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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.

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.

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8th Annual Northern Virginia Project GiveBack Thanksgiving Food Distribution

Gum Springs Recreation Center

#GiveBack Saturday Feeding over 400 families This Thanksgiving Holiday Season.

A Little Princess - Sara Crewe

Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church

Creative Cauldron's Learning Theater presents this original musical dramatization of the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The whole family will enjoy this story of how Sara's imagination and generous heart sees her through challenging times.

A Little Princess - Sara Crewe

Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church

Creative Cauldron's Learning Theater presents this original musical dramatization of the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The whole family will enjoy this story of how Sara's imagination and generous heart sees her through challenging times.

Cat Video Fest

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

CatVideoFest, formerly known as the Internet Cat Video Festival, brings its 2017 edition to the Washington, D.C., area this month for its only two local showings of the year.

Categories: Arts, Film, Family Oriented

Early Childhood Music Classes

Workhouse Arts Center

6 week Fall classes start September 20th and 23rd

Easing the transition to adulthood: Autism Speaks National Capital Area Chapter to host free workshop

Tysons Corner Marriott

The National Capital Area Chapter of Autism Speaks will host a free Transition Workshop on Saturday, November 18 at Tysons Corner Marriott in Tyson's Corner, VA. Admission is free, but registration is required. For online registration and additional information, visit act.autismspeaks.org/TransitionWorkshopVA2017

Friday Morning Music Club--Greenspring Concert Series

Greenspring

The Friday Morning Music Club invites you to our series of free concerts at Greenspring. We welcome music lovers of all ages to attend!

Frosty the Snow Man

Adventure Theatre

In this merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike- even the heart of one near-sighted cop- through his uproarious antics. 

Categories: Family Oriented, Theater

Grease : School Version at Mount Vernon Community Children's Theatre

Bryant Alternative High School

MVCCT is proud to present their 100th full-length theatrical production by kids, for kids, Grease: School Version.

Gypsy Spirit

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater

The Washington Balalaika Society orchestra is organized to perform the music of Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe on traditional instruments and in costume. It will present, "Gypsy Spirit,"  a program of Romani flair, spice and passion!

Holiday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival! This is the BIG ONE! Join more than 450+ independent artists for a weekend of unparalleled holiday shopping! For three days only, November 17 - 19, 2017, Sugarloaf will be at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD. 

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Downtown Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade will be held in downtown Silver Spring on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10am.

Categories: Holiday, Family Oriented

Mvskoke Etvlwv: Muscogee Creek Nation Festival

National Museum of the American Indian

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation will celebrate its tribal history, heritage and culture with three days of performances, music, hands-on activities, an art market and demonstrations.

My Father’s Dragon

Hylton Performing Arts Center

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Ruth Stiles Gannett’s charming adventure book, My Father’s Dragon, Enchantment Theatre Company brings to life the story of a compassionate and courageous boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue-striped dragon.

My Father’s Dragon

Hylton Performing Arts Center

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Ruth Stiles Gannett’s charming adventure book, My Father’s Dragon, Enchantment Theatre Company brings to life the story of a compassionate and courageous boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue-striped dragon.

Player One, Ready: Video Games at the Symphony

George Washington Memorial Masonic Temple

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia opens its 2017-2018 season with an immersive event that takes on music from today's most popular video games.

Santa at the Mall at Prince Georges

The Mall At Prince Georges

Santa is returning to MPG, giving shoppers, their families, and even their furry family members the chance to meet and be photographed with Santa. 

Categories: Family Oriented

SantaFest at the Mall at Prince Georges 2017

The Mall At Prince Georges

Join us as we welcome Santa to MPG and celebrate the holiday season! Santa Fest, is an action-packed day and one of MPG’s most highly anticipated events of the year.

Categories: Family Oriented, Holiday

Thanksgiving Glitterfest

Brentwood Arts Exchange

Thanksgiving Glitterfest

Categories: Family Oriented, Free

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art Exhibition

National Sporting Library & Museum

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art exhibition features Greek vases and sculpture from the 8th through the 4th centuries BCE drawn from a private collection, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and other museum collections.

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Incorporated, Northern Virginia Chapter 33rd Annual Luncheon Forum

The Waterford at Springfield

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Northern Virginia Chapter, will host its 33rd Annual Luncheon Forum on November 18, 2017. Our event will be held at the Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 22150. At 10:00 AM, guests will enjoy a fantastic beverage reception and dynamic shopping bazaar. At 11:00 AM, bells chime and the ballroom doors open for the annual luncheon forum program

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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.

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