Opens Jan 18, DC: The new exhibition highlights the ways in which American Indians have been part of the nation’s identity since before the country began. It will surround visitors with images, delve into the three stories, and invite them to begin a conversation about why this phenomenon exists.

Ultimate Megafort

Jan 18, DC: Winter is here, and it is time to fortify. Ultimate Megafort is here and it’s time to join your friends or form new alliances for an exciting after-hours event celebrating forts, fun, food, and battle! Design and construct a cardboard fort then engage your opponents in a foam ball battle, hear quick talks, take a virtual expedition, enjoy medieval-themed food and more!

American Opera Initiative Festival

Jan 20, DC: The Kennedy Center presents three world premiere short (20 minute) operas, staged in a concert performance, accompanied by a small chamber orchestra and followed by a Q&A with the artists and creative team. A great opportunity to get introduced to opera!

Inspirations: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Jan 19-20, DC: In a world premiere Kennedy Center collaboration, the D.C.-based dance company and choreographer Robert J. Priore bring to life the creative force of iconic American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.

A Night of Entertainment featuring The Passing Zone

Jan 20, Baltimore: Jon Wee and Owen Morse make up the comedic duo of the Passing Zone. You may recognize them from their appearance on America’s Got Talent, where they finished in the top 10. Their breathtaking death-defying stunts will leave you on the edge of your seat. It is unlike any show out there…one that truly needs to be seen to be believed. Great fun for the entire family.

Love is a Blue Tick Hound

Now-Jan 21, Baltimore: Love Is A Blue Tick Hound is a collection of four 20-minute, one-act plays, three of which have received New York premieres and all of which have won multiple festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada, presented through the Women's Voices Theatre Project.

First Date

Now-Jan 21, Baltimore: Spotlighters Theatre presents exceptional, diverse, creative and bold productions, and their newest is no exception. When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Jan 19-21, Baltimore & Bethesda: Revered pianist Gabriela Montero returns: “[She] has everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power… and, best of all, unsentimental expressivity." 

Women's Voices Theatre Festival

Various dates/places: The Festival returns with the continued mission of highlighting both the scope of plays being written by women, and the range of professional theater being produced in and around the nation’s capital. Led by the area's premiere theaters, including Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Studio Theatre, Signature Theatre, Round House Theatre, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, the Festival will advance this mission with unprecedented collaboration across the D.C. artistic community, with an expected 30 professional theaters producing plays by some of the nation’s most talented and innovative playwrights.

Kathleen Madigan: Boxed Wine and Big Food

Jan 19, DC: Over Kathleen Madigan's 25 year career she has performed on nearly every late night show ever made, including Leno, Letterman, Conan and Ferguson. 

Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show

Jan 20-21, DC: Head to the convention center to plan your next big trip! Discover over 200+ destinations from around the globe, plan your trip face-to-face with thousands of travel experts and meet travel celebrities, attend educational seminars, enjoy live cooking demonstrations and more, including virtual reality experiences and Segway rides!


Now-Mar 4, DC: The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents Michael Urie who stars as Hamlet under the illustrious direction of Michael Kahn. Together, they’ll give life to the greatest character of Western literature as he confronts the line between madness and inspiration.

Jefferson's Garden

Jan 19-Feb 8, DC: Ford's Theatre presents playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, as he explores the contradictions between our founding fathers’ ideals and the realities of freedom in America. Christian, a Quaker pacifist, defies his family to fight in the American Revolution. Susannah, an enslaved woman, is tempted to fight for the British when they promise her liberty. On their travels, Christian and Susannah cross paths with Thomas Jefferson, George Mason and Sally Hemings. These encounters force them to confront the compromises America makes after the promise of equality. Journey from Revolutionary battlefields to Paris to Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello.

4,380 Nights

Now-Feb 18, Arlington: Signature Theatre kicks off the Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative with a complex and intriguing look at an American worldview created in the wake of September 11. For the last 12 years, or 4,380 days, Malik Djamal Ahmad Essaid has been held without charge by the United States government at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center. As he languishes in his cell, his interactions with those on the outside are juxtaposed with historical events in a riveting exposé into the most dangerous prison of all—fear. DC playwright Annalisa Dias delivers a searing and timely critique of power, humanity and what it means to be American.

The Consul, The Tramp, and America's Sweetheart

Jan 18-Feb 10, Gaithersburg: Adapted from true events! On the eve of WWII, the German consul to Hollywood tries to stop production on Charlie Chaplin's first talkie, The Great Dictator. Winner of the numerous awards, this is a comedy about art, business, politics, and what it means to be American.


Jan 19-20, Hagerstown: You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance. The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Presented by The Maryland Theatre and Authentic Community Theatre.

Lone Star Championship Rodeo

Jan 19-20, Salisbury: The Lone Star Championship Rodeo returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, with a full rodeo lineup! The 21st annual event features eight rodeo events, including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, cowgirls' breakaway roping, steer wrestling, team roping, cowgirls' barrel racing and bull riding.

Tractor Toy Show

Jan 20, Westminster: Since 1987, exhibitors have displayed antique and collectible toys, tractors, trains, dolls, pressed steel, diecast, cast iron pedal cars, tin toys, games, models, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Carroll County 4-H Fair Board. Don't miss the auction at 5pm!

Marlow Guitar Series

Jan 20, Bethesda: Internationally celebrated guitarist, Ana Vidovic, returns to the Marlow Guitar Series performing works by Bach, Scarlatti and Piazzolla. Enjoy beautiful concerts by the finest guitarists in the world, performing classical, jazz and bossa nova.

Madrigal Mystery Tour

Jan 20, Rockville: Six Degree Singers present selections from a variety of madrigals of the Renaissance, Poulenc's Sept Chansons, and adaptations of songs by the Beatles. Come dressed in renaissance or hippie costume for a free chance to win a scrumptious treat!

Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds

Jan 19-20, DC: In his first-ever collaboration with a full orchestra, the 11-time Grammy® winner and 2017 inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame joins the NSO to perform some of his greatest R&B and pop hits as a prolific singer, songwriter, and producer.

January 2018 Newsletter


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Weekends on Wednesdays



Now-Jan 7, National Harbor: Hey all you gaming fans! MAGFest is a four day-long event dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types, and the gaming community. The event runs 24 hours a day, and offers consoles, arcades, tabletop, LAN, live video game cover bands, chiptunes, vendors, guest speakers, and much more!

Queens Girl in Africa

Now-Feb 4, DC: Try the new H Street Trolley to get to the Mosaic Theatre, an independent, intercultural, theatre committed to making transformational, socially-relevant art, producing plays by authors on the front lines of conflict zones. This is a touching coming-of-age story of a woman finding her place in Civil War-torn Nigeria. Stay for the post-show discussion and get involved.

Imaginary World of the Nutcracker

Now-Jan 7, DC: Catch the last weekend of this fascinating and interactive experience inspired by the original story and powered by the latest projection and augmented reality technologies. Catch this exploratory experience through multiple immersive sets where the Nutcracker and other characters come to life via projections and the ARTECHOUSE Augmented Reality app.

On Your Feet

Jan 9-28, DC: Dance on over to the Kennedy Center to catch this energetic show about the Estefans. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, they came to America and broke through all barriers to become a music sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. Go inside their real-life story, with some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter century.

The Humans

Jan 9-28, DC: Stephen Karam’s uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. As darkness falls and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the Blake clan’s deepest fears and greatest follies are laid bare. Our modern age of anxiety is keenly observed in this new American classic that won the 2016 Tony Award® for Best Play.

The Way of the World

Jan 9-Feb 11, DC: The Folger Theatre presents this witty physical comedy illuminating the foibles of the upper-class as part of DC's Women's Voice Theatre Festival, highlighting works by female artists.

NSO in Your Neighborhood

Now-Jan 8, DC: An initiative that provides free performances and educational activities by the National Symphony Orchestra in neighborhoods throughout the Washington DC area. Over the course of one week, events include full orchestra concerts, in-school visits, chamber performances, artistic exchange, instrument petting zoos, and a range of classes, presented in schools, churches, community centers, night clubs and performing arts venues that reflect the makeup of a participating neighborhood. Through this community engagement program, the NSO strives to build deeper connections with audiences of all ages, to inspire learning, and to create excitement and foster appreciation for live classical music.

Mozart's Jupiter

Jan 5-7, Bethesda and Baltimore: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart's beloved and revolutionary "Jupiter" Symphony spans the breadth of human emotion, showcasing compositional skill that remains unrivaled.

Taking A Leap

Jan 6, Baltimore: The Baltimore Improv Group and The Stoop Storytelling Series present "Stories about doing before thinking, closing your eyes and jumping, and just generally trust-falling through life."

The Great Mystery Show

Now-Sept 2, Baltimore: Ever been to the American Visionary Art Museum? Taking in this exhibition would be a wonderful introduction! See their newest, wholly original art exhibition. One part lively fun house, two parts cosmic dream lab, the exhibition weaves the creative investigations of 39 visionary artists, research scientists, astronauts, mystics, and philosophers into one grand-scale exploration of mystery.

Mercy Street in Person

Continuing, Alexandria: Are you a fan of the PBS series Mercy Street? Alexandria has both self-guided and personal guided tours. Fans of Mercy Street can venture out and immerse themselves in the real sites and stories of Civil war Alexandria.

New Year Nature Hike and Cider Sipping

Jan 6, Columbia: Start the year of 2018 with a family-friendly hike along Robinson Nature Center's trails! We'll learn to make kid-friendly wassail (mulled cider) for the cold winter days ahead, then head out on the trails with a naturalist for a guided winter hike. Try a range of winter activities to help your family stay active and keep the kids entertained during the chilly days ahead. Then, return to the Center to warm up with our wassail!