Between feasts, festivals and fireworks; there is a little bit of everything going on this weekend!
Washington, DC Events:
World Oceans Day at the National Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 10am-2pm
Join the Smithsonian National Zoo and the Conservation Biology Institute as you learn about how you can help save our oceans from pollution. This family-friendly event will feature a variety of activities, crafts and demonstrations celebrating ocean life.
Capital Pride Parade 2016
22nd & P St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 4:30-7:30pm
Join thousands of people in Dupont Circle this weekend for a celebration of the diversity of the LGBTA community in the DMV. This year’s Parade, led by Grand Marshal Leslie Jordan, will include more than 180 floats & vehicles, walking entertainment, politicians and more.
Night Nation Run 2016
2400 E. Capitol St. SE, DC
Time: Saturday, 8:00pm
This unique 5k music festival has a racecourse like no other. With live music, lights, lasers and more, you are welcome to dance, run or walk your way through. Don’t forget to arrive early and stay late for the Night Nation pre and after parties!
Brew and Bourbon Classic
Pimlico Race Course
5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 1-6pm
Enjoy this exciting afternoon as you sip on beer and sample bourbons, all while cheering on your favorite horse and jockey! It’s the third jewel of the Triple Crown, so get those bets ready!
1002 W. 36th St., Hampden
Time: Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 12-6pm
Celebrate the origins of Baltimore as you get a blast from the past! Local Baltimore dishes will be available for purchase, as well as drinks and crafts! There will be live music happening at every corner, and the traditional best HON Pageant! Make sure to cheer extra loud for your favorite!
200 International Dr., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 11:30am
Enjoy a delicious meal while helping a great cause! Baltimore’s best chefs have come together to create this culinary experience and it is one you surely do not want to miss. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax
Time: Friday, 6pm-12am; Saturday, 10-12am; Sunday, 11am-7pm
Over 300 vendors, 8 stages of live music, nightly fireworks, food & beverages, carnival rides and kid’s activities make Celebrate Fairfax the region’s most popular summer festival! This year’s musical headliners include The B-52s, Plain White Tees, and Living Colour.
2016 Lake Anne Chalk Festival
Lake Anne Plaza
3200 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 11am-5pm
Local artists transform the streets of Lake Anne Plaza into a beautiful mosaic of color! Painters of all ages and skill levels are welcome to register to create their own work of sidewalk art and will have the opportunity to win cash prizes for their creations.
Love Your Body Yoga Festival
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St., Reston
Time: Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: FREE (donations benefit Cornerstones)
Local yoga and fitness providers will be offering free classes and activities, healing sessions, soothing techniques and healthy food samples. There will also be giveaways and raffle drawings for yoga memberships, massages, and more! This event also kicks off Virginia Yoga Week 2016, where studios around the Commonwealth will be offering free and discounted classes.
Concerts, Theatre, & Sporting Events at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.
- Ragtime the Musical, Wolf Trap, Thursday thru Saturday
- Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights Tour, Jiffy Lube Live, Friday and Saturday – Section 103 is sold out, but you can still snag tickets to the Friday show from your concierge!
- Love Letters, Hippodrome Theatre, Friday thru Sunday
- The Legwarmers, Rams Head Live, Saturday
- The Tree House School of Music, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Sunday
- Cirque Du Soleil Toruk, Royal Farms Arena, Sunday
- Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies, Nationals Park Friday thru Sunday
Movies Opening this Weekend:
The Conjuring 2
Duration: 133 Minutes
Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to Enfield, a borough in north London. There, they meet Peggy Hodgson, an overwhelmed single mother of four who tells the couple that something evil is in her home. Ed and Lorraine believe her story when the youngest daughter starts to show signs of demonic possession. As the Warrens try to help the besieged girl, they become the next target of the malicious spirits.
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O’Conner, Simon McBurney, Sterling Jerins, Maria Doyle
Now You See Me 2
Duration: 129 Minutes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
After fleeing from a stage show, the illusionists known as the Four Horsemen find themselves in more trouble in Macau, China. Devious tech wizard Walter Mabry forces the infamous magicians to steal a powerful chip that can control all of the world’s computers. Meanwhile, vengeful FBI agent Dylan Rhodes hatches his own plot against Thaddeus Bradley, the man he blames for the death of his father.
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Michael Caine
Duration: 123 Minutes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Looking to escape from his dying world, the orc shaman Gul’dan utilizes dark magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth. Supported by the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul’dan organizes the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde. Uniting to protect Azeroth from these hulking invaders are King Llane, the mighty warrior Anduin Lothar and the powerful wizard Medivh. As the two races collide, leaders from each side start to question if war is the only answer.
Starring: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Robert Kazinsky, Daniel Wu