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Weekend Round Up July 25, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, you can preview Spring/Summer 2020 fashions at DC Swim Week at the Italian Embassy. And Sunday is your last chance to get unhinged at Capital Fringe.

Weekend Round Up July 18, 2019

Saturday is the annual Day of Archaeology Festival and National Geographic Family Day. Meanwhile, Capital Fringe is carrying on through July 28 in Southwest.

‘Striking Iron’ and ‘I Am …’ at African Art Museum

The two exhibitions, now on view, offer a case study in the National Museum of African Art's targeted but multivariant presentation of African history, culture and artistic achievement.

Weekend Round Up July 11, 2019

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.

Weekend Round Up July 3, 2019

As ever, the Fourth of July will be celebrated in D.C. with a parade and "A Capitol Fourth." You can also mark the nation’s 243rd birthday at the National Archives and the Rooftop at the Graham Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up June 27, 2019

Shoppers can loosen up for the District Warehouse Sale on Saturday with a little morning tai chi in Chinatown. This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Saturday and Sunday on the National Mall.

Weekend Round Up June 20, 2019

The Smithsonian museums will be open until midnight on Saturday as part of the By The People festival. Check out the Bolivian dancing at the National Museum of the American Indian, followed by a dance party.

By The People Festival Returns, June 15 to 23

The free festival has four official hubs: the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building; Union Market; upscale development CityCenterDC; and a barge that will dock at Washington Harbour from June 15 to 17.

Weekend Round Up June 13, 2019

The 2019 DC Jazz Festival will shoot the works with free afternoon and evening shows on Saturday and Sunday at the Wharf. Also this weekend: final performances of two Shakespeare plays.

‘Whistler in Watercolor’ at the Freer

On view at the Freer Gallery of Art through Oct. 6, this small jewel of an exhibition is the first major exploration of these works since the 1930s.