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How to Catch a Star

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Dec 16

Billy Elliot the Musical - Open Captioning

Signature Theatre
Sun. Dec 16

DC Concert Orchestra - Wonderlands

Church of the Epiphany
Sun. Dec 16

Joy of Christmas

Washington National Cathedral
Sun. Dec 16

Portrait Story Days: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Dec 16

Christmas themed Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Dec 17

Young Portrait Explorers: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Dec 17

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 18 & 19

Candlelight Tours

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Thu. Dec 20

A Candlelight Christmas

Strathmore
Dec. 20 & 21

Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing

Seekers Church
Fri. Dec 21

A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 & 22

Striking 12 | Free Range Humans

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Dec. 16 – 22

Choral Arts: A Family Christmas in Alexandria

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Sat. Dec 22

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 22

Portrait Story Days: Andy Warhol

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 22 & 23

The Washington Chorus Family Christmas

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sun. Dec 23

Choral Arts: Songs of the Season

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 – 24

Discovery Cart: Santa & The 4 Forces of Flight

College Park Aviation Museum
Mon. Dec 24

Discovery Cart: Mailboxes

College Park Aviation Museum
Wed. Dec 26

The Washington Ballet: The Nutcracker

Warner Theatre
Dec. 16 – 28

ExplorNATIONS: Baskets, Boxes, and Bags!

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Dec. 19 – 28

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Dec. 16 – 30

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 16 – 30

Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Dec. 16 – 30

The Nutcracker

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Dec. 16 – 30

Tiny Tots - Nutcracker Fantasy

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Dec. 16 – 30

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Keegan Theatre
Dec. 22 – 30

Portrait Story Days: Jacob Lawrence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 29 & 30

Weekend Tots: Noon Year’s Eve

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 30

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Timbalooloo Live

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 26 – 31

Kwanzaa themed Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Dec 31

Billy Elliot the Musical

Signature Theatre
Dec. 16, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019

Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous Christmas

Adventure Theatre MTC
Dec. 16, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019

Elf: The Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Dec. 16, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

Fiesta de los Reyes Magos (en español)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Sun. Jan 6, 2019

Cartography

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 11 – 13, 2019

The Brothers Grimm Excellent Adventure

Arts Barn
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

The Enchanted Bookshop

Gunston Arts Center
Jan. 11 – 20, 2019

MLK Day Celebration Liner Notes

The Alden
Sun. Jan 20, 2019

Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Community Sing

Seekers Church
Mon. Jan 21, 2019

MLK Holiday DC Peace Walk & Parade

Washington National Cathedral
Mon. Jan 21, 2019

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jan 25, 2019

An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Arena Stage
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

STEM Fair: How Women Work in the Design And Building Industry

District Architecture Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

The Phantom Tollbooth

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

School Of Rock - The Musical

National Theatre
Jan. 16 – 27, 2019

National Philharmonic: Infamous Brahms

Strathmore
Jan. 26 & 27, 2019

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Banda Magda

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 26 – 27, 2019

The Phantom Tollbooth

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sun. Jan 27, 2019

Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Jan 28, 2019

Here We Go Team!

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Jan 31, 2019

Jane Franklin Dance: Mouse in House

Theatre on the Run
Jan. 19 – Feb. 2, 2019

The Magic of Adam Trent

National Theatre
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

The Wizard of Oz Vital Theatre

The Alden
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

Tiny Tots - Winter Wonderland

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jan. 26 – Feb. 3, 2019

Madre Africa - African Heritage in Latin America

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Feb 5, 2019

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jan. 18 – Feb. 10, 2019

ShowLove Fest with President Austin

Arts Barn
Sun. Feb 10, 2019

Tiny Tots - Snow Show

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb. 9 & 17, 2019

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 15 – 17, 2019

Ourchestra

Arts Barn
Mon. Feb 18, 2019

National Philharmonic: The Debut

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23, 2019

The Okee Dokee Brothers

The Alden
Sat. Feb 23, 2019

She A Gem

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 15 – 24, 2019

NSO Family Concert: Let's Go to the Moon!

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 24, 2019

PRAISE Liturgical Dance Festival

Publick Playhouse
Sun. Feb 24, 2019

Washington Dollar Days: Tour for a Buck

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Feb. 1 – 28, 2019

Robin Hood

Gunston Arts Center
Feb. 22 – Mar. 3, 2019

Finding Neverland

National Theatre
Feb. 26 – Mar. 3, 2019

American Girl Live

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 3, 2019

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sun. Mar 3, 2019

Prince George’s Best Dance Crew Competition

Publick Playhouse
Fri. Mar 8, 2019

Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Adventure Theatre MTC
Feb. 8 – Mar. 10, 2019

Love2Dance Teen Showcase

Publick Playhouse
Sun. Mar 10, 2019

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

The Alden
Wed. Mar 13, 2019

The Magic School Bus

Olney Theatre Center
Mar. 16 – 17, 2019

Pinkalicious

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Mar. 17 – 18, 2019

Picasso

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 9 – 23, 2019

Picasso (en español)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 9 – 23, 2019

The Joshua Show

The Alden
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Young Artist Showcase and Jam Session

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Rapunzel

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb. 14 – Mar. 24, 2019

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 15 – 24, 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

World Dance Showcase

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

VOYAGERS: A Dance Among The Planets

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 29 – 31, 2019

Madeline and the Bad Hat

Olney Theatre Center
Mar. 30 – 31, 2019

Cherry Blossom Festival: Petalpalooza

District Waterfront
Sat. Apr 6, 2019

Noshin' With The Cantors

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sun. Apr 7, 2019

Chicken Little: The Sky Is Falling

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Apr 9, 2019

The Me I Want to Sing

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13, 2019

Squirrel Stole My Underpants

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Apr. 12 – 13, 2019

National Philharmonic: Verdi Reqiuem

Strathmore
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

Trout Fishing in America

CenterStage at RCC
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

Tiny Tots - Bunny Business

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Apr. 6 – 14, 2019

Shakespeare's Birthday

Folger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14, 2019

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18, 2019

Tiny Tots - Jellybean Circus

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Apr. 20 & 28, 2019

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Break it Down!

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 27 – 28, 2019

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Mar. 28 – May. 5, 2019

Junie B. Jones

Olney Theatre Center
May. 4 – 5, 2019

All The Way Live

The Alden
Sat. May 11, 2019

NEXTgeneration Showcase

Dance Place
Sat. May 11, 2019

Tiny Tots - Mother Goose Caboose

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
May. 1 – 12, 2019

Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 2 – May. 18, 2019

Colors

The Kennedy Center
May. 18 – 19, 2019

Winnie the Pooh

Adventure Theatre MTC
Mar. 29 – May. 26, 2019

Tiny Tots - Clowning Around

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
May. 18 – 26, 2019

FAME, el Musical (en español)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Apr. 25 – Jun. 2, 2019

FAME, The Musical, US Premiere in Spanish

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Apr. 25 – Jun. 2, 2019

Tiny Tots - ”Sing-a-Long”

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 1 & 2, 2019

The Talented Clementine

Gunston Arts Center
May. 31 – Jun. 9, 2019

Tiny Tots - Panda-Monium

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 5 – 15, 2019

Cinderella

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
May. 9 – Jun. 23, 2019

Falsettos

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 11 – 23, 2019

Tiny Tots - Old MacDonald’s Farm

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 19 – 29, 2019

NSO Pops: 50 Years Over the Rainbow

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 28 & 29, 2019

Tiny Tots - Imaginary Friends

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 7 – 13, 2019

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 21 – Jul. 21, 2019

Tiny Tots - Dragon Babies

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 17 & 21, 2019

Tiny Tots - Magic Toyshop

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 24 & 27, 2019

Disney's Newsies

Kenmore Middle School
Jul. 19 – 28, 2019

Energizers Creative Arts Camp Concert 2019

Dance Place
Aug. 1 & 2, 2019

Circus

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 28 – Aug. 4, 2019

Tiny Tots - Penguins’ Playground

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jan. 19 – Aug. 10, 2019

Tiny Tots - Baby Bear’s Birthday

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb. 23 – Aug. 18, 2019

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Jun. 21 – Aug. 18, 2019

Tiny Tots - World on a String

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Mar. 9 – Aug. 24, 2019

Tiny Tots - Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Mar. 20 – Sep. 1, 2019

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 8 – Sep. 1, 2019

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7, 2019

Ballet West: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Dec 8, 2019

Ongoing Events

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Thru Dec. 22

Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture

Library of Congress
Thru Jan. 1, 2019

Tomb of Christ

National Geographic
Thru Jan. 2, 2019

Titanic: The Untold Story

National Geographic
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29, 2019

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31, 2019
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