CALENDAR OF EVENTS – March 2017 – Fun Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

0

Art

taming of the shrewHave a love for Shakespeare? Come to the Synetic Theater to watch The Taming of the Shrew through Sunday March 19th. Buy tickets here

See the award winning musical Ragtime at Ford’s Theatre starting March 10th. Buy tickets here.

The National Gallery of Art has done it again with their “In The Tower: Theaster Gates” exhibit. Tickets are free and the event is open starting March 5th. Buy tickets here.

See the National Museum of Women in the Art’s newest exhibit ‘Chromatic Scale: Prints by Polly Apfelbaum’ starting March 10th. The exhibit is free to the public, though hours do vary by the day. Learn more here.

See Intelligence, an award winning play, on March 8th at 7:30 PM at Arena Stage. Buy tickets here

Visit the Renwick Gallery starting March 10th for June Schwarcz S newest exhibit ‘June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation’. Hours vary, but admission is free to the public. Learn more here

Listen to Ariel Levy speak in her talk “Unconventional Women” on March 14th at 7 PM at Sixth & 1. Buy tickets here

Every Wednesday at 6:30 PM the Arlington Arts Center is hosting a series titled “Painting with Acrylics”. Artists of all skill levels are welcome, though all participants are required to be 18 or older. Buy tickets here

See the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s exhibit Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for free through May 14th!Learn more here

Visit the Atlas Performing Arts Center through March 5th to see their award winning Intersections Art Festival. Buy tickets here

Come to Arena Stage on Sunday March 5th at 7:30 PM to see Watch on the Rhine, the Academy Award winning play. Buy tickets here

Watch over 170 different films at this year’s Environmental Film Festival. Movies will be screened all across DC at venues including the Atlas Performing Arts Center and more! The event is free and open to the public. Learn more here

Music

panic at the disco
Panic! At the Disco’s Death of a Bachelor Tour is coming to the National Harbour in Maryland at 7:00 PM on Friday the 3rd. Don’t miss hearing their hit songs Victorious and Death of a Bachelor live!Buy tickets here

See the famous punk rock band Green Day March 13rd at 7 PM in the Verizon Center.Buy tickets here

Share the evening with Yanni More, an award-winning piano composer, in his innovative performances of his hit pieces. Yanni comes to Warner Theatre (in Washington, DC) at 8 PM on Sunday the 5th.Buy tickets here

passengerListen to Passenger play his hit song “Let Her Go” live at the 9:30 Club on March 8th. Buy tickets here

Listen to TED Senior Fellow and UCLA’s Artist in Residence Somi perform at 8:00 on Friday, March 17th at the Howard Theatre. Doors open at 8, and tickets cost $25.Buy tickets here

Come to the Kennedy Center on March 6th at 7 PM to see the Kennedy Center’s famous Opera perform Champion. Buy tickets here

Visit Black Cat on March 4th at 8 PM for the Sounds of the City Fest featuring Fellow Creatures and Den-Mate. Buy tickets here

Comedy

Photograph by Gage Skidmore

Photograph by Gage Skidmore

Join Patton Oswalt for a night filled with laughs on Friday the 3rd at 8 or 10:30 PM at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. Buy tickets here

Have a laugh with David Grossman on March 2nd at 7 PM at Sixth & I.Buy tickets here

Nothing will make you laugh quite like an evening with Amy Schumer! See her live at the Royal Farms Arena (formerly the Baltimore Arena) on Saturday the 4th at 8 PM. Buy tickets here

Watch Godfrey perform on March 16th or 17th at 7:30 PM at the DC Improv Comedy Club. Buy tickets here

Books

Visit Politics and Prose Bookshop at 7 PM on weekdays to hear about the latest books and authors. Books include Why Things Become Popular, Shining City, and many more! Learn more here

Love poetry? Busboys and Poets is hosting a Poetry Slam at 11 PM- 1AM at 14th on March 10th.Learn more here

Listen to LGBT poets speak at Busboys and Poets on March 5th at 8-10 PM. Learn more here

Family

Go Ice Skating at the National Gallery of Art’s World Renowned Sculpture Garden through March 12th.Learn more  here

Visit the National Geographic Museum on March 16th at 5:30 to hear Kenny Broad, Chris Johns and Erika Bergman talk about discovering new species, animal behaviors and more. The Nat Geo Lights: Earth Explorers ticker are available now. Click HERE to buy them. Learn more here

nat geoSee the photos you love from the photographers you love in National Geographic @NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos exhibit through April 16th from 10-6 PM at the National Geographic Museum. Learn more here

Visit the National Air and Space Museum on March 4th from 10 AM-3 PM to see the Apollo 11, the spacecraft that carried astronauts to the Moon last year. Learn more here

Come out to watch the Washington Capitals play their rival the Penguins on March 4th at the Verizon Center. The game starts at 7:30, but make sure to get there a bit earlier to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action. Buy tickets here

Watch Washington’s hit comedy at the Kennedy Center! Shear Madness stays in DC until April 27th, and tickets are available for a variety of times. Buy tickets here

Come see the world renowned Cherry Blossom Festival starting March 20th. Learn more here

Watch the 2017 Big Ten Mens Basketball Tournament at the Verizon Center on March 8th-12th. See teams like Michigan State, Wisconsin, Purdue, Maryland and Michigan from just feet away! Buy tickets here

Calling all chocolate lovers! Visit Artisan Confections Chocolate Tasting and Demonstration: From Bean to Bonbons on March 9th from 7-8:15 PM Buy tickets here

Visit the Patriot Center on March 17th at 7:30 PM to see the famous Harlem Globetrotters. Buy tickets here

 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Share.

About Author

avatar

Leave A Reply

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.