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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.

Open Studio

  • Through Friday, November 29, 2019

Discover your inner artist. Create an original artwork inspired by the Portrait Gallery’s collection while exploring a different technique or tool each week.

Mosaic Theater Company Presents: Theory

  • Through Sunday, November 17, 2019

Isabelle, a young tenure-track professor, tests the limits of free speech by encouraging her students to contribute to an unmoderated discussion group.

PROMOTION:

Sat • July 20, 2019

 

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Family Program July 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Moments from U.S. history are seen in art all around the Capitol. Step into the shoes of a member of Congress and decide which 20th century images should be added to the “Frieze of American History” in the Rotunda.

"Seussical" presented by the McLean Community Players

Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center

"Seussical" opens July 12, 2019, and runs weekends through July 28 in The Alden Theatre.

Categories: Theater, Family Oriented

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 Arcade by Robin Bell

Arcade

The Arcade is an interactive projection and video installation where teams compete to win a SW DC entertainment and dining package.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Contest at NASA Goddard

NASA Goddard Visitor Center

Celebrate the first moon landing’s 50th anniversary at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center.

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

Blast-in-the-Past, 8th Annual!

Montpelier Mansion

Montpelier’s grounds become a kid-sized colonial village! Come for an hour, or stay for the day. 
Drop in, and win a free pass by joining Prince George’s County Memorial Library System's “Summer @ Your Library” program! 

Community Coffeehouse

Clay Pots... A Place to Grow

Come hang out at your community gathering spot!

Categories: Family Oriented, Free

Dumbarton House 8th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival

Dumbarton House

Join Archaeology in the Community (AITC) for the 8th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival at Dumbarton House!

Family Program July 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Moments from U.S. history are seen in art all around the Capitol. Step into the shoes of a member of Congress and decide which 20th century images should be added to the “Frieze of American History” in the Rotunda.

Rockville Musical Theatre presents "Hairspray"

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Tickets: Adults $25 / Seniors (62+) and Students $23

Categories: Theater, Family Oriented

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre

Orchestrated entirely to the cannon of Henry Mancini. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears, Sally and her brother know this rainy afternoon will be one they'll never forget!

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre

Orchestrated entirely to the cannon of Henry Mancini. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears, Sally and her brother know this rainy afternoon will be one they'll never forget!

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre

Orchestrated entirely to the cannon of Henry Mancini. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears, Sally and her brother know this rainy afternoon will be one they'll never forget!

The Eagle Has Landed Late-Night Celebration

The National Air and Space Museum

On July 20, 1969, humans walked on another world for the first time. 50 years later, join the National Air and Space Museum for a free late-night celebration of the first Moon landing featuring: 

Trivia, scavenger hunts, and science demonstrations

Astronaut costume designing

Talks about the Apollo program

Films in the Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

“Lunar traverse” activity that traces the steps the astronauts took from the lunar module across on the Moon’s surface

Stargazing at the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory

Apollo 11-themed musical performance by electronic-duo Quindar

A special countdown at 10:56 pm ET to celebrate the exact time Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon. 

For more info please visit: https://airandspace.si.edu/events/eagle-has-landed-late-night-celebration

The Kelly Chauncey Teen Theater Experience

Georgetown Washington, DC

A two session Master Class Workshop For TEEN Actors

Acting Technique, Monologue Performance, Improv, Character Development/Study, Scene Creation /Performance,Moment to Moment Acting, Active Actor Listening, Audition as Performance, Musical Theater Performance, Choreography
NOTE:
*ALL students must come to ALL Sessions in ALL BLACK attire
*No Jewelry
*Jazz Shoes preferred but Sneakers are OK
*No FlipFlops, Crocs or Sandals
Electronic Device usage Permitted only in case of Emergency

The Kelly Chauncey Teen Theater Experience

Georgetown Washington, DC

A two session Master Class Workshop For TEEN Actors

Acting Technique, Monologue Performance, Improv, Character Development/Study, Scene Creation /Performance,Moment to Moment Acting, Active Actor Listening, Audition as Performance, Musical Theater Performance, Choreography
NOTE:
*ALL students must come to ALL Sessions in ALL BLACK attire
*No Jewelry
*Jazz Shoes preferred but Sneakers are OK
*No FlipFlops, Crocs or Sandals
Electronic Device usage Permitted only in case of Emergency

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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