Welcome to WETA Special Events.
We invite you to join us throughout the year for a variety of exciting special appearances, get-togethers, and activities throughout the Washington area.
Experience Puccini’s heartbreaking masterpiece of passion, honor, and sacrifice with Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra in this new staged and costumed production of Madama Butterfly with custom video projections at Wolf Trap, Friday, August 7th at 8:15pm. For tickets, visit www.WolfTrap.org or call 877-WOLFTRAP.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
WETA's mission is to produce and broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit that recognize viewers' and listeners' intelligence, curiosity and interest in the world around them.Learn more →