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.
Stunningly luscious music on an all-French program: Langlais, L. Boulanger, Poulenc, Fauré. J. Reilly Lewis, conductor and organist; Stefanie Moore, soprano; Andrew Sauvageau, baritone; Todd Fickley, guest conductor.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.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 →
This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.When to watch on WETA Television →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →