Weekend Happenings: January 19 – 21
Posted on January 17, 2018

We’re a few weeks into the New Year, and it’s looking like there’s more to do than ever before! Enjoy movie nights, festivals, and restaurant weeks!



Women’s Voices Theatre Festival

DC-area Theatres
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Led by the area’s premiere theaters, including Arena Stage, Ford’s Theatre, and Shakespeare Theatre Company, this festival unites the DC artistic community with plays by some of the nation’s most talented and innovative female and female-identifying playwrights. Visit the website for venues, performance synopses, dates, and times.


Ice Yards

Yards Park
1299 New Jersey Ave. SE, DC
Time: Saturday, 1-5PM
Cost: $10

This 21+ winter festival features local DC brews and icy cocktails at frozen bars, live music, ice activities and games on the scale of inflatable jousting, and food vendors from neighborhood favorites.


DC Travel and Adventure Show

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
800 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, DC
Time: Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm
Cost: One-day adult admission – $15; Two-day adult admission – $22; Children 16 and under are FREE

Discover the world in one weekend, under one roof! Not only will you find extensive information on international travel destinations, but the food, music, dance, and culture you crave from abroad will sweep you away to your next incredible vacation. Special savings are available for select travel opportunities, and you may even win a special trip or fantastic prize from your favorite country.



Baltimore Restaurant Week

Various Locations
Time: Friday-Monday, Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner
Cost: Varies

It’s that time of year again! Baltimore’s Winter Restaurant Week is upon us. Enjoy delicious meals from restaurants of all cuisines. Brunch, lunch, and dinner are available at participating restaurants.


Harford County Restaurant Week

Various Locations
Harford County
Time: Friday-Sunday, Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner
Cost: Varies

If you loved Baltimore’s Restaurant Week, continue on by visiting Harford County’s! Enjoy more delicious meals from restaurants of all cuisines. Brunch, lunch, and dinner are available at participating restaurants.


1 Mile Bootcamp in the Mall

The Mall in Columbia
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia
Time: Saturday, 9-11am
Cost: $25-$30

Get the whole family together for a fun workout! Exercises will be led throughout your favorite stores.



Sherwood Family Movie Nights

Sherwood Center
3740 Old Lee Hiwy., Fairfax
Time: Friday, 7-9pm
Cost: FREE

Come watch your favorite blue friends on a new state-of-the-art big screen.  The Smurfs Lost Village is rated PG and perfect for the whole family.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 14.


History by the Glass: Hot Toddy

Gatsby’s Tavern
134 N Royal St., Alexandria
Time: Friday, 7-9pm
Cost: $50

What better way to spend a weekend than to drink some hot toddies while learning all about the history?  Price includes two drink tickets and light hors d’oeuvres.


Groovy Nate Chidren’s Concert

Messiah United Methodist Church
6215 Rolling Rd., Springfield
Time: Saturday, 10:30-11:15am
Cost: FREE

Need something to do with the kids this weekend?  Bring them out for a blend of music, puppet skits, movement, and comedy presented by Groovy Nate.  As an experienced children’s performer and Wolf Trap Teaching Artist, he will be sure to keep the kids captivated by his performance.


Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • On Your Feet!, Kennedy Center, Friday – Saturday
  • The Humans, Kennedy Center, Friday – Saturday
  • BoomBox: Western Voodoo Tour, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • Alex Aiano, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • The Infamous Stringdusters, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • Stephanie Blythe, Lyric Opera House, Sunday
  • Lucy Kaplansky, Wolf Trap, Saturday
  • Krakauer-Tagg Duo, Wolf Trap, Sunday