Weekend Happenings May 20-22
Posted on May 19, 2016

Between fairs, festivals and feasts you are guaranteed to have fun this weekend!


Washington, DC Events:

Fiesta Asia Street Fair
Pennsylvania Ave
Between 3rd St. and 6th St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 10am-7pm
Cost: FREE

Now in its 11th year, the Fiesta Asia Street Fair will celebrate the culture and heritage of Asia with plenty of family-friendly activities. You’ll be able to participate in interactive displays, shop the open air market, watch over a thousand live performers and much more.

Tour de Fat
The Yards Park
355 Water St. SE, DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-5pm
Cost: FREE

Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association in celebrating bicycling in the DMV. This free festival hosted and sponsored by the New Belgium Brewing Company raises awareness and support for the WABA and other bicycle advocacy non-profits throughout the region. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

America on Tap
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Exhibit Hall D-Level 2
801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, DC
Time: Saturday, 5-8pm
Cost: $45 online, $55 at the door

Sample over 100 new releases from the best craft breweries in America! Notable attendees include Great Lakes, Dogfish, Lagunitas and more.

Maryland Events:

141st Preakness Stakes
Pimlico Race Course
5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 8am
Cost: varies

Let the second leg of the Triple Crown begin! Cheer on your favorite horse, place friendly bets, or join the MUG Club for a limited edition souvenir cup and all-you-can-drink beer. This is one celebration you do not want to miss!

Gaithersburg Book Festival
Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds
31 South Summit Ave., Gaithersburg
Time: Saturday, 10am-6pm
Cost: FREE

If you’re a bookworm, you will want to check out this amazing festival! Featuring over 100 authors, the festival allows you to meet those who wrote your favorite stories, attend special workshops, enter your own short stories, and expand your literary knowledge.

Wine in the Woods
Symphony Woods
5950 Symphony Woods Rd., Columbia
Time: Saturday, 11am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm
Cost: varies

Voted the “Best Annual Festival in Howard County,” Wine in the Woods is an event you will never forget. Relax with your friends as you take in the beautiful scenery and taste your favorite wines. There will be food, live entertainment and specialty vendors for you to browse as well.

Virginia Events:

Date Night: Chef’s Table
Workhouse Arts Center
9601 Ox Rd., Lorton
Time: Saturday, 7-9pm
Cost: $150 (per couple, includes all food & drink)

Enjoy an interactive night out with a loved one or a friend as you create and enjoy a gourmet meal together. Adults of all skill levels are welcome to learn basic cooking techniques and prepare a new dish. May’s theme is Sunday Brunch! Reservations are required and must be made at least two days prior to the event.

Hylton Performing Arts Center
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Time: Friday & Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 3pm
Cost: $25-$65

The Manassas Ballet Theatre brings this classic tale of Cinderella to the stage to close out its 2015/2016 season. Exquisite costumes and beautiful scenery along with the triumphant orchestral arrangements make this a must-see for all ages.

Purcellville Music & Arts Festival
Fireman’s Field
250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville
Time: Saturday, 10am-7pm
Cost: FREE

This annual community event celebrates Purcellville’s history and culture with live music on three outdoor stages, art exhibits, workshops, games and local foods, wines, and beer for sale.

Concerts, Theatre, & Sporting Events at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • NSO Pops: Boyz II Men, Kennedy Center, Friday
  • The Planets, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday and Sunday
  • The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire, Lyric Opera House, Saturday
  • Hot in Herre: 2000s Dance Party, Ram’s Head Live, Saturday
  • WMZQFest with Miranda Lambert, Jiffy Lube, Saturday
  • The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire, Warner Theatre, Sunday

Movies Opening this Weekend:

angry birds.jpgAngry Birds
1 Hour 37 Minutes
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy

When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts – Red, Chuck and Bomb – to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon, Sean Penn, Tituss Burgess, Bill Hader

neighbors 2Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Duration: 1 Hour 32 Minutes
Genre: Comedy

After a sorority moves in next door, which is even more debaucherous than the fraternity before it, Mac and Kelly have to ask for help from their former enemy, Teddy.

Starring: Chole Grace Moretz, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Selena Gomez, Seth Rogen, Dave Frano, Kiersey Clemons

the nice guysThe Nice Guys
Duration: 1 Hour 56 Minutes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

A mismatched pair of private eyes investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Matt Bomer, Russel Crowe, Kim Basinger, Ty Simpkins, Margaaret Qualley