Weekend Happenings: September 18th-20th
Posted on September 17, 2015

The forecast looks good for spending your weekend outdoors and exploring the DMV. What are your plans?

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Washington, DC Events:

Capital Flight Festivalcapital flight festival
Dance Loft at 14th
4618 14th St. NW, DC
Time: Friday – Sunday, times vary
Cost: $150+
The Capital Flight Festival is a mid-Atlantic gathering of the best AcroYoga teachers/practitioners from all over to celebrate the unique offerings and Acro styles. The festival will be perfect for everyone from the newbie to seasoned practitioner.

H Street Festivalh street festival
H Street NE
Between 4th and 14th St, DC
Time: Saturday, 12-7pm
Cost: FREE
The annual H Street Festival is designed to showcase the unique and vibrant DC community with an array of local, regional and international cuisine, shopping, arts exhibits, educational events, seminars and conversations with local entrepreneurs, artists and community organizations. This year’s festival will feature 500+ artists and performances on 14 different stages.

German Beer Fest: Das Bier Bashdas bier bash
The Block
500 New York Ave MW, DC
Time: Saturday, 1-4pm or 6-9pm
Cost: $10-50
Das Bier Bash is a festival with a mix of traditional German food, games and music that will get you dancing! Sample over 75 beers, play lawn games, grab a bite from local food trucks, while enjoying live entertainment all day!

Maryland Events:

Baltimore Farmer’s Market & Bazaar
Underneath the Jones Fall Expressway
At Holliday & Saratoga Sts
Time: Sundays thru December 20th from 7:00am to sellout (typically noon)
Cost: Free – prices vary on items available for purchase
Baltimore’s farmer’s market and bazaar is open for the season! There will be a huge variety of items available for purchase including fruits and vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, and dozens of food vendors! Vegan food items will be available.

Maryland Wine Festivthe maryland wine festivalal
Carroll County Farm Museum
500 S Center St., Westminster
Time: Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm
Cost: General Admission $30; Explorer Pass $50
The festival offers great Maryland wine, food vendors, music, and crafts! There will also be a Maryland Cheese Pavilion featuring Free State cheese.

4th Annual Perry Hall Apple Festivalapple festival
Chapel Hills Farm & Nursery
4350 Chapel Rd., Perry Hall
Time: Saturday, & Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: Free
Come out and experience Perry Hall’s weekend of fall fun with food vendors, 40 craft vendors, entertainment, and tons of family activities!

Baltimore Seafood Festivalbaltimore seafood fest
Canton Waterfront Park
3001 Boston St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12pm-7pm
Cost: General Admission $12 in advance, $15 at the gate – see website for specialty ticket pricing
The Baltimore Seafood Festival will feature the area’s favorite restaurants serving their signature seafood dishes, live music, cooking demos by top Baltimore chefs, refreshing drinks, and a family area with toys, games, face painting, and more!

Maryland Renaissance Festivalmaryland renaissance festival
1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis
Time: Select weekends through October 25th
Cost: Adults $24; Seniors $20; Children $10
Enjoy “feasting and frolic” in Revel Grove with King Henry VIII and his royal court. There will be costumes, crafts, music, dancing, performances, Jousting, chicken legs & more!

Virginia Events:

Alexandria King Street Festivalking street fest
Old Town Alexandria
King St. to Washington St., Alexandria
Time: Saturday, 10am-7pm & Sunday, 10am-5pm
Cost: FREE
The Alexandria King Street Art Festival transforms Old Town Alexandria into an outdoor art gallery featuring some of the nation’s top artists. The outdoor art festival will showcase sculptures, paintings, photography, glass, jewelry and much more. With more than $15 million in art on display, visitors will have the opportunity to purchase unique pieces and meet the artists behind the work.

KORUS Festivalkorus
The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 11am-10pm
Cost: FREE
The KORUS Festival is an annual event to celebrate the Korean American way of life, Korean heritage & culture, and the beauty of America’s diversity. The festival features Asian cuisine, musical performances, a Taekwondo demonstration, a talent show, a singing contest, and a K-Pop cover contest.

Backyard Beer Festivalbackyard beer fest
Gateway Park
1300 Lee Hwy., Arlington
Time: Saturday, 1-4pm or 7-10pm
Cost: $25-45
Arlington’s Backyard Beer Festival is set to be an outrageously fun outdoor event! Festival attendees will wander through beer gardens of breweries while enjoying unlimited tastings of 60+ craft beers, the best local food trucks, live entertainment, and backyard-inspired games and activities.

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

National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Strathmore, Saturday & Sunday
Of Monsters and Men, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Saturday
Washington National Opera: Carmen, The Kennedy Center, Friday thru Sunday

Sports at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

Washington Nationals vs. Florida Marlins, Nationals Stadium, Friday thru Sunday
Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Rams, FedEx Field, Sunday

Movies Opening this Weekend:

Everesteverest
Duration: 121 Minutes
Genre: Adventure/Drama/Thriller
When a severe snow storm hits, a climbing team’s expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated.
Starring: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson 

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trialsscorch trials
Duration: 131 Minutes
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi/Thriller
Now that the Gladers have escaped the Maze, they now face new challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito

Black Massblack mass
Duration: 122 Minutes
Genre: Biography/Crime/Drama
The true story of Whitey Bulger, brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became a FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton