Seen and Heard: Happenings Around Town



Seen and Heard: Happenings Around Town

  • Weekend Best BetsMaryland Seafood and Renaissance Festival,  Rosslyn and Silver Spring Jazz Festivals,  Takoma Park Folk Festival, Adams Morgan Day, DC Shorts with great music and more!
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    All Weekend:

    The 50th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park is a weekend of delicious dishes, interactive cooking demos, kids activities, fire works and great music. For info

    42nd Annual St. George Mediterranean Festival & Bazaar, 16th St, NW, all weekend features great Middle Eastern cultural activities with food, music, dance, crafts, kids activities and fun for the family. For info

    The Chestertown Jazz Festival offers a quaint town on the waterfront with arts, vendors, food and great music all weekend. For info

    Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival weekend features premium wines, tastings, food, crafts, vendors activities, music and a barn dance. For info

    Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville has begun with a trip back in time to the world of King Henry the VIII with the unique village, music & entertainers, food and games and fun for the family. For info

    Dulles Expo Center host the National Capital Cat Show this weekend with competitions, classes, vendors, exhibitors and more. For info

    Apple Gala and Fresh Cider Fest at Bluemont Farms this weekend features family fun with apple picking, tasting, kids activities music and more. For info

    DC Shorts Film Festival, through this weekend will showcase shorts from around the globe in 170+ unique films to view in DC or online, you’re invited to view, learn and party. For info

    Columbia Art Festival on the Plaza this weekend is an out door gallery of unique arts, artisans, vendors, crafters and more. For info

    Signature Theatre presents Streisand Songbook a salute to the best selling female artist of all time at various showtimes this weekend. For info

    The Studio Theatre presents Skeleton Crew a searing portrait of livelihoods under siege as Detroit auto industry folds at various showtimes this weekend. For info

    Sat., Sept. 9:

    Rosslyn Jazz Fest at Gateway Park for 27 years this dynamic day of free music has some of the biggest names in jazz and world music with wine, food trucks and more. For info

    The Virginia Indian Festival at Riverbend Park, Great Falls features local Tribes and a celebration of culture with music dance, activities, crafts, food and fun for the family. For info

    Bands Brews & Barbecue at Manassas Museum Lawn features a day of award winning craft beers & distilled spirits sampling, NOVA's best BBQ, music, games and then some. For info

    Pawpaw Festival at Meadowside Nature Center in Rockville is a celebration of a delightful native fruit with music, crafts, games, tastings and more. For info

    Dance Place Family Day at 8th St Arts Park a celebration of the thriving arts community get kids moving with classes, demo, arts & crafts and more. For info

    Catch Me If You Can Magic Duel at the Mayflower Hotel has two shows. For info

    Saturday Night:

    Rams Head On Stage presents Live at the Fillmore a Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band. For info

    The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg presents a singer-songwriter series with Jaimee Harris. For info

    Strathmore presents Live From The Lawn: Team Familiar a funky DC Go-Go party.  For info

    9:30 Club presents Cincy rockers The Afghan Whigs. For info

    The Howard Theatre has R&B vocalist Chante Moore. For info

    The Birchmere hosts local bluegrass legends The Seldom Scene & Jonathan Edwards. For info

    Stone Room Concerts presents the unique jazz recorder of Tali Rubinstein. For info

    The Lincoln Theatre it's Apocalyptica - Plays Metallica By Four Cellos Tour. For info

    Jammin’ Java has indie, acoustic rockers Birdtalker with Becca Mancari. For info

    The Hamilton it's a tribute with Luther Re-Lives. For info

    The MGM National Harbor presents Cher. For info

    Jiffy Lube Live goes country with superstar Brad Paisley with Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell. For info

    Sun., Sept. 10:

    39th Annual Adams Morgan Day is a family friendly neighborhood celebration with artists, vendors, music, food and fun. For info

    Takoma Park Folk Festival features artisans, vendors, food, activities of kids, and 50+ local music performances and entertainers. For info

    Silver Spring Jazz Festival at Veteran’s Plaza is a free daylong concert featuring the legendary David Sanborn, Marcus Johnson and and more. For info

    DogFest at Reston Town Center invites furry friends and their families to a day of fun, festivities, speakers, vendors, dog demos, music, food and more. For info

    The 12th Festival Salvadorenisimo at Montgomery County Fairgrounds the biggest festival in the region celebrating the Independence of El Salvador with music, food, fun and more. For info

    Sunday Night:

    The Birchmere offers bluegrass with Hot Rize. For info

    The Hamilton hosts New Orlean’s own Brass-A-Holics. For info

    Blues Alley presents Stern-Chambers with 2 shows. For info

    Black Cat has girl pop/guitar pop with Beverly. For info 

    Rams Head On Stage has vintage rock with The Fabulous Hubcaps. For info

    Bethesda Blues and Jazz it's Nothing But The Sax featuring Tony Exum Jr., Dee Lucas & Marqueal Jordan. For info

    Jammin’ Java has Tom Russell Duo ‘Folk Hotel’ release. For info

    The MGM National Harbor presents Cher. For info

    Wolf Trap hosts Rick Springfield and Richard Marx. For info
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