Weekend Happenings in the DMV April 12-14
Posted on April 12, 2013

The warm weather has arrived and there are lots of fun events this weekend! We hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Weekend Happenings Spring

Washington, DC Events

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Cherry Blossom Festival Please visit our Cherry Blossom blog page for Cherry Blossom events, pricing, and times!

Filmfest DC A festival featuring over 80 different films, documentaries and shorts representing the best in new cinema from around the world! Please visit the website for show times, as well as prices and locations!

Alicia Keys Verizon Center 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004 Time: Sunday at 7:30 pm Price: $50- $128 For one night only Alicia Keys comes to the Verizon Center as a part of her “Set the World on Fire” tour and you are invited! With such hits as “Girl on Fire” and “If I Ain’t Got You” this is one show you won’t want to miss!

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Spamalot National Theatre 1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW  Washington, DC 20004 (202) 628-6161 Times: Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 12 pm, 4 pm, and 8 pm; Sunday at 1 pm and 6:30 pm Price: $65-$125 If you like the blending of comedy and music, this Tony winning musical is for you! Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, killer rabbits and one legless knight.

Virginia Events

Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus Dragons Patriot Center 4500 Patriot Circle Fairfax, VA 22030 Time: Friday 10:30 am and 7:30 pm; Saturday 11:30 am, 3:30 pm, and 7:30 pm; Sunday 1 pm and 5 pm Price: $15-$110 The circus is in town! For the first time in circus history, myth and majesty will share the arena during this must-see family event that can only be witnessed at The Greatest Show On Earth. Dragons, acrobats, tigers, and more share the stage in a performance the entire family will be sure to enjoy!

Broadway’s Next H!t Musical The Barns at Wolf Trap 1645 Trap Rd  Vienna, VA 22182 (703) 255-1900 Time: Friday at 8 pm and Saturday at 7:30 pm Price: $25 Welcome to the world’s only unscripted theatre awards show musical, made fresh every evening from audience suggestions, on-point accompaniment, and the razor-sharp minds and crystalline voices of some truly hilarious triple-threat improvisers.

Wine Festival Gunston Hall 10709 Gunston Road Mason Neck, Va 22079 Time: Saturday from 4 pm to 8 pm Price: $25 must be 21+ Relax with a glass of wine  and enjoy a sunset tour of the mansion and grounds. Experience George Mason’s home in an intimate setting while listening to a wine specialist discuss the wines being poured, and enjoying hors d’oeuvres. Call 703-550-9220 or your concierge to reserve a spot!

Maryland Events

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Piccadilly Circus Howard Fairgrounds 2210 Fairground Road West Friendship, MD 20745 Time: Friday 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm; Saturday 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, and 7:30 pm; Sunday 1 pm, 3:30 pm, and 6 pm Price: $10-$48 From the producers of the Ice Capades comes the “fun circus,” featuring animal acts, acrobatics, clowns and more!

Sugarloaf Craft Festival Montgomery County Fairgrounds 16 Chestnut St Gaithersburg MD 20877 Time: Friday and Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 10 am to 5 pm Price: Adults $10 Children (12 and under) Free Lovers of arts and crafts will be thrilled when over 250 top artisans come to Maryland to display and sell their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories. With so many things to choose from, this event is sure to please everyone!

Les Miserables The Hippodrome 12 N Eutaw St  Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-7400 Times: Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm; Sunday at 1 pm and 6:30 pm Price: $35-$150 The story begins in 1815 as Jean Valjean, a man condemned to 19 years of hard labor for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his family.Follow his heartwarming tale brought to life through the power of music.

Sports at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia, Friday at 7pm, Verizon Center

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta, Friday at 7:05 pm, Nats Park

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta, Saturday at 1:05 pm, Nats Park

DC United vs New York, Saturday 7 at  pm, RFK Stadium

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay, Saturday at 7 pm, Verizon Center

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta, Sunday at 1:35 pm, Nats Park

Movies Opening this Weekend

42 Biography Drama Sport The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Starring Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, and Nicole Beharie

Scary Movie 5 Comedy A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon. Starring Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, and Lindsay Lohan