What to do this weekend in DC

Cherry Blossoms

St, Mary’s County Oyster Festival — Oct 16, 2010 10:00am – Oct 17, 2010 6:00pm Fairground gates open at 10 Am Saturday October 16, 2010 and 11 AM Sunday October 17, 2010, $5 general Admission over age 12, Free Parking. Event ends around 6PM each night. Oyster Shucking, cooking and eating. Who could ask for … Read moreWhat to do this weekend in DC

What to do this Weekend in DC

The Jefferson Memorial

It is getting close to fall and that means Apple and Pumpkin picking.  Below I have listed a few of the pick-your-0wn Farms in the DC area.  Don’t forget about H Street Festival and the Crystal City Wine Festival.  Nothing beats a wine festival that is metro accessible. Pick Your Own Apples and Pumpkins Heartland … Read moreWhat to do this Weekend in DC

What to do this Weekend in DC

I can’t believe that I forgot about restaurant week.  I look forward to this week every year.  However, I have been super busy.  Anyways you still have time to check out restaurant week.  There are great restaurants that have reservations available.  Besides that it is gonna be a great weekend.  Sunny and hot.  A great … Read moreWhat to do this Weekend in DC

What to do this weekend in DC – (October 16-18)

Every week I pick out the best culinary and social events happening on the weekends in the DC area.  I choose the fun, exciting and enlightening events.  This week is no different.  You can visit the White House Garden, continue celebrating Oktoberfest and have a nice weekend out at Mount Vernon.

Tucker ready to relax - He barked TGIF
Tucker ready to relax - He barked TGIF

White House Garden Tours

Saturday-Sunday (October 17-18)

This weekend they are opening up the White House gardens for visitors to see.  The tour includes all of the Gardens except for the new Kitchen Garden.  Although the Kitchen Garden will be able to be seen from a distance.  Tickets are first come first serve each morning starting at 8AM.  Remember tickets are one per person each person has to be present to pick up tickets.  Tickets are available in the Ellipse Pavilion on 15th and E.

Tours are available on Saturday, October 17, 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and  Sunday, October 18, 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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What to do this weekend in DC – (August 14-16)

Every Friday I pick the best culinary events in the DC area for my readers to enjoy. This weekend there are some great events to attend in and around the DC metro area.  This weekend DC has some great events from the Howard County Fair to the Pakistan Festival in Fairfax.

Baltimore Restaurant Week – Friday to Sunday (August 14-16)

I love a good Restaurant Week.  You can try out some amazing restaurants for an even more amazing price. Baltimore Restaurant Week offers three course prix fix lunches for $20.09 and three course prix fix dinners for $30.09.

Click here for the list of Restaurants.

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What to do this weekend in DC (July 17-19)

Every Friday I pick the best culinary events in the DC area for my readers to enjoy. This weekend there are some great events to attend in and around the DC metro area.

Artscape – Friday thru Sunday (July 17-19)

Artscape is America’s largest free arts festival.  Along with visual art they also have a lineup of performers.  Live entertainment includes Dionne Warwick, Cake, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Robin Thicke, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Acrobats of China, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra … and more.  There is something on the schedule for everyone to enjoy!

The festival is located on Mount Royal Avenue & Cathedral Street / Charles Street

Hours: Friday: 12-10pm / Saturday: 12-10pm / Sunday: 12-8pm

http://www.artscape.org/

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What to do this weekend in DC (July 3-5)

Every Friday I pick the best culinary events in the DC area for my readers to enjoy.  This weekend there are some great events to attend in and around the DC metro area.

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Life Size Cheese Carving of Abraham Lincoln – Friday (July 3rd)

Nothing says independance day like watching a guy carve abraham lincoln out of a 1000 lb block of Wisconsin Cheddar.    Cheez-it is sponsoring this event.  It is three hours only.  Due to the tempermental nature of the material the carving will be shown from 11am to 2pm on the 3rd at 2215 Constitution Ave. Washington, DC .  The word on the street is that Cheez-it will be handing out free crackers to those that show up.

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What to do this weekend in DC (June 26-28)

Every Friday I pick the best culinary events in the DC area for my readers to enjoy.  This weekend there are some great events to attend in and around the DC metro area.

Eastern Market Grand Reopening – (June 26-27)

District will reopen the historic Eastern Market at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday June 26 followed by a community celebration on Saturday June 27.  The two events will mark the completion of the market’s renovation and recovery from fire damage caused in April 2007. With over 175 exhibitors on the weekend this is going to be one heck of a celebration.  Eastern Market is located at 306 7th Street, SE. 1 1/2 Blocks North of Eastern Market Metro on 7th Street.

http://www.easternmarketdc.com

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What to do this weekend in DC (June 19-21)

Every friday I pick the best culinary events in the DC area for my readers to enjoy.  This weekend there are some great events to attend in and around the DC metro area. Kids Restaurant Week in DC – (June 13-21) Cookie and Gourmet invite you to join us for Kids’ Restaurant Week 2009!  Week-long … Read moreWhat to do this weekend in DC (June 19-21)