Weekend Happenings June 17-19
Posted on June 15, 2016

Celebrate Father’s Day and the last few days of Spring at a number of exciting local events!

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Washington, DC Events:

2016 DMV Cornhole Fest
Half Street Fairgrounds
1201 Half St. SE, DC
Time: Saturday, 10am-12pm
Cost: $10 to attend, $40 to register for tournament

Come see the best of the best show off their cornhole skills at the DMV Cornhole Fest this weekend! This event is also open to players 10 and up, so be sure to register if you think you have what it takes to win the whole tournament!

World Cultural Food Festival
National Mall
Washington Monument Grounds, DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-6pm
Cost: FREE

Enjoy a plethora of different foods from around the world as you watch cooking demos, folk entertainers and a fashion show celebrating the rich intercultural diversity right here in the DMV!

America Now! We the Party People
National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 7-11pm
Cost: $25-$30, this is a 21+ event

Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind Smithsonian after hours event!  DJ Biz Markie will be in attendance as well as your favorite DC restaurants, specialty cocktails, photo booths, rare historical objects out of museum storage and much more!

Maryland Events:

29th Antique and Classic Boat Festival and the Arts at Navy Point
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N Talbot St., St. Michaels
Time: Friday, 11am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-2pm
Cost: $18

Step back in time as you take in the beautiful views of St. Michaels and check out the antique boats! Wooden classics, vintage race boats and more will all be available for viewing along with seminars, jazz music and a nautical themed flea market!

Baltimore Wine Fest
Canton Waterfront Park
3001 Boston St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-7pm
Cost: $12 General Admission, $38 Tasting & Food ticket

Back by popular demand, the 2nd Baltimore Wine Fest returns! Sample over 140 wines from all over the world, as well as beer and signature cocktails. Also on-site will be your favorite Baltimore food trucks, samples from local restaurants, chef cooking demos, wine seminars, arts & crafts vendors and more!

Father’s Day Picnic
Boordy Vineyards
12820 Long Green Pk., Hydes
Time: Sunday, 1-5pm
Cost: $15, children 16 and under are FREE

Celebrate dad this Father’s Day at Boordy Vineyards! There will be live music from Ellis and Joey, gourmet food for sale by Brink’N’Fire Pizza, local ice cream and cheeses by Keyes Creamery and the always popular hayrides!

Virginia Events:

Taste of Reston
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St., Reston
Time: Friday, 3-11pm; Saturday, 12-11pm
Cost: FREE admission, Food & Drink tickets available for purchase

Voted “Northern Virginia’s Best Food Festival” three years in a row by Virginia Living magazine, Taste of Reston celebrates the community’s best food and beverage vendors with two days of live entertainment, a Family Fun area, chef demos and, of course, hundreds of food and beverage samples!

Manassas Wine & Jazz Festival
Manassas Museum Lawn
9101 Prince William St., Manassas

Time: Sunday, 12-7pm
Cost: $30 Taster tickets ($35 at the gate), $20 Non-Taster tickets

Spend a relaxing afternoon with dad enjoying award-winning local wines and top-notch jazz performers among the quaint streets of Historic Manassas. Event will also feature local craft vendors and downtown Manassas food vendors.

Crystal City Car Show
South Surface Parking Lot
2121 Crystal Dr. & 220 20th St. Crystal City
Time: Sunday, 2-6pm
Cost: FREE

Bring your dad to this first annual festival celebrating fathers and car-lovers alike. Innovative car exhibitions, live music, a beer garden and activities for children make this an event you do not want to miss!

Concerts, Theatre, & Sporting Events at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Harry Connick, Jr., Wolf Trap, Saturday
  • Chris Stapleton & Jason Isbell, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Saturday
  • Dave Matthews Band, Saturday, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
  • Verdi’s Requiem, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Saturday & Sunday
  • Brantley Gilbert, Jiffy Lube Live, Sunday –Time is running out, but you can still snag tickets to the show from your concierge!
  • Ray LaMontagne, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays, Camden Yards, Friday thru Sunday

Movies Opening this Weekend:

finding doryFinding Dory
Duration:  1Hour 45 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure

Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species. Dory now knows that her family reunion will only happen if she can save mom and dad from captivity.

Starring:  Ellen DeGeneres, Ty Burrell, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Ed O’Neill, Eugene Levy, Kaitlin Olson, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Willem Dafoe

central intellegence.jpgCentral Intelligence
Duration:  1 Hour 54 Minutes
Genre:  Crime, Action, Comedy

Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner, a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a popular athlete. Stone is now a lethal CIA agent who needs Calvin’s number skills to help him save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. Together, the former classmates encounter shootouts, espionage and double-crosses while trying to prevent worldwide chaos.

Starring:  Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Aaron Paul, Amy Ryan, Bobby Brown