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Weekend Round Up May 2, 2019

This weekend’s performances include Bach oratorios, a Charlie Parker tribute and a contemporary dance piece at the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up April 25, 2019

The Georgetown French Market will bring Paris to Book Hill (free coffee from the Economist’s “Grounds for Change” cart) and the Smithsonian Craft Show will display works in all media at the Building Museum.

Weekend Round Up April 18, 2019

Along with Easter programming, this weekend offers jazz, dance, a murder mystery, tulip planting and, on Saturday, the Anacostia River Festival.

Weekend Round Up April 11, 2019

This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019

During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

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.

Weekend Round Up March 7, 2019

Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.

Weekend Round Up February 28, 2019

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.

Weekend Round Up February 21, 2019

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.