Happy November! Your weekend roundup is here!
While Halloween may be over, there are still plenty of fall activities in the works! Take a friend or loved one to any of these events around the DMV. From the Baltimore Book Festival to Podfest, there's a little something for everybody!
Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, November 1, to Sunday, November 3.
D.C. Podfest | American Institute of Architects | 1735 New York Avenue, NW | Washington, D.C. | Friday–Saturday
The annual event dedicated to the art of podcasts is back! Learn the tricks of the trade from the industry's finest—with talks, workshops, and plenty of fun all weekend! Attendees will be able to mingle with their fellow podcasters. Early Bird Admission is $189 before service fees, while VIP has sold out. Hurry and grab yours today!
Superfine! Art Fair | Dock 5 at Union Market | 1309 5th St. NE | Washington, D.C. | Wednesday–Sunday
Fellow artists won't want to miss this! Browse amazing works of art from over 80 renowned artists, and experience wild art shows and other activities (artists' brunch, champagne preview, etc). Many pieces are affordably-priced, so take something home with you! Tickets start at $50. Buy them here!
Baltimore Book Festival and Light City | Locations vary | Ongoing, Nov. 1–10
Love books? The 10-day literary extravaganza is back in Baltimore! From November 1 to 10, check out author talks, art vendors, and entertainment across downtown Baltimore. Don't miss the spectacular Light City event featuring dozens of awe-inspiring light installations! This event is free and open to the public. Check it out here!
Shocktober 10th Anniversary | 601 Catoctin Circle NE | Leesburg, VA | Friday–Saturday
As Northern Virginia's most haunted house, Halloween-lovers can still get their fix of the uber-spooky Carlheim Manor. This year's theme is Camp Carlheim, the creepiest summer camp ever! Craving a last-minute scare? General admission is $40. Find out more here!
Day of the Dead Festival | National Museum of the American Indian | Independence Avenue SW | Washington, D.C. | Saturday–Sunday
Come celebrate the Mexican holiday at the National Museum of the American Indian! Visitors can make paper marigolds and witness the artist Lilia Ramierz create a mural in real-time. Learn about an incredible cultural event as well as remember loved ones. Admission is free. Find out more here!
Baltimore Craft Beer Festival | Canton Waterfront Park | 3001 Boston Street | Baltimore, MD | Saturday
Enjoy sampling Maryland breweries, including Flying Dog and Union Craft Brewing, and explore food trucks, live entertainment, and artisan vendors. As the biggest craft beer festival in the city, beer lovers can't miss it! Tickets are $45-$60. Buy them here!
Shell Shocked | Fager's Island | 201 60th Street | Ocean City, MD | Saturday
This annual seafood festival is back for another year of food and fun! Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters, BBQ, and craft brews with live music by Sweet Leda. It will be a "shock" to the senses! Can't make it this time? The event is happening again next week, November 9! Tickets are $52. You can buy them here!
Nick Offerman | Kennedy Center | 2700 F Street NW | Washington, D.C. | Friday
With his laconic drawl and trademark mustache, Nick Offerman is prepared to entertain you on his All Rise tour. The Parks and Rec star's 90-minute show will include thoughts of all kinds as well as song and dance. Tickets are $39-$69. Buy them here!
Temple Hall Fall Festival & Corn Maze | Temple Hall Farm Regional Park | 15855 Limestone School Road | Leesburg, VA | Ongoing, through November 5
What better way to enjoy the season than with Northern Virginia's biggest fall extravaganza? Through November 5, visitors can take a hayride, play paintball, and watch all sorts of entertainment—the pig races are a must-see! Regular admission is $12-$15. Some activities may cost extra. Find out more here!
After-Hours Party: Live Dangerously | National Museum of Women in the Arts | 1250 New York Avenue NW | Washington, D.C. | Friday
Welcome the museum's new exhibit "Live Dangerously!" with an after-hours Halloween party! From 8 to 11 p.m., enjoy food and cocktails while experiencing the exhibit space. Dress up like your favorite female artist for the costume contest! Admission is $45-$55. Check it out here!
What are your plans for the weekend? Any events that we missed? Share them with us in the comments!