HonfestJun 9-10, Baltimore: Think all summer street festivals are the same? Check out HONfest. Located in the Baltimore neighborhood of Hampden, HONfest celebrates the working women who helped make this great city what it is. “Hon”, short for Honey, is a classic Bawlmer term of endearment. For generations, it has expressed the warmth and affection bestowed upon neighbors and visitors alike by our mothers and grandmothers. Since 1994, HonFest has grown from the tiny Baltimore's Best Hon pageant behind Café Hon, to a nationally recognized festival that covers four city blocks on Hampden's very own 36th Street.
Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival
Jun 9, Anacostia: In 2018, the 9th annual Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival will join the District of Columbia in celebrating the "Year of the Anacostia." Nestled between the banks of the Anacostia River, Kingman Island has become a park dedicated to preserving natural resources and educating District youth about conservation and becoming better stewards of the natural world. This festival has introduced thousands of guests to the beauty that lies within our Nation's capital and this year we gather, once again, to support and celebrate the continued restoration and maintenance of the Anacostia and Kingman Island as vital community resources.
Greek Folk Festival
Jun 7-10, Baltimore: Be Greek For A Day! Celebrating our Greek Orthodox faith and culture by sharing our faith and traditions through our love of God, music, dance and authentic Greek food. Come and enjoy great food, wine, music, dance and our famous Greek hospitality.
Bernstein and Shostakovich
Jun 7-10, Baltimore/Bethesda: Join us for the BSO Season Finale concert. The piano plays the protagonist in Bernstein's sentimental tone poem, "The Age of Anxiety," performed by acclaimed pianist Jon Kimura Parker. Hear Shostakovich's tremendous Symphony No. 5, which received an overwhelming public response and half hour standing ovation at its premiere.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really TryingJun 6-10, DC: Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem boasting an exhilarating score, the show took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award® for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize. We follow the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive.
DC JazzFestJun 8-17, DC: Since 2005, the DC Jazz Festival organization has provided enriching and entertaining jazz performances and programs that introduce students and adults from all walks of life to jazz, our nation’s singular original art form. This year's JazzFest has more than 125 performances in 40+ venues, DCJF will present an amazing array of emerging and master-level talent that includes more than 90 bands and 300 artists!
FeastivalJun 9, Baltimore: A delicious and wonderful way to support finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation presents an afternoon worth savoring. Join fellow foodies at the Sandlot Baltimore for a rare culinary experience. Guests will feast on delectable bites by Baltimore’s hottest culinary talent and sip stylish cocktails and craft brews. With refreshing sights and sounds, relish in this epicurean adventure.
Space - The Final FrontierJun 9, McHenry: Join the MSO for a concert that will take you on a musical journey through the cosmos. Performing selections from Holst’s The Planets to Star Wars, E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, and more, this concert is an experience you don’t want to miss!
47th Antique Fly-InJun 9, Massey: Conducted by the Potomac Antique Aero Squadron (PAAS), fabulous antique airplanes, food, drinks and fun are in store for the whole family!
Ever in the GladesJun 8-10, DC: The Kennedy Center presents this highly anticipated work, originally shown during the 2016 theatre festival. On an isolated island deep in the heart of the Everglades, five teenagers make a daring attempt to escape to the mainland from a place where the adults are as dangerous as the gators. The play begs the question: what is the current generation’s responsibility to the next, and what happens if we fail them?
End Hunger Dragonboat Festival
Jun 9, North Beach: Come be part of the 6th Annual End Hunger Dragon Boat Festival and spend the day in the charming town of North Beach. You will enjoy a family friendly atmosphere, local vendors, and more! Best of all, you will be part of our community coming together to support End Hunger In Calvert County.
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