Get your fill of seafood feasts, comedy night, and more this weekend in the DMV.
The weekend's coming! Not sure what to do? We've compiled some of the coolest events among the bustling intersection of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia that will leave you satisfied through Sunday.
Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, September 13, to Sunday, September 15.
Colonial Market & Fair | George Washington's Mount Vernon | Saturday–Sunday
Experience Colonial America with this scenic 12-acre fair at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Browse hand-crafted goods and watch artisan demonstrations, including a how-to on traditional ice cream-making! History buffs won't want to miss it! Fair access is included in regular museum admission. Find out more here!
Baltimore Seafood Festival | Canton Waterfront Park | 3001 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD | Saturday
Load up on delicious crab cakes, oysters, and famous blue crabs in Baltimore's own Canton Waterfront Park! Live entertainment, face-painting, and more will delight families and friends alike. General admission is $15 and includes a commemorative glass. Check it out here!
What the Constitution Means to Me | Kennedy Center | 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. | Ongoing
Heidi Schreck knows the Constitution like the back of her hand, having memorized it in debates as a teenager. But what does it mean to her? This Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama explores Schreck's relationship to the Constitution and its impact on her family. Thought-provoking and honest, it's a play you won't forget! It runs from September 11 to 22, so hurry before it ends! Tickets start at $49. Buy yours here!
Taste of Ethiopia | Oronoco Bay Park | 100 Madison Place, Alexandria, VA | Saturday
Ever wanted to explore Ethiopia? Now's your chance! From 2 to 10 p.m., enjoy authentic cuisine, live music, dance, and a fashion show in Alexandria's Oronoco Bay Park. The beauty of Ethiopia will be on display for all! Admission is free. Check it out here!
Andrew Bird | The Anthem | 901 Wharf St. SW, Washington, D.C. | Saturday
Indie-rock's esteemed songwriter/whistler is coming to The Anthem in support of his recent record My Finest Work Yet. With his carefully-crafted lyrics and ornate melodies, listeners are in for a spell-binding night of music! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and Chicano Batman will open. Tickets are $46-$76. Reserve yours here!
17th Annual Washington Ukrainian Festival | St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral | 15100 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD | Friday–Sunday
This immersive festival showcases the unique culture of Ukraine right here in Silver Spring! Throughout the weekend, explore craft vendors, cuisine, music, and dance performances. Be sure to grab a pint in the Kozak beer garden! Festival admission and parking are FREE. Click here for more info!
DC Wine Fest! Fall Edition | National Union Building | 918 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. | Saturday
The District's specialty wine festival is back for fall! Sign up for a session to sample amazing wines from all over the world—view the full list here! Live music and art add to the autumnal atmosphere of this elegant tasting event. General admission is $35. Find out more here!
Red Rocks Comedy Night | Red Rocks Neapolitan Bistro | 1348 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. | Friday
The Comedy Craft Beer Tour is coming to D.C.! Have a drink on the house and enjoy side-splitting sets from local comedians Gordon Baker-Bone, Dillon Stevenson, and Cerrome Russell. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $25. Buy them here!
Crabs 'N Suds Crab Feast | Hensley Park | 4200 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA | Saturday
You can't get any more mid-Atlantic than a crab feast! Dine on succulent crabs and indulge in beers from local breweries. Be sure to take a raffle ticket for the opportunity to win big! Proceeds benefit local charitable causes in Alexandria's community. Adult tickets are $50 while children under 4 are free! Find out more here!
Baltimore Rhythm Festival | Baltimore City Public Charter Montessori School | 1634 Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, MD | Saturday
Groove your heart out with this beloved Baltimore tradition! From 12 to 7 p.m., experience the power of rhythm with showstopping musicians, workshops, demonstrations, and more. Bring your own drum and join the fun! Admission to this event is free. Find out more here!
Doing anything fun this weekend? Leave a comment with what you'll be up to!