Weekend Planner, Sept. 23 – 25 (VIDEOS)

This grand opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture opens this weekend with a free three-day festival on the mall. Check out “NMAAHC: What You Need to Know About Weekend Celebration” for important tips and information. Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar:

Friday, September 23: 

Saturday, September 24: 

Sunday, September 25: 

  • Glen Echo Park celebrates its past and present at the Then & Wow event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Take a final ride on the historic Dentzel Carousel before it closes for the 2016 season.
  • Kentlands Mansion hosts the Fall Bridal Showcase from noon to 4 p.m. Plan a dream wedding.
  • Montgomery County hosts a picnic at Wheaton Regional Park from 1 to 5 p.m. to bring together communities with diverse cultures and faiths. Food and drink are provided, but please bring a non-perishable food donation to local Montgomery County food banks. Register here.
  • Olney Theatre presents The Diary of Anne Frank at 1:45 p.m.
  • Landless Theatre Company in partnership with Arts on the Green presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn at 2 p.m.
  • Dan Zanes performs a children’s concert at AMP by Strathmore at 5:30 p.m.
  • Concert pianist Stephen Hough performs at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington at 7:30 p.m.

More things to do: see the latest Culture Spot MC video calendar:


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