Weekend Happenings: August 18–20
Posted on August 16, 2017

 

Take some time out of your weekend to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather! Enjoy restaurant weeks, fairs, and more!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

DC Summer Restaurant Week
Various Locations
DC
Time: Friday-Sunday, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner
Cost: $22-35

Make your reservations early so you’re on the books for your weeknight out on the town, or your special weekend treat! Our concierge favorites from this year’s line-up include City Perch in Bethesda, Farmers and Distillers in Mt. Vernon, and The Hamilton at 14th and F.

 

DC Brew Week Kickoff
Various Location
DC
Time: Sunday, 9am-9:30pm
Cost: Varies

Drink your way through the week with local beers of all kinds! On kickoff Sunday, experience rare beers of the past, women in the brewing industry, and homebrewing tips and tricks. Check out the website for a full calendar of events and venues.

 

Summer Snow Globe
National Harbor
Fort Washington
Time: Friday, 5pm-12am; Saturday, 12pm-12am; Sunday, 12-6pm
Cost: Friday, $10; Saturday and Sunday, $25

Does this incessant scorching heat make you frown? Turn your summer upside down—we’re dropping snow onto the ground! Live bands and DJs, creative cocktails, and falling snow, beginning this weekend. If you miss out, view the schedule of upcoming blizzards on the website.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Baltimore County Restaurant Week
Various Locations
Baltimore County
Time: Friday and Saturday, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner
Cost: $15-$35

Baltimore County Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy tasty brunches, lunches and dinners at some of your favorite restaurants throughout Baltimore County.

 

Carroll County Restaurant Week
Various Locations
Carroll County
Time: Friday-Sunday
Cost: varies

The acclaimed Carroll County Restaurant Week returns! Enjoy delicious meals at some of your favorite restaurants throughout Carroll County.

 

Hot August Music Festival
Oregon Ridge Nature Center and Park
13555 Beaver Dam Rd., Cockeysville
Time: Saturday, 11am-10pm
Cost: Varies

 Jam out to these eclectic musicians in what is bound to be an amazing show!

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Arlington County Fair
Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 Second St. South, Arlington
Time: Friday, 2-11pm; Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 11am-10pm
Cost:  FREE Admission

Come experience the small town, 21st-Century display of Arlington. There will be classic carnival rides, petting zoos, pig & pony races and more. It’s so much fun you’ll want to come back all weekend long!

 

Sherwood Family Movie Nights
3740 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
Time: Friday, 7pm-9pm
Cost: FREE Admission

Grab the kids and head out for a family night at The Sherwood Center! Come out to watch Illumination Entertainment’s comedy, Sing and make sure to bring a blanket to sit on. The volunteer-based organization, Britepaths will be collecting donations for the unmet needs of the Fairfax area during this event.

 

The Lucketts Fair
Lucketts Community Center
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm
Cost:  $7 for 8 and over, FREE Admission for children 7 and under

Lucketts comes from a history of agrarian roots. Come explore while listening to Bluegrass, taking a wagon ride, squishing grapes between your toes and tasting the juice it produces. There is so much more to experience at the Lucketts Fair so don’t miss out!

 

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

  • Cirque de Soleil OVO, Eagle Bank Arena, Friday – Sunday
  • Loves Jones The Musical, Pier 6, Saturday
  • The Beach Boys, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Orioles VS Angels Friday – Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

The Hitman’s Bodyguard
Duration: 98 Minutes
Genre: Action/Comedy

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman

 

 

Logan Lucky
Duration: 99 Minutes
Genre: Comedy/Crime/Drama

Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Moor Speedway.

Starring: Katherine Waterson, Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum

 

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Duration: 91 Minutes
Genre: Comedy/Annimation/Family/Adventure

Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.

Starring: Will Arnett, Katherine Heihl, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan 

 

 

 

 

Check out all of the events happening this summer!