From wine tastings to onesie bar crawls, this weekend's roundup has quite the mix!
This is the last weekend in January, so make sure to wrap up the first month of the year with an exciting activity to make 2019 as memorable as possible. Use this compiled list as your guide to planning something fun for this weekend!
Here’s your DMV weekend roundup for Friday, January 25, through Sunday, January 27.
School of Rock | Musical Winter Garden Theatre | Daily
See the popular rock-and-roll movie in a live-action musical. Jack Black was the star of this hit movie, but the play lives up to the standards. This is the perfect event for the whole family to go see. Tickets are just $49 each. For more information and to purchase your tickets, check out the event here.
D.C.’s Winter Restaurant Week | Fri.–Sun.
Between January 14 and 27, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) will be holding its annual Winter Restaurant Week, where participating restaurants offer special menus featuring three-course meals at discounted prices. Restaurants are required to offer three-course meals, or options valued to be the equivalent of a three-course meal. With exactly 250 places on the roster (!), you’ll have lots to choose from. Check out the event here!
Washington Harbor Ice Skating | Washington Harbor Ice Rink | Daily
Enjoy the chill of winter in Washington, D.C.’s largest outdoor skating rink with a view of the beautiful Washington Harbor. Nothing is more fun to distract you from the cold than attempting to balance on your sharp blades to stay on your feet! Prices range from $9-$12 per person — a very reasonable price! For more information, check out the event here!
Dadju | Elevate, 15 K Street Northeast | Saturday
Come see French pop star Dadju perform live on stage in Washington, D.C. After the success of his debut album, he has chosen to perform around North America. Tickets are selling for $45-$75 -- all sales will be final. For more information and to get your tickets, check out the event here!
Judy Garland: A Star Is Born | Signature Theatre | Fri.–Sun.
Go see the amazing and talented cast of Signature Theatre perform some of Judy Garland's popular songs, such as Over the Rainbow, Get Happy, and The Man That Got Away. Tickets are selling for $38, and you can get them here!
Lunar New Year Ice Cream Tasting Party 2019 | Ice Cream Jubilee | Fri.–Sat.
Happy "Year of the Pig"! This ice cream tasting will feature some Asian-inspired flavors such as Boricha Roasted Barley Tea, Red Bean Almond Cookie, Matcha Green Tea, Thai Iced Tea, Citrus Sichuan Peppercorn, Coconut Lychee Lime, and Vegan Sorbet. You can't go wrong with an ice cream tasting event -- even though it may put a damper on your resolutions. Tickets are only $16! For more information, check out the event here!
Polar Bear Plunge | Sandy Point State Park | Saturday
The frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay are no match for the Polar Bear Plungers! Join over 10,000 others to raise money for the Maryland Special Olympics at the 2019 Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. This exhilarating event is fun for the whole family! Come out to cheer on a team, jump into the bay, or just watch everyone else do it! Any way you look at it, this is a great opportunity to get out for a good cause.
Winter Wine | B&O Railroad Museum | Friday
Join the Maryland Wineries Association for a wine-tasting event that celebrates Maryland's best wines and winemakers at the B&O Railroad Museum. View the nation's largest collection of antique trains at the same time. Check out the event and grab your tickets here!
GB Charities 27th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast | Maryland State Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall | Saturday
A ball that benefits charities? Yes, please! Enjoy an evening of fun with your family, friends, and clients by dancing the night away! The event will also feature a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, money wheels, and craft beer lounge, as well as a delicious menu with oysters, Roseda Pit Beef, turkey, buffet dinner, beer, wine, and desserts. All proceeds benefit faith-based education for low- and middle-income families. Check out the event and grab your tickets here!
Onesie Bar Crawl | Power Plant Live! | Saturday
If you love onesies and beer, this is the event for you! Taking place at venues such as Mex Tequila, Luckie's, Club Mosaic, and PBR (just to name a few), the original Onesie Bar Crawl is returning to Baltimore for one unforgettable night. Tickets start at $29.99 and include an LED Bracelet, a 16-oz. color changing cup, access to photographers and videographers, and a prize for the top scariest, funniest, or sexiest outfits. Check out the event and grab your tickets here!
Maryland Lyric Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor | The Clarice | Thur.–Sat.
Enjoy a beautiful night of opera at the Maryland Lyric Opera featuring Donizetti's romantic drama Lucia di Lammermoor. Nick Olcott will be directing the show, while Louis Salemno directs the orchestra and chorus. Seductively beautiful, Lucia di Lammermoor is a tragic tale of love that is extremely compelling. For more information and to purchase tickets, check out the event here!
Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink | Daily
Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the ice rink offers affordable ice skating, ranging in price from $5 for children and $6 for adults. Only cash or check is accepted. For more information, check out the skating rink here!
Stand-Up Comedian Steve-O | The Virginia Beach Funny Bone | Fri.–Sat.
Get the chance to see stand-up comedian Steve-O perform on his Bucket List Tour at The Virginia Beach Funny Bone. The Jackass star has decided to take over the stage and delight his fans with a behind-the-scenes comedy special that focuses on his most dangerous stunts. Tickets range from $25-$60, and you can get them here!
Virginia Comicon | Johnson Center at George Mason University | Sunday
Come join the Virginia Comicon to experience aisle after aisle of everything related to your favorite comics. There will be almost 100 vendors there tempting your wallet to sell you things such as custom toys, comic books, and steampunk jewelry. This event is awesome because kids under 12 and George Mason University students with a student ID can get in for free!
Free Wine Tasting | Virginia Beach Winery | Thurs.–Sun.
Do you love wine? Join the Virginia Beach Winery for one of their free wine tastings. Yes, you read that correctly, FREE WINE to taste! Try some delicious local wines that are made right at the winery -- you might just find a new favorite! Check them out here!
Drag Yourself To Brunch | Croc's 19th St Bistro | Sunday
Looking for a really fun brunch for a girls' day out? Drag Yourself to Brunch offers the longest-running drag brunch event in Hampton Roads! The shows are always high-energy with over-the-top costumes, upbeat music, and delicious food! The brunches are locally and nationally recognized, so there is a different show each week! For more information and to reserve a spot, check out the event here!
What are your plans for the weekend? Did we miss your favorite event? Tell us in the comments!