National Symphony Orchestra Declassified

Jun 29, DC: Ben Folds curates and hosts this unique “part concert, part party” event that defies the traditional classical music presentation by shining a spotlight on great live music performed by the NSO and special guests in a laid-back and relaxed setting.

Caps Fan Fest

Jun 30, DC: Head to the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Saturday with activities beginning at 10 a.m. Fan Fest will feature the team's a Development Camp scrimmage, annual equipment sale, a public skate and a photo opportunity with the Stanley Cup!

Reba McEntire

Jul 1, Vienna: A household name thanks to a successful career spanning music, television, film, and theater, Reba McEntire is a three-time Grammy winner, member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and top-selling country musician. Wolf Trap is pleased to host her!

Judy and the General

Jun 29-30, Baltimore: Judy and the General is Rosemary Toohey's hilarious new musical about the biblical Judith and the powerful general Holofernes. Her image is in museums and churches all over the world. Intelligent, devout and resolute, she ingeniously uses her feminine wiles to outwit the mighty Holofernes, thereby saving her people from destruction. It’s a classic match between the forces of good and evil. Spotlighters Theatre is proud to present this new work.

1776 the Musical

Jun 29-30, Frederick: The musical 1776 dramatizes the days leading up to the signing of our Declaration of Independence, bringing to life founding figures John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and many others. The production, presented by the Weinberg, is co-directed by Andrew and Melissa Baughman, and features Frederick elected officials and community leaders in supporting roles.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Jun 29-Jul 1, 4-8, DC: A massive, kid-friendly celebration of cultures across the globe. The 2018 edition focuses on the cultures of Armenia and Catalonia, as well as a musical revival of the Sisterfire festivals that took place in DC in the 1980s. Local and national food vendors are on-hand showcasing their latest offerings, artisans from around the world show off their craft-making skills, enjoy cooking collaborations, tastings, live music performances, arts and crafts-themed workshops, in-depth discussions, parades, dance classes and so much more. 

Quicken Loans National

Jun 28-Jul 1, Potomac: From following your favorite golfer, to hanging out at one of the public viewing destinations the PGA tour is fun for the whole family, featuring lawn games and barbecue and the excitement of a day out.

Independents Day Georgetown

Jun 30, Georgetown: Join over 35 independent merchants to celebrate the spirit of small business. Stop by participating stores and restaurants for refreshments, activities, food and entertainment.

Twelfth Night

Jun 29-30, Columbia: One of Shakespeare’s most beloved Comedies. The story of twins Viola and Sebastian, separated by a shipwreck, and washed up on the shores of Illyria, each thinking the other is dead. Performed under the stars!

Sarah McLachlan

Jun 29, Bethesda: Fans won’t want to miss this solo piano show, with McLachlan’s hauntingly beautiful voice highlighted by the stunning acoustics of the Music Center.

Frederick Jazz Festival

Jun 30, Frederick: 7 hours of non-stop music in downtown FrederickThe Festival provides Fredericktonians and visitors of all ages an opportunity to experience America's unique musical art form in the heart of the historic district.

July 4th Fest

Jun 30-Jul 4, Upper Marlboro:  Six Flags Fest has everything you need for a star-spangled visit: exclusive ride times, fireworks all five nights, festive foods, and more!

Roaring 20s Garden Party

Jun 30, Westminster: Carroll County Farm Museum presents this fun event for couples is a must-attend occasion to launch your summer dates together! Participants are encouraged to wear 1920s era clothing, so don your favorite flapper dress with feather boas or gangster gear. Cheer for your favorite team, strut your best dance moves, join in lawn games and help us celebrate an era long gone!

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