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DC DUCKS EVENTS

The American Revolution: A World War

April 01, 2019 10:00 am to April 30, 2019 05:00 pm

View the American Revolution through a global lens in The American Revolution: A World War, which examines the 1781 victory at Yorktown and the Franco-American partnership that made it possible. This one-year exhibition will captivate visitors with compelling objects, including two paintings created by Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe as copies of those presented to King Louis XVI. […]

Confection

March 07, 2019 06:30 pm to March 24, 2019 06:30 pm

Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience, audiences are granted exclusive access to the Folger’s magnificent Paster and Sedgwick-Bond Reading Rooms, with a performance that winds its way through these massive and ornate spaces, and are invited to savor bite-sized delights […]

Washington Nationals Home Opener

March 28, 2019 01:05 pm to 2019 04:00 pm

Play Ball! Washington, DC’s Major League Baseball team, the Washington Nationals, kick off the season in March against the New York Mets for an exciting summer of great games, sweeping cityscape views and the Running of the Presidents. Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St, SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003-1507

Flower Mart at the National Cathedral

March 05, 2019 10:00 am to March 31, 2019 06:00 pm

Flower Mart is a family friendly spring event. The Cathedral stairs become a stage for international dancers, talented choirs and craft making. Friends of the Cathedral sell flowering plants and teach gardening, and provide free tours of the stunning Cathedral and Tower. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

National Cherry Blossom Festival

March 20, 2019 12:00 am to April 13, 2019 12:00 am

See Washington splashed in pink during the city’s most famous festival is a captivating tribute to spring and honors Japan’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees in 1912. Highlights include music, dance performances, parades, fireworks and thousands of trees bursting with pink blossoms.

Currents: Water in African Art at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

August 02, 2018 10:00 am to December 24, 2018 05:30 pm

Water is in all of us—we need water to exist. Water is a source of food, either directly from fishing and hunting or indirectly from irrigated crops. Its currents flow through myths, metaphors, and rituals. Water’s fluidity means there are as many meanings associated with it as there are forms. Diverse and wide-ranging in material, […]

Over Here & Over There: Aviation & Prince George’s County During World War I at the College Park Aviation Museum

August 02, 2018 10:00 am to December 24, 2018 05:00 pm

When the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, powered flight was barely a decade old. Explore how we developed from fragile aircraft able to fly only a few hundred feet to the fighting machines of World War I. Discover the many ways the first military pilots, trained at College Park, influenced aviation […]

Elf: The Musical

November 09, 2018 12:00 am to January 06, 2019 12:00 am

Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf has quickly entered the pantheon of holiday classics, and for good reason. This warm-hearted family musical tells the story of Buddy, a human accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby who grows up believing himself to be an elf, despite his large size and sub-par […]

Canadian Brass

December 15, 2018 08:00 pm to 2018 10:00 pm

The internationally famous Canadian Brass returns this holiday season for an evening of impeccable music and witty repartee, perfect for your whole family. Renowned for joyous performances and their iconic white running shoes, this quintet will warm your heart with sparkling brass standards and toe-tapping holiday favorites. For more information and to purchase tickets click […]

The American Revolution: A World War

August 01, 2018 10:00 am to February 09, 2019 05:00 pm

View the American Revolution through a global lens in The American Revolution: A World War, which examines the 1781 victory at Yorktown and the Franco-American partnership that made it possible. This one-year exhibition will captivate visitors with compelling objects, including two paintings created by Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe as copies of those presented to King Louis XVI. […]