Weekend Happenings April 14-16
Posted on April 12, 2017

Easter and Spring are upon us and that means it’s time to celebrate with egg hunts, brunch and the beautiful weather!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Cherry Blast!
Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th St. NE, DC
Time: Friday, 7-11pm
Cost: $69-125

The last premier event of this year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival is both an artistic immersion experience and a specially-curated cuisine extravaganza. Enjoy interactive art, music, authentic Japanese food, an open bar and marketplace.

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
The Wharf
600-650 Water St. SW, DC
Time: Saturday 2-9:30pm
Cost: FREE!

Cherry blossoms are going out with a bang! Play games, make crafts, engage in Japanese cultural activities with lots of music and entertainment. Enjoy the rally of food trucks before the fireworks begin at 8:30pm.

Washington Nationals Easter Egg Hunt
Nationals Park, DC
Time: following Sunday’s 1:35pm game versus Phillies
Cost: FREE with regular game ticket purchase
Immediately following the Nats vs Phillies game, children 2-8 and their guardians can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt in the outfield. Purchase any regular game tickets and add the egg hunt option for an egg-stra special end to your child’s baseball outing.

MARYLAND EVENTS 

Easter Block Party
Oak Grove Baptist Church
2106 Churchville Rd., Bel Air
Time: Saturday, 1-5pm
Cost: FREE

Let your kids run, jump, climb or hunt for eggs! This event features a rock wall, trampolines, giant egg hunts and more.

March for the Animals
Camden Yards Sports Complex
1101 Russell St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 10am-2pm
Cost: $40 

Animal lovers unite! Walk for a good cause and help support over 15,000 homeless pets.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar Easter Brunch
City Perch Kitchen + Bar
11830 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
Time: Sunday, 11:00am-3pm
Cost: varies 

Enjoy an Easter Brunch and Bloody Mary Bar, as well as photo opportunities with the Hipster Easter Bunny!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Lee-Fendall House Museum
614 Oronoco St. Alexandria, VA
Time: Friday, 3-4:30pm; Saturday, 10:30am-12pm/12:30-2pm
Cost: $5-$12

Come join the fun at the Lee-Fendall House Museum and enjoy the egg hunt, crafts and activities for all ages!

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival
The Barns at Wolf Trap
1635 Trap Rd. Vienna, VA
Time: Friday, 8pm
Cost: $27-32

The annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar is back to showcase and preserve the unique acoustic style of Hawaiian guitar playing known as “Ki-ho’alu”.

67th Annual Daffodil Show
American Legion Fairfax Post 177
3939 Oak St. Fairfax, VA
Time: Saturday, 2-7pm; Sunday April 16th, 10am-2pm
Cost: FREE

Is spring your favorite season? Then daffodils are probably your favorite spring time treat! Come take a glance at the unique and diverse colors and forms of these beautiful flowers.

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

  • Cleve Francis, Birchmere Club, Saturday
  • Rocktopia, Hippodrome Theatre, Friday
  • Hot in Herre 2000s Dance Party, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • Def Leppard, Poison, and Tesla, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
  • Leela James and Daley, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • Yayoi Kusama, Hirshhorn Museum DC, Friday
  • Nationals VS. Phillies, Saturday – Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

Fate.jpgThe Fate of the Furious
Duration: 136 Minutes
Genre: Action/Crime/Thriller
When a mysterious women seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Scott Eastwood, Vin Diesel

 

 

sparkSpark: A Space Tail
Duration: 90 Minutes
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family/Comedy
Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Chunk and Vix, are on a mission to regain Planet Bana – a kingdom overtaken by the evil overlord Zhong.
Starring: Susan Sarandon, Jessica Biel, Patrick Stewart, Hilary Swank 

 

lost city.jpgThe Lost City of Z
Duration: 141 Minutes
Genre: Biography/Adventure/Drama/History
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland