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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.

National Museum of the American Indian Exhibit “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations”

  • Through Saturday, September 1, 2018

Nation to Nation presents the story of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States.

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Sat • September 23, 2017

 

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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

D.C. St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Nationals Park

Join supporters in communities across the nation for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for this family-friendly event that raises funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Our mission is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® The event will feature patient family speakers, a scenic 5K, family friendly activities and live entertainment.

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!

Early Childhood Music Classes

Workhouse Arts Center

6 week Fall classes start September 20th and 23rd

Fall Drumming, Hula-Hoop Dance, and Potluck!

Lake Fairfax Park

Fall Drumming, Hula-Hoop Dance, and Potluck!

Public

 · Hosted by Your Sunshine

Joe Pipik’s Backpack Puppets

Durant Arts Center

Backpack Puppets have delighted audiences from New York to Honolulu. In a career spanning more than three decades, Joe has created and performed around the mid-Atlantic region with the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre and nationwide with Dinorock.

Joe Pipik’s Backpack Puppets

Durant Arts Center

Backpack Puppets have delighted audiences from New York to Honolulu. In a career spanning more than three decades, Joe has created and performed around the mid-Atlantic region with the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre and nationwide with Dinorock.

Museum Day Live!

The National Building Museum

Hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, Museum Day Live! offers the opportunity to reserve two free tickets per person to visit the Museum on this day. Users must reserve tickets in advance. Visit go.nbm.org/museumdaylive.

Categories: Free, Arts, Family Oriented

Outdoor Capitol Grounds Tour

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center

Explore the beautiful Capitol Grounds on this 50-minute guided walking tour. Meet outside the north entrance to the Capitol Visitor Center. No passes needed.

Penn Hill Mini Golf Pop-Up

The Shops at Penn Hill

DC's Newest Pop-Up Attraction: Penn Hill Mini Golf!

Categories: Family Oriented

Rhode Island Row Weekly Farmers Market

Rhode Island Row

Rhode Island Row announces the return of its popular Community Foodworks’ Farmers Market, where residents can shop for freshly picked produce, specialty baked goods and prepared foods as well as other locally sourced products. In its second season, the Market moves to Saturdays and an expanded setting.

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art Exhibition

National Sporting Library & Museum

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art exhibition features Greek vases and sculpture from the 8th through the 4th centuries BCE drawn from a private collection, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and other museum collections.

Valerio D'Ospina: Live Painting Demonstration

Principle Gallery

Valerio D'Ospina will return on Saturday, September 23rd, at 1pm after the opening of his Two Man Exhibition on September 22nd. The artist will present a Live Painting Demonstration for our visitors, this event is FREE and all are welcome!

Categories: Arts, Free, Family Oriented

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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