Events

     

Saturday, May 30, 2015 5:00 PM

The event takes place at the corner of 18th and Columbia, in the heart of Adams Morgan, and is free to the public. Past years have featured a range of music from bluegrass and soul to jazz and roots rock. Seating is available on a first come, first served, basis.

May 2 — Jelly Roll Mortals
May 9 —Dot Dash
May 16 — Goin' Goin' Gone
May 30th — La Unica
June 6th — Doug Stevenson & The Spades
June 13th — Dupont Brass

Check out the series' Facebook page for more details.


Friday, June 05, 2015 12:00 AM

Green Festival® is a vibrant, dynamic marketplace where companies and organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives.

Green Festival is America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event. We bring together the world’s most trusted companies, innovative brands, national and local businesses, pioneering thinkers, and conscious consumers in one place to promote the best in sustainability and green living.

Green Festival offers something for everyone, with the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green from food, fashion and health to energy, construction and design. People can shop and enjoy vegan, vegetarian, organic foods, hands-on demos, educational activities and inspirational speakers.

Green Festival is a unique and powerful platform for connecting potential customers, retailers, wholesalers and corporations - all under one roof. It provides excellent opportunities for green brands to generate business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales, build awareness and strengthen relationships in an expansive and engaging green marketplace.

The Festival hours are as follows:
Friday, June 5: 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday, June 6: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, June 7: 10 am - 5 pm

Visit greenfestivals.org for more information.


Saturday, June 06, 2015 5:00 PM

The event takes place at the corner of 18th and Columbia, in the heart of Adams Morgan, and is free to the public. Past years have featured a range of music from bluegrass and soul to jazz and roots rock. Seating is available on a first come, first served, basis.

May 2 — Jelly Roll Mortals
May 9 —Dot Dash
May 16 — Goin' Goin' Gone
May 30th — La Unica
June 6th — Doug Stevenson & The Spades
June 13th — Dupont Brass

Check out the series' Facebook page for more details.


Friday, June 12, 2015 5:30 PM

Events DC Presents: DC JazzFest at The Yards is a two-day “blowout” where fans will enjoy jazz at the beautiful urban, green, innovative Yards Park overlooking the Anacostia River; beverage tastings; chef demonstrations; family-friendly activities, cabanas, and a marketplace. The event features some of the top artists on the scene today.

Get more details and tickets at dcjazzfest.org


Saturday, June 13, 2015 12:00 AM

Millennial Week DC provides opportunities for the nation’s largest generation to come together, learn, network and thrive. The week long series of presentations, panels, and social events focus around the topics of entrepreneurship, social good, politics and diversity.

Visit millennialweek.com for event details and updates!


Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:00 PM

Events DC Presents: DC JazzFest at The Yards is a two-day “blowout” where fans will enjoy jazz at the beautiful urban, green, innovative Yards Park overlooking the Anacostia River; beverage tastings; chef demonstrations; family-friendly activities, cabanas, and a marketplace. The event features some of the top artists on the scene today.

Get more details and tickets at dcjazzfest.org


Saturday, June 13, 2015 5:00 PM

The event takes place at the corner of 18th and Columbia, in the heart of Adams Morgan, and is free to the public. Past years have featured a range of music from bluegrass and soul to jazz and roots rock. Seating is available on a first come, first served, basis.

May 2 — Jelly Roll Mortals
May 9 —Dot Dash
May 16 — Goin' Goin' Gone
May 30th — La Unica
June 6th — Doug Stevenson & The Spades
June 13th — Dupont Brass

Check out the series' Facebook page for more details.


Saturday, June 20, 2015 11:00 AM

The Juneteenth Book Festival seeks to highlight and celebrate literature and its critical role in the pursuit and protection of survival, freedom and expansion of African-American men, women and children. This is a great free event for families, with fun activities including: storytelling, read-a-longs, musical performances, rollerskating, basketball and more. Also, every child will leave with a book!

Visit juneteenthbookfestival.com for more details.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:30 PM

Is revitalization without gentrification possible? In Washington, D.C., new development and investment has followed a familiar pattern for the last two decades, with neighborhoods getting younger, wealthier, and whiter. Kennedy Street NW appears next in line for this fate. The Kennedy Street Development Association (KSDA) is a diverse all-volunteer group committed to the street’s comeback, but in a way that benefits everyone. Myles G. Smith, KSDA volunteer, presents the community-oriented revitalization plan for an inclusive hometown main street. 1.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (ASLA). For more information and registration, please visit the official event site.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:00 AM

At the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, you will find many exemplary practitioners of diverse, authentic, living traditions—both old and new. The goal of the Festival is to strengthen and preserve these traditions by presenting them on the National Mall. Tradition-bearers and the public can connect with and learn from one another and, in a respectful way, begin to understand cultural differences and similarities.

Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with special events taking place most evenings beginning at 7 pm.

Visit the official website for additional details.

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