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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.

Building Zone

  • Through Friday, July 31, 2015

The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.

For Whom It Stands

  • Through Saturday, February 28, 2015

More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.


Fri • December 19, 2014


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3 Days ‘til Christmas! A New Holiday Musical

Northern Virginia Community College, Richard J. Ernst Community Center

This Broadway-Style holiday musical, appropriate for audiences of all ages, is packed with fun and fanciful chaos that promises to warm your heart and have your toes tapping. Glorious scenery, amazing costuming and a phenomenal cast weave a festive and touching song and dance story that will appeal to audiences young and old.

Annual Holiday Group Show

Montpelier Arts Center

Montpelier’s resident artists showcase their work in this group holiday exhibition, highlighting their diversity and talent. 

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Holiday

Bel Cantanti Opera - Die Csardasfurstin, "The Princess of Csardas" or "The Gypsy Princess"

The Randolph Road Theatre

Bel Cantanti Opera presents Die Csardasfurstin (The Princess of Csardas, or The Gypsy Princess), a holiday favorite across Europe, now in Bethesda for your holiday pleasure!  Fully staged and in costume.



Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market

The Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Del Ray Artisans 19th Annual Holiday Market features handcrafted work from local artists, plus Bake Sale to benefit a local nonprofit.  December 5-7, December 12-14, December 19-21.  Fridays 6-9pm (reception), Saturdays 10am-4pm, Sunday 12-4pm.

ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman

National Harbor

Beginning November 14, experience the Capital region's must-see, award-winning holiday attraction, ICE!, at Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland. Kept at a chilly 9 degrees, rediscover the magic of everyone's favorite holiday classic, Frosty the Snowman, through colorful, life-size ice sculptures.

Categories: Holiday, Family Oriented

Studio B Features First Holiday Show

Studio B

If you’re looking for a special gift this holiday season look no further than Studio B in downtown Bethesda, the artists’ studio located on the lower level at 7475 Wisconsin Avenue. The December Holiday Show is a great opportunity to view artwork by four accomplished painters which range in price beginning below $100.

Categories: Arts, Holiday, Exhibits

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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