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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.

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit

  • Through Friday, August 30, 2019

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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Thu • July 18, 2019

 

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Backyard Theater for Kids

The Music Center at Strathmore

Enrich your little ones' summer mornings with sunshine, music, and laughter at Strathmore’s Backyard Theater for Kids.

Backyard Theater for Kids

The Music Center at Strathmore

Enrich your little ones' summer mornings with sunshine, music, and laughter at Strathmore’s Backyard Theater for Kids.

Library of Congress Concerts on the Lawn: Elena & Los Fulanos

Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building)- North Lawn

The Library of Congress and Washington Performing Arts present a taste of the local D.C music scene. This year’s lineup promises to energize audiences of all ages inviting them to dance to the incredible sounds of jazz, go-go, Latin folk music, salsa, West African music, and hip hop. Join us for a great miniseries: the Brent Birckhead Quartet, Latin folk band Elena & Los Fulanos, animé-inspired and hip-hop artists Shing02 and Fat Jon, D.C.’s hometown band ENTATY Music, KanKouran West African Dance Company and salsa and jazz artist, Verny Varela.

If you think a free summer concert is great, we have a terrific package to offer… LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn. Following each of our concerts, LOC will present a screening of an iconic film from the Library’s National Film Registry. This series is being presented as part of the Library’s 2019 programming theme, explore America’s changemakers.

Kids, we have a special treat for you! The series kicks off with Walt Disney’s first live-action movie to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, Mary Poppins and ends with Jurassic Park. So bring the entire family and enjoy a great evening at the Library of Congress.

Find us on the north lawn of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building. Enjoy a fun Thursday evening at an incredible location. Come early! Spots on the lawn fill up fast. Bring a blanket, picnic and great company, the rest is on us.

You can register online to receive updates, but tickets are not required. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Take 5! with Integriti Reeves

Smithsonian American Art Museum Kogod Courtyard

Vocalist Integriti Reeves celebrates the great Nat "King" Cole.

Categories: Arts, Music: Other, Free

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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