Weekend Happenings: July 28–31
Posted on July 26, 2017

 

With some cooler weather finally coming through, enjoy the outdoors with events like crab feasts, National Dance Day and fun fairs!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

National Dance Day
Kennedy Center
12700 F St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 2-10:30pm
Cost: FREE

Swing, salsa, tango, and step at National Dance Day, a grassroots campaign that encourages people to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health. Learn the official 2017 routine with a star from So You Think You Can Dance, check out instructional cumbia moves, watch performances and dance in your own special way.

 

Citi Open
Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
4850 Colorado Ave. NW, DC
Time: Saturday and Sunday
Cost: Varies; see website for ticketing

Watch international tennis stars compete in this exhilarating week-long tournament, with a special kickoff party featuring music and food on Thursday in the Pavilion Room of the Ronald Reagan Building.

 

Queen and Adam Lambert
Verizon Center
601 F St. NW, DC
Time: Monday, at 8:00pm
Cost: Your concierge has discounted tickets!

One of the all-time great rock groups returns with the incomparable Adam Lambert on vocal duty. After successful tours all over the world, this special combination is coming together again to rip through an all-time collection of songs.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Baltimore Restaurant Week
Various Locations
Baltimore
Time: Friday-Sunday, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner
Cost: $12-$35

Baltimore Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy tasty brunches, lunches and dinners at some of your favorite restaurants throughout Baltimore.

 

Trifecta Food Truck Festival
Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Rd., Timonium
Time: Saturday, 11am-9pm
Cost: $15

Food trucks galore and so much more! Listen to live music, participate in or watch pie eating contests, dunk tanks, mechanical bulls and taste food from over 40 food trucks.

 

4th Annual Fort McHenry Crab Feast
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
2400 E Fort Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 4-8pm
Cost: $75 for adults; $45 for people under 21

Enjoy a summer BBQ, crabs, beer and wine as you enjoy an evening on the historic grounds of Fort McHenry!

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Loudoun County Fair
Loudoun County Fairgrounds
17558 Dry Mill Rd., Leesburg
Time: Friday and Saturday, gates open at 9:00am
Cost: Adults, $12; Kids, $5.00; Military, FREE

Come experience the small town feel of Leesburg at the Loudoun County fair.  With Livestock auctions, bull riding, Monster tuck entertainment and much more you’re sure to have a grand ol’ time.

 

Canine Cruise
Alexandria City Marina
105 North Union St., Alexandria
Time: Saturday, 11-11:45am
Cost:  Adults, $18; Kids, $12; Dogs and Infants, FREE

Dog lovers dream!  Take a cruise around Alexandria’s Seaportwith with your canine companion.  Explore Alexandria’s beauty on a 45-min. boat ride while floating around with your best friend.  It can’t get any better than that!

 

Rock the Block
Old Town Square
3999 University Dr., Fairfax
Time: Saturday, 6:30-9:30pm
Cost:  FREE

When you think summer, you probably think about live music, beer garden, food vendors, and more.  Bring your friends and join in on the summer fun at Rock the Block at Old Town Square.  Make sure to bring a blanket or chairs to sit on.

 

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

  • Chicago, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
  • Tom Segura, Lyric Opera House, Saturday
  • Fleet Foxes, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Saturday
  • Belle & Sebastian, Spoon, Andrew Bird, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Sunday
  • Slayer, Lamb of God & Behemoth, Pier 6, Friday
  • Kelly, Pier 6, Saturday
  • Retro Futura Tour, Pier 6, Sunday
  • Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • Aretha Franklin, Wolf Trap, Saturday
  • George Thorogood, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Nationals Vs. Rockies, Friday – Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

The Emoji Movie
Duration: 123 Minutes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animated, Family

Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become normal like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phones’ very existence.

Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Jake T. Austin, Christina Aguilera

 

Atomic Blonde
Duration: 115 Minutes
Genre: Action/Thriller

Agent Lorraine Broughton is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, and she’s willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on an impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to retrieve a priceless dossier from within the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival to navigate her way through a deadly game of spies.

 Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella