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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, January 21, 2017

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 • December 9, 2016


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Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of Christmas

Washington National Cathedral

Celebrate the warm spirit of the season in a majestic setting with the Cathedral Choral Society. A well-loved Washington, DC holiday tradition, this concert includes Christmas favorites and a festive carol sing-along. Program features a newly commissioned carol by composer Carson Cooman.

Joseph Flummerfelt, guest conductor. Guest ensembles: Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School Choir and Lyric Brass Quintet. 

Annapolis Chorale- A Celebration of Christmas

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Celebration of Christmas is a true “feel good” event, known for carols “being sung by a choir” – a very big choir –  the Annapolis Chorale – lots of holiday favorites, including the always-fun Sleigh Ride performed by the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra.

Friday Morning Music Club: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church

It's Friday! Enjoy a relaxing classical music performance by members of the Friday Morning Music Club.

From Shadow into Light: 18th Street Singers Winter Concert

Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes

Lose yourself in a transcendent musical experience that will introduce you to the meditative and sublime beauty of early music. Favorites like the lavish 40-voice Spem in alium will be paired with rarely performed gems, by Palestrina, Allegri, Gesualdo, Byrd, and Monteverdi, inviting listeners to step out of time and place while being enveloped by sound.

Washington, D.C.'s premier classical a cappella ensemble, the 18th Street Singers present their 2016 Winter Concert, featuring early Renaissance music in an intimate setting. 

Categories: Music: Classical, Arts

Kaleidoscope of Bands

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Concert Hall

Spirit and spectacle combine in an extravaganza that features the finest wind repertoire plus the ever-popular Mighty Sound of Maryland Marching Band.

Music in McLean 13th Annual Messiah Sing-Along

Saint Luke Catholic Church

The Music in McLean Concert Series presents its 13th annual Messiah Sing-Along on Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm.

The President's Own Marine Chamber Orchestra's Holiday Concert

National Museum of the Marine Corps

Enjoy an evening of holiday music by "The President's Own" Marine Chamber Orchestra at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

Free Admission. Free Parking.

UMD Women's Chorus & UMD Men's Chorus: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

University of Maryland Memorial Chapel

Returning for its 15th season, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols tells the Christmas story through lively readings and music that epitomizes hope, goodwill and joy.

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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