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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.

National Museum of the American Indian Exhibit “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations”

  • Through Saturday, September 1, 2018

Nation to Nation presents the story of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States.

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

  • Through Thursday, November 29, 2018

This centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front.


Sat • October 21, 2017


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WETA Special


2017 Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Project Showcase

Union Station - Columbus Club

Please join 30 of the top middle school scientists in the country as they compete in the Broadcom MASTERS, the nation's most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students!  These talented students will be on hand to discuss their science and engineering projects with students, teachers, parents, scientists, engineers and members of the general public who share their enthusiasm for science and engineering during this free project showcase.

9th Annual American Indian Festival

Patuxent River Park

Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Native Americans at the American Indian Festival.

CarnEVIL Halloween Festival at Merriweather Park

Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

CarnEVIL is a Halloween Festival in  downtown Columbia on 10/13–15, 10/19-22, 10/26-29, 10/31, 11/4-5. The woods come alive with horrifying sideshow freaks, demented clowns & escaped circus animals, all to raise money for first responders & disaster preparedness.

Hearst Elementary Ecycle

Phoebe Hearst Elementary School

Hearst Elementary's annual electronics ecycle event, with food and fun for all and lots of opportunities to help the community.

Join us for the third edition of Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium in Washington, D.C., October 19-22

National Union Building

Join us for the third edition of DOUBLE EXPOSURE Investigative Film Festival and Symposium in Washington, D.C., October 19-22. Uniquely among film festivals, DOUBLE EXPOSURE pairs four days of the most exciting new investigative works on film with a symposium custom-built to advance collaboration between investigative reporters and filmmakers.

Categories: Fairs & Festivals, Film, Arts

Junior League of Washington Kids in the Kitchen

YMCA Anthony Bowen

The Junior League of Washington will be hosting its annual child nutrition fair, Kids in the Kitchen, aimed at fighting against the epidemic of childhood obesity on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. -  2 p.m.

Nutshell Studies Gallery Talk with Curator Nora Atkinson

Renwick Gallery, First-floor Lobby

Join Nora Atkinson, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft, as she walks through the tiny worlds created by Frances Glessner Lee in the new exhibition Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death dioramas. Atkinson discusses how Lee fabricated these works and explores the intricacies behind each of these small scenarios.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival! Sugarloaf returns to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD October 20 - 22 for a weekend of artistic appreciation and entertainment for collectors and enthusiasts of all ages.

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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