Weekend Happenings: October 13-15
Posted on October 11, 2017

It looks like the fall weather may finally be here to stay! Enjoy fun fall festivals, beer tastings and more!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Wharf DC Kickoff Celebration Weekend

Southwest Waterfront
690 Water St. SW, DC
Time: Friday, 10am-10pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 9am-6:30pm
Cost: FREE

It’s finally the official grand opening of The Wharf: celebrate DC’s newest neighborhood with live music, games, fireworks, and a fun-filled debut of tons of new shops and restaurants along the water.

Spooky SPY Family Night

International SPY Museum
800 F St. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 6-9pm
Cost: $14 per person

Test your family’s spy skills as you run top secret missions, go deep undercover and transform your appearance with the help of professional make-up artists, challenge yourself in code cracker competitions, explore all forms of spy tradecraft, and enjoy spy snacks.

IlluminAsia

Freer-Sackler Gallery
National Mall, DC
Time: Saturday, 5pm-12am; Sunday, 11am-5pm
Cost: FREE

The Freer-Sackler Gallery of Asian Art reopens with a gong during this festival of music, interactive art, traditional crafts, and immersive activities drenched in Asian culture. An illuminating story projected on the very walls of the museum and special “meet the curator” presentations will open your eyes to the vast history of a fascinating cultural exchange between the East and West.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Das Best Oktoberfest

 

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russel St., Baltimore

Time: Saturday, 12-6pm

Cost: Varies

 

Put on your lederhosens and come out for a day of German culture and fun! Enjoy all you care to taste craft beers, listen to Oompah bands, taste great food, and more.

 

Blue Water Bash

Boathouse Canton

2809 Boston St., Baltimore

Time: Saturday, 3-7pm

Cost: $65-$75; $15 for kids 12 and under

 

Help make a splash at the 10th Blue Water Bash! There will be a bull and oyster roast, live music, a photo booth, drinks, a silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit Blue Water Baltimore.

Taste of Howard County

 

Turf Valley Golf Course

2700 Turf Valley Rd., Ellicott City

Time: Sunday, 5-8:30pm

Cost: $100

 

Can’t decide what to eat? Try them all! Taste delicious cuisine from various restaurants throughout Howard County.

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Cox Farms Fall Festival

Cox Farms

15621 Braddock Rd., Centreville

Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm

Cost: $20 Admission Fee

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy the fall weather and the beautiful fall scenery at Cox Farms.  There will be hayrides, slides, tunnels, swings and more.  The kids will have fun and learn all about farming at the same time!

 

Food Truck Saturdays in the Tap Room

 

Solace Brewing Company

42615 Trade W Dr. Suite 100, Sterling
Time: Saturday, 12pm-10pm

Cost: FREE Admission; $30 to sample beer

 

Come out to Loudoun’s biggest brewery for a beer and food truck event this Saturday!  An authentic Punjabi cuisine will be served, by Dhabalicious, plus over 10 house brewed beers to pair.

 

O’Sullivan’s Sundays: Free Open Mic Comedy Show

 

O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub

3207 Washington Blvd., Arlington (corner of Wilson Blvd. and Clarendon Blvd.)

Time: Sunday, 7pm-9pm

Cost: FREE

 

Get ready to laugh out loud at O’Sullivan’s open-mic standup comedy show.  Dinner and drinks are available and you must be over 21 to enter.

 

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

  • Kevin James, Hippodrome, Saturday
  • Disney on Ice, Dare to Dream, Royal Farms Arena, Friday – Sunday
  • Against Me, 9:30 Club, Friday
  • Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • Kaleo, The Anthem, Saturday
  • Cheyenne Jackson, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • The Great Baltimore Oyster Festival, Westshore Park Baltimore, Saturday
  • Redskins VS 49ers Friday
  • Wizards VS Knicks Friday
  • Redskins VS 49ers Sunday
  • Ravens vs Bears Sunday