Weekend Happenings: February 2-4
Posted on January 31, 2018

There’s a ton in store for this weekend! While you’re out and about on Friday, don’t forget to wear red for National Wear Red Day! Send us your photos or donate to the cause here.

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

 

Parallel Universe
Artechouse
1238 Maryland Ave. SW, DC
Time: Friday, 10am-5pm
Cost: $15

Exploring nature and space through digital new media, this 3D motion projection and light installation draws inspiration from science, mathematics, and even astrology. Experience this immersive multisensory spectacle and prepare to be visually, aurally, totally impressed.

 

First Friday Dupont
Dupont Circle
DC
Time: Friday, 6-8pm
Cost: FREE

Gallery spaces around Dupont Circle will be open late for a self-guided walk around the neighborhood’s art galleries, embassies, retailers, and historic houses. Wind down your art experience with cuisine from around the world and a visit to some of the best boutique stores in DC.

 

Brunch Fest
Dock5 at Union Market
999 9th St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-3pm
Cost: $89

Brunch is love! An all-you-can-eat extravaganza featuring samples from some of DC’s hottest brunch spots-with cocktail favorites, boozy coffee, music, activities, and games. Tickets are going fast, so snag yours on the website!

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

FeBREWary
Various Locations
Time: Friday-Sunday, Times Vary
Cost: Varies

Celebrate a month of craft brews with special events across MD’s breweries, pubs, restaurants, and more – expand your brew IQ with an array of local pours, and sample a secret beer “Cupid’s Curse” on tap at select locations starting Thursday.

 

Baltimore Wedding Experience
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 5-9pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm
Cost: $15 one-day admission, $20 two-day admission

Get engaged over the holidays? Not sure where to start planning? Whether you’re hosting an intimate nuptial affair or pulling out all the stops to tie the knot, this wedding showcase has everything you need to plan the party you’ll never forget.

 

National Harbor Restaurant Week
National Harbor
Fort Washington
Time: Friday-Sunday, Lunch and Dinner
Cost: Varies

Dine at over a dozen National Harbor and MGM restaurants, featuring $20 lunch and $38 dinner. Plus, elevate your restaurant week on the Capital Wheel with special ticket offers – see the website for details.

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

 

Chocolate Lovers Festival
Sherwood Center
3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax
Time: Friday, 6-8pm; Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 12-4pm
Cost: Varies

If you love chocolate, this weekend is for you! The annual Chocolate Lovers Festival will have as much chocolate as you can handle along with activities, music concerts, and competitions for everyone. Check out the entire schedule for this weekend on The City of Fairfax website.

 

Ayeye: A Retrospective of Black History Month
Center for the Arts
9419 Battle St., Manassas
Time: Saturday, 6-8pm
Cost: FREE

This weekend, Manassas will be having an ayeye, or celebration/ceremony, in honor of Black History Month at the Center for the Arts. Explore an exhibit of art work by local and regional African-American artists including photography, painting, mixed media and more. Come learn about the history and celebrate the culture with community!

 

Super Bowl Watch Party
Tysons’ Biergarten
8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner
Time: Sunday, 6:30pm
Cost: FREE Admission, Food & beverage can be purchased at additional cost.

What goes with football? Wings! Come out to the Tysons’ Biergarten and watch the super bowl (or Justin Timberlake’s halftime show) and eat as many wings as you can. You don’t want to miss the last chance to get the NFL special; 18 wings for $8.  If you think you can handle it, register for the wing eating competition including 18 SPICY wings and 2 beers for $20. First place winner receives $100!

 

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

  • Paw Patrol Live, EagleBank Arena, Saturday – Sunday
  • Flint Eastwood, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • GreeskyBluegrass, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • Anna Meredith, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • Emancipator Ensamble, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • Riverdance, Warner Theater, Saturday – Sunday
  • Brunch Fest, Dock5 at Union Market, Saturday