Weekend Happenings VA: March 20th-22nd

Today is the first official day of spring (even though you can’t tell with the snow!), and with that we are looking forward to warmer weather and outdoor events like the National Cherry Blossom Festival!

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Virginia Events:

Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festivalcraftsman classic arts and crafts festival
Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly
Time: Friday thru Sunday, from 10am to 6pm
Cost: $8 for adults, $1 ages 6-12, children under 6 free
Features original designs, work, and demonstrations from hundreds of talented arts and craftspeople from across the country.  There is something for every style, taste and budget!

Water Taxi Launch to the National Mallwater taxi launch
Alexandria City Marina at Cameron & Union Streets, Alexandria
Time: Visit website for exact schedule
Cost: $28 for Adults round-trip, $16 for children under 12 round-trip.
Take a water taxi to the National Mall and join the Potomac Riverboat Company for their first voyages of the season!

Easter Eggstravaganza easter eggstravaganza
Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, Virginia
Time: Saturday, from 10am – 3pm
Cost: $6 per child
Have a fun day with the kids at Frying Pan Farm Park!  Hunt for eggs full of treats and prizes. Weather decisions will be made by 8:00 am that day.

Events at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Stars of Tomorrow: The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Concert, The Kennedy Center, Friday
  • Chris Tomlin, Patriot Center, Saturday
  • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Verizon Center, Friday thru Sunday

Movies Opening this Weekend:

Insurgentinsurgent
Duration: 119 Minutes
Genre: Adventure/Sci-Fi/Thriller
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Miles Teller

 

The Gunmanthe gunman
Duration: 115 Minutes
Genre: Action/Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller
A sniper of a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo.  Terrier’s successful kill shot forces him into hiding.  Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.
Starring: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone

 

Danny Collinsdanny collins
Duration: 106 Minutes
Genre: Comedy/Drama
An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Starring: Melissa Benoist, Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Plummer

 

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