Weekend Happenings September 16-18
Posted on September 14, 2016 by Charm City Concierge

This weekend has a ton in store, from fancy Gatsby parties and seafood fests, to drinking wine, and more!

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WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Dardanella: The Great Gatsby Party on the Lawn
Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, DC
Time: Saturday 11am-6pm
Cost: $55

Come dressed to impress in your best 1920s attire and enjoy a day of big bands, period lawn games, Prohibition style cocktails and more!

H Street Festival
H Street NE, DC
Time: Saturday, 12pm-7pm
Cost: FREE

Voted DC’s best neighborhood festival, the H Street Festival is now in its 11th year.  Bring the family and enjoy live entertainment, tasty food, arts & crafts vendors and much more.

Snallygaster 2016
Yards Park
1st and N St. Se, DC
Time: Saturday, 1pm-6pm
Cost: $35

At DC’s “biggest, baddest beer fest” you will have the chance to sample over 350 craft beers and ciders!

MARYLAND EVENTS

Fall Fridays on Calvert
Wilkes Ln.
Calvert and Fayette Sts., Baltimore
Time: Friday, 5-8pm
Cost: FREE

From now until October 7th, treat yourself to this great after work event! Enjoy outdoor concerts, local food, beer and wine. Bring your friends and coworkers to ease down after a busy week!

Artsfest 2016
Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell
Time: Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm
Cost: $6 for adults, children 11 and under are FREE

Enjoy one of the best art festivals in the Mid-Atlantic Region! Featuring over 165 art booths, 30 performers, and a kid’s area, this event has something for the whole family. See arts as you never have before with bubble artists, stilt walkers, mimes, and more!

Baltimore Seafood Festival
Canton Waterfront Park
3001 Boston St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-7pm
Cost: varies

The 3rd Annual Seafood Festival features Baltimore’s favorite seafood restaurants all in one place! Sample your favorite dishes from the sea, cooking demonstrations from the top chefs in the area, and more. Be sure to check out Charm City Concierge favorites, Dessert  Fantasies and Greek on the Street!

VIRGINIA EVENTS

5K/10K Dulles Day on the Runway
Dulles International Airport
Aviation Dr. and Autopilot Dr., Sterling
Time: Saturday, 7:30am
Cost: $30-50

Take part in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run the flattest course in the area – the full length of an airport runway. All proceeds benefit the VA Special Olympics, the Committee for Dulles Community Outreach and the Washington Airports Task Force. Register online.

Fall Festival Preview Weekend at Cox Farms
Cox Farms
15621 Braddock Rd., Centreville
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 10am-6pm
Cost: $15 (children under 2 FREE)

Be the first to enjoy the games, animals, cider, pumpkins and hay rides for this year’s popular Fall Festival.

41ST Annual Virginia Wine Festival
Bull Run Regional Park
7700 Bull Run Dr., Centreville

Time: Saturday & Sunday, 12-6pm (11am for VIP tickets)
Cost: $29-79

Enjoy unlimited samples from over 40 wineries, food vendors (including an oyster pavilion) and live music.

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

  • Maroon 5, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
  • Euge Groove, Birchmere, Friday
  • Celtic Thunder – LEGACY, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • IL DIVO, Warner Theatre, Saturday
  • Kathleen Madigan, Jiffy Lube, Saturday
  • National Philharmonic: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Strathmore, Saturday & Sunday
  • Gary Puckett & Union Gap, Birchmere, Sunday
  • The Mountain Goats, Rams Head Live, Sunday
  • Baltimore Orioles VS Tampa Bay Rays, Camden Yards, Thursday thru Sunday

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

blairBlair Witch

Duration:  89 Minutes

Genre: Horror/Thriller

After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his sister’s experiences in the demonic woods of the Blair Witch, James and a group of friends head to the forest in search of his lost sibling.

Starring: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson

 

snowden.jpgSnowden

Duration:  2 Hour 14 Minutes

Genre:  Biography/Drama/Thriller

In 2013, NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked a large number of classified documents to the media, exposing the U.S. government’s covert surveillance activities. Some called the whistleblower a hero, while others called him a traitor.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Melissa Leo,
Timothy Olyphant

bridgetBridget Jones’s Baby

Duration:  2 Hour 2 Minutes

Genre:  Romance/Comedy

Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn’t be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

Starring: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey