Weekend Happenings January 13-15
Posted on January 11, 2017

hot chocolate with knitted scarf in the winter

January is all about staying warm in the cold! Attend Restaurant Weeks, explore museums or see a show!

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics
Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC
Time: Friday-Sunday, 9am-5pm
Cost: Varies

From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and social movements around the world. Now, two iconic museums – the Newseum and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio – are partnering on a one-of-a-kind exhibit that explores the power of rock to change attitudes about patriotism, peace, equality and freedom.

Washington Wedding Experience
Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl., DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-5pm
Cost: $15 for all-day admission, $10 for admission after 1pm, or $75 for a VIP Package

Wedding websites and bridal magazines offer hundreds of ideas to choose from. How can you be sure that everything is as amazing as it looks in print or online? The Wedding Experience is an opportunity to experience it all, up close and in person.

Fresh to Death
Black Cat
1811 14th St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 10pm
Cost: $5 at the door

90s Hip Hop, Pop, & R&B Dance Party w/ DJ Carrie Nation & DJ Jennder.

MARYLAND EVENTS

Discover the Dinosaurs
Timonium Fairgrounds
2200 York Rd., Timonium
Time: Friday, 2-8pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-7pm
Cost: varies 

Step back in time and view dinosaurs up close and personal! Take a ride on a T-Rex, dig for fossils, participate in a scavenger hunt and more.

Baltimore Restaurant Week
Participating Restaurants
Baltimore
Time: Friday thru January 22nd
Cost: $20-$35 

Enjoy delicious meals at restaurants throughout the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill, Fells Point, Canton and more! Check out our Winter Restaurant Week Guide for concierge tips and favorites.

14th Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Greenbrier State Park
21843 National Pk., Boonsboro
Time: Saturday, 12pm
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 day of

Take the plunge for a good cause! All proceeds will go to the Human Society of Washington County, helping over 6,000 animals.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Anything Goes
The Little Theatre of Alexandria
600 Wolfe St., Alexandria
Time: Saturday, 8pm (sold out); Sunday, 3pm
Cost: $30

Enjoy a live performance of this classic winner of three 2011 Tony Awards!

Airbus IMAX” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
Airbus IMAX Theatre
14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly
Time: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (see website for times)
Cost: $13.50-$15

Experience the newest Star Wars adventure on the largest screen in Virginia!

4th Annual Winter Ice Festival
Village at Leesburg
1602 Village Market Blvd. SE, Leesburg
Time: Saturday, 1-5pm
Cost: FREE

See world-renown ice carvers at work, enjoy warming stations and s’mores, and enjoy the boutiques and restaurants.

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

  • Lotus, 9:30 Club, Friday – Saturday
  • Dark and Twisted, 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • The Comedy Getdown, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
  • Harrisburg Heat @ Baltimore Blast, Royal Farms Arena, Saturday
  • Off the Cuff: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Saturday
  • Eddie From Ohio, Birchmere, Friday – Sunday
  • Mamma Mia!, Hippodrome Theatre, Friday – Sunday
  • The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • Bud, Not Buddy, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!, The Lyric, Saturday
  • Dancing with the Stars Live!, The Lyric, Sunday
  • Badfish – A Tribute to Sublime, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • Off The Cuff: Beethoven Symphony No. 7, Strathmore, Friday
  • Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Strathmore, Sunday
  • Bruce Bruce and Rickey Smiley, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • DC Laugh-o-Thon, Warner Theatre, Saturday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Chicago Blackhawks, Friday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday
  • Maryland Terrapins VS. Illinois, Saturday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Philadelphia 76ers, Saturday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

liveLive by Night
Duration:  129 Minutes
Genre:  Suspense/Thriller
A Boston gangster climbs the ranks of the Florida underworld as a bootlegger in the 1920s.
Starring: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Cooper

 

 

patriot.pngPatriots Day
Duration:  130 Minutes
Genre:  Drama
In the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg), joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Bacon, Michael Beach, Christopher O’Shea

 

book.pngThe Book of Love
Duration:  104 Minutes
Genre:  Comedy/Drama
As a promise to his late wife, Henry pursues an unlikely friendship with a street-wise teen and together they embark on a remarkable adventure.
Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel, Maisie Williams, Mary Steenburgen, Orlando Jones, Paul Reiser, Richard Robichaux

 

 

bye.png The Bye Bye Man
Duration:  96 Minutes
Genre:  Horror/Suspense/Thriller
Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man’s most unspeakable acts.
Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway, Michael Trucco