Art lovers can take the kids to the Portrait Gallery’s open studio on Friday and learn about “degenerate art” at the National Gallery on Sunday — the last day of Summer Restaurant Week.
For the ears, this weekend offers jazz flute, classical violin, Lyle Lovett and a “mobile musical house” on the Kennedy Center’s North Plaza. Also at the Kennedy Center, the Second City's "Generation Gap."
“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera's "Rigoletto" or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.
On Saturday, after an aquatic happy hour, you can hear Willie Colón and the best of Wagner’s Ring. Recover on Sunday with glassblowing at Glen Echo and landscape-looking at Waverly Street Gallery.
This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.
In between Capital Fringe shows, spend time outside, cleaning up Theodore Roosevelt Island and picnicking with sculptures at the Kreeger and to the sounds of folk and Southern rock in Rose Park.
Asian culture is on display, with an art opening at the Korean Cultural Center on Friday, the Chinatown Community Festival on Saturday and a festival of South Asian Dance on Saturday and Sunday.
Don’t wait until Wednesday to celebrate! Stars will perform at Wolf Trap and Strathmore this Friday. On Saturday, kids can honk truck horns and grownups can raise a wineglass.
Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.
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