Weekend Happenings in the DMV – June 14th-16th
Posted on June 14, 2013

We hope you have a wonderful weekend! Here are some of our favorite events going on this weekend in DC, VA, Maryland and at the beaches!!

Weekend Happenings SpringWashington, DC Events

Washington Soap Box Derby Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill, between New Jersey and Louisiana Avenues Time: Saturday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Price: Free Watch racers ages 8-17 compete in an All American Soap Box Derby on Capitol Hill.

Gordon Biersch Kolsch Cup Gordon Biersch 100 M St SE Washington DC Time: Saturday 12 pm to 4 pm Price: $20 Kolsch, a crisp, slightly hoppy beer from the German beer city of Cologne, is perfect for sipping in the summer. The inaugural Kolsch Cup Challenge finds well-known local and regional breweries, including Devils Backbone, Mad Fox and the Brewers Art, competing to see who makes the best.

Virginia Events

Taste of Reston Reston Town Center 11900 Market Street Reston VA 20190 Time: Friday 3 pm to 11 pm; Saturday 12 pm to 11 pm Price: Admission is free, tastings start at $1. Enjoy a variety of food from the region’s finest eateries, live music, activities and games.

Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival Manassas Museum Lawn 9101 Prince William Street Manassas, Va Time: Sunday 12 pm to 7 pm Price: $20 for tasters, $10 for non tasters Enjoy an afternoon of fantastic wines from around the area all while listening to live jazz in Old Town Manassas.

Maryland Events

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival Creative Alliance 3134 Eastern Ave Baltimore MD 21224 Time: Saturday 11 am to 7 pm Price: Free Celebrate Maryland traditions such as screen painting and boat building, plus the distinct cultures that call Maryland home, at this daylong festival taking place at The Creative Alliance.

World Juggling Day Celebration Ripleys Believe it or Not 301 Light St  Baltimore, MD 21202 Time: Saturday at 1 pm Price: free with museum admission Join in the fun while Ripley’s showcases the art of juggling at more than a dozen of its Odditoriums around the world, including in Baltimore. Watch professional jugglers show off their skills, or try it for yourself.

Beach Events

Lewes Boat Building Program Lewes Historical Society 110 Shipcarpenter St Lewes, DE 19958 Time: Friday Saturday and Sunday Price: $99 per group Join the Lewes Historical Society in rekindling this art! Groups may have 2 to 6 members. Boatbuilding will occur on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday you will launch your boat at the old Lewes Boat Ramp. The fee includes materials, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and a program t-shirt. Volunteers will be on hand to show you the ropes and direct you.

OC Beach Lights Beach at North Division Street Time: Sunday at 9:30, 10, and 10:30 pm Price: Free  Laser Light Show – A five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring a visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the boardwalk.  Each show is approximately 8 minutes in length.

Wine in the Park Northside Park 125th Street Bayside Time: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 am to 7 pm Price: $25 Featuring Wineries from the Mid-Atlantic, Micro-Brewed Beers, Fine Cuisine, Quality Arts & Crafts, and a full weekend of Live Music!

Concerts at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

The Package Tour: 98 Degrees and New Kids on the Block, Friday at 7:30 pm, Verizon Center

The Roots, Saturday at 6:45 pm, Kastles Stadium at the Wharf

Hanson, Saturday at 8 pm, The Fillmore Silver Spring

Sports at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

DC United vs Toronto, Saturday 7 pm, RFK Stadium

Washington Mystics vs Indiana, Saturday 2 pm, Verizon Center

Baltimore Orioles vs Red Sox, Friday at 7:05 pm, Saturday at 4:05 pm, Sunday at 1:35 pm, Camden Yards

Movies Opening this Weekend

Man of Steel Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi 143 Minutes A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race. Starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, and Diane Lane

This is the End Action Comedy 107 MinutesWhile attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse. Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, and Jay Baruchel