Weekend Happenings: September 8–10
Posted on September 06, 2017

 

 

There’s a slight chill in the air and the weather is looking beautiful! Enjoy fun festivals, tasty food, and cold brews!

 

WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS

Zoo Uncorked
National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC
Time: Thursday, 6-9pm
Cost: starting at $70

Meet all the exotic animals at this special zoo event featuring unlimited wine tastings, live music, food trucks, and handcrafted goods from local independent artists for sale. This event is 21+.

202 Arts & Music Festival
Southwest Waterfront
4th and M Sts. SW, DC
Time: Saturday, 9am-9pm
Cost: FREE

Experience the vibrant, family-friendly, international culture of DC with music and dancing, film screenings, yoga, and more!

DC Wine Fest
National Union Building
918 F St. NW, DC
Time: Saturday 12-10pm
Cost: starting at $35

Enjoy aromatic and stimulating flavors from all over the world at DC’s elevated wine tasting experience, with live music, opportunities to meet the producers of the wine you’ll taste, and delicious food.

 

MARYLAND EVENTS

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.

 

Baltimore Ukrainian Festival
St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church Grounds
2401 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 12-9pm; Sunday 12-8pm
Cost: FREE

Enjoy this fun multicultural event with specialty Ukrainian foods, music, crafts, and dancing!

 

Maryland Seafood Festival

Sandy Point State Park
100 E College Pkwy., Annapolis
Time: Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 6am-7pm
Cost: varies

 This fun festival is bound to be a hit for seafood lovers! Try tasty seafood dishes, watch cooking demonstrations, and more.

 

VIRGINIA EVENTS

Virginia Indian Festival
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls
Time: Saturday 10am-3pm
Cost: $7

Native Virginian cultures are sharing their traditional crafts, stories, and music this weekend! Learn from eight American Indian tribes, including the Rappahannock dancers and drummers. Enjoy hands on activities and live demonstrations like bow and arrow sports, stone tool crafting, and building a dugout canoe.

Bands, Brews, and Barbecue
Manassas Museum Lawn
9101 Prince William St., Manassas
Time: Saturday 12-6pm
Cost: $40

Sample craft beers from 25+ breweries, shop unique vendor booths, compete in the cornhole tournament, then pick up some delicious barbecue and find a spot in the shade to enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment.

Brad Paisley
Jiffy Lube Live
7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow
Time: Saturday at 7pm
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Cost: Contact your Concierge!

Stall the end of summer with fantastic seats to one of the hottest outdoor shows in country music! Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, and Lindsay Ell are bringing their signature sounds to the Jiffy Lube Live stage—reach out to your concierge for tickets, only a few remain!

 

CONCERTS, THEATRE, & SPORTING EVENTS AT A GLANCE

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Brad Paisley, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday
  • Boz Scaggs, Lyric Opera House, Saturday
  • Taking Back Sunday at Power Plant Live!, Ram’s Head, Friday
  • KIX, Ram’s Head, Saturday
  • Rick Springfield & Richard Marx, Wolf Trap, Sunday
  • Rossyln Jazz Fest, Rossyln, VA, Saturday
  • Nationals VS Phillies, Friday – Sunday

 

 

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

IT
Duration: 135 Minutes
Genre: Drama/Horror

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighborhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise, an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

Starring: Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgard, Jereny Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhand

 

 

Home Again
Duration: 97 Minutes
Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance

A recently separated mother of two starts a new life in Los Angeles, which is complicated by her decision to house three young, charismatic guys.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, Jonathan Rudnitsky, Pico Alexander, Michael Sheen