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Performances

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

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

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

Wow in the World Pop Up Party

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

The Pied Piper

Arena Stage
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 21

Dreamer: A South African Journey

The Kennedy Center
May. 9 – 24, 2020

Glimpse

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

Havana Hop

The Kennedy Center
May. 9 – 10, 2020

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

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

CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators

Gunston Theatre Two
Thru Dec. 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

Jedi Academy

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

West Side Story

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jul. 17 – 26, 2020

The Phantom of the Vaudeville House

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 17, 2020

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

Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun

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

Fiesta de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Sun. Jan 5, 2020

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Thru 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: 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 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

First Studio: Story + Workshop

The Kreeger Museum
Sat. Dec 21

The Magical Piñata

Keegan Theatre
Thru Dec. 30

Fiddler on the Roof

National Theatre
Thru Dec. 15

Jersey Boys

National Theatre
Dec. 17 – 31

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

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

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
Thru Dec. 15

Stories of Dr. Seuss

Arts Barn
Mon. Feb 17, 2020

The Snow Queen

Synetic Theater
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

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

The Last Ship

National Theatre
Mar. 27 – Apr. 5, 2020

Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Thru Dec. 22

The Nutcracker

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Thru Dec. 29

Judy Moody and Stink

Olney Theatre Center
Apr. 25 – 26, 2020

Pete the Cat

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

The Christmas Revels: Celestial Fools

GW Lisner Auditorium
Thru Dec. 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

Baby Shark Live!

National Theatre
Jun. 5 – 7, 2020

NCBF: Blossom Kite Festival

National Mall
Sat. Mar 28, 2020

NCBF: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade®

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets
Sat. Apr 4, 2020

NCBF: Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival

Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd & 7th Street NW
Sat. Apr 4, 2020

NCBF: Petalpalooza

The Wharf
Sat. Apr 11, 2020

NCBF: Oxon Run Pink-Nic

Oxon Run Park, Atlantic Street, SE at Livingston Road, SE
Sat. Apr 18, 2020

Make It Rain!

Olney Theatre Center
Fri. Dec 27

Matinee Saturday: Too Late for Tears

Arts Barn
Sat. Mar 14, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 29

Young Portrait Explorers: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Dec 16

Music of the Lord of the Rings

Arts Barn
Sat. Apr 4, 2020

Godspell

Arts Barn
May. 15 – 31, 2020

Miss Nelson is Missing! The Musical

Arts Barn
Apr. 18 – 26, 2020

The Velveteen Rabbit

Glen Echo Park
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dance Place
Thru Dec. 15

Encore Creativity for Older Adults Holiday Concert

Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College
Sun. Dec 15

Levine First Music

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Dec 15

MLK Jr. Family Program

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Perfect Octave: Holiday Concert

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Dec 19

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jan 10, 2020

Let Freedom Sing

THEARC
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 26

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Jan 9, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Wed. Jan 1, 2020

Day with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Engineering 101

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Engineering 101 - Build an Aircraft

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Dec 21

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 20 – 22

Morning at the Museum

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 8, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 1, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 4 – 26, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 8 – 29, 2020

Presidential Family Fun Day

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Fishes with Julie Packard

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 11 – 27, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Martin Luther King Jr.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 10 & 24, 2020

Bill of Rights Day Family Activities

National Archives
Mon. Dec 16

Winter’s Eve

Glen Echo Park

Holiday Sale and Student Art Show

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)

Jane Franklin Dance: The Big Meow

Theatre on the Run
Jan. 25 – Feb. 8, 2020

The SpongeBob Musical

Wolf Trap
Jun. 12 & 13, 2020

Lewisville Presbyterian Handbell Choir

Library of Congress
Tue. Dec 17

Family Dance Workshop: American Ballet Theatre

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 16, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 29

Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers (12-week session)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Jan 9, 2020

Opera Starts with Oh!: Beethoven’s Leonore is Designed to Empower

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

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

Section 14: The Other Palm Springs

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

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Thru Dec. 21

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

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

2019 National Christmas Tree Lighting

The White House
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Holiday Art Show & Sale

Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
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