Weekend Happenings April 21-23

The weekend forecast looks cloudy and rainy, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop the fun! Enjoy festivals and more!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

DC Beer Festival
Nationals Park
1500 S. Capitol St. SE, DC
Time: Saturday, 12-8pm
Cost: $45.00

Enjoy an afternoon on the baseball field, accompanied by a few of your favorite things: beer, music and food! Taste test dozens of craft brewed specialty beers and eat at some of the best food trucks DC has to offer.

National Park Week
National Park Service in the DC area
1100 Ohio Dr. SW, DC
Time: Friday-Sunday, All Day
Cost: FREE

National Park Week celebrates our beautiful national parks, allowing guests to visit the parks free of charge.  National Park Week ends April 23rd so make sure to visit your favorite park this weekend!

March for Science
National Mall
900 Ohio Drive SW, DC
Time: Saturday, 8am-5pm
Cost: FREE

Celebrate Earth Day with the same teach-in methods used at the first Earth Day back in 1970.   Learn more about how science affects our environment, lives and society.  There will be speeches, trainings, and live music.  For more information, please visit:

MARYLAND EVENTS

Waterfront Spring Festival
Rash Field
201 Key Hwy., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-6pm
Cost: FREE 

Bring your kids and Ravens fans out to this family fun event! Live music, food trucks and special appearances by Ravens players including Terrance West!

Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar Opening Day
Under the Jones Falls Expressway
Holiday and Saratoga Sts., Baltimore
Time: Sunday, 7am-12pm
Cost: FREE

The Farmers’ Market is back! Browse through produce, meat, dairy, baked goods, flowers collectibles, crafts and more.

Maryland Avenue Green Fest
Maryland Ave., Annapolis
Time: Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: FREE 

Celebrate Earth Day with this fun, eco-friendly theme! Check out green exhibitors and shop in one of the oldest and most chic districts in Maryland.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Annual Arlington Festival of Arts
In front of the CNA office building
3003 Washington Blvd. Arlington, VA
Time: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: FREE

Come enjoy the beautiful weather in Arlington’s 5th Annual Festival of Arts. Admire and meet over 150 international and national artists as they display their works! Parking is free and dogs are welcome (on leashes).

Friends of Carlyle House Annual Herb & Craft Sale
Carlyle House Historic House
121 N. Fairfax St. Alexandria, VA
Time: Saturday, 8am-4pm
Cost: $3.00-5.00

Take a visit to the Carlyle Historic House, the home used to film PBS’s Mercy Street. A fun afternoon of plants, snacks and crafts! Herbs, plants, baked goods, books, and crafts will all be available for purchase. Live music will be performed during the sale for your enjoyment.

City of Fairfax Earth Day Event
Daniels Run Trail
3705 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA
Time: Saturday, 10am-12pm
Cost: FREE

Join in the Earth Day celebration! Spend the morning cleaning up Daniels Run Trail with the City’s Environmental Sustainability Group.  Free parking is available at Daniels Run Elementary School. All children must be accompanied by adults.

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

  • Average White Band, Birchmere, Friday and Saturday
  • The Jayhawks with Johnny Irion, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Arijit Signh, Eagle Bank Arena, Friday
  • Something Rotten!, Hippodrome Theatre, Friday – Sunday
  • Annie, Kennedy Center, Friday and Saturday
  • Half God Half Devil Tour, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • The Ravyns, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • The Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Baily Presents Out of This World, Royal Farms Arena, Friday – Sunday
  • Bethesda Literary Festival, Downtown Bethesda, Friday – Sunday
  • Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Opening Day, at Holiday and Saratoga streets, Sunday
  • Orioles VS. Red Sox, Friday – Sunday
  • Nationals VS. Mets, Friday – Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

unforgettable.jpgUnforgettable
Duration: 100 Minutes
Genre: Drama/Thriller

Trying to settle into her new role as a wife and a stepmother, Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her put her own troubled past behind her. But Tessa’s jealousy soon takes a pathological turn until she will stop at nothing to turn Julia’s dream into her ultimate nightmare.
Starring: Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, Geoff Stults, Whitney Cummings

leap.jpgLeap!
Duration:
89 min
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Comedy/Family/Musical
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany home for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
Starring: Elle Fanning, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Terrence Scammell

 

promise.jpgThe Promise
Duration: 132 Minutes
Genre: Drama/History
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned American Journalist based in Paris.
Starring: Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Angela Sarafyan

forgotten.jpgPhoenix Forgotten
Duration:
80 min
Genre: Horror/Mystery/Sci-Fi
20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of a mysterious lights appearing about Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Starring: Florence Hartigan, Luke Spencer Roberts, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews

 

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