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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

  • Through Sunday, January 29, 2017

Dedicated to teaching young artisans traditional crafts, Turquoise Mountain is reviving Afghanistan’s proud cultural legacy. This exhibition transforms the International Gallery into a visit to Old Kabul.

House and Home

  • Through Monday, May 1, 2017

Take a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, which challenge our ideas about what it means to live at home in America. 


Thu • September 29, 2016


WETA Ticket

WETA Special


New Culture Exhibition Preview Case!

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Recent acquisitions representing the museum’s Division of Culture and the Arts will be on display to preview an upcoming exhibition on American culture.

Community Coffeehouse

Clay Pots... A Place to Grow

Come hang out at your community gathering spot!

Categories: Family Oriented, Free

Green Meadows Petting Farm

Green Meadows Farm

Have fun at our petting farm while learning about our farm animals. Take a tractor-drawn hayride, milk our cow, feed our sheep & goats and watch our pigs race!

Jazz Concert by Marshall Keys, Saxophone and Herman Burney, Bass to be held at Grace Episcopal Church on September 29

Grace Episcopal Church (Georgetown)

On Thursday, September 29, at 6:00 pm Marshall Keys, saxophone and Herman Burney, bass will perform in concert as part of “Music on the Lawn,” a series of Thursday evening concerts presented by Grace Episcopal Church during the month of September 2015.  All performances will take place on the lawn of Grace Church in Washington, DC. For each event, gates will open at 5:30 pm, with music from 6:00 to 7:15 pm. Bring a picnic supper, or buy something from the onsite restaurant concessions (Dog Tag Bakery and Pinstripes are scheduled to be present).  Seating (chairs) will be available. Suggested donation for each event is $10

Laughing Matters

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

"Laughing Matters," is a display that looks into the stories of three comedians who changed the face of comedy.

Rhode Island Row Farmers Market

Rhode Island Row

On Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m., Rhode Island Row will host the newly launched Rhode Island Row Farmers Market. Produced by Community Foodworks to meet the demand of commuters, and residents in the neighborhood, the market will open to the public at 4 p.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. every Thursday from May 12 until November 17 (rain or shine).

Rhode Island Row Farmers Market features vendors offering prepared foods, fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, coffee, baked goods and more.

Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment

National Museum of the United States Navy

Naval Museum to Host Environmental Stewardship Exhibit
Traveling Exhibit Offers Interactive Experiences for Visitors

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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