Weekend Happenings: May 18 – May 20
Posted on May 16, 2018

This is just a sneak peek of this weekend’s happenings. View the full list of events.

The weather is a summer sneak-preview this weekend: soak up the music, arts, and international culture festivals across the DMV!


WASHINGTON, DC FEATURED EVENT

DC Bike Ride
Starts at West Potomac Park and ends on Penn. Ave near the US Capitol
Time: Saturday 8-12:30
Cost: ages 3-7 are free; $35 for ages 8-17; $70 per adult rider

Pedal your way around scenic DC on a 20 mile route of car-free cycling to finish off Bike to Work Week! At the finish line, enjoy a celebration with food trucks and live entertainment. Register early for discounts.


MARYLAND FEATURED EVENT

Aquafina $2 Family Fun Night
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place, Baltimore
Time: Friday 4-8PM
Cost: $2.99 per person

Come explore three floors of interactive exhibits along with fun and engaging programs!  Take part in drop-in programming including our interactive Circle Time featuring read-along stories and songs, visits from the SPCA, and a whole lot more!


VIRGINIA FEATURED EVENT

NoVA Fine Arts Festival
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St, Reston
Time: Friday – Sunday 10-5
Cost: FREE; voluntary donation $5 per adult at gate

More than 200 artists from across the nation show and sell their amazing works in 16 categories of fine art and craft. On Saturday and Sunday, also enjoy free art-making activities in the Family Art Park, and performing arts. Free garage parking all weekend.


PHILADELPHIA FEATURED EVENT

Philadelphia International Children’s Festival
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut St, Philly
Time: Thursday – Saturday
Cost: Varies

Get ready for a weekend of fun, family-oriented programming with performances ranging from circus arts to an imaginative show featuring a giant costumed dragon. Outside of the Annenberg Center, children can take part in hands-on activities and enjoy eats from a roster of food trucks.

 

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

  • Waitress, National Theatre, Friday – Sunday
  • Lewis Black, Warner Theatre, Friday – Saturday
  • An Evening with Ghost, Warner Theatre, Sunday
  • Nav, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • Andrew W.K., 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • Fleet Foxes, The Anthem, Friday
  • Brandi Carlile, The Anthem, Sunday
  • Preakness Stakes, Baltimore MD, Saturday
  • Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour, Mount Vernon Mansion, Friday – Sunday
  • Toy Soldier Show, Newport News VA, Saturday
  • Nationals VS Dodgers, Friday – Saturday
  • Nav, Theatre of the Living Arts, Saturday

 

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