Seen and Heard: Happenings Around Town


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  • Weekend Best Bets:  Mid-Atlantic Jazz, DC Indie Film and Frozen Harbor Fests, Celebrating George Washington, Trains & Toys, comedy, Disney, music and more!

    Mary de Pompa WTOP News



    All Weekend:   

    Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival brings thousands of jazz enthusiasts to Rockville featuring performances, seminars, jams, competitions and more all weekend. For info  

    DC Independent Film Festival will showcase cutting edge features, shorts, documentaries and animation all weekend. For info  

    Frozen Harbor Music Festival in Baltimore is 3 nights of music variety. For info 

    Disney On Ice at the Verizon Center has Tinker Bell taking you on a journey of beloved Disney tales at various showtimes all weekend. For info 

    George Washington Birthday Celebration lasts throughout the month of February with fun festive things to do in and around Alexandria. For info

    Mount Vernon is Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday all weekend with events, demonstrations, activists and free admission on Monday. For info 

    Greensberg’s Great Train & Toy Show at the Dulles Expo Center features table trains, accessories, collectibles, operating exhibits and kids activities. For info 

    Katsucon at the National Harbor is a weekend devoted to Japanese Anime with exhibits, seminars, guests activities and more. For info 

    Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse has the comedy of Maria Franklin on Fri. and Sat. nights. For info 

    Arena Stage presents Lisa Loomer’s Roe at various showtimes all weekend. For info 

    George Mason Center for the Arts presents Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue. For info 

    DC Convention Center hosts Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic all weekend 900+ team tournament with vendors, exhibitors and more. For info 

    Alexandria Restaurant Week begins with various neighborhood restaurants offering delicious deals and fixed priced menus. For info 

    Sat., Feb. 18

    Discover Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum will feature special guests, exhibits and demos, hands on activities and more. For info 

    Celebrate George Washington’s 285th Birthday at Ferry Farm, Fredricksburg with family games, tours, activities and more. For info 

    Smithsonian TechQuest: Flying Circus at the Udvar-Hazy Center is a free alternate reality game for families. For info 

    Saturday Night: 

    The Barns presents the Beatles, 1964 The Tribute. For info 

    Lucketts Bluegrass at The Old School House. For info 

    Weinberg Center has Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles. For info 

    The Birchmere it’s Arlo Guthrie Running Down The Road Tour. For info  

    The Hamilton has New Orleans Suspects and Bonerama. For info 

    The Lincoln Theatre it’s folk legend Leo Kottke & Keller Williams. For info

    The Howard Theatre presents eclectic latin-jazz of Buika. For info 

    Jammin’ Java has singer-songwriter Steve Forbert. For info

    The Fillmore hosts country duo LOCASH. For info 

    MGM National Harbor presents Earth, Wind & Fire. For info

    Sun., Feb. 19: 

    National Museum of American History Artful Afternoons invites families to explore the science of sound and instruments connecting music to visual arts. For info 

    Winter Wine Expo at Harford Community College will feature food, vendors, auction and more. For info

    The National Museum of American History has Right a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II. For info 

    Sunday Night

    Blues Alley presents the legendary Mary Wilson: A Supremes Legend, 2 shows. For info 

    The Howard Theatre presents Soul Series with Keke Wyatt. For info

    The Strathmore has Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. For info 

    Bethesda Blues and Jazz presents The Bar-kays and Brick with 2 shows. For info  

    Gypsy Sally’s has bluegrass with Grand Ole’ Ditch and Dead Men’s Hollow. For info 

    9:30 Club has a benefit with The Deadmen w/ Justin Jones. For info 


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