Weekend Happenings: June 9–11
Posted on June 07, 2017

The sun will be shining this weekend and the weather is heating up! Enjoy outdoor festivals, support charities and more!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS
Capital Pride
Various locations in NW, DC
Time: Friday through Sunday
Cost: FREE
The Capital Pride Parade, Festival, and Block Party, span the entire weekend and celebrate a thriving community of love and tolerance. Highlights include a parade and block party from 3:30-10 on Saturday starting from DuPont Circle and passing through Logan Circle and a community-organized festival on Sunday from at Pennsylvania Ave between 3rd and 7th St. Check out the website for a full schedule of events.

New York Latino Film Festival
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and G St. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 5:30-9pm; Saturday, 11:45am-5:30pm
Cost: FREE
Join in on the conversation highlighting the social and cultural contributions of the Puerto Rican and Latino communities in New York City with films and salsa dancing.
Source Festival
1835 14th St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 4:30pm
Cost: $20 for individual tickets; packages are available online
A creative and collaborative platform for new and established performing artists, the Source Festival combines readings, workshops, and both full-length and mini plays in the heart of the U Street community.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Baltimore Floatilla
Canton Waterfront Park
3001 Boston St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 8am-2pm
Cost: $40 to paddle; FREE to watch

Paddle for a good cause! Support a cleaner harbor and paddle for five miles on this beautiful Saturday.

Baltimore VisionWalk
Latrobe Park
1627 E Fort Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Cost: varies

Help to fight against blindness! Participate in VisionWalk’s 5K and join to help find a cure.

HonFest
W 36th St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 11am-6pm; Sunday, 12-6pm
Cost: FREE

This traditional Bawlmer festival is not to be missed! Listen to live music, vote for your favorite Hon and more.

 

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

History Happy Hour: An Evening at the Ben Lomond Historic Site
Ben Lomond Historic Site
10321 Sudley Manor Dr., Manassas
Time: Friday, 5:30-7:30pm
Cost: $15

Enjoy an evening of drinks and history. Interact with history interpreters, learn more about the Civil War, and watch a real musket firing demonstration!

Celebrate Fairfax
Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax
Time: Friday, 6pm-12am; Saturday, 10-12am; Sunday, 11am-7pm
Cost: $8-$40

Come celebrate your county with Celebrate Fairfax! There are endless options for fun from the petting zoo, food vendors, carnival rides, beer, fireworks, and over 140 performances!

Summer Escape at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon
Time: Friday and Saturday, 6-9pm
Cost: $25

Sunsets, beer, wine, gardens, and gourmet food await you at Mount Vernon! Experience Mount Vernon after hours for an intimate tour and plenty of tasty treats.

 

 

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

• Music Box: Celebrate Summertime, BSO & Meyerhoff, Saturday
• The Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival Featuring Tony Trischika, Kaia Kater, Michael Miles, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Birchmere, Saturday
• Dierks Bentley with Cole Swindell, Jiffy Lube Live, Friday
• Train with OAR and Natasha Bedingfield, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
• Jack Johnson, Merriweather, Sunday
• Brian Adams: Get Up Tour, Pier 6, Sunday
• Brian Posehn, Rams Head Live, Friday
• Neil Diamond, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
• Gladys Knight, Strathmore, Friday
• Strathmore’s Children’s Chorus: Celtic Sound, Strathmore, Sunday
• Joe Jackson, Wolf Trap, Saturday
• Taste of Reston, Fairfax County Government Center, Friday – Sunday
• HonFest, W 36th St. Baltimore, MD, Saturday – Sunday
• Orioles Vs Yankees, Friday – Sunday
• Nationals Vs Rangers, Friday – Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

It Comes At Night
Duration: 97 Minutes
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous order a man has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within the man as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul.

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough

Meghan Leavey
Duration: 116 Minutes
Genre: Drama/Biography
When young Marine Cpl. Meghan Leavey is assigned to clean up the K-9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, she identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Meghan and Rex complete more than 100 missions, but an IED explosion injuries them and puts their fate in jeopardy.

Starring: Kate Mara, Edie Falco, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton

The Mummy
Duration: 110 Minutes
Genre: Horror/Adventure/Action/Fantasy
When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years. With her powers evolving, Morton must now stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Walls, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson