What an amazing time to be in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.! We’ve listed out all the great events taking place this weekend and throughout the week!
A favorite Stephen Sondheim musical “Company” comes to Signature Theatre May 21-June 30. Bobby, the bachelor, and his quirky married friends star. You’ll hum the music as you leave!
Summertime at the National Building Museum
New this year at the Building Museum is a partnership with Hill Country who will bring smoked brisket, pork & chicken sandwiches after 4 Wed-Fri and after noon weekends –on west lawn.
From 5/22 to 8/21 NoMa presents their 6th annual film festival Wednesdays from 7 pm with music, give aways, food trucks and picnicking – coolers ok – dogs on leash ok – 2nd and L.
“The Real Thing” by one of America’s favorite playwrights – Tom Stoppard – 5/22 to 6/30.
A Prairie Home Companion
At Wolf Trap May 24th, catch up with all the latest from Lake Woebegon and Garrison Keilor.
Concerts in the Garden
May 24th through August 30th there are weekly concerts at the National Gallery of Art. Ruthie and the Wranglers start the series off. BYO snacks and sip on pitchers of sangria – 5-8:30 pm.
Gateway Park in Rosslyn
May 24th, watch “Ferris Buehler’s Day Off” at Rosslyn’s Gateway Park. First of summer series.
Kenny Chesney is at FedEx Field May 25th with his “No Show Tour” at 5 pm with Eric Church and the Eli Young Band.
May 25-26 is the annual Hunt Country Stables Tour where you can see thoroughbred breeding farms, fox hunting barns and country estates in Upperville/Middleburg from 10 am to 5 pm.
“The Guardsmen”, a 1920’s Broadway comedy smash hit, 5/25-6/23 at the Kennedy Center.
The Delaplane Strawberry Festival is May 25-26 this year with live entertainment, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, hayrides, antique cars, children’s games and, of course, strawberries!
National Memorial Day Concert
On the eve of Memorial Day, folks will gather on the west lawn of the Capitol to hear The National Symphony Orchestra, Joe Mantegna, Gary Sinease, Colin Powell and others at 8 pm.