Weekend Happenings January 6-8
Posted on January 04, 2017

The first weekend of January has much to offer! Start getting fit, watch old fashioned cartoons or take a cooking class!

Winter window view

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Washington DC Motorcycle Show
Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl., DC
Time: Friday, 4-8pm; Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: $16 for adults; kids 11 and under are FREE

Browse through the newest and best motorcycles of the year; listen to top speakers in the industry and more!

2017 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo
Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl., DC
Time: Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-4pm
Cost: FREE

It’s a New Year and time to get healthy! Try out the American Ninja Warrior Zone, relax during yoga, try new recipes and so much more.

Watson Adventures DC The Murder at the Museum of Natural History Scavenger Hunt
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 2pm
Cost: $23.50

Embark on a thrilling adventure as you try to solve the mystery! Navigate the museum and see if you can find out whodunit.

MARYLAND EVENTS

Cartoon Fest 2017
Weinberg Center for the Arts
20 W Patrick St., Frederick
Time: Saturday, 2pm
Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children, seniors, and students 

See cartoons how they were meant to be seen- on the big screen! View all of your favorites, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig.

Just Push Play
Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa
4165 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach
Time: Saturday, starts at 8am
Cost: $5 

Winter Music Fest is here! Get up and dance as you listen to guitar solos, drum beats, and bass lines.

Winterfest
Linganore Winecellars and Red Shedman Brewery
13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mt. Airy
Time: Sunday, 1-4pm
Cost: $15

Take a break from the chilly weather and enjoy music and wine! A glass of wine is included in your entry.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Kids’ Cooking Class at Il Fornaio
Il Fornaio Reston
11990 Market St., Reston
Time: Saturday, 11am-12:30pm
Cost: $18.95

Learn how to create your own authentic Italian pizza! Includes all ingredients, soft drinks, and gelato. (Email banquetsRES@ilfo.com for reservations)

Bad Wolf Brewery Tours
Bad Wolf Brewing Company
8420 Kao Circle, Manassas
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 2-2:30pm
Cost: $15

Take a tour of Bad Wolf’s production facility and receive a complimentary tasting glass and flight!

The British Invasion Years
The State Theatre
220 N Washington St., Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 9pm
Cost: $30-35

Celebrate a nostalgic journey through the 60s and the British Invasion years with tribute bands covering hits by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and more.

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

  • Washington Wizards VS. Timberwolves, Friday
  • Lettuce, 9:30 Club, Friday – Saturday
  • Baltimore Blast, Royal Farms Arena, Saturday
  • Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday and Sunday
  • Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Sunday
  • ROAM Winterfest 2017, Birchmere, Friday – Saturday
  • Justin Townes Earle, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Into the Woods, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • Wicked, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family, Kennedy Center, Saturday – Sunday
  • Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • Get the Led Out- The American Led Zepplin Tributeto, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique, Strathmore, Saturday
  • Red Bull Flying Bach, Warner Theatre, Friday – Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

horror.pngAmityville: The Awakening
Duration:  87 Minutes
Genre:  Horror
Sinister events plague a single mother and her three children after they move into their new house.
Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Cameron Monaghan, Kurtwood Smith, Taylor Spreitler

 

 

hidden.pngHidden Figures
Duration:  127 Minutes
Genre:  Drama
Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history.
Starring: Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Jim Parsons, Kristen Dunst, Kevin Costner, Mahershala Ali

 

lost.pngLost & Found
Duration:  91 Minutes
Genre:  Action/Adventure/Family
Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace… taking with him the secret to a vast fortune.
Starring: Justin Kelly, Benjamin James Stockham, Cary Elwes, Jason Patric, Greg Bryk

 

bronxThe Bronx Bull
Duration:  121 Minutes
Genre:  Drama
Based on the tumultuous real-life experiences of legendary boxing champion Jake LaMotta, the Bronx Bull chronicles his rise as a world-class boxer and his struggles with life outside the ring.
Starring: William Forsythe, Paul Sorvino, Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Cloris Leachman, Mike Starr, Robert Davi, Harry Hamlin