Weekend Happenings June 2–4
Posted on June 01, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

The Annual Botstiber Lecture: Heinz Fischer
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Ct. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: FREE

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies strives to promote the understanding of the relationship between Austria and the United States both historically and currently. Every year the Institute hosts an annual lecture that also includes awarding grants and fellowships to those working to further their education in the institute’s field.

2017 Chinatown Community Picnic
Chinatown Park
The corner of 5th and Massachusetts Ave., DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Cost: FREE

Join in on the fun with the 2017 Chinatown Community Picnic. Hosted by the DC Mayors Office on Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs, the picnic will include a wide range of activities from calligraphy, lantern making, henna, health screenings, food, and more!

5th Annual Taste of Peru
University of District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC
Time: Sunday, 10am-6pm
Cost: $15-$60

Step out of your culinary comfort zone to enter a world of unique taste with the Taste of Peru. As many as 7 top chefs will be showcasing their amazing creations as well as demonstrating their skills in the kitchen.

MARYLAND EVENTS

2017 Strawberry Festival
Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring
Time: Saturday, 10am-5pm
Cost: $3-$50

The 36th Annual Strawberry Festival is this weekend! Enjoy a petting zoo, food trucks, pony rides, and of course, strawberries!

Broad Street Market Spring Festival
Broad Street Market
2430-2450 Broad Ave., Timonium
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Cost: FREE

Bring out the whole family for an afternoon of fun! There will be wine tastings, a moon bounce, crafts, face painting, free food and more!

Movies on the Potomac
National Harbor
165 Waterfront St., National Harbor
Time: Sunday, 6pm
Cost: FREE

Grab a blanket and some lawn chairs for a movie night! This Sunday’s feature is Moana!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Martha Washington’s Birthday Celebration
Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Hwy., Mt. Vernon
Time: Friday, 9am-5pm
Cost: $9-$18

Martha Washington was the first of many amazing women to be the First Lady of our great Nation. Celebrate patriotism with a tour of Mount Vernon guided by Mrs. Washington herself as well as witnessing the citizenship ceremony for nearly 100 soon-to-be American citizens from 38 countries!

Furfax FIDO Fest
Sherwood Civic Center Green
3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Cost: FREE

Come enjoy an multi-mutt afternoon with your family and pets! Activities, treats, a K-9 splash zone, demonstrations, and contests will be provided.

23rd Annual Heritage Railway Festival
Historic Manassas Inc.
9431 West St., Manassas
Time: Saturday, 10am-3pm
Cost: $5-$6

As Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang Theory would say, “That’s it! I’m an H.O. Trainiac!” Bring the family to learn all about the American Railway system. Souvenirs, food, activities, and trains will be on display for you to enjoy.

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

Iron Maiden, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
Chance the Rapper, Jiffy Lube Live, Sunday
Ween, Pier 6, Sunday
City and Colour – USA Tour 2017, Rams Head Live, Saturday
Kool and The Gang, Wolf Trap, Friday
Bernadette Peters, Wolftrap, Saturday
25th Annual Capital Jazz Fest, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Friday – Sunday
Orioles VS. Red Sox, Friday – Sunday
Nationals VS. Athletics Friday – Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

Wonder Woman
Duration: 141 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Duration: 90 Minutes
Genre: Animation/Action/Comedy/Family
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s Captain Underpants,
Starring: Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll