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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.

America Reads

  • Through Saturday, January 21, 2017

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "America Reads," will celebrate the public’s choice of 65 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.


Sat • January 21, 2017


WETA Ticket

WETA Special


Classical Guitar Duo Concert

Community Lutheran Church

Julian Gray & Serap Bastepe Gray Classical Guitar Duo in Concert

Community Coffeehouse

Clay Pots... A Place to Grow

Come hang out at your community gathering spot!

Categories: Family Oriented, Free

Holy City Exhibition by international artist Brian Whelan at Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral

Holy City is a series of nine paintings representing the three Abrahamic faiths: Christianity, Islam and Judaism. When displayed together, the panels create a work of art 9 x 12 feet. "This is my aspirational vision of what a Holy City looks like."

Out of Many Festival: A Winter Multicultural Presentation of Music and Dance

Potomac Atrium, National Museum of the American Indian

The museum presents its winter multi-cultural Out of Many Festival in this two-day celebration event that highlights Native performers, both traditional and contemporary, from across the country. 

Portrait Discovery Kits

National Portrait Gallery

Portrait Discovery Kits are an interactive and imaginative way for visitors to learn more about people who are in the National Portrait Gallery.

Categories: Arts, Family Oriented, Free

Start 2017 ​Strong: Girls on the Run NOVA Virtual 5K

Virtual Event

Support local girls and start your 2017 strong with the Girls on the Run of NOVA virtual 5k.

Young Athletes Alexandria Program

St. Stephens & St. Agnes Middle School

Children with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Ages 2-7 are Invited to Participate in Special Olympics Virginia's Young Athletes Program.

Young Athletes introduces children with intellectual disabilities and their families to the world of Special Olympics by pursuing the following goals:

1) Engage children through developmentally appropriate play activities designed to foster physical, cognitive and social development.

2) Welcome family members of children with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympics network of support.

3) Raise awareness about the abilities of children with intellectual disabilities through inclusive peer participation, demonstrations and other events.

For planning purposes, please email at if your child would like to participate.

Also, please help us spread the word & invite your friends!  Pre-registration is due by January 13, 2017.

Free event

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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