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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.

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

  • Through Sunday, July 14, 2019

Visit the National Postal Museum's unique new art exhibition highlighting the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years.

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

  • Through Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum will explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and revenue stamps.


Sun • February 17, 2019


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Fearless New Play Festival

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

TDPS's Fearless New Play Festival is a three-day celebration of new scripts in development. 

Categories: Theater, Arts

Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck

Key Bridge Marriott

Prologue Theatre, the area’s newest local theatre company, is presenting Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck in the Georgetown Ballroom at the Key Bridge Marriott (1401 Lee Highway). 

The play is an intimate look at four characters whose lives intersect at a Bronx area soup kitchen.

Categories: Theater

Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Adventure Theatre

This empathetic revision of Broadway’s Tony-Winning Musical will lift your spirit.

Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Adventure Theatre

This empathetic revision of Broadway’s Tony-Winning Musical will lift your spirit.

I Love You Because | Free Range Humans

BlackRock Center for the Arts

Recalling the heady heyday of Broadway musical comedy with as much joy, verve, and color as it toasts New York, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE is as feisty, friendly, and funny a musical comedy as seem in ages.

Neil Simon's Plaza Suite

Gaithersburg Arts Barn

In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group

Categories: Theater

Nell Gwynn

Folger Shakespeare Library

By Jessica Swale

Directed by Robert Richmond

Categories: Theater

O'Sullivan's Sunday Funnies-Free Comedy in Arlington,VA

O'Sullivan's Irish Pub

Live Standup Comedy Show featuring local Northern Virginia area standup comedians.

Categories: Theater, Free, Other Events

Silencio Blanco: Pescador

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Silencio Blanco’s silent, colorless puppets are charged with capturing humanity and giving voice to the voiceless.

Categories: Theater, International

Thunder Knocking on the Door

Creative Cauldron in ArtSpace

In a small Alabama town, a mysterious Blues guitar-playing stranger named Marvell Thunder arrives at the door of the Dupree family and brings a challenge for the offspring of late Jaguar Dupree, the only man who ever outplayed him in a "cutting contest".

Categories: Arts, Theater, Music: Other

Winter Workshops at the Arts Barn

Arts Barn of Gaithersburg

Winter workshops offered at the Arts Barn

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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