Weekend Happenings in the DMV – May 10-12
Posted on May 10, 2013

With beautiful weather and Mother’s Day this promises to be a great weekend! Here are our favorite weekend events, including our guide to all of the brunch locations Mom could ever choose from!

Weekend Happenings Spring

Washington, DC Events

DC Home brewers/ Sam Adams Third Annual Home brew Competition Meridian Pint 3400 11th Street NW Time: Saturday 1 pm Price: $15 Meridian Pint’s latest home brew contest is basically a tournament of champions: Judges selected 15 local home brewers to submit bottles of their favorite original beers, and the winner gets the opportunity to make their beer at Sam Adams’s pilot brewery. You are invited to sample all 15 of these delicious home brewed beers at what is sure to be a fun afternoon event!


Georgetown Garden Tour Tour starts at Christ Church, 31st and O Streets NW Time: Saturday 10 am to 5 pm Price: $35 Come tour 8 of Georgetown’s most beautiful private gardens and afterward sip on a delectable afternoon tea at Keith Hall.

National Train Day Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave NE Time: Saturday 11 am to 4 pm Price: $5 for adults; children 12 and under free Celebrate National Train day in style at Union Station, where the history of how trains transformed America comes to life with family friendly festivities including interactive exhibits, model trains, and more!

Mother’s Day Brunch Guide

Virginia Events

Friday Night Live! Town Green in Downtown Herndon 777 Lynn Street Herndon, VA Time: Friday at 6:30 pm Price: Free Join in for all the fun with one of the most popular outdoor concert series’ in the DC area! Featuring local and regional acts from up and down the east coast. This Friday featuring Blue Label + South Bay bringing a fresh, new take to the dance floor.

Mother’s Day Celebration! Ticonderoga Farms 26469 Ticonderoga Rd Chantilly, VA Times: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm Price: Moms are free. $8.95 regular admission Celebrate Mother’s Day in a different way at Ticonderoga Farms. There will be crafts, entertainment, and lots of great vendors!

Mother’s Day Brunch Guide

Maryland Events

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Located in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn, and Del Ray Avenues Time: Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 10 am to 5 pm Price: Free See the works of 140 contemporary artists in this two day event and enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities and downtown Bethesda restaurants.

Annapolis Wine Expo Navy- Marine Corps Memorial Stadium 550 Taylor Avenue Annapolis, MD Time: Saturday Session 1 12 pm to 2:30 pm Saturday Session 2 3:30 pm to 6 pm Price: Session 1: $50 Session 2: $60 Over 100 national and international wines will be served where guests can also sample their favorite foods from local restaurants.


45th Annual Market Day Cylburn Arboretum 4915 Greenspring Ave Baltimore, MD 21209 Time: Saturday 8 am to 12 pm Price: Free  full of family-friendly activities, gardening seminars, and more. Focused on the urban gardener, visitors can purchase plants and gardening supplies from more than 15 vendors. Parking is $10.

Mothers Day Brunch Guide

Sports at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

Washington Capitals vs NY Rangers Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 5, Friday at 7:30 pm, Verizon Center

Washington Nationals vs Cubs, Friday at 7:05 pm, Nats Park

Washington Nationals vs Cubs, Saturday at 4:05 pm, Nats Park

Washington Nationals vs Cubs, Sunday at 1:35 pm, Nats Park

Area Concerts at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

Taylor Swift: The Red Tour, Saturday at 7 pm; Sunday at 7 pm, Verizon Center

Sweetlife Festival, Saturday at 12 pm, Merriweather Post Pavilion

Movies Opening this Weekend

The Great Gatsby Drama Romance 143 Minutes A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan.

Peeples Comedy 95 Minutes Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace’s hand in marriage. Starring Craig Robertson, Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier, and S. Epatha Merkerson.