Weekend Happenings: June 16–18
Posted on June 14, 2017

 

 

 

Take some time this weekend to enjoy yourselves and dad! Festivals, air shows, and Father’s Day events are all happening!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Awesome Con

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl., DC
Time: Friday 12-10pm; Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: Admission starting at $35

Geek out this weekend with film exhibits, video game competitions, cosplay, and a variety of pop culture memorabilia, including guest appearances by Stan Lee and other comic and cult classic screen stars!

 

DC Jazz Fest

Yards Park
355 Water St., SE, DC
Time: Friday, 5pm; Saturday, 2-10pm; Sunday, 2-9:30pm
Cost: FREE on Friday; Saturday and Sunday starting at $49

Savor the sweet syncopated sounds of summer with some of the most popular contemporary jazz artists. With dazzling views of the water and great musical vibes, be sure to check out the premium group experience for the ultimate in comfort and entertainment.

 

Midsummer Fin Fun

German-American Friendship Garden
Constitution Ave. between 15-17th Sts., DC
Time: Saturday, 10am-2pm
Cost: FREE

The Embassy of Finland celebrates the nation’s centennial on the National Mall with traditional dance, sports, and movement-storytelling for the whole family. Midsummer marks the beginning of solstice festivities in Finland, and she is excited to share one of her most exhilarating national holidays with us!

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Baltimore Wine Fest

Canton Waterfront Park
3001 Boston St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-7pm
Cost: Varies

Wine lovers come together to sip and sample over 160 types of wine, taste food from over 30 local restaurants, and more!

 

OC Air Show

Beach and Boardwalk
16th St., Ocean City
Time: Saturday, 12-7pm; Sunday 9am-12pm
Cost: Varies

The Blue Angels are a sight not to be missed! View flight demonstrations, stay for the After Party, and more.

 

Phillip’s Father’s Day Feast

All Phillip’s Locations
Time: Sunday, 11am-10pm
Cost: $46

Enjoy a special Father’s Day Seafood Menu prepared just for dad!

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Fairfax County 275th Anniversary Celebration

Historic Fairfax Courthouse
4000 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax
Time: Saturday, 10am-4pm
Cost: FREE Admission

Come celebrate your local county’s history with the 275th Anniversary of Fairfax Celebration! Enjoy historic reenactments, the petting zoo, performances, Lord & Lady Fairfax Awards, and more!


Taste of Reston

Reston Towne Center
11900 Market St., Reston
Time: Friday, 3-11pm; Saturday, 12-11pm
Cost: $1-$35

Open your palette to Northern Virginias voted Best Food Festival! Taste food and beverages from an endless number of vendors. Parking and entrance are free!

 

World War I on the Big Screen: The Eagle and the Hawk
Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly
Time: Friday, 7pm
Cost: FREE Admission but Tickets are Required

Enjoy a cinematic World War I classic at one of the Smithsonian’s coolest museums! The Eagle and The Hawk starts Cary Grant, Frederic March, and Carol Lombard.

 

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

  • America with Stephanie Urbina Jones, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Third Eye Blind, Pier 6, Sunday
  • Paul and the Broken Bones, Wolf Trap, Friday
  • Slightly Stoopid, Iration & J Boog, Wolf Trap, Saturday
  • Beer, Bourbon, And BBQ Festival, National Harbor, MD, Saturday –Sunday
  • Taste of Reston Reston Town Center, Saturday –Sunday
  • Orioles VS. Cardinals, Friday – Sunday
  • Nationals VS. Mets, Friday – Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

Cars 3

Duration: 108 Minutes

Genre: Comedy/Adventure/Family/Animated

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back into the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Priston Cup Racing’s biggest stage.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Kerry Washington, Cheech Marin, Armie Hammer

 

47 Meters Down

Duration: 90 Minutes

Genre: Thriller/Horror

Young sisters Kate and Lisa travel to Mexico for a vacation filled with sun and adventure. Lisa needs some extra persuasion when Kate suggests that they go diving in shark-infested waters. Safe in their protective cage, the thrill-seeking siblings come face to face with a group of great whites. Their worst fears soon become realty when the cage breaks away from the boat, sending them down to the ocean floor with a dwindling supply of oxygen

Starring: Claire Holt, Mandy Moore, Chris Johnson, Yani Gellman, Matthew Modine

 

Rough Night

Duration: 110 Minutes

Genre: Comedy

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidently kill a male stripper. Amid the craziness of trying to cover it up, they’re ultimately brought closer together when it matters most.

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jillian Bell, Zoe Kravitz, IIlana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, Paul W. Downs, Ryan Cooper, Ty Burrell