Weekend Happenings: October 6–8
Posted on October 03, 2017

Whether the weather is crisp and cool, or summery vibes are sneaking back to the DMV, you and your taste buds are sure to enjoy the outdoor festivals this weekend!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show
National Building Museum
401 F St. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 10:30am-6:30pm; Saturday, 10:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $15

In a brilliant exhibition of creativity, innovation, and technical mastery, more than 60 distinguished artists show one-of-a-kind and limited-edition works of wearable art.

All Things Go Fall Classic
Union Market
1309 5th St. NE, DC
Time: Friday 4-11:45pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-11:30pm
Cost: starting at $74

This high energy, deliciously flavored music and food festival features DC favorites like burrito-sized sushi rolls from Buredo, Cambodian/Taiwanese cuisine from Maketto, and imaginatively flavored ice cream from Milk Cult. Several bands play each festival day, ranging from electronic to hip hop to alternative rock. Purchase tickets for one day or all weekend via the link above.

Washington Capitals Home Opener vs Montreal Canadiens
Capital One Arena
601 F St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 7pm
Cost: select tickets available online

The Caps begin their 2017-18 season up against the Montreal Canadiens. Light the stadium red and cheer our team to their first victory!

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Chestertown Harry Potter Festival
Downtown Chestertown
Chestertown
Time: Friday, 6-9pm; Saturday, 9am-10:30pm
Cost: Varies

Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and come for a weekend of magic! Friday is the festival kick-off party and costume contest; enjoy wizarding activities all day Saturday—a friendly Quidditch match, Charms and Potions classes, scavenger hunt, and tons of magical surprises.

OPUS 1: Experiences in Art + Sound
Merriweather Post Pavilion and Symphony Woods
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Time: Saturday, 4-11pm
Cost: FREE

Inspired by the spirit of the woods of Downtown Columbia, OPUS 1 is a bold festival celebrating the art of sound. The inaugural one-day festival blends immersive art installations, mesmerizing music performances, and treetop projection mapping. More than 100 artists will be performing at OPUS 1, surrounding festival-goers with a multi-sensory experience filled with discovery and wonder.

Fells Point Fun Festival
Broadway and Thames Sts., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 11am-8:30pm, Sunday, 11am-7pm
Cost: FREE

Soak up the summer encore weather in this historic neighborhood with food, beer, live music, and arts vendors along the water.

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Oktoberfest Vienna
Historic Church Street
131 Church St. NE, Vienna
Time: Saturday, 11am-7pm
Cost: FREE

Come out for the fun of October!  Enjoy beer, wine, food, live music, and kids activities in Vienna.  What better way to start out the first full weekend in October?

Fall Jubilee
Historic Downtown Manassas
9431 West St., Manassas
Time: Sunday, 10am-5:00pm
Cost: FREE

Bring the whole family to enjoy over 100 community and craft booths.  Live music, entertainment, games, pumpkins, and more!  Everything you dream about fall is here at the Fall Jubilee.

Pink Day at the Farm
Meadows Farms
43054 John Mosby Hwy., Chantilly
Time: Saturday, 11am-1pm
Cost: FREE

Join a great cause in raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research at the 6th Annual Pink Day at Meadows Farms Nurseries.  Receive a 10% discount on all purchases with a donation.  The food vendors and bake sales will make your mouth water.  Kids will also enjoy the face painting and arts and crafts.

 

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

  • Love Never Dies, Hippodrome, Friday – Sunday
  • Disney on Ice, Dare to Dream, Saturday – Sunday
  • Troyboi, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • WMZQ Fest Feat. Thomas Rhett, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
  • Hot in Herre: 2000s Dance Party, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • Joan Shelley, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Free Fall Baltimore, Venues throughout Baltimore City, 10/1 – 11/1
  • Ravens VS Bears, Friday
  • Ravens VS Vikings, Saturday
  • Ravens VS Dolphins, Sunday
  • Redskins VS 49ers, Friday
  • Redskins VS Eagles, Saturday
  • Redskins VS Cowboys, Sunday
  • Wizards VS Knicks, Friday
  • Wizards VS Cavaliers, Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

Blade Runner 2049
Duration: 163 Minutes
Genre: Comedy Sci-Fi/Thriller/Action

Officer K, a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks

 

 

My Little Pony: The Movie
Duration: 99 Minutes
Genre: Animation/Comedy/Family/Musical

A dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey Equesteria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Live Schreiber

 

 

The Mountain Between Us
Duration: 103 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Drama

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney

 

 

CHECK OUT THE FALL CALENDAR OF EVENTS