Weekend Happenings February 24-26

The last weekend in February has a lot in store! Check out Fashion Week, Mardi Gras events and wine festivals!

hot chocolate with knitted scarf in the winter

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

DC Fashion Week
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
1001 F St. NW, DC
Time: Friday, February 24, 8pm-10pm
Cost: $30-$50

If you love fashion, this is the place to be! See the newest trends from the founder of DC fashion Week, Ean Williams, and enjoy a free tour of the museum. You may even run into a few of your favorite celebrities!

Practice with Love Pop-Up
US Botanical Garden
100 Maryland Ave., SW, DC
Time: Saturday, February 25. doors open at 10am; class is from 10:30am-11:30am
Cost: FREE

Relax and meet new people this Saturday with a free yoga class in one of city’s most beautiful places. Bring your mat, water bottle and an open mind for this exciting and rejuvenating DC pop-up!

Oscar Night Viewing Party
Declaration
804 V St., NW, DC (North Shaw)
Time: Sunday, February 26, 5pm
Cost: FREE Entry

Enjoy delicious food with star-studded views at Declaration this Sunday! Watch the show and purchase special themed drinks and food. Wear your Oscar Sunday best and you could win a $50 cash prize in a fashion contest!

MARYLAND EVENTS

Annapolis Restaurant Week
Annapolis
Various Locations
Time: Friday-Sunday
Cost: varies 

Dine out at participating restaurants in Annapolis! Check out our Winter Restaurant Week Guide for all participating locations.

American Craft Show 2017
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St., Baltimore
Time: Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm
Cost: varies

Browse through high-end crafts ranging from jewelry and clothes to furniture and home good items! You can even meet with the creators of these lovely pieces to ask questions and learn more about their creations.

BarkHappy Mardi Gras Pawty
World of Beer
1724 Whetstone Way, Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-2pm
Cost: $12

Take your furry friend for a walk over to World of Beer and enjoy treat eating contests, a Mardi Gras parade and fun prizes and drink specials! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Humane Society

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Chocolates Galore and More
Lansdowne Resort and Spa
44050 Woodridge Pkwy., Leesburg
Time: Friday, 7-11pm
Cost: $50

This 30th annual event features sweet and savory tastings from some of the best regional vendors, a live band and dancing, celebrity appearances, and more!

7TH Annual Barleywine Festival
Mad Fox Brewing Company
444 W. Broad St., Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 11am
Cost: FREE

Sample over 30 special and limited edition barleywines from around the area and across the country.

Oscars Watch Party
Angelika Mosaic
2911 District Ave., Fairfax
Time: Sunday, 7pm
Cost: FREE (first come, first served)

Leave your couch and enjoy the Oscars the way they are meant to be enjoyed on the big screen. Snack on concession specials including champagne and macaroons and win prizes like movie posters and gold statuettes!

CONCERTS, THEATRE, & SPORTING EVENTS AT A GLANCE
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Tove Lo, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • Tribal Seeds, 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • Monster Jam, Royal Farms Arena, Friday – Sunday
  • Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday and Sunday
  • David Duchovny, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Lewis Black: The Rant, White and Blue Tour, Hippodrome Theatre, Friday
  • Shovels and Ropes, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • Saved by the 90’s with the Bayside Tigers, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • The Paradox ft. Exercision, Rams Head Live, Sunday
  • Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, Strathmore, Saturday
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band, Warner Theatre, Friday – Saturday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Edmonton Oilers, Friday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Nashville Predators, Saturday
  • Maryland Terrapins VS. Iowa, Saturday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Philadelphia 76ers, Friday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Utah Jazz, Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

rock.pngRock Dog
Duration: 90 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Animated
To avoid distractions, Mastiff leader Khampa forbids all music from the mountain. But when Khampa’s son Bodi discovers a radio, it takes just a few guitar licks for his fate to be sealed: Bodi wants to be a rock ‘n’ roll star.
Starring: Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman

 

 

zucchini.pngMy Life As A Zucchini
Duration: 70 Minutes
Genre: Comedy/Drama/Children’s/Family
Switzerland’s official Oscar submission is this stop-motion gem about a boy nicknamed Zucchini, who is brought to a foster home after his mother dies and meets other orphans his age.
Starring: Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud, Michel Vuillermoz

 

 

 

getout.pngGet Out
Duration: 104 Minutes
Genre: Horror/Suspense/Thriller
Strange events plague a young man when he meets his girlfriend’s parents for the first time.
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield

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