December 29, 2018
Saturday

Headliners

8:00 pmWashington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets Capital One Arena. NBA Basketball Game. 202-397-SEAT

Festivals

12:00 pm-
6:00 pm
Wine Tastings Veramar Vienyard Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. Explore the grounds, see how wine is made at Veramar Vienyard. 540-955-5510
5:00 pm-
9:00 pm
ZooLights Smithsonian's National Zoo. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland. ZooLights...

The Arts

10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Composed of twenty-one laminated wood pieces, each of which forms the word "monkey"...
10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Dating from the 10th to the 18th century, sculptures of deities, enlightened beings...
10:00 am-
11:00 pm
New Nature by Marpi ArTecHouse. Step into a colorful digital menagerie of nature-inspired creatures and plant life that will react in real-time to your gestures...
10:00 am-
5:00 pm
Nordic Impressions The Phillips Collection. Nordic Impressions is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years from 1821-2018. It features works by...
10:00 am-
1:00 pm
Maker Mornings: Illuminate Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Explore the exhibition Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse through hands-on activities.
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Lincoln's Contemporaries National Portrait Gallery. Featuring Mathew Brady's portraits of twenty celebrities from showman P.T. Barnum & inventor Samuel Morse to...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
American Origins National Portrait Gallery. On view in a series of 17 galleries and alcoves chronologically arranged to take the visitor from the days of contact...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Champions National Portrait Gallery. "Champions" salutes dynamic American sports figures whose impact beyond the athletic realm made them part of...
12:00 pm-
12:45 pm
Introduction to The Phillips Collection The Phillips Collection. A tour highlighting special features of the Collection. 202-387-2151
12:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
1:30 pmMiss Saigon Kennedy Center Opera House. The story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who meets an American G.I. in an encounter that will change their...
2:00 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
2:00 pmTalley's Folly GALA Hispanic Theatre. On a moonlit night in 1944 Missouri, middle-aged Jewish accountant Matt Freidman has only one chance... 202-234-7174
2:00 pmThe Play That Goes Wrong Eisenhower Theater. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous...
3:00 pmThe Second City: Love, Factually Theater Lab. A holiday satire - whether you love or hate the movie Love, Actually, you're going to fall in love with this mashup of parody, original...
3:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
6:00 pmMillennium Stage John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free... 202-467-4600
7:30 pmCapitol Steps Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Former Congressional employees perform satirical skits and... 202-312-1300
7:30 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
7:30 pmMiss Saigon Kennedy Center Opera House. The story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who meets an American G.I. in an encounter that will change their...
8:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Laugh Riot at the Hyatt Hyatt Regency Bethesda. Live standup comedy show with 5 local comics, $25 cash prize joke contest for non-com audience members... 301-657-1234
8:00 pmTalley's Folly GALA Hispanic Theatre. On a moonlit night in 1944 Missouri, middle-aged Jewish accountant Matt Freidman has only one chance... 202-234-7174
8:00 pmThe Second City: Love, Factually Theater Lab. A holiday satire - whether you love or hate the movie Love, Actually, you're going to fall in love with this mashup of parody, original...
8:00 pmThe Play That Goes Wrong Eisenhower Theater. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous...

Retail Events

6:00 am-
5:00 pm
Open Air Farmers and Flea Markets DC Armory. Held in Parking Lot 6. 202-547-9077
9:00 am-
4:00 pm
Urban Village Market Arlington's Urban Village Market at Court House. Weekly urban market featuring jewelry, textiles, new and reconditioned... 703-812-8881
10:00 am-
6:00 pm
Weekend Outdoor Festival Market 5 Gallery. Handmade crafts, jewelry and art from all over the world on exhibit and for sale. 202-543-7293
10:00 am-
6:00 pm
Market Days Liberty North Community Market. Quality handcrafts, clothing and gifts, impressive arts row, boutique fashion and accessory... 202-462-6633

Sports

1:00 pmGeorgetown Hoyas vs. Howard Bison Capital One Arena. NCAA Men's Basketball Game. 202-628-3200
8:00 pmWashington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets Capital One Arena. NBA Basketball Game. 202-397-SEAT

For Children

10:00 amChildren's Storytime Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arlington. A new book is read each time. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Community

9:00 am-
12:00 pm
Adult Digital Crash Course Glen Echo Park. This condensed workshop will cover the basics of using a digital camera. This class will help demystify the menu... 202-997-9845
9:30 amNook Class Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Come in and learn all about this exciting technology! Whether you are new to NOOK or a seasoned pro, booksellers...
9:30 amSaturday Morning Shabbat Services with MesorahDC Sixth and I Historic Synagogue. Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services...
10:00 am-
1:00 pm
Tour -- John F. Kennedy Center John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Meet at Level A Parking Plaza for tour led by members of Friends of the Kennedy... 202-4168340.
10:00 am-
12:30 pm
D.C. TV & Movie Sites Tour Union Station. Take a bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies and TV shows shot in Washington, DC. More than 30 locations from... 212-209-3370
10:00 am-
11:00 am
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
10:15 am-
5:15 pm
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution National Museum of Natural History. Visitors will feel the flutter in one of the most educational, entertaining and experiential... 202-357-2700
10:15 amHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
10:30 am-
3:00 pm
Spotlights Tours National Museum of American History. Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object...
11:00 amSlave Life at Mount Vernon Tour George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. Half-hour guided walking tour focuses on contributions of African-American... 202-780-2000
11:00 amHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
Tour -- Library of Congress Library of Congress. Tour commences in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building. 202-707-8000
11:30 am-
5:00 pm
Wine Country Coach and Limo Tours Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. 540-955-5510
12:00 pm-
2:00 pm
Hirshhorn Museum -- Permanent Collection Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Tour begins at the Information Desk, at 7th and Independence Avenue SW... 202-357-2700
12:00 pm-
3:00 pm
Tour Sewall-Belmont House. Tour of the National Women's Party headquarters. 202-546-1210
12:30 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
1:00 pm-
4:30 pm
Old Town Alexandria Tasting and Historical Walking Tour Market Square, Alexandria. DC Metro Food Tours offers unique food tasting and cultural walking tours that bring you to some... 800-979-3370
1:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Dance / Drumming Classes: Folkloric Afro Cuban, Salsa, Rueda, and More Alafia Professional Dance Studio, Mount Rainier. Taught by master Cuban dancer and instructor, Oscar Rousseaux. Class... 202-997-4344
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
1:30 pmHighlights Tours The Textile Museum. Led by TM docents, Highlight Tours give visitors the chance to look more closely at items on display... 202-667-0441
2:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Permanent Exhibit Dumbarton Oaks. Tour the gardens designed by Beatrix Ferrand and honored by Stravinsky in his famous Concerto, and the galleries... 202-339-6410
2:00 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
America's Most Wanted Studio Productions National Museum of Crime & Punishment. John Walsh's America's Most Wanted Studio, a state of the art facility, is located... 202-393-1099
Self-Guided Tour: Let's Move! with Smithsonian Gardens Smithsonian Institution. Explore Smithsonian Gardens through this scavenger hunt. Discover garden treasures while learning how gardening...

Miscellaneous

10:00 amWashington D.C. TV & Movie Tour On Location Tours. Take a guided bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies & TV shows that have been shot in Washington, DC... 800-979-3370

Dining Specials

6:00 am-
12:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Breakfast Stone's Throw Restaurant & Bar. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-745-6920
7:00 am-
10:45 am
Contemporary French Weekend Brunch Ici Urban Bistro. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-730-8700
7:00 am-
2:30 pm
A La Carte Brunch Jamieson Grille, Alexandria. A special selection of breakfast and lunch entrees, appetizers desserts are served on weekends... 703-253-8640
8:00 am-
2:30 pm
Outdoor Brunch on Weekends Jackson 20, Alexandria. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends featuring mimosas and outdoor seating. 703-842-2790
8:00 am-
12:00 pm
Weekend Breakfast Brunch Buffet Rod N Reel Restaurant, Chesapeake Beach. Custom made eggs, waffles, breakfast meats, fruit, a bagel bar with an assortment... 410-257-2735
8:00 am-
3:00 pm
Brunch Urbana Restaurant. Popular breakfast and lunch items are offered for brunch throughout the week. 202-956-6650
9:00 am-
4:00 pm
Belgian and Euro-Fusion Brunch Belga Cafe. A special brunch menu is offered each weekend, and every day in February. 202-544-0100
9:00 am-
4:00 pm
All Day Weekend Brunch The Heights. Eggs Benedict, crab cakes Benedict, omelettes, French toast, Bloody Marys, a variety of salads and sandwiches... 202-797-7227
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Capitol Lounge Brunch Capitol Lounge. Featuring $5 Bloody Marys and $5 Mimosas.
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Latin Weekend Brunch Alto Plaza, Centreville. A special menu is offered at midday on weekends, in addition to the regular menus. 703-266-8811
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Weekend Brunch Harry's Tap Room Clarendon, Arlington. Eggs Benedict, smoked salmon, French toast, waffles, omelettes, steak and eggs... 703-778-7788
10:00 am-
3:30 pm
Seasonal Brunch on Weekends Hook. Homemade scones and ginger butter are featured along with the creations of Chef Jonathan Seningen made from local, seasonal... 202-625-4488
10:00 am-
4:00 pm
Upscale Cocktail Brunch Il Fornaio, Reston. An extensive menu is offered on weekends. 703-437-5544
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Live Jazz Brunch Stars Bistro and Bar. Enjoy an a la carte brunch accompanied by live jazz on weekends. 202- 4646464
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Classic American Brunch Tonic Restaurant @ Quigley's Pharmacy. Custom made omelettes, grits, burger Benedict, eggs Nova Scotia and more are featured... 202-296-0211
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Brunch on U Street Ulah Bistro. Crab omelettes, eggs Benedict, breakfast pizzas, French toast and more are featured on weekends... 202-234-0123
10:30 am-
3:00 pm
Seasonal Saturday and Sunday Brunch Kemble Park Tavern. Light and healthy options are available for brunch in additional to traditional breakfast and lunch items... 202-966-5125
11:00 am-
4:00 pm
McGinty's Weekend Brunch McGinty's Public House, Silver Spring. Delicious brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Prix fixe and a la carte menus available... 301-587-1270
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Seasonal Brunch Cedar Restaurant. Special brunch items are offered on Saturdays and Sundays. 202-637-0012
11:00 am-
4:00 pm
Butcher's Breakfast Commonwealth Gastropub. A family-style homemade roast with 2 side orders, poached eggs, and a 'butchers breakfast' are featured... 202-265-1400
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Organic Seasonal Brunch Darlington House. A special menu is offered on weekends. 202-332-3722
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Brunch in a Brewery Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-783-5454
11:00 am-
2:00 pm
Weekend Champagne Brunch Juniper. Served in the Colonnade Room. 202-457-5020
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Mexican Brunch La Sandia, McLean. Skillet tacos, banana crepes and huevos rancheros are featured accompanied by sangria and margaritas... 703-893-2222
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Egg Bar Redwood Restaurant and Bar, Bethesda. Omelettes and scrambles made to your order, and apple cider doughnut holes are featured... 301-656-5515
11:00 am-
4:00 pm
Rooftop Brunch Tabaq Bistro. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-265-0965
11:00 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Lunch Chef's American Bistro, California. A prix-fixe menu is offered during the week for lunch with different specials each day... 301-862-0380
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
A La Carte Regional Brunch Blue Duck Tavern. A special a la carte menu is offered on weekends. 202-419-6755
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
All Day Brunch Daily Grill - Tysons Corner, McLean. A great selection of traditional breakfast items is offered most of the day on weekends... 703-288-5100
11:30 am-
5:00 pm
Georgetown Brunch The Guards. A special brunch menu is available all day on weekends. 202-965-2350
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Tapas Brunch Jaleo, Bethesda. In addition to the regular full tapas menu, a special brunch tapas menu is offered on weekends... 301-913-0003
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Tapas Brunch Jaleo. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-628-7949
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
French Bistro Brunch Le Chat Noir. A special brunch menu is offered on weekends. 202-244-2044
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
Weekend Champagne Brunch Mie N Yu. A 3-course prix fixe brunch including a Champagne cocktail, in addition to the regular brunch and lunch menus, is offered... 202-333-6122
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
French A La Carte Brunch Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda. An assortment of crepes, quiches, and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar are featured on weekends... 301-654-1234
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Traditional American Brunch Tuscarora Mill, Leesburg. Breakfast meats, brunch potatoes, fritattas, smoked salmon, appetizers, desserts, a variety... 703-478-1141
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
Mediterranean Brunch Zaytinya. Ashta, tiginettes, patata hara and other specialty items are featured along with the regular lunch menu on weekends... 202-638-0800
11:30 am-
2:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch Bastille DC, Alexandria. A 3-course menu is offered for lunch, in addition to the regular menu and specials... 703-519-3776
12:00 pm-
3:00 pm
Asian Brunch Asia Nine Bar and Lounge. A 3-course, prix fixe menu is offered midday on weekends, which includes a complimentary drink... 202-629-4355
12:00 pm-
3:00 pm
Weekend Champagne Brunch Indique Heights, Chevy Chase. A special menu is offered on weekends. 301-656-4822
12:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Express Lunch Degrees Bistro. A prix fixe 2-course soup or salad plus entree lunch is offered on weekdays. 202-912-4110
3:00 pm-
6:30 pm
Georgetown Tasting Food Tour A two-hour food tour not only feeds your mind in a step back in time but also your belly as we take time to taste food from some of the best... 800-560-1594
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Chadwick's Happy Hour Chadwick's. Enjoy $2 domestic bottles, $2 house wine, $2.50 rail drinks and margaritas and half price Buffalo Wings and Stuffed... 202-333-2565
5:00 pm-
2:00 am
Karaoke Peyote Cafe. Happy Hour every night except Saturday. 202-462-8330
French Bistro Brunch Bistro Bistro. Popular French bistro items are offered each weekend. 202-328-1640

Nightlife

6:00 pmWhen It Rains... We Pour Toledo Lounge. When it rains, we pour $2 drafts. Some restrictions apply -- snow is not rain.
6:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Toledo Lounge Happy Hour Toledo Lounge. Featuring $3 - Rail 6pm-8pm and $2 - Drafts 6pm-8pm.
7:00 pm-
10:00 pm
Tune Inn Happy Hour Tune Inn. At happy hour get $1 off all drinks. 202-543-2725
8:00 pm-
10:30 pm
Happy Hour at Crush Crush. Featuring Miller Light bottles at $1, Corona bottles $2 and Rail drinks $2. 202-319-1111
8:00 pmFlaming Hot Blues Bands Madam's Organ Soul Food Restaurant & Blues Bar. Weekends deliver a strong performance with one of their reoccurring favorite... 202-667-5370
10:00 pm-
3:30 am
Croma at Home Ultra Bar Ultra Bar & Club. Come party. Friday 18+, Saturdays 18 for girls - 21 for guys. 4 floors of different kinds of music ... 202-638-4663
10:00 pm-
3:30 am
Glow at Fur Fur Night Club. Old School, 70s and 80s in the Mafia Lounge; Hip Hop, Dance and Top 40 in the Martini Lounge; House and International... 202-271-1171
10:00 pm-
3:00 am
Slackness Saturdays Turntable Restaurant & Disco. The best in reggae, hip hop, dancehall, oldies but goodies ... all a dat. 347-249-3976
10:00 pm-
3:00 am
Ibiza Saturdays Ibiza Night Club. Ibiza brings world-famed DJ's for a weekly electronic event like you have never heard. With names like Danny... 202-552-1429
10:00 pmGuest List Event Stir Lounge. 21-plus event. Music: Club Mix / hip hop / dance and more. Dress code enforced. Dress to impress. No sneakers or baggy... 301-928-0500