Farmers markets, live comedy, and basketball—here's what's happening in the DMV this weekend!
We know it's cold, but trust us when we say these events are worth leaving the house for! This weekend, bundle up at the Harbor Point Ice Festival, expand your palate during Baltimore Restaurant Week, or enjoy one of the many live shows venturing through the DMV.
Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, January 10, to Sunday, January 12.
Grand Opening: Park View Farmers' Market
Hook Hall | 3400 Georgia Ave., NW | Washington, D.C. | Sunday
This farmers' market in the Park View neighborhood is an exciting new addition to D.C.'s local shopping scene! From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., browse fresh fruit and produce, bread, pastries, and an extensive meat and seafood counter from an array of local businesses. Whether you're there to grab groceries or enjoy a tasty snack, there's something for everyone! The market is open every Sunday on a year-round basis. Find out more here!
Harbor Point Ice Festival
Harbor Point Central Plaza | 1310 Point St. | Baltimore, MD | Saturday
Embrace the cold with one of Baltimore's coolest winter events! View mind-blowing ice sculptures carved right before your eyes while enjoying food, drink, live music, and other entertainment—kids will love playing in a Frozen-themed wonderland! Guests will get to vote for their favorite sculpture, and with over 50,000 pounds of ice used, it's sure to be quite a competition! Admission is free. Check it out here!
Will Liverman and Ken Noda
The Barns at Wolf Trap | 1551 Trap Road | Vienna, VA | Sunday
Die Winterreise translates to "winter journey," which couldn't be any more fitting! Baritone Will Liverman and pianist Ken Noda are bringing a unique chamber performance of Schubert's Die Winterreise to Wolf Trap! Experience Liverman as the Wanderer and the Schubert's stunning compositions. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., and tickets are $42. Buy them here!
Girls Gotta Eat (Second Night)
Lincoln Theatre | 1215 U St. NW | Washington, D.C. | Friday
No one can navigate the messiness and hilarity of relationships like Ashley Hesseltine and Rayna Greenberg, which explains why Girls Gotta Eat is a comedy phenomenon. Watch the ladies talk sex, dating, and more with special guests on the second date of their D.C. stop. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $35-$70. Order them here!
Navy Men's Basketball vs. Colgate
Alumni Hall | 675 Decatur Rd. | Annapolis, MD | Saturday
Basketball season is in full swing, so a game at the United States Naval Academy is in order! Catch a game at 4 p.m. between the men's basketball team and the Colgate Raiders. General tickets are $10; student admission is $5. Check it out here!
Farm Brew LIVE Winter Concert Series
The Great Hall at Farm Brew Live | 9915 Discovery Blvd | Manassas, VA | Saturday
Nothing beats the cold like good live music! This popular concert series from Farm Brew Live features local artists and bands every Saturday throughout the winter season. This weekend, groove to the high-voltage group Cherry Crush Band! Admission is free. You can find out more here!
Baltimore Restaurant Week
Various locations around Baltimore, MD | Multiple dates
Baltimore is a foodie city to its core, which is why Baltimore Restaurant Week is a must! Try mouth-watering cuisine from renowned restaurants all over the city at unbeatable prices. Brunch and lunch specials are priced at $15-$20, while three-course dinners start at $25—all incredible deals! Make your reservation ASAP since restaurants fill quickly. Check it out here!
The Anthem | 901 Wharf St. SW | Washington, D.C. | Saturday
Part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour starring Bill Engvall, Jeff Foxworthy, and Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White (or "Tater Salad") knows a thing or two about laughs. See the legendary comedian at The Anthem for the gut-busting sets he's known for. Nothing like good comedy to start the year off right! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets begin at $45. Purchase yours here!
ArtsCentric | 2600 N. Howard St. | Baltimore, MD | Ongoing
This remake of The Wizard of Oz is a cult classic that will leave audiences smiling! Starring an African American cast, this is the heartwarming original story starring the unforgettable quartet of Dorothy, Scare-Crow, Tin-Man, and the Cowardly Lion. This is the last weekend, so see it while it lasts! Tickets are $38. You can buy them here!
One Life: Marian Anderson
National Portrait Gallery | 8th & F St., NW | Washington, D.C. | Ongoing
This rotating exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery showcases a singular historical figure. This time it's about the esteemed singer Marian Anderson, who made her mark singing at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday in 1939. Come learn something new while paying tribute to a civil rights icon! The exhibit runs through May 17, 2020, and admission is free. Find out more here!
What are your weekend plans? Are there any events we missed? Let us know in the comments!