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Summers Farm Sunflower Festival

Summer Farms 5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick

Come escape to Summers Farm for our 2nd Annual Sunflower Festival! Enjoy the beauty of our 8-acre sunflower field with thousands of sunflowers in bloom!  We planted over 35 different […]

Opera in the Outfield at Nationals Park

Nationals Park 1500 South Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C.

Our 12th year of FREE opera and fun returns! WNO continues its partnership with the Washington Nationals for the 12th exciting year! Bring your family, friends, or a date to […]

Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since its construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might […]

$12

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, Origins: Ancestors, Hometown

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

Alexandria, VA - Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery announces the opening of its juried show “Origins: Ancestors, Hometown,” which runs from August 31, 2021-October 3, 2021. Themed work will be eligible […]

3rd Annual Discovering Me..Without You Essay Contest

online

Esther Productions, Inc. is a Washington, DC-based national nonprofit organization. Founded in 2004, is dedicated to using a variety of vehicles—traditional and nontraditional—to develop communities throughout the United States and […]

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. the NY Mets

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 ·       Ryan Zimmerman Bobblehead o   On Friday September 3, against the New York Mets, the first 15,000 fans will receive a Ryan Zimmerman Bobblehead presented by Pedigree. o   The bobblehead features Mr. […]

[jxjdc.org/ronnies]Ronnie’s (film)

Cafritz Hall 1529 16th St. NW, Washington

  Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Oliver Murray | 102 min | Documentary | United Kingdom | 2019 | English A joyous and visually stunning film […]

The 17th Annual DC JazzFest Opening Ceremony

House of Sweden 2900 K St NW, washington

September 1 – House of Sweden Located in the heart of historic Georgetown, House of Sweden stands as a Swedish architectural masterpiece on the banks of the Potomac River. Hosting […]

Sept. 11th 20th Anniversary Programming at the National Museum of American History

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

SEPT. 11 20TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMMING The National Museum of American History will commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 with three panel discussions centered on the theme of “Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices” to explore […]

Tribute to Andrew White (Early Show – Student Concert)

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 12:40PM – Howard University College of Fine Arts As the first black institution of higher learning to offer a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Howard University […]

DC JazzFest Presents: The Janelle Gill Quartet

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 12:30PM – DC JazzFest at The Kreeger Museum Originally the private home of David and Carmen Kreeger, The Kreeger Museum carries on their legacy and commitment to […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum September Events

Smithsonian American Art Museum

America InSight Online: Verbal Description Tours Thursday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. ET Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum online for a docent-led tour designed for participants who are blind or […]

Tribute to Andrew White (Evening Show):

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 7:30PM (Pre-concert dinner at 6:00 PM) – Westminster Presbyterian Church Westminster Presbyterian Church has been presenting jazz to a large, diverse audience for twenty years. Cultivation of […]

Summer Concerts: James Bazen Big Band

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

Enjoy an evening of live swing music with the James Bazen Big Band. The James Bazen Big Band plays a variety of big band jazz from the repertoire of Duke […]

Free

[jxjdc.org/powder-keg]Powder Keg (film)

Cafritz Hall 1529 16th St. NW, Washington

  Thursday, September 2, 7:30 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Ole Christian Madsen | 106 min | Narrative | Denmark | 2020 Danish with English Subtitles The harrowing journey of […]

NMAAHC September Events

National Museum of African American History and Culture

NMAAHC Kids: Joyful Fridays    Sept. 3 and 17; 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  This live virtual program guides children to create art that celebrates Black joy, history and culture. It is inspired by the museum’s Joyful ABC’s activity […]

Emmet Till: River Site Historical Marker

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

Opens Sept. 3; Closes Oct. 5 Flag Hall, Second Floor, Center During a visit to see his great uncle in Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, of Chicago, was brutally lynched Aug. […]

Emmet Till: RIver Site Historical Marker

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

Opens Sept. 3; Closes Oct. 5 Flag Hall, Second Floor, Center During a visit to see his great uncle in Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, of Chicago, was brutally lynched Aug. […]

Moments Exceptionnels By Marie-B Cilia De Amicis

1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, Dc, 20007 1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington

A series of photographs which captures fleeting moments which a second later cease to exist; moments where the light, the colors and the creatures are in perfect harmony and become […]

Free

Moments Exceptionnels By Marie-B Cilia De Amicis – Photography Exhibit

1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, Dc, 20007 1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington

Moments Exceptionnels September 3 to September 26, 2021 by Marie-B Cilia De Amicis Marie is a photographer who lives in Georgetown. She was born in Africa where the light and […]

Free

The Tea: Navasha Daya

Online

The Tea: Navasha Daya In this online series, women musicians perform original work via livestream on the first Friday of the month. Each session includes a short interview, conducted over […]

DC JazzFest at The Phillips Collection 

The Phillips Collection

September 3 – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – The Phillips Collection The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art opened by collector and philanthropist, Duncan Phillips, is housed […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Art Talks

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Art Talks Collection Highlights Talks Sunday, September 5, 2–3 p.m.; Monday, October 4, 10–11 a.m.; Thursday, October 21, 5:30–6:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 7, 2–3 p.m.; Monday, December 6, 10–11 a.m. Do you miss visiting […]

National Harbor September Weekend Festivals

National Harbor Intersection of Waterfront St. & St. George Blvd, National Harbor, MD, National Harbor

Célébrez en Rosé takes place at National Harbor on September 4-5 with unforgettable performance from Lupe Fiasco, Estelle, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Marian Hill, BJ The Chicago Kid and many more. Attendees are expected […]

Brownies: Outdoor Adventurers

Tudor Place

Discover bugs, birds and wildlife living at Tudor Place while on an outdoor adventure. Brownies become garden detectives as they identify different species of bugs and birds, learn how to […]

$10

National Harbor Festivals

MGM National Harbor Resort 101 MGM National Avenue ,, Oxon Hill

Célébrez en Rosé takes place at National Harbor on September 4-5 with unforgettable performance from Lupe Fiasco, Estelle, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Marian Hill, BJ The Chicago Kid and many more. Attendees are expected […]

50th Annual Labor Day Art Show

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

The 50th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The exhibition features the work of more than 200 artists from […]

Free

Toronzo Cannon & His Band The Chicago Way at The Hamilton DC

The Hamilton

I’m following up on a press release emailed to you regarding electrifying Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon and his band The Chicago Way. They will perform at The Hamilton DC in Washington, DC […]

2nd Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style

Old Town Alexandria, VA Alexandria

2nd Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style Returns in High Gear Labor Day Weekend   July 27, 2021 (Alexandria, VA.) – Organizers of the Old Town Festival of Speed & Style presented […]

Social Dance Showcase

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

We are pleased to announce that social dances will return in the fall! Join us for a FREE Social Dance Showcase on Sunday, September 5 in the Bumper Car Pavilion, […]

Free

Jane Franklin Dance Presents Forty+ Project

Jane Franklin Dance 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington

*Explore movement and performance in a creative project Created during January and February 2020, and postponed due to covid closures, Brynna Wilder’s “This One is Mine” has not been performed […]

$5 – $100

Quixote Nuevo

Round House Theatre 4545 East West Highway, Bethesda

MUSIC-FILLED MODERN EPIC Quixote Nuevo By Octavio Solis Directed by Lisa Portes | Regional Premiere SEP 8 – OCT 3, 2021 “Make room for Quixote Nuevo,” raves The Boston Globe. […]

AHC Resident Services Backpack Distribution

Ballston Community Center

Gates of Ballston: Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept 8th from 4:30pm-5:30pm Location: Gates of Ballston Community Center (4108 4th St N, Arlington, VA 22203)

Picnic Theater Company: All About Eve

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday September 8th-10th, Picnic Theatre Company returns to Dumbarton House for a 10 year anniversary live outdoor theater performance of the cinematic classic All About Eve, […]

$18

Jazz in the Gardens Events

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Details Jazz in the Gardens: A Salute to Duke Ellington Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $20, $10 Hillwood members, $7 students, $5 children 6-18, free for children under 6 […]

[jxjdc.org/the-auschwitz-report]The Auschwitz Report (film)

Cafritz Hall 1529 16th St. NW, Washington

  Thursday, September 9, 7:30 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Peter Bebjak | 94 min | Narrative | Slovakia | 2020 German, Polish, Czech, and Slovak with English Subtitles Slovakia's […]

Summer Concerts: The Lovejoy Group

Bumper Car Pavilion/YouTube 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

Enjoy an evening of live swing music with The Lovejoy Group. The Lovejoy Group is a versatile ensemble serving up energetic jazz with all your American song book favorites, funky […]

Free

2nd Annual Old Town Cocktail Week

Old Town Alexandria, VA Alexandria

The 2nd annual Old Town Cocktail week is set to take place September 10-19 throughout Old Town Alexandria.  Old Town Alexandria has a vivacious and growing cocktail community that has […]

Breonna Taylor Portrait Featured in New Exhibit “Reckoning”

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens its latest exhibition, “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.,” in its newly redesigned Visual Art and the American Experience gallery Sept. […]

Tudor Tots: Back to School

Tudor Place

Our young learners program is back in person! Children 18 months to 4 years old and their caregivers are invited to join Tudor Place for story time, crafts and a […]

$4 – $20

Tudor Tots: Back to School

Tudor Place

Our young learners program is back in person! Children 18 months to 4 years old and their caregivers are invited to join Tudor Place for story time, crafts and a […]

$4 – $20

Washington Performing Arts Fall 2021 Shows

Washington Performing Arts

Free Pre-Season Event: A Tribute to the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Members of the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs Michele Fowlin & Theodore Thorpe III, artistic directors Saturday, September 11, 8:30am […]

Nuts and bolts of Meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center 1200 Canal St SW, Washington DC 20024 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

ABOUT THIS EVENT In this Saturday morning class, we learn some meditation basics, how to structure a meditation, how to enhance concentration in meditation, and what are different types of […]

$6 – $12

MEDITATION PRACTICE SESSIONS – MINI MEDITATION RETREAT

Kadampa Meditation Center 1200 Canal St SW, Washington DC 20024 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

ABOUT THIS EVENT Enjoy a brief guided retreat where we can be exposed to different types of meditation and tips to improve our meditation practice. EVENT SCHEDULE Saturday September 11, […]

$12 – $24

The Keegan Theatre Presents Good People

The Keegan Theatre 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC

Tony Award Nominated for Best Play. With wry humour and astonishing realism, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire creates both a loving portrait of his hometown and a widely relatable tale […]

$40.00 – $50.00

Curative Collective Conversations

Virtual

WHAT Curative Collective Conversations Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and members of the Curative Collective for a weekly conversation at the intersection of food, art […]

Profs & Pints DC: Women and the French Revolution

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Women and the French Revolution,” a look at feminism's role and rise in France’s transformative conflict, with Amy Leonard, associate professor of history at Georgetown University. […]

$12 – $13

NMWA xChange: Alma Thomas and the Little Paris Group

Online

WHAT NMWA xChange: Alma Thomas and the Little Paris Group This monthly talk show, a spin-off of the 2021 GLAMi award-winning series BMA x NMWA, connects viewers to NMWA and its mission […]

Photoworks Classes at Glen Echo Park

Photoworks at Glen Echo Park

iphone Explored with Sue Bloom   September 14th - October 5th Tuesdays 1pm-3pm ​We will explore the photographic capabilities of the iPhone over 4 consecutive weeks, conducted online via Zoom. […]

Profs & Pints: How the Brain Creates

Church Hall

Profs & Pints presents: “How the Brain Creates,” a look at scientific research on the human brain’s capacity for inspiration, with Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, professor of psychiatry and behavioral […]

$12 – $13

The Amen Corner

Sidney Harman Hall 610 F Street NW

“Brilliantly directed by Whitney White” (Brightest Young Things), James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner returns to Sidney Harman Hall to complete its original run. In a 1950s storefront church in Harlem, […]

$35 – $120

21st Annual Rosslyn Jazz Fest

Rosslyn Rosslyn

Wednesday, September 15 Central Place Plaza | 5pm – 7pm Performance by Cristian Perez Thursday, September 16 Continental Beer Garden | 5pm – 7pm Performance by Kingman Island Orchestra Jazz […]

FREE CorePower Yoga Classes

CorePower Yoga 4201 Wilson Blvd Suite 0140, Arlington

Enjoy a free CorePower yoga session outdoors in the Ballston Exchange paseo. Find directions, yoga classes, yoga teachers and schedules at our Ballston yoga studio located in Arlington, VA. Reserve […]

Free

Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture Series with Fred Wilson

Online

Take a journey lead by the creative powerhouse, Fred Wilson, during this captivating virtual lecture. Listen as he traces his artistic career and process through many decades, mediums, and techniques. […]

Free

Youth in Action: Environmental Justice in South America

Online

How do you make environmental development more just and equitable? Join the museum’s cultural interpreters in a conversation with young Indigenous activists from South America who are combating overexploitation of […]

Free

Summer Concerts: Washington Balalaika Society

Bumper Car Pavilion/YouTube 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

Enjoy an evening of live Russian music with the Washington Balalaika Society. An ensemble of the Washington Balalaika Society, a community-based orchestra of 55 musicians, will play the music of […]

Free

ARMY RESOLVE: LOOKING BACK AT 9/11 (Virtual)

National Museum of the United States Army

National Museum of the United States Army premiers September 11 virtual exhibit  Online exhibit complements 9/11 artifacts on permanent display at museum  Fort Belvoir, Va.— The National Museum of the United […]

Fall Exhibits at the AU Museum

AU Museum

Exhibitions open from Aug. 28 through Dec. 12: Successions: Traversing U.S. Colonialism is a solo exhibition by Amber Robles-Gordon, a conceptual juxtaposition celebrating abstraction as an art form. Robles-Gordon interrogates past and […]

Anil Revri: Into the Light

AU Museum

Exhibition open from Oct. 16 through Dec.12: Anil Revri: Into the Light is presented by the AU Museum Project Space. Anil Revri creates dazzling geometric abstractions that embody the cross pollination […]

Escaramuza Dress New Perspectives case in Girlhood (It’s complicated)

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

Opens Sept. 17; Closes Winter 2021 Second Floor, East  A new case outside of “Girlhood (It’s complicated)” will showcase additional collections. An escaramuza charra dress worn by Veronica Davila is on […]

“A Nation Grieves” 

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

A Display of COVID-19 Memorial Flags Opens Sept. 17; Closes December 2021 Second Floor, East The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History collected 24 of the white plastic flags from […]

Tudor Tots: Celebrating Family

Tudor Place

Our young learners program is back in person! Children 18 months to 4 years old and their caregivers are invited to join Tudor Place for story time, crafts and a […]

$4 – $20

Flowers Fit for Gatsby

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Friday, September 17, 2021, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Join Ami Wilber, floral and event decor designer, to create a luxurious and abundant floral arrangement inspired by the 1920s with a modern twist.  […]

The Runway: East to West

Asian Fusion Gallery 1343 L Street Northwest Washington DC 20005

An exclusive SS22 runway show highlighting select Asian & Black designers to celebrate unity & culture. Guests will enjoy a cultural performance from the DC Fuyao HANFU Association, complimentary drinks & dessert.

Draw the Curtain Debut

The National Mall Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington

The exterior of the Hirshhorn’s iconic cylindrical building will be the site of internationally renowned Swiss artist Nicolas Party’s newest artwork, debuting Sept. 18. “Draw the Curtain” (2021) will wrap […]

Carousel Story Time: The Carousel

Online

Join us online as we read The Carousel by Liz Rosenberg. Two sisters remember their mother saying, "The carousel horses sleep all winter and wake in the spring." But one […]

Free

Town of Middleburg to Host Oktoberfest Celebration on September 18

Town of Middleburg 10 WEST MARSHALL STREET, Middleburg

Town of Middleburg to Host Oktoberfest Celebration on September 18 Family-friendly event returns with food, games and more!  What: The town of Middleburg will host its second Oktoberfest celebration on […]

Buckets ‘N Boards Comedy Percussion Show

McLean Central Park 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean

Saturday, Sept. 18, 5 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd. McLean VA Free admission. Bring a picnic and chairs. Free parking and restrooms at McLean Community Center 1234 […]

Free

Luke’s Wings Heroes Gala

1150 22nd Street NW

Luke’s Wings will host its 9th Annual Charity Heroes Gala on Saturday, September 18 from 6-11 p.m. The event will take place at the Ritz Carlton, West End in Washington […]

Dance Place Fall 2021 Performances

Dance Place

District Choreography (D.C.) Dance Festival Part of National Dance Day 2021 September 18 Free outdoor performance at The National Sylvan Theater As we EMBARK on Dance Place’s 41st season, we […]

DC Beer Week

Howard Theatre

Let’s give everyone (breweries, bars, restaurants, and local beer-lovers) something to feel happy about, creating good vibes and celebrating making it through the pandemic together.

SummerSing 4: In Taberna

All Hallows Amphitheater 3001 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington

Rock out with Canon Michael McCarthy, Director of Music at Washington National Cathedral, on selections from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana — perhaps the closest choral music ever got to heavy […]

Free

Profs & Pints: A Nation of Drunkards

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs & Pints presents: “A Nation of Drunkards,” with Matthew R. Pembleton, adjunct professorial lecturer at American University and author of Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the […]

$2 – $12.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company 2021-2022 Season

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

ABOUT THE 2021-2022 SEASON TEENAGE DICK In Association with Huntington Theatre Company and Pasadena Playhouse By Mike Lew Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel   Sept 20 - Oct 17, 2021 […]

Bristol Bay Salmon Week in DC

September 20-24 is Bristol Bay Salmon Week in Washington, D.C. Wild sockeye salmon from Bristol Bay, Alaska will be on the menu in restaurants across the district from September 20-24 […]

Profs & Pints: The Damage Done by Darwin

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “The Damage Done by Darwin,” a look at how the acclaimed naturalist's racism and sexism undermined his work and haunts us to this day, with Rui […]

$12 – $13

Fall Fun in Rosslyn

Rosslyn BID

WHAT: This fall, the Rosslyn BID is bringing back fan-favorite events and brand-new activities for a season of exciting outdoor fun! Fall Fun in Rosslyn will welcome back the popular […]

Profs & Pints: The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories

Church Hall

Profs and Pints presents: “The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories,” with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and editor of Unusual Psychological Disorders. […]

$12 – $13

Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown

Tudor Place

Elsa Mendoza, Assistant Curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University will speak about women and slavery at Georgetown, and will examine women’s unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown […]

Free

Homeschool History Days: School and Fun

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

$5 – $7

Tudor Place 29th Annual Garden Party

Tudor Place

Executive Director Mark Hudson and President of the Board Mary Moffett Keaney are pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Garden Party at Tudor Place Historic House & Garden will take […]

Virtual Happy Hour: Mary Vaux Walcott

Virtual Event

WHAT Virtual Happy Hour: Mary Vaux Walcott Join the staff of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for a virtual happy hour to celebrate the life and […]

29th Annual Garden Party

Tudor Place

You’re invited to this year’s 29th Annual Tudor Place Garden Party honoring the Georgetown Garden Club for its prolific service to our community and resolute support for garden projects at […]

$300

National Museum of Women in the Arts Virtual Happy Hours

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Special Events Virtual Happy Hours Join NMWA staff and special guests to celebrate the lives of women artists. Make specialty cocktails (or mocktails) in their honor as we share artworks […]

DelFest

Allegany County Fairgrounds

DelFest, the annual bluegrass, jamgrass, and Americana festival that happens in Cumberland, MD.   Cumberland, MD is centrally located for an easy drive: 2.5 hours from DC This year, the […]

Wine and Design Virtual Handi-hour: The Stamp Edition

Online

“Errors,” “Freaks,” and “Oddities” are all terms for postage with printing mistakes that can make stamps exceptionally valuable. Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Postal Museum for […]

Free

Tudor Tots: Changing Seasons

Tudor Place

Our young learners program is back in person! Children 18 months to 4 years old and their caregivers are invited to join Tudor Place for story time, crafts and a […]

$4 – $20

DC Bike Ride

DC Bike Ride is DC’s biggest celebration of bicycling. Join in the most fun you can have on two wheels while touring the city’s famous sights.