. At 11 a.m. the Middleburg Hunt takes to the […]

Deck the Halls: A Family at Christmas

Tudor Place

Enjoy an interactive open house, send cheer to a servicemember, join carolers in song, make a festive stocking ornament, and sample sweets from 100 years ago. In the spirit of the Peters’ postwar service, Tudor Place will be collecting Toys for Tots, and new, warm men's crew socks that So Others Can Keep Striding will […]

$3 – $16

Candlelight Tours

Tudor Place

Celebrate the season and the Centennial of the end of World War I with a festive evening at Tudor Place. Tour the mansion by “candlelight,” viewing decorations inspired by 1918 post-war Christmas celebrations. Enjoy light refreshments inspired by food and drink at home and on the front lines a century ago. The perfect evening for […]

$15 – $25

SCOUT Holiday Pop-Up Shop

1027 33rd Street NW

Please join us at our annual Holiday Pop-Up Shop! Enjoy cocktails + light bites, and be the first to check off your Christmas list with 25% off SCOUT. Additional gifts, clothing, and accessories will be available, too! Can't make it opening night? Other times to shop this 4 day extravaganza: December 6-8, 10AM-2PM

Cirque du Soleil: CRYSTAL

Capital One Arena 601 F Street NW, Washington DC

Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to return to the Washington area with its coolest arena show yet - Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL. This unique arena production showcases synchronized, freestyle and extreme skating alongside circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial straps and hand to hand. Show Schedule – Wednesday, December 5 through Sunday, December 9, […]

$50

Whittle Talks: Get In and Thrive, Our Vision for Admission and Success at Selective Universities

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Join us to learn more about Whittle’s vision for mindful and healthy approaches to the college admissions process and ongoing success at university. This panel discussion will feature speakers from some of the world’s most prominent institutions of higher education. Topics will include strategies to build resilience, self-awareness, individuality, and wellness into the college admissions […]

Free

Tudor Lights: Garden Lights, Festive Night

Tudor Place

Enjoy the historic mansion, festooned with 1918 WWI-themed festive decorations and installations. Then make your way along the twinkling North Garden path to the Dower House where you can sip, savor and socialize over seasonal hors d’oeuvres, confections, cocktails and other libations. Ages 21+.

$25

Winter’s Eve

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo

Celebrate the holiday season at Glen Echo Park’s annual Winter’s Eve event. FREE activities including holiday crafts, sing-alongs, story-telling, holiday portrait sessions, open studios, and a hot chocolate bar. Browse and buy fine artworks at the Holiday Art Show & Sale and at resident artist studios.

Free

Holiday Teen Tea

Tudor Place

Join fellow teens and families for an elegant tea and tour of Tudor Place celebrating the Centennial of the end of World War I.

$30 – $35

Monthly Speaker Series on Spiritually Strengthening Marriages and Families

The Washington Times Building 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington

RON PAPPALARDO - Author, Lecturer, Minister, Medium “How our marriage survived tragedy and became stronger” Ron Pappalardo is the author of 4 books, including “Reconciled by the Light”. He is an international lecturer, a teacher, and medium, who lives in Cary, North Carolina with his wife of 36 years, artist Constance Pappalardo. He studied theology […]

Free

Whittle Talks: Food for Thought, Reimagining School Lunch with Dan Giusti

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Please join us for a presentation on the innovation of school lunch by Dan Giusti, Whittle School & Studios Executive Chef in Residence. Following his career as Executive Chef at 1789 in Georgetown and Noma in Copenhagen (the number one restaurant in the world), Giusti founded Brigaid, a company dedicated to changing the standard of […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Nation of Drunkards

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Nation of Drunkards," a history of alcohol in America, with Matthew R. Pembleton, adjunct lecturer at American University, fellow at the DC Policy Center, and author of Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Origins of America’s Global Drug War. The United States has often been described as a […]

$2 – $12

National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Time Warp

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington 4444 Arlington Blvd. Arlington, VA 22204, Arlington

NCE PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG MUSICIANS FOR HOLIDAY CONCERT! What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the music of Strauss, Bach, Leroy Anderson and some dazzling young artists? NCE's holiday concert will bring classical masterpieces and holiday favorites from the Baroque to the present together on one program for all. […]

$18 – $36

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread-house crafting palooza!

$5 – $15

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread-house crafting palooza!

$5 – $15

Weekend Tots: Noon Year’s Eve

Tudor Place 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington

Ring in the New Year on December 30 with your little one at this special holiday Tudor Tots! Enjoy a festive, counting-themed storytime, then count down together at noon. Celebrate the “noon-year” with noisemakers, confetti, a sparkling craft, and then toast 2019 with juice. Ages 2 - 4. Parents/caregivers remain with children. Member Child: $5 […]

$5 – $8

Profs & Pints: Dreams of Intelligent Machines

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Dreams of Intelligent Machines,” with Colin Allen, philosopher of science and adjunct in the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at the University of Pittsburgh. The existence of artificially intelligent machines raises a fundamental philosophical question that neither they nor we can easily answer: “What are we?” Across many different […]

$2 – $12

Monthly Speaker Series on Spiritually Strengthening Marriages and Families

The Washington Times Building 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington

ANGELIKA SELLE - President, Womens Federation for World Peace USA & Vice-President, WFWP International “36 Years Of Marriage and Family – Our Journey To A Deeper Love And Heart” Angelika Selle is the President of the Womens' Federation for World Peace in the United States, and Vice President of WFWP International, an NGO in General […]

Free

2019 Washington Winter Show

Katzen Arts Center 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington

Founded in 1954, the Washington Winter Show is the second oldest charitable antiques show in the United States. Steeped in history and hosted within the modern walls of American University’s Katzen Arts Center in Washington, D.C., our Winter Show features more than forty dealers from across the U.S. and Europe, offering a broad range of […]

$25

Free Lecture

Tudor Place

Come sharpen your DC history knowledge with this FREE lecture presented by our Curator, Grant Quertermous. Hear stories surrounding Peter family furniture, silver and household items made by local Georgetown and DC artisans in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Offering this especially to show appreciation for the public servants on furlough, but ALL are […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Nation of Drunkards

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Nation of Drunkards,” a history of alcohol in America, with Matthew R. Pembleton, adjunct lecturer at American University, fellow at the DC Policy Center, and author of Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Origins of America’s Global Drug War. The United States has often been described as a […]

$2 – $12

Profs & Pints: Bugs, Drugs, Evolution and Medicine

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Bugs, Drugs, Evolution and Medicine," with Rui Diogo, associate professor of anatomy at Howard University's College of Medicine and resource faculty member at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology. Evolutionary medicine is a rapidly growing field that uses knowledge from evolutionary biology to better understand, prevent […]

$2 – $12

An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington D.C.

Join APO favorite, Hilary Morrow (known most recently for her role as Detective Fix in APO’s Around the World in 80 Days), in a madcap retelling of this classic children’s story. Watch as this old woman’s appetite for strange objects transforms her quiet afternoon into a wildly spectacular tale! ‍

$17.00 – $32.00

Georgetown Athletics’ Basketball Official Away Game Watch Party

Church Hall

Church hall, located in the heart of Georgetown at Georgetown Park, is excited to be hosting Georgetown Athletics’ official away game watch parties in partnership with Fox Sports! Dates for the events are listed below. Church Hall is Georgetown’s leading beer hall and works closely with locally breweries to ensure a wide selection of beers […]

JGSGW Monthly Meeting, Sunday, January 27, 2019, B’nai Israel Congregation – Write and Publish Your Family History with Online Print-on-Demand with Beth Galleto

Bnai Israel Congregation 6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW) will present Write and Publish Your Family History with Online Print-on-Demand presented by Beth Galleto, taking place at B’nai Israel Congregation, on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at 1:30 PM. Writing and publishing a book is one way to preserve the results of your genealogy research and share […]

Presentation: Whittle’s Approach to STEM

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Please join Whittle School & Studios for a special presentation focused on our approach to STEM learning. Our educators will give insights into Whittle’s integrated design-thinking approach, which will help students develop a personalized understanding of how they can participate in both their local communities and the global world. In this pursuit, students learn how […]

Free

Washington Dollar Days: Tour Tudor Place for a Buck

Tudor Place

Practice frugality our founding father would approve of: Pay just $1 per person for any regular tour in February, the month of George Washington's birth. We are DC's only historic house museum with family ties to Martha and George Washington. Highlights of the Washington Collection will be on display as part of all house tours. […]

Free

Georgetown Athletics’ Basketball Official Away Game Watch Party

Church Hall

Church hall, located in the heart of Georgetown at Georgetown Park, is excited to be hosting Georgetown Athletics’ official away game watch parties in partnership with Fox Sports! Dates for the events are listed below. Church Hall is Georgetown’s leading beer hall and works closely with locally breweries to ensure a wide selection of beers […]

Whittle Readers: Susan Stockdale

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Please join Whittle School & Studios for the next installment of the Whittle Readers children’s author series featuring local author and illustrator, Susan Stockdale. She has won numerous awards from the American Library Association and the National Science Teachers Association, among others. Susan will present her books, Stripes of All Types and Fabulous Fishes and […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Ancient Chinese Philosophy

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents, “Ancient Chinese Philosophy,” with Justin Jacobs, associate professor of history at American University and scholar of ancient China and the Silk Road. Tuesday, February 5th ushers in the Chinese New Year. Why not put yourself in the right mindset with a Profs and Pints talk on ancient Chinese philosophers, who left […]

$2 – $12

Chocolate Festival

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian holds its annual Chocolate Festival in February. From the blossoms of the cacao tree which grows in Mesoamerica, the Maya culture developed chocolate. This program will introduce visitors to indigenous symbols and images representing cacao throughout pre-Columbian history and invite participants to make an art-inspired piece. Participants […]

Free

Whittle School & Studios Open House

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios welcomes you to an Open House to learn more about the opportunities this global school will provide your children and the greater Washington area. This event will include presentations by school leaders and faculty, including a Q&A with the heads of the school's lower, middle, and upper schools; presentations on the […]

Free

Profs & Pints: The Love Lecture

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: "The Love Lecture," with Laura Papish, assistant professor of philosophy at George Washington University and teacher of a seminar on the philosophy of love, sex, and friendship. Who wrote the book of love? Why does love have to be so sad? Is it a thin line between love and hate? On […]

$2 – $12

Monthly Speaker Series on Spiritually Strengthening Marriages and Families

The Washington Times Building 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington

GERRY SERVITO - International Educator and Lecturer on Unification Thought “The Most Direct Experience Of God’s Love” Gerry Servito earned a Bachelor of Industrial Design with honors from Pratt Institute, a Masters of Religious Education from the Unification Theological Seminary, and a black belt in Won Hwa Do (martial arts). He served as president of […]

Free

Play Caraoke, Enter to Win and more from Jeep® at the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Saturday, February 16 through Monday, February 18, 2019 visit the Jeep® brand space during the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic, the largest youth volleyball tournament in the world over Presidents’ Day weekend at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. While there, check out the Jeep® space in West Salon to recharge your mobile device at […]

Profs & Pints: Beyond the White Picket Fence

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Beyond the White Picket Fence,” an exploration of the harsh reality of the idealized 1950s suburb, with Allen Pietrobon, adjunct professor of modern American history at American University and visiting professor at Trinity Washington University. When recently asked in a survey what year our nation was "greatest," a large majority of […]

$2 – $12

Mother Tongue Film Festival

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

The Mother Tongue Film Festival, presented by the Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices program, is an annual event that celebrates the United Nations International Mother Language Day by showcasing recently produced feature and short-length films about the cultural richness of Indigenous and endangered languages. Recovering Voices is a collaborative program of the National Museum of Natural History, […]

Free

Georgetown Athletics’ Basketball Official Away Game Watch Party

Church Hall

Church hall, located in the heart of Georgetown at Georgetown Park, is excited to be hosting Georgetown Athletics’ official away game watch parties in partnership with Fox Sports! Dates for the events are listed below. Church Hall is Georgetown’s leading beer hall and works closely with locally breweries to ensure a wide selection of beers […]

Profs & Pints: Trapped in the Earth

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: "Trapped in the Earth," with Alyssa Warrick, public historian and former instructor at Mississippi State University and guide at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. “Oh, come all you young people, And listen while I tell, The fate of Floyd Collins, The lad we all knew well…” -Andrew Jenkins, "The Death […]

$2 – $12

Meet the Gardener: Getting Ready for Spring

Tudor Place

Welcoming our Georgetown neighbors to continue the conversation with Josh Meyer, our Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds, as we look forward to spring blooms and discuss preventive maintenance.

Free

Profs & Pints: Why Keep the Capital in Washington?

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Why Keep the Capital in Washington?” with David Fontana, professor of law at George Washington University, expert on constitutions, and scholar of debates over the geographic concentration of government power. At our nation’s founding, no idea was more central to conceptions of how the new Republic would work than the belief […]

$2 – $12

Profs & Pints: Bugs, Drugs, Evolution and Medicine

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

In a special encore, Profs and Pints presents: “Bugs, Drugs, Evolution and Medicine,” with Rui Diogo, associate professor of anatomy at Howard University's College of Medicine and resource faculty member at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology. Evolutionary medicine is a rapidly growing field that uses knowledge from evolutionary biology […]

$2 – $12

Women in the Arts Pop up

Aurate 3263 M St NW,, Washington, DC

Women in the Arts Pop Up 2019 DC Swim Week Supports International Women’s Day Georgetown, DC, March 8th, 2019 --- This International Women’s Day, DC Swim Week salutes all female artists and entrepreneurs with a celebratory, showroom-style, retail exhibit. The company has hand-selected and scheduled an abundance of remarkable female artists and designers to appear […]

FREE

Tudor Tots on Tuesdays, Spring Sessions

Tudor Place

Join our weekly program tailored to inspire creativity and stimulate the senses. Toddler-approved activities are based on a weekly theme and include songs, stories, crafts, and movement. Parents/caregivers must remain with children at all times. Children: $5 | Adults: FREE Tuesdays shown 10:00 am - 10:45 am Spring sessions March 12, 19, 26; April 2, […]

$5,

Tudor Tots – Tuesdays, Spring Session

Tudor Place

Join our weekly program tailored to inspire creativity and stimulate the senses. Toddler-approved activities are based on a weekly theme and include songs, stories, crafts, and movement. Parents/caregivers must remain with children at all times. Spring sessions March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 30 Mar 12 – Shamrocks Mar 19 – Artists Mar […]

Free – $5

Monthly Speaker Series on Spiritually Strengthening Marriages and Families

The Washington Times Building 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington

CHERYL WETZSTEIN - Award Winning Journalist on Family and Marriage Issues “5 Ways to Renew the Bounce and Brio (High Sprit) in Your Marriage” Cheryl Wetzstein is a national expert and speaker on family and marriage issues. Most recently she served as manager of the special sections in The Washington Times’ Advertising and Marketing Department. […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Intro to Gaelic

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Intro to Gaelic,” with Jennifer O’Riordan, native of Cork and former assistant director of Irish Studies and Irish language instructor at Catholic University. The Irish language is Ireland’s most fragile natural resource and an unbroken link to its past. Called An Ghaeilge or simply Irish within Ireland, and Gaelic beyond the […]

$2 – $12

Sustainability in Historic Buildings: Free Panel

Tudor Place

Do you live or work in a historic home? Come to our free panel on sustainability for historic buildings, Wednesday, March 20 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm at Tudor Place in Georgetown. Structures of the past can contribute to the sustainability of the future. Hear from experts about how historic buildings can adopt stormwater […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Sex, Love, Orgasms, Marriage and Evolution

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents, “Sex, Love, Orgasms, Marriage, and Evolution” with Rui Diogo, associate professor of anatomy at Howard University's College of Medicine and resource faculty member at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology. For far too long, scholarly research on sex and love was based on the researchers’ personal […]

$2 – $12

Yoga in Luce

Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington

Bring your mat to our relaxing yoga and art appreciation series. Reflect on a work in the Luce Foundation Center before unwinding with a one-hour vinyasa yoga session led by a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center. Tickets ($10) are available at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar. Space is limited.

$10

Profs & Pints: Find Calm in Chaos

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Find Calm in Chaos,” with Mark Schaefer, University Chaplain at American University, adjunct professorial lecturer at Wesley Theological Seminary, and author of The Certainty of Uncertainty. The world is full of people who express certainty about politics, religion, and all manner of things. Many political, religious, and social organizations seem to […]

$2 – $12

Glen Echo Park Rentals Open House

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents their second Rentals Open House. Whether you are looking for the perfect venue for your wedding, bat or bar mitzvah, gala, fundraiser, corporate event, or birthday party, Glen Echo Park is the place for you! Visitors will learn about the venues within the Park, view table settings in the […]

Free

Whittle School & Studios Parent Information Event

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios welcomes you for a presentation on the opportunities this global school will provide your children and the greater Washington area. This event will include a presentation by school leaders, followed by a Q&A. Register by emailing mydcadmission@whittleschool.org or on www.whittleschool.org. Refreshments will be provided.

Free

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Nolan Center for the Performing Arts 1524 35th Street, NW, Washington

Georgetown Visitation Masqueraders proudly present SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS April 5th @ 7:30pm April 6th @ 7:30pm April 7th @ 2pm Based on the classic film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic comedy with contemporary relevance. Bringing the raucous Oregon frontier to life on stage, it […]

$10 – $15

Profs & Pints: “Bugscape” to Help Save Insects

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “‘Bugscape’ to Help Save Insects,” a guide to gardening and landscaping with insects in mind, Nate Erwin, entomologist and former manager of the Smithsonian insect zoo and butterfly pavilion. Insect numbers have plunged over the past 30 years, according to recent data published in Science magazine and the Proceedings of the […]

$2 – $12

Monthly Speaker Series on Spiritually Strengthening Marriages and Families

The Washington Times Building 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington

ARCHBISHOP GEORGE AUGUSTUS STALLINGS, JR. - Author, Interfaith Leader, Lecturer “Sustaining The “Highs” and Surviving the “Lows” of Marriage” George Augustus Stallings, Jr. is the Archbishop and Founder of an autonomous, independent and African-centered Catholic Church, known as Imani Temple under The African-American Catholic Congregation, headquartered in Suitland, Maryland. Archbishop Stallings also serves as the […]

Free

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer – Luncheon and Medical Symposium

The Hay-Adams 800 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) partners with DC area medical experts to bring a world-class medical symposium “Hot Topics in Breast Cancer.” The panel, consisting of leaders in the field, will discuss new advances that can play a significant role in improving risk assessment, prevention and treatment for breast cancer. The morning will help inform women […]

$150

Whittle School: Coffee with Middle and Upper School Division Heads

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios invites you to an informal conversation about Whittle School & Studios with Marek Beck, Head of Middle School, and Ara Brown, Head of Upper School, where you can learn more about the opportunities this global school will provide your children and the greater Washington area. Register by emailing mydcadmission@whittleschool.org or on […]

Free

Cherokee Days Festival

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

The National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Cherokee history during the sixth annual Cherokee Days festival April 12–14, featuring the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes—Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The free three days of festivities include the installation of the original Treaty of New Echota […]

Free

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Eggstravaganza! Ticket Sales Open to MEMBERS ONLY in January. The event kicks off with a lively egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Cap off the experience by decorating a festive animal magnet, making a jumbo egg hanging decoration, and playing traditional children’s games. Bring your camera for photo ops with the Easter […]

$5 – $15

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Egg hunt, egg roll, and crafts. Take photos with the Easter Bunny! The event kicks off with a lively egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Cap off the experience by decorating a festive animal magnet, making a jumbo egg hanging decoration, and playing traditional children’s games. Bring your camera for photo ops […]

$5 – $15

I Am What I Am: The Music of Jerry Herman

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington D.C.

What happens when you combine a “Trading Spaces” star with a madcap musical about trying to trade one’s identity? Or a “Drag Race” contestant with songs about the larger than life “Mame”? It promises to be an incredible evening of entertainment as The American Pops Orchestra presents “I Am What I Am: The Music of […]

$55 – $75

Bloomia’s Field of Tulips at CityCenterDC

DC

The second-ever Bloomia's Field of Tulips will transform The Park at CityCenterDC into an interactive, urban garden that is home to more than 40,000 stems of tulips. We welcome you to roam the garden for free or to take them home for $2 a stem with a portion of all proceeds benefitting DC Central Kitchen.

Free

Yoga in Luce

Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington

Bring your mat to our relaxing yoga and art appreciation series. Reflect on a work in the Luce Foundation Center before unwinding with a one-hour vinyasa yoga session led by a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center. Tickets ($10) are available at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar. Space is limited.

$10

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington

Egg hunt, egg roll, and crafts. Take photos with the Easter Bunny! The event kicks off with a lively egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Cap off the experience by decorating a festive animal magnet, making a jumbo egg hanging decoration, and playing traditional children’s games. Bring your camera for photo ops […]

$5 – $15

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Egg hunt, egg roll, and crafts. Take photos with the Easter Bunny! The event kicks off with a lively egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Cap off the experience by decorating a festive animal magnet, making a jumbo egg hanging decoration, and playing traditional children’s games. Bring your camera for photo ops […]

$5 – $15

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Egg hunt, egg roll, and crafts. Take photos with the Easter Bunny! The event kicks off with a lively egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Cap off the experience by decorating a festive animal magnet, making a jumbo egg hanging decoration, and playing traditional children’s games. Bring your camera for photo ops […]

$5 – $15

Tailgating at the Middleburg Spring Races

glenwood park Foxcroft Rd, Middleburg

Tailgate and picnic with fashionable Middleburg crowd all while watching the thrilling sport of horse racing. The Middleburg Spring Races is an exciting and fun event in our historic Virginia horse country. The fun is coming on April 20!

$20

Cre8tiveSports Jr. NBA Team Selection Tournament

Manassas Park Community Center 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

The Cre8tiveSports Jr. NBA Team Selection Tournament is a chance for boys and girls, ages 6U - 14U, to compete for prizes and an automatic bid to the Cre8tiveSports Jr. NBA Team! Our Jr. NBA team will compete in various Jr. NBA sponsored competitions held throughout the year. The Jr. NBA Global Championship, held in […]

$25

Bluemercury Hosting Conscious Beauty Program

Bluemercury 3059 M St NW, Washington

Bluemercury launched their Conscious Beauty Program in stores from April 22nd – May 2nd. The program will empower those to select products that support a lifestyle of healthy and conscious living. From vegan and ingredient-focused formulas to organic and botanically-based naturals, choose the products that mean the most to you without sacrificing results. Bluemercury’s Beauty […]

Free

Profs & Pints: On Gender and Cats

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

Profs and Pints presents, “On Gender and Cats,” a feminist exploration of how we think about felines, with Crys Stuvland, lecturer at Howard University and scholar of depictions of cats in popular culture. Historically, cats were seen in many cultures as magical, spiritual, and even sexual. They were linked to femininity, understood to be mysterious […]

$2 – $12

Whittle School & Studios Parent Information Event

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios welcomes you to a presentation by school leaders, followed by a Q&A where you can learn more about the opportunities this global school will provide your children and the greater Washington area. Register by emailing mydcadmission@whittleschool.org or on www.whittleschool.org. Refreshments will be provided.

Free

Treasured Gardens Chevy Chase Garden Tour

One Quincy Street, Chevy Chase, Md One Quincy Street, Chevy Chase

Garden Tour in Historic Chevy Chase Village Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (rain or shine) discover treasured gardens when the Chevy Chase Garden Tour, hosted by Garden Club of Chevy Chase, will feature for viewing eight private gardens in charming Chevy Chase Village. Several celebrated landscape designers and landscape architects […]

$30 – $40

Smithsonian Craft Show 2019

National Building Museum 401 F Street, NW, Washington

The most prestigious juried show of fine American crafts in the country, the 37th annual Smithsonian Craft Show is not to be missed! On display and for sale - works from 120 artists representing all facets of contemporary design and craft – basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable […]

$17

Smithsonian Craft Show 2019 Friends Night Out

National Building Museum Washington DC

Bring your friends for this special night of fun shopping, nibbles and cash bar at the Smithsonian Craft Show. Extended shopping hours for Thursday night patrons at the general admission price! Advance Online Tickets - $17, Door Price - $20.

$17

Living Earth Festival 2019: Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future through Indigenous Knowledge

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners dedicated to using Indigenous knowledge to protect and sustain the environment. The theme of this year’s festival, “Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future Through Indigenous […]

Free

Opening event: Living Earth Festival 2019

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners dedicated to using Indigenous knowledge to protect and sustain the environment. The theme of this year’s festival, “Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future Through Indigenous […]

Free

Profs & Pints: Pinball’s Wizardry

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Pinball’s Wizardry,” with Adam Ruben, host of the Science Channel's Outrageous Acts of Science and author of Pinball Wizards: Jackpots, Drains, and the Cult of the Silver Ball. Pinball has had a bumpy, zig-zagging, pot-holed past, with the passion for it repeatedly springing back to life even after it seemed the […]

$2 – $12

A Woman’s Journey – Greater Washington Area

Hyatt Regency Bethesda 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda

Walk through the doors of A Woman’s Journey. We urge you to come alone or with a friend or colleague. You will find it exhilarating, stimulating, empowering and for some, lifesaving. Doors open at 9 a.m. for heart-healthy refreshments, check-in and an opportunity to speak with area physicians. The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. […]

$40

Profs & Pints: Bizarre Psychological Disorders

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Bizarre Psychological Disorders,” with Brian A. Sharpless, associate professor of clinical psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology and visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths University of London. Have you ever believed that you were abducted by aliens? Do you ever wake up to the sound of explosions only to find […]

$2 – $12

Free National Math Festival Comes to DC to Inspire, Excite, and Inform that Math is Everywhere

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Attendees of all ages can explore playful and accessible lectures and fun activities on the math behind how the world works at the 2019 National Math Festival, which is free and open to the public. The daylong, experiential event features creative short films, math-inspired dance and musical performances, a magic show, team sports challenges, hands-on […]

Free

Pet Fiesta Presented by GoodDogz.org

Reston Town Center 11900 Market St., Reston

Outdoor festival featuring local businesses, animal rescue groups, and Northern Virginia's most adorable animals looking for their forever homes. An event for everyone in the family to enjoy, the Pet Fiesta will include a pet fashion show, face painting, caricature artists and more. Pets welcome.

Free

Profs & Pints: Bats, Tequila’s Friends

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Bats, Tequila's Friends,” with Lindsay Rohrbaugh, former instructor at Eastern Kentucky University, guest lecturer at the University of Maryland, and wildlife biologist for D.C.'s Department of Energy and Environment. This Cinco de Mayo, come learn about the creatures that make tequila possible: bats! They're an important pollinator of the magical agave […]

$2 – $12

Profs & Pints: Enclave of Black Hope

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Enclave of Black Hope,” a portrait of striving and success in a segregated, planned community, with John Morris, former professor of constitutional law at Sojourner Douglass College and Stevenson University, and Linda Morris, author of Cherry Hill: Raising Successful Black Children in Jim Crow Baltimore. Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood was the […]

$2 – $12

Yoga in Luce

Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington

Bring your mat to our relaxing yoga and art appreciation series. Reflect on a work in the Luce Foundation Center before unwinding with a one-hour vinyasa yoga session led by a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center. Tickets ($10) are available at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar. Space is limited.

$10

Free Landmark Lecture: The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

Tudor Place

In August of 1893, Britannia W. Kennon, the seventy-eight year-old owner of Tudor Place, traveled by train from Washington to Chicago to experience the World’s Columbian Exposition, also known as the White City because of the gleaming white facades of the fair’s neoclassical buildings. Accompanied by two of her grandchildren, Britannia spent a week at […]

Free

Whittle School & Studios: Parent Information Event

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios invites you to join us for a presentation on Whittle School & Studios followed by Q&A. The event will begin with a reception at 6:00 pm, and the program will begin at 6:30 pm.

Free

The Tavern x Two Boots Farm Flower Market

The Tavern by sweetgreen 3333 M Street NW, Washington

Celebrate the graduates this weekend, surprise a loved one, or just brighten up a room for spring with a gorgeous bunch of blooms from our friends at Two Boots Farm, the local family run farm growing sustainable flowers and produce. Pick from assorted sizes of pre-made bouquets or grab a couple single stems to make […]

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Greater Reston Arts Center 12001 Market St #103, Reston

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) will bring together a group of highly qualified arts professionals to select the most accomplished fine art and fine craft artists in 16 categories from around the nation to present their works at the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival. The jurors will also be on-site during the festival to select […]

Free

Hawai’i After Hours

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

Celebrate Hawai'i After Hours at the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum opens its doors for a late-night event to begin the three-day festival dedicated to Hawaiian Culture. Dance to live music with the Aloha Boys and Hālau O 'Aulani, play fun and interactive Hawaiian games, make a kapa stamped bookmark, visit a […]

Treasured Gardens Chevy Chase Garden Tour

Garden Tour in Historic Chevy Chase Village Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (rain or shine) discover treasured gardens when the Chevy Chase Garden Tour, hosted by Garden Club of Chevy Chase, will feature for viewing eight private gardens in charming Chevy Chase Village. Several celebrated landscape designers and landscape architects […]

$30 – $40

Hawaiian Cultural Festival

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington

King Kamehameha—respected Native Hawaiian warrior, leader and diplomat—united the Hawaiian Islands into a royal kingdom in 1810. Learn about the King’s legacy by exploring the lua, traditional training for warriors, as well as the unique royal Hawaiian regalia, including distinctive feather capes. Other activities include scholarly presentations, music, storytelling and family activities.

Free

I Am What I Am: The Music of Jerry Herman

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington D.C.

What happens when you combine a “Trading Spaces” star with a madcap musical about trying to trade one’s identity? Or a “Drag Race” contestant with songs about the larger than life “Mame”? It promises to be an incredible evening of entertainment as The American Pops Orchestra presents “I Am What I Am: The Music of […]

$55 – $75