Washington, D.C. Events
Welcome to MetroGuide.Network's Arts and Events calendar for Washington, D.C., serving both residents and visitors from near and far. The EventGuide service's goal is to provide you with definitive answers to the perpetual quandry of "What Do You Want To Do Today?" ... or to provide inspiration for what to do on all the days that follow.
Greater Washington D.C., capital for the land of Stars & Stripes, brims with an all-American line-up of cultural and artistic events at venues from the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the famed Smithsonian. As the nation's capital, the city is also home to key political and governmental events, such as the Presidential Inaugurals, 4th of July Fireworks and even protests, large and small, on the National Mall.
EventGuide Select Events - CurrentThu, 11/27: Little Dancer (Eisenhower Theater)Thu, 11/27: Thanksgiving Lunch & Tour! (The Mansion on O Street...)Thu, 11/27: The Laughing Buddha-ha-ha (Topaz Bar)Thu, 11/27: Learn a Middle Eastern Language with MESALI (The United Church -- Die...)Thu, 11/27: Covered with Jam & Ron Holloway (Ragtime)Thu, 11/27: Glow Thursdays (Lima Restaurant and Lounge...)Thu, 11/27: Decoding the Renaissance (Folger Shakespeare Library...)Thu, 11/27: Self-Guided Tour: Let's Move! with Smithsonian Gardens (Smithsonian Institution...)Thu, 11/27: Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota (Arthur M. Sackler Gallery...)Thu, 11/27: Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy (Arthur M. Sackler Gallery...)Thu, 11/27: Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Yuan Legacy (Arthur M. Sackler Gallery...)Thu, 11/27: Georgetown Tasting Food TourThu, 11/27: Highlights Tour (National Museum of American...)Fri, 11/28: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders (Verizon Center)Fri, 11/28: Reston Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting, and Sing Along (Reston Town Center)
Annual events range from the White House Easter Egg Roll and the Arlington Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony to the Marine Band Summer Concert Series and the Soap Box Derby. Also popular are the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Adams Morgan Festival, Latin-American Festival, Kennedy Center Open House, and Taste of D.C.
Whether it's an artistic affair, a culinary, musical or dance extravaganza, or a world-class sports spectacular, MetroGuide's Arts & Events Calendar is your home base for what's happening -- whether you're on home turf or on the road for business or pleasure.
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Smithsonian Curator to Lecture on Hiroshige's Tokaido Road12/2/2014 - James Ulak, senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleri
Venue: St. John's College, Annapolis
Additive Manufacturing for Government 201412/8/2014 - Topics include Cyber Security, 3D Printing in Austere Environments, Introduction of Robot
Venue: Twelve & K Hotel Washington D.C. Downtown, Washington
Sahara Dance Winter Caravan Belly Dance Performance12/13/2014 - An afternoon of belly dance delight! Highlighting Sahara Dance student companies, perform
Venue: The Source Theatre, Washington
"My Love For Writing Went Beyond Everything": The Life and Times of Sultan Ali Mashhadi12/14/2014 - Fifteenth-century Persian calligrapher Sultan Ali Mashhadi has long been considered one o
Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Washington
A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 150012/16/2014 - Accompanied by voices, winds, and strings, the Folger Consort explores a variety of music
Venue: Folger Elizabethan Theatre, Washington
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