Weekend Happenings November 11-13
Posted on November 09, 2016

This weekend calls for some good old fashioned fun! Treat yourself to fancy foods, holiday shopping or fun winemaking!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremonies
Various Locations
Washington, DC
Time: Friday, 9am- 3pm
Cost: FREE

Pay your respects to those who have fought for our country. Various wreath laying ceremonies will take place in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA.  Clink on the link for times and locations.

The EmporiYUM Food Market
Union Market
1309 5th St. NE, DC
Time: Saturday & Sunday 10am-3pm
Cost: $15 – $25

Discover different foods from over 95 artisans, producers, chefs and restaurants. Eat and shop as you explore this one-of-a-kind food event!

DC Art Book Fair
Lab 1270
1309 5th St. NE, DC
Time: Saturday, 11am-6pm
Cost: FREE

This Art Book Fair is the first of its kind here in the DMV. It showcases local makers of paper goods from artistic photo prints to high-end artists’ publications.

MARYLAND EVENTS

 2016 Maryland Irish Festival
Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Rd., Timonium
Time: Friday, 6-11pm; Saturday, 12-11pm; Sunday, 12-6pm
Cost: Varies

It may not be St. Patrick’s Day yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate! This celebration features all things of Irish culture including music, dancing, cuisine, exhibits, workshops and vendors of Irish goods.

Holiday Open House
Historic Downtown Westminster
Westminster
Time: Saturday, 9am-9pm
Cost: FREE 

Start getting into the Christmas spirit! Browse this lovely pop-up market and get your holiday shopping started. Entertainment will also be present at various locations.

Veterans’ Day Weekend at the B&O Railroad Museum
B&O Railroad Museum
7547 Main St., Sykesville
Time: Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm
Cost: $18 for adults, $12 for children, veterans are FREE

Honor our military and veterans this weekend! Vintage military vehicles will be on display, as well as special historical presentations from veterans.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Winemaker for a Day
Sunset Hills Vineyard; 50 West Vineyards
38295 Fremont Overlook Ln., Purcellville
39060 John Mosby Hwy., Middleburg
Time: Friday, 7-9pm
Cost: $35-$40

Learn how to make your own wine with the winery’s expert winemakers. Afterwards, your wine will be bottled for you to take home and enjoy.

Northern Virginia Christmas Market
Dulles Expo Center
4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly
Time: Friday & Saturday 10am – 6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
Cost: $8.00 for adults (children under 12 free. Receive $1 off admission by bringing a canned food donation for the Capital Area Food Bank)

Northern VA kicks off the holiday season with more than 250 fine artisans from more than 20 states at the 23rd Christmas Market.

Friendsgiving at the Brewery
New District Brewing Company
2709 South Oakland St., Arlington

Time: Saturday, 1-6pm
Cost: FREE admission, food and beer a la carte

Enjoy unlimited deep fried turkey, classic Thanksgiving sides, BBQ, and beer.

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

  • Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friday – Saturday
  • Paula Poundstone, Birchmere, Friday – Sunday
  • Octonauts Live!, Hippodrome Theatre, Saturday
  • Washington National Opera: The Daughter of the Regiment, Kennedy Center, Saturday – Sunday
  • Wayne Shorter, The Unfolding, Kennedy Center, Saturday
  • Amy Schumer Live, Royal Farms Arena, Saturday
  • Big Head Blues Club, Strathmore, Friday
  • Black Violin, Strathmore, Saturday
  • Martina McBride, Strathmore, Sunday
  • Kelly Buffet Tour, Verizon Center, Sunday
  • Pet Shop Boys, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • Octonauts Live!, Warner Theatre, Sunday
  • Washington Redskins VS. Minnesota Vikings, Sunday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Chicago Blackhawks, Friday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Carolina Hurricanes, Saturday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

ALMOST.pngAlmost Christmas
Duration:  112 minutes
Genre:  Comedy
A new comedy from writer/director David E. Talbert and producer Will Packer, Almost Christmas tells the festive story of a beloved patriarch who asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along.
Starring: Kimberly Elise, Danny Glover, John Michael Higgins, Romany Malco, Mo’Nique, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union

 

ARRIVAL.png Arrival
Duration:  116 Minutes
Genre:  Drama/Suspense/Thriller
A linguist leads a team of investigators to try and communicate with extraterrestrial visitors.
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark O’Brien, Tzi Ma

 

 

BILLY.pngBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Duration:  110 Minutes
Genre:  Drama
A soldier recounting life before returning to Iraq.
Starring: Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Garrett Hedlund, Makenzie Leigh, Vin Diesel, Steve Martin

 

 

SHUT.pngShut In
Duration:  N/A
Genre:  Drama/Suspense/Thriller
A widowed child psychologist (Naomi Watts) holed up in New England with her disabled son learns that one of her clients, a young boy (Jacob Tremblay) has disappeared. When the search for the child proves fruitless, she becomes consumed with the thought that his ghost is haunting her.
Starring: Naomi Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, David Cubitt, Clementine Poidatz