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

2017 AFI Latin American Film Festival

  • Through Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with the 28th AFI Latin American Film Festival! Featuring more than 40 films, the festival showcases the best in cinema from Latin America with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal.

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

  • Through Thursday, November 29, 2018

This centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front.


Sat • September 23, 2017


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2017 AFI Latin American Film Festival

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with the 28th AFI Latin American Film Festival!

22nd Annual Irish Folk Festival

Stacy C Sherwood Community Center

Irish music and dance performances on four stages, food & craft vendors, workshops and sessions.

43rd Annual Smithsburg Steam Engine and Craft Show

Smithsburg Firehall Grounds

43rd Annual Smithsburg Steam Engine and Craft Show

Entertainment for the whole family

Benefiting the Smithsburg High School Athletics

Sept. 23rd-24th from 10am-5pm

6th Annual Leesburg Fine Art Festival

Historic Downtown Leesburg

Downtown Leesburg 6th Annual Leesburg Fine Art Festival. Painting, jewelry, photography, ceramics, mixed-media - more. Original & handmade.

Charm City Fly-In: Remote Control Airplane Festival

Southwest Area Park

Dozens of aviators from the Southwest Area Park (SWAP) Modelers will teach you how to taxi, take off and soar the skies as you guide model planes – some up to 10 feet long - hundreds of feet in the air. When you’re not piloting a plane, witness the aerial maneuvers of the skilled pilots as they dip, flip and bank their planes high overhead in a “Fun Fly Competition.”

Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival

Downtown Hyattsville

Arts & Ales Festival Returns To Larger Site For Milestone Year!  Join Us at Prince George's County's Largest Gathering of the Arts + Craft Brews!

Hellenic Literary Festival 2017

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

The Hellenic Writers' of Washington D.C. will host the Hellenic Literary Festival 2017. Keynote speaker John DeDakis, along with poets and authors from the Washington D.C. area, followed by a reception, booksignings, and open Mic. Sept. 23, 2017 from 4-8 PM at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 7701 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817. Free and open to the public.

Oyster Wars @ The Salt Line

The Salt Line

Salt Line Hosts “Oyster Wars”

Wanderlust 108: "The World's Only Mindful Triathlon"

RFK Stadium, Lot 7

Wanderlust 108, the world’s only “mindful triathlon,” returns to Washington, DC on September 23, 2017.  Wanderlust’s signature triathlon, which is produced in partnership with adidas, attracts thousands for a five-kilometer run (or walk), an outdoor 90-minute yoga class, and a guided meditation. Mindful triathletes will also enjoy music, artisanal vendors, local foods and many surprises throughout the day.

Categories: Fairs & Festivals

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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.

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