Weekend Happenings: September 9-11
Posted on September 07, 2016 by Charm City Concierge

Enjoy this sunny and beautiful September weekend attending festivals, wineries, 5Ks and more!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

DC Wine Fest
Eastern Market
225 7th St., Washington DC
Time: Saturday, 12-10pm
Cost: varies 

The Fall DC Wine Fest is back and better than ever! Sample the season’s best wines from around the globe, and get to meet the producers of these wonderful flavors.

Adams Morgan Day
Adams Morgan Neighborhood
18th St. NW, Washington DC
Time: Saturday, 12-6pm
Cost: FREE

The 2nd Sunday in September marks the Adams Morgan Day Festival! Enjoy live music, international cuisine, exotic vendors, cultural demonstrations and more.

Nation’s Triathlon
National Mall
2 15th St., Washington DC
Time: Sunday, starts at 7am
Cost: FREE, registration has closed

Cheer on your family and friends as they run, swim, and bike to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Meet them at the finish line to enjoy an afternoon of fun and celebrate their accomplishments.

MARYLAND EVENTS

Downtown Hyattsville Arts and Ales Festival
Gateway Arts District
4312 Hamilton St., Hyattsville
Time: Saturday, 12-6pm
Cost: FREE Admission, Ale tasting tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate

Walk up and down the streets of Hyattsville as you browse beautiful artwork, sample tasty beers from Maryland breweries, and dine on delicious food truck staples!

Akimbo Dance and Movement Arts Festival
Station North
1 W North Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 1-6pm
Cost: FREE

Watch as dancers and performing artists from the Baltimore area bring their stories to life through various dances and movements. Performances vary from traditional to experimental and it is surely a sight not to be missed!

2nd Annual CrowFest
Crow Vineyard and Winery
12441 Vansants Corner Rd., Kennedyville
Time: Sunday, 11am-5pm
Cost: varies

Take this beautiful Sunday to tour the farm, vineyard, and winery! Take part in grape stomping, hayrides, and various games. It is fun for the whole family!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Chalkfest at Reston Town Center
Reston Town Center
Time: Friday, 12-11pm (for professional artists/sponsors), Saturday, 8am-4pm (open to all)
Cost: FREE admission; $15-20 to participate

Amateur and professional artists are all invited to create beautiful artwork to line the streets of Reston Town Center. Prizes will be awarded in all categories! 

Food for Others Tysons 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Tysons Corner Mall (near Bloomingdales)
8100 Tysons Corner Center, Tysons
Time: Saturday, 8am
Cost: $30-35 (registration ends 9/7)

This timed event loops around Tysons Corner Mall and supports Food for Others, a food bank helping local families. Register online.

Burke Center Festival
Conservancy Festival Grounds
6060 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke
Time: Saturday, 9:30am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm
Cost: FREE

Event features arts and crafts vendors, live music, food, amusement rides, games, a wine garden and more.

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

  • Bryan Adams, Wolf Trap, Friday
  • Angelique Kidjo, Strathmore, Friday
  • Rascal Flatts: Rhythm & Roots Tour, Jiffy Lube, Saturday
  • The Lumineers, Merriweather, Saturday
  • Leon Bridges/Lianne La Havas, Wolf Trap, Saturday
  • Heart with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick, Jiffy Lube, Sunday
  • Culture Club, Strathmore, Sunday
  • “Weird Al” Yankovic, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Washington Nationals VS Philadelphia Phillies, National’s Park, Thursday thru Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

sullySully

Duration:  1 Hour 36 Minutes

Genre: Drama/Biography

On Jan. 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger tries to make an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

bough.jpgWhen the Bough Breaks
Duration:  1 Hour 47 Minutes
Genre:  Drama/Mystery
Young, professional and successful, John and Laura Taylor desperately want to have a baby, but are unable to conceive. After exhausting all other options, the couple hires Anna, a beautiful young woman who agrees to become a surrogate mother for the Taylors. Everything seems fine until Anna starts to develop a dangerous fixation with John as the pregnancy moves further along. The Taylors now find themselves playing a deadly game with a psychopath who holds the key to their future.
Starring: Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Jaz Sinclair

wildThe Wild Life
Duration:  1 Hour 30 Minutes
Genre:  Adventure/Comedy
Times are good for Mak the parrot, Scrubby the goat, Carmello the chameleon and the rest of the wildlife that inhabit a tropical island. Their day-to-day routine gets shaken up when a mysterious creature washes up on shore. He’s a sailor named Robinson Crusoe, and he’s the only human survivor of a terrible storm that destroyed his ship. As the animals get to know their peculiar new guest, they find him to be a useful ally when two conniving cats try to seize control of their exotic paradise.
Starring: Matthias Schweighofer, Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden, Kaya Yanar