Weekend Happenings in the DMV, June 21-23
Posted on June 21, 2013

The first official weekend of Summer 2013! Enjoy it with great events throughout Maryland, DC and Virginia…and at the Beach!

Washington, DC Events

bbqNational Capital Barbecue Battle Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC between 9th & 14th Streets Time: Saturday 11 am to 9 pm; Sunday 11 am to 7:30 pm Price: $10-$50  If you love barbecue you’ll love the food samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays, live music and children’s activities at this sizzling summer festival!

bourbonbashDC Bourbon Bash Buffalo Billiards 1330 19th St NW Time: Saturday from 12 pm to 10 pm Price: $55-$75 Last Friday was National Bourbon Day. If you missed the chance to celebrate America’s native spirit, make sure you have this Saturday circled in red on your calendar! The D.C. Bourbon Bash is a whiskey-flavored crawl around Dupont Circle, with eight bars pouring eight bourbons.

Virginia Events

alexfoodwineAlexandria Food and Wine Festival John Carlyle Square 300 John Carlyle St.
Alexandria, Va Time: Saturday noon to 7 pm Price: Pricing varies for each activity, please visit the website for more information. This popular street festival showcases local food and wine while including live entertainment, craft vendors and children activities.

Arlington Festival of the Arts 1101 N. Highland Street Arlington, VA 22201 Time: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm Price: Free The new arts festival features vibrant paintings, contemporary and whimsical art, life-size sculptures, photography, handcrafted jewelry and much more.

nova-brewfestNorthern Virginia Summer Brewfest Morven Park 41793 Tutt Lane Leesburg, Va Time: Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm; Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm Price: $15-$25 More than 40 breweries will be showcasing their beers while local restaurants provide food that compliments each particular beer. Entertainment includes live music and children’s activities such as face painting, air-brush tattooing, moon bounces, and rock climbing.

Maryland Events

summersocialWaterfront Partnership Summer Social West Shore Park (located between the Maryland Science Center and Visitor Center) When: Friday, June 21st, 5pm – 8pm
Live music by Strykers Posse, a Waterfront Kids Play Area,  Food Trucks, Beer, Wine and Mixed Drinks, and the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain!  Bring a blanket and enjoy the evening at West Shore Park, this event is FREE.

WellnessFree Wellness Classes West Shore Park (located between the Maryland Science Center and Visitor Center) Saturday at 8:30am Boot Camp and 9:30 Zumba, Sunday at 8:30 Yoga and 9:30 Crossfit

latinofestLatino Fest Patterson Park 500 South Broadway Street Baltimore, MD Time: Saturday noon to 10 pm and Sunday noon to 9 pm Price: $5 Now in its 33rd year, Baltimore’s annual Latino Fest is a celebration of Latino culture, including dancing, music, food, and crafts. Headlining acts this year include Toby Love, Frankie Vázquez, Herman Olivera, and more!

Pile of Craft 2640 St. Paul St Baltimore, MD Time: Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm Price: Free More than 50 area craftsters will sell their handmade wares at this indie art and craft show including Fine art, jewelry, accessories, home goods, toys, ceramics, paper goods, and more! There will also be craft demos, and local food trucks, just in case you get hungry!

Beach Events

Party in the Park: Totally 80’s Party  Mount Trashmore Park 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA Time: Friday from 7 pm to 10 pm Price: Free It’s an 80’s Party and you’re Totally invited! Head “Back to the Future” for a bodacious concert featuring local 80’s bands!

seaglassMid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival 110 Shipcarpenter St Lewes, DE Time: Saturday 9 am to 4 pm; Sunday 9 am to 3 pm Price: $5 Join in all the fun at this festival featuring more than sixty sea glass artists joined by other coastal artists, including decoy carvers and waterfowl artists.

Concerts at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

Daniel Tosh, Friday at 7 and 9:30 pm , Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric

Daniel Tosh, Saturday at 7 pm and 9:30 pm; Sunday at 7 pm, Warner Theatre

Seth Myers, Friday at 8 pm, Warner Theatre

Bruno Mars, Saturday at 8 pm, Verizon Center

One Direction, Sunday at 7:30 pm, Verizon Center

Wale, Sunday at 8:30 pm, Howard Theatre

Sports at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

Dew Tour Beach Champs, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9 am, Ocean City Inlet

Baltimore Bohemians vs F.A. Euro, Saturday at 7 pm, Loyola Universtiy

DC United vs Sane Jose, Saturday at 7 pm, RFK

Washington Nationals vs Rockies, Friday at 7:05, Saturday at 12:05, and Sunday at 1:35 pm

Movies Opening this Weekend

World War Z Action Drama Horror Sci-Fi Thriller 116 Minutes United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, and James Badge Dale

Monsters University Animation Adenture Comedy Family Fantasy 110 MinutesA look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, and Helen Mirren