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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

America Reads

  • Through Saturday, December 31, 2016

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "America Reads," will celebrate the public’s choice of 65 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.

Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre

  • Through Monday, January 2, 2017

Peacock Room REMIX centers on Filthy Lucre, an immersive interior by painter Darren Waterston. 


Fri • October 28, 2016


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Aeolus String Quartet Concert & Masterclass

First Congregational United Church of Christ

Free concert and masterclass offered by Aeolus String Quartet, courtesy of the New Orchestra of Washington and the DC Concert Orchestra Society

Autumn Nocturne

St John Neumann Church

The centerpiece of our program celebrating autumn and its imagery is Brahms’s moving Alto Rhapsody. Also featured are the partsongs of Brahms and Schubert, and Morten Lauridsen’s settings of poetry by Robert Graves offer a contemporary take on the season.

Collaborative College Band Concert: GMU Wind Symphony & NOVA Alexandria Band

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center

The NOVA Alexandria Campus is hosting a band concert featuring the George Mason University Wind Symphony and the NOVA Alexandria Campus Band on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 from 8-10pm.  Admission and parking in the garage across from the concert hall are free.

Categories: Music: Classical, Free

Fiddlestix Instrument Petting Zoo

Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington

Touch and play the instruments and meet the principal members of the UMW Philharmonic! Features a mini-concert and children's parade, all ages, costumes welcome.

Friday Morning Music Club: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church

Friday Morning Music Club members perform classical works by various composers.

The Gatos of Lepanto: Chamber Ensembles Concert

Levine Recital Hall at McDaniel College

McDaniel College’s Evelyn Mackenzie Performance Series presents a chamber ensembles concert by the quartet The Gatos of Lepanto. All concerts in the Evelyn Mackenzie Performance Series are made possible by a generous contribution from the estate of Evelyn C. Mackenzie, McDaniel College (founded in 1867 as Western Maryland College), Class of 1931.

Categories: Music: Classical, Free

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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