Weekend Happenings in the DMV- July 26-28
Posted on July 26, 2013

There is a little bit of everything for everyone this weekend! Whether you spend the day in DC, at the beach or right at home!

Weekend Happenings Spring

Washington, DC Events

Mini Golf 
National Building Museum 401 F St NW
Time: Now through September 2nd
Price: $5
Since when did the National Building Museum become as much fun as a boardwalk arcade? golfFirst, the museum partnered with Hill Country for regular barbecues on its front lawn; now, there’s mini-golf! The museum’s course layout for 2013 has 18 holes — up from 12 last year — imagined by D.C. design and architecture firms, who drew on a variety of building-themed influences. The courses are open during museum hours, with late-night golf nights June 6, June 27, July 11, July 24, Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, when the holes will stay open until 9 p.m.

National Dance Day
The John F Kennedy Center 2700 F St NW
Time: Saturday, 1pm to 11:30pm
Price: Free
The annual event moves to the Kennedy Center for dance lessons, performances and dancing under the stars to live music on the plaza.

Virginia Events

Redskins Training Camp
West Leigh Street Richmond, Va
Price: Free
Time: Friday and Saturday 10am walkthrough, 3:20pm practice
During the first few weeks of practice, fans are invited to see the Washington Redskins in action on the practice field. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Practices last between 90 minutes and two hours. After each practice, fans may have the opportunity to get autographs and take photos of their favorite players.

PrintBluemont BBQ Bash and Blackberry Bonanza
Great Country Farms
18780 Foggy Bottom Rd Bluemont, Va
Price: $12-$23
Time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm
Let the State Championship BBQ Competition begin! Come pick blackberries at their peak and compete in our Blackberry Bonanza Dessert contest. In addition to the delicious food, cheer on your favorite restaurant during our Waiters Race, Tye-Dye your own T-shirt, and wind down with a refreshing local beverage!.

Maryland Events

Bethesda Outdoor Movies
Woodmont Triangle – The corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues
Price: Free
Time: Friday and Saturday at 9pm
Outdoor family-friendly movies will be screened this summer in downtown Bethesda.
Hunger GamesFriday, July 26th – The Hunger Games (2012) Rated PG-13. In a not-too-distant future, North America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine and war to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors, with all citizens required to watch.
Life of PiSaturday, July 27th – Life of Pi (2012) Rated PG. Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, is a magical adventure story centering on Pi Patel who after a shipwreck is found adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, all fighting for survival.

Montgomery County Farm Tour
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Montgomery County, Maryland celebrates its agricultural heritage, promotes local farms, and provides residents the opportunity to indulge in seasonally fresh food during the Annual Montgomery County Farm Tour and Harvest Sale. The Farm Tour provides people with an opportunity to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have hayrides, pony rides, music, demonstrations and other fun and educational activities for all ages. It’s an educational experience and a great family day outing. Please visit website for a list of participating farms and locations.

After Hours with the Animals
Time: Friday, 4pm to 7pm
At this event, the Maryland Zoo stays open after hours and visitors can snag half off regular admission. Happy hour drink specials are available at concession stands, and camel rides will also be available.
After Hours with the Animals

Beach Events

Bethany Beach Summer Bandstand
Price: Free
Time: Saturday at 7:30pm
Listen to great live performances while relaxing right on the beach! Saturday’s performance features Sarah Williams. Her music is a blend of Americana and Country with a little bit of Jazz, surely a performance you wont want to miss!

Sundaes in the Park
Northside Park, between 127th Street and the Bay
Time: Sunday from 7pm to 9pm
Sundaes in the ParkBring your picnic basket and beach chairs to Northside Park for ice cream sundaes and live entertainment. For a small fee, enjoy your own ice cream sundae creation as you listen to your musical favorites and watch the sunset over the beautiful Assawoman Bay. The grand finale to each Sundaes in the Park event will be Fireworks at 9 p.m.! This Sunday features: The Reagan Years (80’s Music) and Cascading Carlos (A Juggling Workshop).

Concerts at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

  • Big Time Rush, Pier Six, Friday at 7:30pm
  • Dave Matthews, Jiffy Lube Live, Saturday at 7:30pm
  • Miranda Lambert, Jiffy Lube Live, Sunday at 7pm

Sports at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

  • Citi Open, Fitzgerald Tennis Center, Saturday and Sunday at 10am
  • Washington Kastles Championship Match, Kastles Stadium at the Wharf, Sunday at 5pm
  • DC United vs New England, RFK Stadium, Saturday at 7pm
  • Baltimore Orioles vs Red Sox, Camden Yards, Friday at 7:05pm, Saturday at 7:05pm, and Sunday at 1:35pm

Movies Opening this Weekend

The Wolverine Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi 126 Minutes Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. Starring Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto

The To Do List Comedy Romance Feeling pressured to become more experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Clark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, and Alia Shawkat