Weekend Happenings March 3-5
Posted on March 01, 2017

You’re in for quite a lucky weekend! St. Patrick’s Day festivals are upon us in the DMV!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

RAINBOW: The Boho Elephant at Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Café
999 E St. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 7pm
Cost: $45 (SOLD OUT)

Need to decorate your home? Grab your friends this Friday and spend two hours drinking, laughing and flexing your creative muscles at the Hard Rock Café!

Scavenger Hunt at the American Art Museum!
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th St. NW & F St. NW,  DC
Time: Saturday, 2-5pm
Cost: $20

Hunt through exhibits collections and artifacts for treasures! Arrive at 2pm sharp and explore the city and all that the museum has to offer!

St. Baldrick’s Day
Fado Irish Pub
808 7th St. NW, DC
Time: Sunday, 3-8pm
Cost: Register/Donate

Help fight childhood cancer and show your solidarity by shaving your head. If you’re not that brave, don’t worry, you can still help and volunteer as a barber!

MARYLAND EVENTS 

Suburban Maryland Spring Home Show
Discovery Sports Center at Maryland SoccerPlex
18031 Central Park Cir., Germantown
Time: Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-6pm
Cost: FREE

Whether you are doing a simple renovation or a home remodeling project this home show has something to offer you! Talk with expert exhibitors, get inspired with fun and interactive displays and celebrate your home.

Annapolis Irish Weekend
Annapolis Waterfront Hotel and Downtown Annapolis
80 Compromise St., Annapolis
Time: Saturday, 6-10pm; Sunday, 1pm
Cost: Saturday, $60; Sunday, FREE 

The first of many St. Patrick’s Day festivities begins this weekend! Sing along to Irish Rock, or get your jig on at the Hooley Annual Gala Saturday night. On Sunday, line up along the streets as you enjoy the fifth annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Annapolis Rotary Black Tie and Diamond 14th Annual Gala
Westin Annapolis
100 Westgate Cir., Annapolis
Time: Saturday, 6-11pm
Cost: $150-$1,500

Dine on delicious food, sip fancy cocktails, cut a rug on the dance floor and participate in a silent auction all while supporting the Samaritan House.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

2000’S Dance Party
The State Theatre
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 9pm
Cost: $10-13

Join Maryland’s favorite party cover band, Vinyl Rhino, for an evening of all your favorite Y2K jams in Virginia!

Hollywood goes Choral
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center
444 W. Broad St., Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 7pm
Cost: $10-40

The Fairfax Choral Society’s Symphonic Chorus and the Washington Symphonic Brass will delight you for an evening of playing your favorite iconic movie music, including James Bond, Harry Potter, Star Wars and more.

Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Old Town Alexandria
King St., Alexandria
Time: Saturday, 12:15pm
Cost: FREE

Don’t miss this day of fun and excitement for the whole family! The day begins with a classic car show at 9am and a dog show at 10:30am before the parade.

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

  • Flaming Lips, 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • Amy Schumer, Royal Farms Arena, Saturday
  • Harrisburg Heat @ Baltimore Blast, Royal Farms Arena, Sunday
  • Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday – Saturday
  • Rachelle Ferrell, Birchmere, Friday – Saturday
  • Washington Ballet: Giselle, Kennedy Center, Friday – Sunday
  • Living Proof Live with Beth Moore, Eagle Bank Arena, Friday – Saturday
  • Patton Oswalt, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • The Worship Tour: We are Here, Warner Theatre, Saturday
  • An evening in Conversation with Yanni, Warner Theatre, Sunday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday
  • Maryland Terrapins VS. Michigan State, Sunday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Toronto Raptors, Friday
  • Washington Wizards VS. Orlando Magic, Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

beforeBefore I Fall
Duration: 99 Minutes
Genre: Drama
A popular teenage girl, killed in a crash, relives the day of her death seven times.
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Kian Lawley, Elena Kampouris, Diego Boneta, Jennifer Beals

shack.pngThe Shack
Duration: 132 Minutes
Genre: Drama
Three enigmatic strangers take a man on a life-changing journey after he suffers a family tragedy.
Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Avraham Aviv Alush, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga, Graham Greene

last.pngThe Last Word
Duration: 108 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
Harriet Lauler meets a young local writer, Anne Sherman, to pen her life’s story. When the initial result doesn’t meet Harriet’s high expectations, she sets out to reshape the way she is remembered, with Anne dragged along as an unwilling accomplice.
Starring: Shirley Maclaine, Amanda Seyfried, Thomas Sadoski, Anne Heche, Philip Baker Hall, Stuart Ross Fink