Weekend Happenings March 17-19
Posted on March 15, 2017

Winter did not stay away for long! Enjoy some indoor activities like film festivals, quilt expos, and food tastings to keep warm this weekend!

Winter window view

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

St. Patrick’s Day Party
The Park at 14th
920 14th St. NW, DC
Time: Friday-Saturday, 5pm-3am
Cost: FREE (Registration)

St. Patrick’s Day has never been this fun! Must be the luck of the Irish that March 17th lands on a Friday this year. Celebrate with the Park at 14th and indulge in green goodies and a great time.

2017 Happy Fun Cherry Blossom Picnic
Jefferson Memorial
900 Ohio DR. SW, DC
Time: Saturday, 12-4pm
Cost: FREE

The Cherry blossoms are ready early this year, so you better be too! Grab a blanket and a picnic basket and join other Washingtonians for this picnic and fun event! **This event is open to the public and not officially hosted by the Cherry Blossom Festival Committee**

2017 Environmental Film Festival – Behold The Earth
E Street Cinema
555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Time: Sunday, 4pm
Cost: FREE (Register)

Join in on D.C.’s annual Environmental Film Festival and see a film about our Earth. Film director and environmental conservationist David Conover began this film 12 years ago as an inquiry into America’s absence from the outdoors. Discussion with filmmaker to follow.

 MARYLAND EVENTS 

Bethesda Film Festival
Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda
Time: Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 6pm and 8pm
Cost: $10 

Screen five documentaries created by local filmmakers.

African American Cultural Celebration
The Walters Art Museum
600 N Charles St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 11am-4pm
Cost: FREE

Hear from African American artists in the Baltimore community and learn how their art helped them to tell their unique stories.

Baltimore Heritage Quilters Guild Expo 2017
The Park School Athletic Center
2425 Old Court Rd., Baltimore
Time: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: $8 at the door; $7 online; $6 for groups of five or more

Browse over 300 unique quilts ranging from traditional to contemporary styles. A vendor mall, demonstrations, sewing machine and quilt raffles and tours will also be on site!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

St. Patrick’s Day Chef’s Table With Beer Pairings
Wildfire Steaks, Chops, and Seafood
1714 International Dr., McLean
Time: Friday, 6:30pm
Cost: $55

Enjoy a custom-made four-course St. Patrick’s Day menu with delicious beer pairings.

Green is Great
Hidden Oaks Nature Center
7701 Royce St., Annandale
Time: Saturday, 1:30pm
Cost: $6-8

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by learning about green plants and animals – activities include a treasure hunt, crafts and even a visit with a live turtle.

Harlem Globetrotters
Eagle Bank Arena
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
Time: Friday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm
Cost: $32.50 – 153.50

The legendary Harlem Globetrotters have entertained for 90 years and return to Fairfax to showcase their talent, including some brand-new moves never seen before!

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

  • Galactic, 9:30 Club, Friday – Saturday
  • Tennis, 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • Celtic Corporation, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday – Sunday
  • Marc Cohn, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Stomp, Hippodrome Theatre, Saturday – Sunday
  • Harlem Globetrotters, Eagle Bank Arena, Friday and Sunday
  • Maluma World Tour, Eagle Bank Arena, Friday
  • The Legwarmers, Rams Head Live, Saturday
  • Harlem Globetrotters, Verizon, Saturday
  • Je’caryous Johnson’s “Married But Single Too”, Warner Theatre, Friday – Sunday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Tampa Bay Lightning, Saturday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Chicago Bulls, Friday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Charlotte Hornets, Saturday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

beauty.pngBeauty and the Beast
Duration: 129 Minutes
Genre: Family/Music/Performing Arts
An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Emma Thompson

 

 

 

all nighter.pngAll Nighter
Duration: 86 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
When a globetrotting, workaholic father visits his daughter on a last-minute layover in Los Angeles only to discover that she has disappeared, he forces her awkward, nervous ex-boyfriend to help him find her over the course of one crazy night.
Starring: J.K. Simmons, Emile Hirsch, Analeigh Tipton, Taran Killam, Kristen Schaal

 

belko.pngThe Belko Experiment
Duration: 88 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Horror
Eighty trapped co-workers must kill one another or face death themselves during a sadistic game.
Starring: John Gallagher, Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John McGinley, Josh Brener