Weekend Happenings: September 22–24
Posted on September 20, 2017

This weather just keeps on giving! Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with festivals, art exhibits, and more!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

DC Coffee Fest
Various locations
DC
Time: Thursday-Sunday, check website for event times
Cost: Varies

Sample the rich roasts of premium local coffee blends, engage in fierce latte art competitions, and imbibe a variety of exquisite espresso cocktails, capped off with exclusive access to barista championships and after parties. The true coffee connoisseur will not want to miss this!

Art All Night
Spanning 6 DC neighborhoods
Time: Saturday-Sunday, 7pm-3am
Cost: FREE

DC’s expansive local art scene will light up the night and illuminate some of the most talented performers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, musicians, and fabricators of all kinds. Six DC neighborhoods will showcase their claim to artistic fame – check out the website to plan your nocturnal adventure.

Taste of Georgetown 2017
K St. NW between Wisconsin Ave. and Thomas Jefferson St., DC
Time: Sunday 11am-4pm
Cost: Starting at $22

It’s no secret that Georgetown’s foodie scene is always on-point, and Taste of Georgetown is a well-loved annual experience for world famous cupcakes, a mouth-watering variety of ethnic cuisines, and absurdly messy dessert-devouring competitions! There are three ticket packages to choose from on the website.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

Baltimore Book Festival
Inner Harbor
Baltimore
Time: Friday-Sunday, 11am-7pm
Cost: varies

Find your new favorite read at the Baltimore Book Festival! Talk with up and coming authors, participate in panel discussions, and browse all the books they have to offer.

5K Foam Fest
Wicomico Motor Sports Park
11100 Kingston Pl, Charlotte Hall
Time: Saturday, 8am-5pm
Cost: $58 for general admission, $48 for military

Get filthy clean in this fun obstacle course! With waterslides, slip and slides and mud pits it is guaranteed to be a blast.

Maryland Renaissance Festival
1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis
Time: Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 10am
Cost: varies

Take a step back in time as you enter the Medieval Ages! One of the most popular festivals in Maryland is back. Enjoy old time dancing, jousting, costumes, and more.

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Rock The Block!
Old Town Square
3999 University Dr., Fairfax
Time: Friday, 6:30-9:30pm
Cost: FREE

Come out and listen to the Rockin’ 90’s cover band called White Ford Bronco at Rock The Block in Fairfax.  There will be a beer garden, food vendors and more.  Enjoy the autumn weather while relaxing on a blanket or lawn chair!

Capital Home Show
Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly
Time: Friday and Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-6pm
Cost: $10 for adults, $600 for children; Save $3 by purchasing online

Experience a world full of fine art, fine craft, commercial retail, homegrown products, corporate information and antique collectibles exhibitors at the Capital Home Show.  Don’t be surprise to see celebrity guest appearances, stage presenters and exciting cooking demonstrations!

Dulles Day Family Festival and Plane Pull
Washington Dulles International Airport
1 Saarinen Cir., Dulles
Time: Saturday, 11am-4pm
Cost:  FREE

Have a blast with the whole family while raising money for the Special Olympics!  With competitions for both adults and children, food, games, and music, you are sure to have a good time.  Join a team and test your strength with the Plane Pull or just watch as the day raises money for intellectual disabilities.

 

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

  • Orioles vs Rays, Camden Yards, Friday-Sunday
  • Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller, Royal Farms Arena, Friday
  • Demetri Martin- The Awkward Tour, Hippodrome, Saturday
  • Sunday in the Country, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Sunday

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Duration: 141 Minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Comedy

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Stron

 


The Lego Ninjago Movie
Duration: 101 Minutes
Genre: Animation/Action/Adventure

Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Dave Frano, Fred Armisen

 

Stronger
Duration: 116 Minutes
Genre: Biography/Drama

Stronger is the inspiring real-life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

 Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson