Weekend Happenings March 10-12
Posted on March 08, 2017

This weekend is calling for luck! Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day festivities, beer tastings and animal adoption events!

hot chocolate with knitted scarf in the winter

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Capital Club’s 22nd Annual Shamrock Soiree
Flavio
1073 3rd  St.  NW, DC
Time: Friday, 9pm-2am
Cost: $55

Continue a 22 year old tradition and join Capital Club for their annual Shamrock Soiree. Be sure to wear green or risk getting pinched!

Frutti di Mare Cooking Class- Dishes Inspired by the Sea
Urbana Dining and Drinks
Kimpton  Hotel  Palomar  2121 P St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 2-4pm
Cost: $55

Explore the sea through food! Share experiences with friends or loved ones and learn how to make delicious seafood dishes from Executive Chef Ethan McKee.

Adoption Event @ PetMAC
PetMAC
4914 Wisconsin Ave. NW, DC
Time: Sunday, 10:30am-4:30pm (Cats) 12pm-2pm (Dogs)
Cost: FREE

Save a life and adopt a new best friend this Sunday! It’ll be raining cats and dogs!

 MARYLAND EVENTS

Arts Every Day Symposium
Baltimore Design School
1500 Barclay St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 8:30am-4pm
Cost: $40 General Admission; $25 Educator Admission

Celebrate 10 years of bringing art into Baltimore City Public Schools. Hear from speakers, educators and advocates on the impact art has had on their lives and what they envision for the future of Baltimore art!

Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Rio Washingtonian Center
I-370 and Washington Blvd., Gaithersburg
Time: Saturday, 10am-12pm
Cost: FREE 

Participate in or watch the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Gaithersburg! See Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, clowns, fire trucks and more.

Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K
Washington Monument
699 Washington Plc., Baltimore
Time: Sunday, 1:15pm
Cost: FREE

Cheer on your favorite leprechaun runner and watch the festive Irish parade!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Beer 101: Brewery Tour and Tasting
Mad Fox Brewing Company
444 W Broad St., Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 12pm
Cost: $15

Learn how your favorite beers are made with a tour of the Mad Fox Brewery and enjoy samples straight from the source! Ticket includes the tour, samples, a Q & A session, and light snacks.

Wedding Savvy Summit
The Tower Club
8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Tysons
Time: Saturday, 8am-4pm
Cost: $49-99

This educational conference experience features more than just your average bridal show. Enjoy sessions led by top-rated industry professionals on topics including: maximizing your wedding budget, secrets to working with vendors and how to avoid common wedding pitfalls.

Lucky Leprechaun 5K
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St., Reston
Time: Sunday, 8:30am
Cost: $30-40

Run like you’ve got the luck of the Irish on your side! Dressing up in your favorite leprechaun costume is encouraged. Enjoy festive treats at the finish line and a special award ceremony at World of Beer following the race.

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

  • Railroad Earth, 9:30 Club, Friday – Saturday
  • Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
  • Beethoven’s Emperor, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday and Sunday
  • Rosanne Cash, Birchmere, Friday – Saturday
  • Colin Hay, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Shaping Sound, Hippodrome Theatre, Sunday
  • From the Mouths of Monsters, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • Drumline Live!, The Lyric, Saturday
  • Beethoven’s Emperor, Strathmore, Saturday
  • Big Ten Tournament, Verizon Center, Wednesday – Sunday
  • Ali Wong, Warner Theatre, Friday – Saturday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Los Angeles Kings, Saturday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Anaheim Ducks, Sunday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Sacramento Kings, Friday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Portland Trailblazers, Saturday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

kidnap.pngKidnap
Genre: Suspense/Thriller
A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Starring: Halle Berry, Sage Correa, Chris McGinn, Lew Temple, Malea Rose, Dana Gourrier

 

 

 

 

 

kong.pngKong: Skull Island
Duration: 118 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi/Fantasy
An action/adventure story centered on King Kong’s origins.
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Wilkinson, John C. Reilly, Corey Hawkins, John Goodman

 

 

 

half.pngThe Other Half
Duration: 103 Minutes
Genre: Drama
Enamored with each other, Nickie and Emily expedite the standard rituals of a “normal” relationship. After a short amount of time, his PTSD and her bipolar disorder begin to affect their lives and one another.
Starring: Tom Cullen, Tatiana Maslany, Suzanne Clement, Mark Rendall, Henry Czerny, Deragh Campbell