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Performances

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 18 – Sep. 7

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Sun. Aug 18

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 18 – Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - Baby Bear’s Birthday

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Sun. Aug 18

Tiny Tots - Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 28 & Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - World on a String

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 21 & 24

Sing-A-Long: Sound Of Music

Wolf Trap
Sat. Aug 24

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19

NPR's From the Top

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

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21

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

Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Oct 6

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Dec 8

Peter Rabbit (TM) Tales

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Oct 6

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

Tudor Tots - Fridays

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Aug. 30 – Oct. 4

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 2

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Fall Session

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sep. 3 – Oct. 29

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Summer Session

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Aug. 20 & 27

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Rocknoceros

Reston Station
Sat. Aug 24

Trick or Treat: Family-friendly Halloween fun

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Oct 26

Gustafer Yellowgold

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Oct 20

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Dec 1

Wow in the World Pop Up Party

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Aug 22

Mad Science of DC at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 8

The Great Zucchini at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 15

Fall Plant Sale and Picnic

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Sep 29

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

Heritage Voices at the GWU Museum

George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
Sat. Oct 5

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. 19 – 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 Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 20

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

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators

Gunston Theatre Two
Dec. 6 – 15

Disney's Frozen, Jr.

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Oct. 11 – 20

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

NSO Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2019

West Lawn US Capitol
Sun. Sep 1

The Maryland Renaissance Festival

Maryland Renaissance Festival
Mon. Sep 2

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival

Roosevelt Center
Aug. 30 – Sep. 2

Kensington Labor Day Parade

Howard and Armory Avenues
Mon. Sep 2

Chaos & Liar

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Aug 18

Hill Center’s Annual Family Day + Concert

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 29

Lake Anne Jazz and Blues Festival

Lake Anne Plaza
Sat. Aug 31

Broadway Princess Party

McLean Community Center
Sun. Sep 22

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 Make Magician

McLean Community Center
Sat. Nov 2

The Pop-Ups

McLean Community Center
Sat. Oct 19

Oktoberfest

Arts Barn
Sun. Oct 13

Migration and Displacement Themed Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Aug. 19 – 26

Laurin Talese and a Novel Idea

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Sep 19

West Side Story

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jul. 17 – 26, 2020

Reston Multicultural Festival

Lake Anne Plaza
Sat. Sep 28

Signature Theatre's Open House

Signature Theatre
Sun. Aug 18

Mi Casa, Su Casa: A Migration Celebration

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Sep 21

Cultural Capital: Girlhood Interrupted

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Sep 8

Free Community Day: September

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Sep 1

The Phantom of the Vaudeville House

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 17, 2020

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Oct 18

Family Day at the AU Museum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Oct 19

Young Portrait Explorers: Maurice Sendak

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Aug 26

Portrait Story Days: Juliette Gordon Low

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Aug 31

Portrait Story Days: Charles Lindbergh

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Aug. 24 & 25

Community Open House

Round House Theatre
Sat. Aug 24

LOC National Book Festival: Raina Telgemeierm , Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Jennifer & Matthew Holm, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: R.J. Palacio, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Conversation: Finding Their Voices, Teens

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

Mystery Science Theater 3000

National Theatre
Oct. 18 – 19

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

Gustafer Yellowgold

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sep. 7 – Nov. 30

Young Portrait Explorers: Celia Cruz

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sep. 9 & 23

Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing

Seekers Church
Wed. Aug 21

Morning with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Nov 23

¡Muévete! Hispanic Heritage Month Community Day

Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
Sat. Sep 28

Young Portrait Explorers: Frida Kahlo

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Oct. 13 & 28

Young Portrait Explorers: American Indian Heritage Month

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Nov. 18 & 25

Museum Day

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Sep 21

Free Community Day: October

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Oct 6

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 Tour: Animal Adventure

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Oct 19

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

Lunchtime Performance with Step Afrika!

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Fri. Aug 30

College Park Day

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Oct 5

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Sep 26

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Sep 7

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Sep 12

Engineering 101 - Balloon Cars

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Nov 16

Homeschool Day - Space Cadets

College Park Aviation Museum
Tue. Oct 22

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. 19 – Nov. 2

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

Atlas Presents Culture Queen's Dance Party, The Locomotion

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Oct. 11 – 12

Mini Makers Book Cover Edition

The Art League
Wed. Aug 21

A Christmas Carol

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

Celebration of Native American Veterans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Sat. Sep 21

Hispanic Heritage Month Concert: New Inca Son

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Sat. Sep 14

Lakota Music Project with the South Dakota Symphony Chamber Ensemble

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Sat. Oct 19

Guys and Dolls

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

Silent Sky

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

Family Dance Workshop: American Ballet Theatre

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 16, 2020

Open Studio

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sep. 6 – 27

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

Portrait Story Days: Dolores Huerta

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Oct. 5 & 6

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

K-Wave: Character Exhibition

Korean Cultural Center DC
Thru Aug. 28

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
Oct. 17, 2019 – Apr. 15, 2020
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