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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.

House and Home

  • Through Monday, May 1, 2017

Take a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, which challenge our ideas about what it means to live at home in America. 

O’Keeffe and Friends: Dialogues with Nature

  • Through Sunday, May 31, 2015

Georgia O’Keeffe’s seminal Jack-in-the-Pulpit IV (1930) and No. VI (1930), on loan from the National Gallery of Art, are featured alongside landscapes from the permanent collection by her compatriots.


Sat • May 30, 2015


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Broadway Goes Choral!

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at NVCC Alexandria

Many bright lights illuminated New York’s theatre district as “The Great White Way.” Now, the bright lights come down to Northern Virginia as the Fairfax Choral Society presents Broadway Goes Choral.

20th Annual Western Maryland Blues Fest

Hagerstown City Park

The Western MD Blues Fest is celebrating 20 years of great blues music in Hagerstown.  Come celebrate with four jam-packed, jumpin' days filled with music from national, regional and local performers.

35th Annual Herndon Festival

Historic Downtown Herndon

Join us for the 35th Annual Herndon Festival, four days of entertainment, carnival, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, fireworks, 5k/10k & fitness expo, children's hands on art area and much more!

America's Freedom Bell

The Parade Deck of the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Friday, May 29 -- Sunday, May 31
Come ring the Freedom Bell while entereing or leaving the Museum.

Building Zone

National Building Museum

Building Zone long-term Monday through Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Ages 2-6 with adult supervision The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors. The National Building Museum gratefully acknowledges The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation for its support of the Building Zone. Project Playhouse is sponsored by HomeAid and built by Pardee Homes. Event begins at Presented by: National Building Museum

Categories: Family Oriented

Great Falls Studios presents Colvin Run Elementary School Art at Great Falls Starbucks through June 2015. Reception Tues., April 14, 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Starbucks Great Falls, VA

Great Falls Studios proudly sponsors the art of local elementary school students at Starbucks Great Falls.  Colvin Run Elementary School is on exhibit through June 2015.  A reception on Tuesday, April 14. 5 PM - 6:30 celebrates the artists and their families.

My Travel Storybook

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Join the staff of the Freer|Sackler and Sushmita Mazumdar, lead artist of Studio Pause, for a tour of The Traveler’s Eye followed by a bookmaking workshop. All materials included. For ages 8–14 with adult companions. Registration required.

Categories: Family Oriented

Third Annual Scouting for Bricks

Heritage High school

See amazing creations of LEGO trains, small cities, and even a 7ft airplane built entirely out of LEGO. Play area with over 100,000 LEGO or check out specialized LEGO products.  A great family event! .

Washington Chamber Orchestra Concert Cycle 3

Open Door Presbyterian Church

Peled Plays Schumann Cello Concerto

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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