See what's happening across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
If you're craving some spontaneity this weekend, look no further than our weekend roundup! Venture out into the DMV where you can stuff your face at a food festival, catch a live show, or support local artists. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, June 11, to Sunday, June 13.
*Keep in mind with the shifting circumstances of COVID-19 events may be canceled or rescheduled. Please refer to the event's websites or social media pages for more information regarding safety guidelines.*
Events on Friday, June 11
Trivia Nights at Historic Sites | Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden | Alexandria, VA | Friday
Do you have a gift for obscure facts? Join Lee-Fendall House for a rousing evening of trivia! In teams of 6, attendees can put their knowledge to the test on pop culture, history, sports, and everything in between for a chance to win big! This week's topic is 1980s trivia (tubular, Dude!) The museum will also provide snacks and complimentary beverages for the event. Admission is $8. Register here.
Troyce Gatewood & Partners Movie Nights | Frederick Fairgrounds | Frederick, MD | Friday-Saturday
Tired of movie night on the couch? Troyce Gatewood & Partners' drive-in experience is back! From the comfort of your car, catch single and double features including Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, The Karate Kid, and more this Friday and Saturday. Plus, take advantage of concessions from local food trucks during each screening. Admission starts at $17. Buy your tickets here.
Shrek! The Musical | Toby's Dinner Theatre | Columbia, MD | Friday-Sunday
Presented by Toby's Dinner Theatre, pop-culture sensation Shrek is hitting the stage! Watch the beloved cast of characters: Shrek Donkey, Princess Fiona, and more come to life in the story based on the hit animated film. If you thought love was only true in fairy tales, think again! The final show is on Sunday, June 13, so if you've been wanting to see it, this is your last chance! Reserve your spot here.
Virtual Fine Arts & Crafts Show | Columbia Festival of the Arts | Columbia, MD | Friday-Sunday
Mark your calendars, the Columbia Festival of the Arts' annual craft show is back! The first virtual show in the festival's history; shop one-of-a-kind pieces from 25 artists ranging in artistic mediums and style from your computer screen! The showcase is free of charge and will run from June 7-20. If you want to support local artists in your community, find out more here.
Renewal 2121 | ARTECHOUSE | Washington, DC | Friday-Sunday
Inspired by cherry blossom season and the concept of renewal, this art installation from ARTECHOUSE will blow your mind! Visitors will explore a futuristic landscape caught between environmental chaos and the serene sight of cherry blossoms blooming in the background. It's no wonder the exhibit is in its fourth year in DC! Renewal 2121 is open daily through September 6. Purchase your tickets here.
Events on Saturday, June 12
Taste of Woodbridge 2021 | Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center | Woodbridge, VA | Saturday
FREE admission! From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., sample the best of regional restauranteurs at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center while experiencing live entertainment all day. Between the delicious cuisine and incredible live performances, all ages are in for a treat! Food tastings start at just $1, and you can purchase them ahead online or in person. Ready to get a taste? Get the scoop here.
Cajun Celebration | Breaux Vineyards | Purcellville, VA | Saturday
Bring on the jambalaya! Going on 24 years, this annual gathering at Breaux Vineyards is a summer must. Experience the brilliance of Cajun culture in the form of delicious food, craft vendors, and live music from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The vineyard will also be hosting wine tastings, because what kind of celebration would it be without wine? This event will be held rain or shine. Check it out here.
Dupont Circle Shopping Pop-Up | Historic Dupont Circle Main Street | Washington, DC | Saturday
Show support for local businesses at Dupont Circle's Shopping Pop-Up! Between P Street and Connecticut Avenue, shoppers can browse over 50 artisanal vendors selling jewelry, art, clothing, and more while grabbing a bite from the neighborhood's 90+ restaurants. Over 1,000 people attended the extravaganza back in April, and this week's event is sure to be no different! The pop-up runs from noon to 6 p.m. Read about it here.
Events on Sunday, June 13
Bourbon and Bluegrass 2021 (Virtual) | President Lincoln's Cottage | Washington, DC | Sunday
An annual fundraiser for preserving Abraham Lincoln's summer property! Tune in between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the best bluegrass music and boozy drinks to match. Headliner Don Flemons, "American Songster" will kick things off with a performance dedicated to the Armed Forces Retirement Home, but there's more where that came from! General admission is $45 and includes the live stream, cocktail demos, virtual tours, and more. Purchase here.
Food Truck Sunday Funday | Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster, MD | Sunday
Carroll County Farm Museum presents the ultimate food truck bonanza! From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., try a variety of food from the region with the chance to vote for your favorite—the winning truck will receive a coveted spot at the Maryland Wine Festival. As the biggest event of its kind in the county, this is a must for stuffing your face. Did we mention it's FREE? Find out more here.
What are you doing this weekend? Share your plans in the comments.