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Date Time Event Location
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Sun, Jul 13, 2014 8:00 pm Jennifer Nettles Live @ Wolf Trap

Jennifer Nettles, the Grammy-winning country pop queen of Sugarland fame, and Brandy Clark, a clever contemporary songwriter, take the stage with hits such as “That Girl,” “Me Without You,” and “Stripes.”

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 7:30 pm Sara Bareilles Live @ Wolf Trap

“Brave” singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles infuses her piano-based pop rock with sincerity and moxie from breakthrough “Love Song” to romantic ballad “I Choose You”. See her live at Wolf Trap on July 14th, along with Lucius and Emily King.

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Marine Corp Sunset Review Parade

A one-hour performance, the Sunset Parade features the music of "The Commandant's Own", the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Spacious lawns provide ample room for guests to bring lawn...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo

Blending the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, the popular outdoor ceremonial Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long sunset military pageant...

204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22209
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 7:00 pm The Fray Live @ Wolf Trap

The Denver, Colorado rock band The Fray, known for their hits "How To Save A Life" and "Over My Head", are set to rock the stage at Wolf Trap on July 16th. With an instantly recognizable sound achieved through their piano-driven approach to rock...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Boutiques up Late

Tucked into the cozy brick-lined streets of historic Alexandria, the Old Town Boutique District’s unique shops will showcase one-of-a-kind items and hard-to-find brands with extended boutique hours each Thursday in June and July. From home décor...

Old Town Alexandria
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Brew at the Zoo

Raise your glass to conservation and sample beer from more than 60 craft and microbreweries while enjoying live entertainment and food tastings. Proceeds support animal care, conservation science, education, and sustainability at the Zoo....

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 8:00 pm BB King Live @ Warner Theatre

The living legend BB King graces the Warner Theatre on July 17th. His long and successful career is awe-inspiring, and his name is constantly heard when discussing the greatest guitarists to ever play. The influence of his guitar playing on the...

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 8:00 pm Canal Park Movie Night

See your favorite stars beneath the stars at this new park on the site of the historic Washington Canal—located in the heart of DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. With a theme of “It’s A Whole New Ballgame”, come ready to enjoy some of your...

Canal Park, 200 M Street, SW, DC
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 8:00 pm Straight No Chaser Live @ Wolf Trap

Raise your glass! Ten a cappella innovators are here to get the party started with an upbeat collection of medleys and pop covers featuring Michael Jackson, Adele, and Dolly Parton. The talented Straight No Chaser promises that you won't need a...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 7:05 pm Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers

Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles @ Nationals Park, 7:05pm.
Promotions: Beltway Burger Pack, Freedom Fireworks, Miller Lite Party Night.

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 7:05 pm Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers

Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers @ Nationals Park, 7:05pm.
Promotions: NatsLive FREE Postgame Concert Series #2 - Austin Mahone, Social Fan Event #3, Harris Teeter Family Fun Pack, Miller Lite Party Night.

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 1:35 pm Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers

Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers @ Nationals Park, 1:35pm.
Promotions: Denard Span Bobblehead, Harris Teeter Family Fun Pack, Kids Run the Bases, Signature Sundays.

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 8:00 pm DC United vs Chivas USA

DC United vs Chivas USA @ RFK Stadium, 8:00pm.

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 8:00 pm Huey Lewis & the News Live @ Wolf Trap

It's not hip to be square, so be sure to make it to the Huey Lewis & the News concert on July 20th at Wolf Trap! A wildly successful group that has sold over 20 million records and charted over 12 Top 10 singles, their horn-driven grooves...

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 8:00 pm New Edition Live @ Verizon Center

New Edition plays the Verizon Center on July 20th. The successful R&B group were a driving force behind the boy band movement of the 80's and 90's, and all six original members have reunited in honor of the 30th anniversary of their smash hit...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 8:00 pm Lionel Richie Live @ Wolf Trap (with special guest Cee-Lo Green)

Lionel Richie, a household name and a multi-platinum artist, teams up with Cee-Lo Green for two nights at Wolf Trap on July 21st and 22nd. Lionel Richie has not only sold over 100 million records, he has also earned his spot in the Songwriter's...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Marine Corp Sunset Review Parade

A one-hour performance, the Sunset Parade features the music of "The Commandant's Own", the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Spacious lawns provide ample room for guests to bring lawn...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 11:30 am Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun

Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun @ Verizon Center, 11:30am.

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo

Blending the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, the popular outdoor ceremonial Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long sunset military pageant...

204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22209
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Boutiques up Late

Tucked into the cozy brick-lined streets of historic Alexandria, the Old Town Boutique District’s unique shops will showcase one-of-a-kind items and hard-to-find brands with extended boutique hours each Thursday in June and July. From home décor...

Old Town Alexandria
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 8:00 pm Canal Park Movie Night

See your favorite stars beneath the stars at this new park on the site of the historic Washington Canal—located in the heart of DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. With a theme of “It’s A Whole New Ballgame”, come ready to enjoy some of your...

Canal Park, 200 M Street, SW, DC
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 8:00 pm YES Live @ Warner Theatre

YES is set to rock the Warner Theatre on July 24th. A longtime staple of classic rock stations around the world and masters of the progressive rock style, YES has performed since the late 60's and are masters of their craft. Fans young and old...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Carmen

Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra bring to the stage the thrilling tale of love, lust, and desire. With its vibrant colors and evocative images, this new production—fully staged and costumed, with custom video projection design...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 7:00 pm Washington Mystics vs Tulsa Shock

Washington Mystics vs Tulsa Shock @ Verizon Center, 7:00pm.

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 8:00 pm Jason Aldean Live @ Nationals Park (Burn It Down Tour)

Come and see Jason Aldean live for the very first time at Nationals Park, July 25th, 2014, on his Burn It Down tour. Aldean will be joined by Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr in what is sure to be an unforgettable summer night of country music...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 8:00 pm Billy Joel Live @ Nationals Park

Billy Joel, the talented, renowned piano man with a hefty string of hits starting from the 70's, plays Nationals Park solo for the first time on July 26th. An evening of wild showmanship and manic piano slamming is sure to get the crowd on their...

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 8:00 pm Sarah McLachlan Live @ Wolf Trap

With emotional ballads and ethereal vocals, this Grammy-winning “Angel” has become “pop’s voice of compassion and consolation” (The New York Times).

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 4:00 pm Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream

Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream @ Verizon Center, 4:00pm.

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 7:30 pm Darius Rucker Live @ Wolf Trap

Darius Rucker, previously of Hootie & the Blowfish Fame, takes the stage at Wolf Trap to deliver fabulous country hits such as "Wagon Wheel" and "Alright". With his trademark style of singing and instantly recognizable baritone, he is sure to...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Marine Corp Sunset Review Parade

A one-hour performance, the Sunset Parade features the music of "The Commandant's Own", the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Spacious lawns provide ample room for guests to bring lawn...

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 8:00 pm Heart Live @ Wolf Trap

Don't be "Alone" on July 29th - grab your friends and head to the Heart concert, live at Wolf Trap! The female duo will rock you all night with classic hits such as "Barracuda" and "Magic Man". They have released over 20 Top 40 singles in their...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo

Blending the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, the popular outdoor ceremonial Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long sunset military pageant...

204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22209
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 7:05 pm Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies @ Nationals Park, 7:05pm.
Promotions: Beltway Burger Pack, Miller Lite Party Night.

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 8:00 pm Canal Park Movie Night

See your favorite stars beneath the stars at this new park on the site of the historic Washington Canal—located in the heart of DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. With a theme of “It’s A Whole New Ballgame”, come ready to enjoy some of your...

Canal Park, 200 M Street, SW, DC
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Marine Corp Sunset Review Parade

A one-hour performance, the Sunset Parade features the music of "The Commandant's Own", the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Spacious lawns provide ample room for guests to bring lawn...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo

Blending the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, the popular outdoor ceremonial Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long sunset military pageant...

204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22209
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 8:00 pm Canal Park Movie Night

See your favorite stars beneath the stars at this new park on the site of the historic Washington Canal—located in the heart of DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. With a theme of “It’s A Whole New Ballgame”, come ready to enjoy some of your...

Canal Park, 200 M Street, SW, DC
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo

Blending the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, the popular outdoor ceremonial Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long sunset military pageant...

204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22209
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Aug 14, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Aug 16, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Aug 17, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Aug 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Mon, Aug 18, 2014 8:00 pm Crystal Screen Summer Films

Crystal City’s crowd-pleasing outdoor film festival returns, presenting 13 weeks of blockbuster movies under the stars. There’s no better place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie, whether a take...

1851 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202 (across from the Crystal City Metro Station)
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jazz in the Garden

Now in its 14th year, The National Gallery of Art’s concert series features an array of jazz artists performing a range of styles – including salsa, blusion, xylophone, and Afrofunk– every Friday evening in the Sculpture Garden throughout the...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Friday Night Live! Concerts

Looking for a fresh new way to step out on Friday nights? Find your groove at National Harbor’s summer music series with some of D.C.'s most acclaimed bands. FREE! 6-9pm. Concert will be held at the National Plaza along the waterfront....

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Old Town Farmers' Market

How often can you say that you’ve been to the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753? George Washington sent produce from Mount Vernon to be sold here...

Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Aug 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Aug 30, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 pm The Washington Monument

After an enforced closure of more than two years to repair damage caused by the 2011 earthquake, the Washington Monument is once again open to visitors! Get an unparalleled view of the nation's capital from the world's tallest freestanding stone...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

The newest addition to DC’s iconic skyline will have visitors feeling like they’re sitting on top of the world! Marvel at incomparable views of the White House and Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, the historic City of Alexandria and beyond as you...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 NEW! Anchorman: The Exhibit

The Newseum presents "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." Included in the exhibit are costumes worn by the Channel 4 Evening News team as well as notable...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Sep 1, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Sep 2, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Wed, Sep 3, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Thu, Sep 4, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 10:00 am Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 The Carousel at National Harbor

All kids — whatever their age — love a carousel and National Harbor’s waterfront attraction is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. This 36-foot Americana-themed carousel features a herd of whimsical creatures, with the beauty of the...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Sep 9, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Concerts at Yards Park

Everyone will be “rockin’ on the riverfront” this summer! This popular riverfront destination, located near the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, is a great place to unwind and listen to a variety of music, ranging from reggae to 80s to R...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Friday Night Live! Concerts

Looking for a fresh new way to step out on Friday nights? Find your groove at National Harbor’s summer music series with some of D.C.'s most acclaimed bands. FREE! 6-10pm. Concert will be held at the National Plaza along the waterfront....

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 11:00 am House and Home

Presented through a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films, this outstanding exhibit takes visitors on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, and challenges ideas about what it means to be...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Movies on the Potomac

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars — and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than at National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are permitted; no...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villians

Blofeld. Jaws. Octopussy. Drax. Le Chiffre…Meet the Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The Museum has...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon

Come explore Washington's design for his estate, highlighting the first president's interests and talents as a landscape designer. On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Meet Baby Panda Cub Bao Bao!

After four months of watching her grow via the panda cams, visitors to the Zoo are now able to visit Baby Bao Bao in person!! The Giant Panda Habitat is open from 8am to 4pm daily and visitors will be allowed into the panda house on a first-come-...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 One Nation With News for All

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the Newseum presents a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Today,...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Sheer Madness

Set in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy has been Washington's favorite hilarious whodunit for 25 years. And after more than 11,000 performances, this show is still in great shape, retaining all the bounce, body,...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars

New!

This collection of 50+ photographs of Mars' craters, hills, dunes, dust clouds, meteorites and rock formations chronicles NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, which was designed to evaluate the planet's geologic...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The mighty Nile River inspired ancient Egyptian artists and craftsmen for more than four millennia and a number of their works now reside in the Freer Gallery’s collection. Made of glass, wood, and stone, these objects illuminate the important...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:00 pm Free performances on Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center

Every day of the year the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative that makes the arts accessible to all in fulfillment of its mission to the DC community and the nation. Featuring local,...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sat, Sep 20, 2014 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shear Madness

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show...

Sun, Sep 21, 2014 American Cool

Cool is an original American sensibility and remains a global obsession, becoming a password that connotes a balanced state of mind, a dynamic mode of performance, and a certain signature style. Cool has been embodied in jazz musicians such as...

National Portrait Gallery
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Our, Looking In

In celebration of the recent gift of Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea (1947)—one of the artist’s most important paintings—this exhibition focuses on Wyeth’s frequent use of the window as the subject of his art. Showcasing some 60 watercolors,...

Sun, Sep 21, 2014