Enjoy a spring fling this weekend in DC, Maryland, and Virginia!
Between Easter egg hunts, dance parties, and cherry blossoms galore, we're feeling the spring fever! Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, March 26 to Sunday, March 28.
*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, March 26
Bridgerton Dance Party (Virtual) | Dumbarton House | Washington, DC | Friday
Dumbarton House formally invites you to a dance party, Bridgerton style! Learn Regency-era moves inspired by the hit Netflix show along with the history behind them. You'll even reenact scenes from the show! The session starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10-$12. If you're ready to don that ball gown (or sweatsuit), buy tickets here.
Cherry Blossom Celebration | Captain Gregory's | Alexandria, VA | Friday
Celebrate the beauty of cherry blossom season with Captain Gregory! From 5-10 p.m., indulge in Japanese fare from their "Winter in Tokyo" menu and a variety of authentic cocktails and spirits. From the festive decor to the delicious cuisine, DC foodies are in for a treat! Food and drink are available for takeout and dine-in service. Make your reservation here.
Maryland History: Evening Tour & Train Ride at the B&O | B&O Railroad Museum | Baltimore, MD | Friday-Saturday
When it comes to Maryland Day, there's no better place to honor its history than the B&O! Join the museum for an evening tour and train ride on the Mile One Express, which runs along the first stretch of railroad in the U.S. There will also be concessions from the Back Yard Restaurant & Bar. The festivities run from 6-8 p.m., and tickets start at $10. Purchase yours here.
Alexandria Drive-In Movies | Alexandria Drive-In Theatre | Alexandria, VA | Friday-Saturday
Heading 4Shake up movie night with a drive-in experience, courtesy of Alexandria Drive-In Theatre! This weekend, catch screenings of "The Greatest Showman" and "Remember the Titans," with the latter featuring local students from the school in the movie! Guests can access food trucks and restrooms during their stay. Admission is $40 per car. Buy tickets here.
Cleveland Park Cherry Blossom Tour | Cleveland Park Neighborhood | Washington, DC | Friday-Sunday
If you're itching to see the cherry blossoms, why not try a walking tour? Explore one of DC's most scenic neighborhoods for sights of the blossoms, with landmarks on the way like Washington National Cathedral and the White House. Each tour is an hour in length and offered through April 17. General admission is $35. Book your spot here.
Events on Saturday, March 27
Easter Egg Hunts | Green Meadows Petting Farm | Ijamsville, MD | Saturday-Sunday
Easter is in full swing at Green Meadows Petting Farm! There'll be an Easter egg hunt for the kids, hayrides, and visits with the farm's furry residents this Saturday and Sunday. Whiskers the Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos! Admission is $16 and can be purchased upon arrival (credit cards only). Get the details here.
Occoquan Peep Week | 314 Mill St | Occoquan, VA | Ongoing
In Historic Occoquan, everything is coming up Peeps! Between March 25 and April 4, stroll through town for Peep-themed activities, including diorama contests, Easter egg hunts, and a virtual home and garden show. Did we mention there'll be prizes? It's the perfect time to support local businesses while reveling in the spring season. Read about it here.
SHREK, the Musical | Toby's Dinner Theatre | Columbia, MD | Ongoing
If you loved Shrek the movie, you're going to love the musical! Only at Toby's Dinner Theatre, join Shrek, Donkey, and the rest of the gang in rescuing Princess Fiona from the clutches of Lord Farquaad. The production runs from March 23 to June 13, and admission starts at $49.50. Since space will be limited, make sure to order your tickets in advance. Find out more here.
14th Annual PEEPshow | TownMall of Westminister | Westminster, MD | Ongoing
PEEPshow has returned! From March 26 to April 5, crafty tributes to the sweet treat will be on display, from dioramas and sculptures to 3-D art. There will be a virtual exhibit and a showcase at TownMall of Westminster, with prizes awarded in four different categories. If you want to participate, virtual submissions will be accepted through March 22 for a $10 fee. Find out more here.
Art in Bloom | National Cherry Blossom Festival | Washington, DC | Ongoing
FREE event! 26 artists have contributed gorgeous cherry blossom statues, and they're displayed across the DMV. Check out their work and post your outing on social media for a chance to win an array of prizes. Art installations can be found in DC, Maryland's National Harbor, and Northern Virginia's National Landing, and Aurora Highlands neighborhoods. Get the details here.
Checking out anything from our weekend roundup? Let's hear your plans in the comments.