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Orchard County Farm Stand

October 31, 2019   ·   8:00am-2:00pm

Orchard County Farm Stand hosts a Farmers Market on Tuesdays from 8:30am-2: 00 pm in the courtyard

at National Geographic Society – 1145 17th St NW, Washington DC.


Marine Corps Marathon

October 27, 2019

Marine Corps Marathon is annually ranked as one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Motivated individuals run the MCM as a tribute to a loved one…

Queens of Egypt

September 15, 2019   ·   10:00am - 6:00pm

National Geographic Society’s exhibit, The Queens of Egypt is available for viewing until September 15, 2019.  From young explorers to seasoned enthusiasts, “Queens of Egypt” has something for everyone…

Go Washington DC

August 31, 2019

Enjoy the residential houses, patriotic memorials, quirky museums all summer long with GO WASHINGTON DC.  Over 20 popular attractions available with savings on admissions – simply scan your Washington DC pass…

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

August 12, 2019

Savor delicious deals throughout the District during Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, a biannual event that takes place in the winter and the summer. Throughout the promotion, over 100 restaurants across…

Citi Open – Washington DC

July 27, 2019

One of DC’s longest-standing sports traditions, the Citi Open takes place at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center from July 27 – Aug. 4…

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 29, 2019   ·   10:00am

June 29 – 30, 2019.

At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, experience living traditions from around the world. Our goal is to work with communities to strengthen and preserve their cultures and…

Dragon Boat Festival

June 15, 2019

June 15 – 16, 2019. The Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival, now celebrating it’s 18th year, is a two day festival held along the Potomac River complete with cultural exhibitions…

DC Jazz Fest

June 8, 2019

DC Jazz Fest presented by eventsDC will take place June 7 – 16, 2019.  For more information click here: DC JazzFest…

In Peak Bloom at The Artechhouse

May 27, 2019

ARTECHOUSE brings cherry blossoms to a digital realm! Celebrating spring, renewal and the cherry blossom season with an immersive and interactive digital art experience!
​In Peak Bloom features interactive and…

Taste of Dupont

May 18, 2019   ·   12:45pm

Saturday May 18.

Dupont Circle restaurants will open their doors to showcase their signature appetizers, entrées, drinks, and desserts for the 12th annual Taste of Dupont. This progressive lunch…

National Police Week

May 10, 2019

National Police Week

A series of events taking place in and around the city of Washington DC from May 6 – 16, 2019.  National Police Week draws in between 25,000…

Easter Egg Roll

April 22, 2019

White House Easter Egg Roll

This event takes place on Monday, April 22, 2019.  An annual family event to hunt for and race Easter eggs on the White House Lawn…

National Cherry Blossom Festival

April 13, 2019

National Cherry Blossom Festival

March 20 – April 14, 2019.  The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place annually and commemorates gift of 3000 cherry trees from Tokyo, Japan to the city…

‘Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse’ Exhibit

April 6, 2019

‘Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse’ – Through April 28
Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history. Pulse…

Washington DC Auto Show

April 5, 2019

Washington DC Auto Show

April 5- 14, 2019 at the Washington DC Convention Center. Vehicles on display and celebrity spotting are all part of the fun at this show.  For…

Blossom Kite Festival

March 30, 2019

Blossom Kite Festival – March 30
Head to the Washington Monument grounds for this free kite-flying extravaganza, one of the most highly anticipated events of the National Cherry Blossom Festival…

Titanic: The Untold Story

January 7, 2019

Now through Jan. 7, 2019 at National Geographic, discover the surprising link between a top secret Cold War mission and the 1985 discovery of the sunken Titanic…

National Police Week

June 20, 2018

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public…