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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.

Conversation Circles

  • Through Friday, November 29, 2019

Practice English in small groups while learning more about American history through portraiture.

National Symphony Orchestra: Urbański conducts Tchaikovsky's Fourth / De la Salle plays Chopin

  • Through Saturday, November 2, 2019

In his much-anticipated return to the NSO, electrifying young conductor Krzysztof Urbański unleashes the full force of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony.

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2019 Capital Fringe Festival

Southwest Waterfront Neighborhood

The Capital Fringe Festival is once again taking over SW DC this summer!

2019 Capital Fringe Festival Curated Series Presents A People’s History by Mike Daisey

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Mike Daisey presents his most epic work—eighteen different full-length monologues that stretch over thirty hours, weaving together two very different versions of American history, as a part of the Capital Fringe Festival Curated Series.

2019 Capital Fringe Festival Curated Series Presents Shakespeare’s Worst by Mike Reiss and Nick Newlin

Arena Stage - Mead Center for American Theater

A community theatre troupe attempts to put on Two Gentlemen of Verona, known in Shakespeare’s canon as the play where the dog steals the scene.

2019 Capital Fringe Festival Curated Series Presents She Sings Light by Claudia Rosales Waters

Arena Stage - Mead Center for American Theater

Using poetry, sound, movement and light, watch the world rebuild itself through its dominant species, humans.

Apollo 50 Festival

National Mall

Join the National Air and Space Museum and NASA for the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall, an outdoor celebration of the first Moon landing. At the Apollo 50 Festival’s stage and 20 tented display’s visitors can enjoy:

--Hands-on exhibits and activities from exhibitors like NASA, Boeing, Raytheon, The LEGO Group, and PBS's Ready Jet Go!

--Live performances on stage by Ready Jet Go! featuring costumed characters

--Exciting speakers including Adam Savage, ISS astronauts, authors, and NASA scientists and engineers, with more special guests to be announced 

For more info please visit: https://airandspace.si.edu/events/apollo-50-festival

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit

Brookside Gardens

Brookside Gardens is fluttering with butterflies at the seasonal Wings of Fancy Butterfly and Caterpillar exhibit. Visitors can experience nature in motion as butterflies soar throughout the conservatory.

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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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