Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.
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's options include a Whiskey Walk and a Jazz Service. Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Alexandria’s parade is this Saturday and an Irish tenor will sing at the Perry Belmont House on Sunday.
The Atlas Intersections Festival is in full swing (with a Sunday screening of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”) and the Architecture & Design Film Festival runs throughout the weekend.
Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.
Were you born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995? Then the Year of the Pig is your year! The Chinatown parade is this Sunday.
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.
Closing this weekend: Dupont speakeasy the Sheppard and two musical shows in Arlington. Opening this weekend: art exhibitions at GU’s new de la Cruz Gallery and AU’s Katzen Center.
The #womenswave is coming this Saturday. Will you be marching? Musical celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Sunday in McLean and Manassas and on Monday at the Kennedy Center.
This Saturday, get an early start and you can watch birds at Hains Point, stand up for trees and take sides in “The Magic Duel.”