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  • Weekend Best Bets:  Kids Euro, Artomatic Potomac, STREB Extreme, Side Yards, Pumpkins, Chili & Beer Fests great music and more!

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    All Weekend:

    Artomatic at Potomac Park is a 5 week festival by artists for everyone featuring a variety of arts, performances, music, workshops and seminars. For info

    Kids Euro Festival is like taking a trip to Europe without a passport with free activities, performances, concerts, workshops, movies and more at various locations all weekend. For info 

    Fairfax Art Screen a 2 day festival of films about the arts and artists with various programs, screenings and free interactive learning and hands on activities for kids. For info  

    The DC Big Flea & Antiques at the Dulles Expo Center this weekend is 600 booths of affordable collectibles it’s like an amazing treasure hunt. For info

    George Mason Center for the Arts has Shanghai Acrobatics of the People’s Republic of China a various times this weekend. For info 

    Howard County Crafts Spectacular at the Fairgrounds is 3 days of a variety of overt 250 arts and artisans, with entertainment food and more. For info

    STREB Extreme Actions: SEA a thrill company with daring, death-defying performances combining dance, extreme sports and Hollywood-style stunts with shows Fri and Sat. For info 

    F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville presents Shrek The Musical great family entertainment at various showtimes this weekend. For info

    Sat., Nov. 5: 

    Novemberfest at Rustico in Alexandria is a block party celebration will feature great beers, food, music and more. For info

    Fall Pumpkin Village Leesburg Animal Park is a family day of rides, activities, food, maze, crafts, animals and more. For info

    Mount Vernon Horses & Hounds Day invites you and your 4-legged friend for a day of revolutionary entertainment and faux fox hunt. For info

    Side Yards at Yards Park is a sideshow extravaganza of quirky amusements and performers from juggling, magicians, fire breathing, music and more. For info

    Bloomindale Chili Challenge on North Capitol St is a family friendly with games, food, contests, music and more. For info 

    Sykesville Chili and Beer Festival with music, food, crafters and fun for the family. For info 

    American Indian Heritage Day in St. Leondard, Md., is a cultural celebration through music, dance, arts & crafts, food, vendors and more. For info 

    First Saturday: Holiday Open House in downtown Frederick has shopping, rides, food and more. For info 

    National Theatre has Jon Sands - Slam Poetry for Kids with 2 shows. For info 

    Saturday Night

    The Birchmere hosts Pat McGee Band’s 20 Year Reunion. For info

    DAR Constitution Hall has Keith Sweat, Mint Condition. For info 

    The Hamilton its Grammy winning Rebirth Brass Band. For info  

    The Weinberg has bluegrass with Seldom Scene and Steep Canyon Rangers. For info

    BlackRock Center for the arts has cross rhythms of harpist Edmar Castaneda. For info

    Rams Head On Stage has singer-songwriter Griffin House. For info

    Sun., Nov 6

    First Sunday Arts Festival in Annapolis is a street fest, arts and crafts fair, entertainment and music venue all rolled into one and fit for the family. For info

    Winterbrook Farms Fall Fest in Frederick has its last to enjoy great farm, family fun with rides, maze, food and more. For info

    Cox Farms Fall Festival in Centreville features great family fun with rides, activities, music, food and spooktacular fun. For info

    Kennedy Center has Hip Hop Culture: Fine Lines, Paint Jam graffiti, street art celebration and Cloak & Dagger B-boy challenge. For info

    Fireflies in Alexandria features a Bluegrass Brunch. For info

    Jammin Java has an Acoustic Sunday Matinee w/ Callaghan & Tommy Landry. For info

    Sunday Night

    The Birhmere presents singer-songwriter Joshua Radin. For info 

    U Street Music Hall has The Boxer Rebellion. For info 

    The Hamilton has singer-songwriter Griffin House. For info

    Maryland Live Casino has country crooner John Michael Montgomery. For info

    The State Theatre has latin rock with Mon Laferte. For info

    The Strathmore presents Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker. For info

    Bethesda Blues & Jazz has cajun-blues of Tab Benoit. For info 

    Blues Alley has only late show tickets for Jonathan Butler. For info

    Verizon Center presents Maxwell and Mary J. Blige: King + Queen of Hearts Tour. For info

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