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NPR's From the Top

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

Broadway Princess Party

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

CAPAC: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Dec 6

Circo Comedia

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Nov 17

Cirque Mei

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Thu. Oct 24

Hot Peas 'N Butter

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Mar 1, 2020

Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 18 – 23

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Story Time

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Dec 7

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Dec 8

Prince William Little Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 14 – 22

The Magic of Bill Blag Live!

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Tue. Mar 3, 2020

The Okee Dokee Brothers

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Apr 26, 2020

The Rainbow Fish

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Dec 1

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 2

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Fall Session

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Tue. Oct 29

Trick or Treat: Family-friendly Halloween fun

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Oct 26

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Dec 1

Wow in the World Pop Up Party

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

Holiday Pajama Party

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 30

Holiday Teen Tea

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 8

The Pied Piper

Arena Stage
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 21

Balancing Bodies

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Dreamer: A South African Journey

The Kennedy Center
May. 9 – 24, 2020

EGG-tion HERO

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 9 – 10

Get'm

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 3

Glimpse

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

Havana Hop

The Kennedy Center
May. 9 – 10, 2020

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – Nov. 3

Pokon: An unstoppable game of growth

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 24 – 26, 2020

The Girl Who Swallowed A Cactus

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 30 – May. 2, 2020

YAO YAO

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 1, 2020

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020

Family Dance Workshop: New York City Ballet

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Apr 5, 2020

Family Look-In: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 23

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Beauty and the Beat

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 18 – 26, 2020

NSO Music for Young Audiences: 1-2-3 Andrés

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 7 – 8, 2020

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Mozart Mash-Up

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 22 – 23, 2020

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Peter and Friends

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23 – 24

CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators

Gunston Theatre Two
Dec. 6 – 15

Narnia

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jan. 10 – 19, 2020

The Frog Prince of Spamalot

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
May. 29 – Jun. 7, 2020

The Three Musketeers

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Feb. 28 – Mar. 8, 2020

Damian Sneed’s We Shall Overcome

McLean Community Center
Thu. Jan 30, 2020

Danú

McLean Community Center
Sun. Mar 15, 2020

Emil and the Detectives

McLean Community Center
Sat. May 9, 2020

Frosty

McLean Community Center
Sat. Dec 14

Jedi Academy

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

LARD Dog & The Band of Shy

McLean Community Center
Sat. Nov 16

Mario the Maker Magician

McLean Community Center
Sat. Nov 2

West Side Story

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jul. 17 – 26, 2020

The Phantom of the Vaudeville House

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 17, 2020

John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons

National Theatre
Nov. 21 – 23

Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries

National Theatre
Fri. Nov 29

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

National Theatre
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2020

Gay Men's Chorus: Youth Invasion

Live! at 10th & G
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Gustafer Yellowgold

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Oct. 26 – Nov. 30

Morning with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Nov 23

Young Portrait Explorers: Frida Kahlo

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Oct 28

Young Portrait Explorers: American Indian Heritage Month

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Nov. 18 & 25

Free Community Day: November

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Nov 3

Free Community Day: December

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Dec 1

Young Learners Program: Read for the Record 2019

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thu. Nov 7

Young Learners Tour: Spotting Shapes and Looking for Lines

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Dec 14

Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

Engineering 101 - Balloon Cars

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Nov 16

Santa Fly-In

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Dec 7

Fiesta de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Sun. Jan 5, 2020

Flamenco en Familia

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Sat. Nov 9

Que las hay... las hay. Believe It or Not!

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Oct. 26 & Nov. 2

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

Guys and Dolls

Ford's Theatre
Mar. 13 – May. 20, 2020

Silent Sky

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 24 – Feb. 23, 2020

Atlas Presents: Baby Beats with Max and Root

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Nov. 15 – 16

Atlas Presents: Squeakers & Mr. Gumdrop

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Dec. 27 – 31

Atlas Presents: Capital City Symphony’s Meet the Orchestra!

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Apr 4, 2020

BalletNova presents The Nutcracker

Kenmore Middle School
Nov. 30 – Dec. 1

BalletNova presents The Nutcracker Tea

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
Sun. Dec 15

ACM Kwanzaa Celebration

THEARC
Fri. Dec 27

Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family Christmas

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Mon. Dec 23

National Chamber Ensemble - Holiday Cheer

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
Sat. Dec 14

Splatter - Jane Franklin Dance

Theatre on the Run
Nov. 9 – 23

First Studio: Story + Workshop

The Kreeger Museum
Oct. 26 – Dec. 21

Elephant & Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Adventure Theatre MTC
Oct. 23 – 27

The Magical Piñata

Keegan Theatre
Dec. 14 – 30

The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays

National Theatre
Dec. 3 – 8

Fiddler on the Roof

National Theatre
Dec. 10 – 15

Jersey Boys

National Theatre
Dec. 17 – 31

The Lion King

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Nov. 15 – 17

Five Spoons

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Jan. 25 – Feb. 2, 2020

Mark Nizer 4D

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Holi Festival of Colors

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Mar 7, 2020

Nest

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Mar. 20 – 22, 2020

DIY: Light Up Postcards

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Sat. Nov 2

Fall Frolic

Glen Echo Park
Sat. Oct 26

The King's Speech

National Theatre
Feb. 11 – 16, 2020

Bandstand

National Theatre
Mar. 3 – 8, 2020

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

National Theatre
Apr. 7 – 26, 2020

Blue Man Group

National Theatre
May. 8 – 17, 2020

The Donna Summer Musical

National Theatre
Jul. 22 – Aug. 2, 2020

The Nutcracker Petite Performances

BalletNova Center for Dance
Dec. 7 – 8

Little Red's Most Unusual Day

Arts Barn
Oct. 26 – Nov. 3

Matinee Saturday - Captain Kidd

Arts Barn
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

The Great Zucchini

Arts Barn
Sun. Jan 26, 2020

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Arts Barn
Nov. 29 – Dec. 15

Stories of Dr. Seuss

Arts Barn
Mon. Feb 17, 2020

The Story of Anne Frank

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Oct 29

Igor and the Masters of STEM

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Nov 7

Dino Babies

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Nov 19

Flow Circus: Science Is Awesome

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Nov 21

Theatre Technology for Kids

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Nov 23

Family Fun Series: Holidays Around the World

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Dec 7

The Snow Queen

Synetic Theater
Dec. 8, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Revels Play Space

Washington Revels
Oct. 29 & Nov. 12

Step Afrika!

Publick Playhouse
Wed. Jan 15, 2020

Into the Great Unknown

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Feb 27, 2020

Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Mar 17, 2020

Family Fun Series: Dance of Hope

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Apr 11, 2020

The Wonderful World of Simple Machines

Publick Playhouse
Wed. May 13, 2020

The Little Red Hen

Publick Playhouse
Thu. May 21, 2020

Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt

Publick Playhouse
Sat. May 30, 2020

Kids Euro Festival: Frog Pond, A Finnish Dance Performance (Ages 4-12)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Mon. Nov 4

The Renovation Reception: An Auditorium Unveiling

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sat. Nov 9

The Last Ship

National Theatre
Mar. 27 – Apr. 5, 2020

Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Dec. 12 – 22

OGT kids: Storytime on Screen

Greenbelt Community Center
Mon. Oct 28

Len Piper's Pinocchio

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Oct. 24 – Nov. 22

The Nutcracker

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

Dragons Love Tacos

Olney Theatre Center
Oct. 26 – 27

Judy Moody and Stink

Olney Theatre Center
Apr. 25 – 26, 2020

Pete the Cat

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

Family Fun Night

El Golfo Restaurant
Thu. Nov 7

Jubilee Voices at Button Farm

Button Farm Living History Center
Sat. Nov 2

The Christmas Revels: Celestial Fools

GW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 7 – 15

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

The Washington Chorus: Kids, Family & Friends Christmas

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Mon. Dec 23

Family Dance Workshop: American Ballet Theatre

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 16, 2020

Portrait Story Days: American Indian Heritage Month - Pocahontas

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Nov. 2 & 3

Portrait Story Days: American Indian Heritage Month - Sequoyah

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Nov. 9 & 10

Portrait Story Days: American Indian Heritage Month - Sitting Bull

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Nov. 23 & 24

Portrait Story Days: American Indian Heritage Month - Zitkala-Ša

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Nov 30

Screen Printing for Social Change

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Dec 7

Mini Voyageurs

Washington Revels
Oct. 31 & Nov. 14

Ongoing Events

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26

Section 14: The Other Palm Springs

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 14 – 21

Day of the Dead Festival

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Nov. 1 – 3

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Apr. 15, 2020
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