Martin Luther King Jr. Day & Weekend Events Jan 15-18, 2021 in DC Metro

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Let Freedom Ring! The Annual Walk for Peace & The Annual MLK Parade are a sampling of  the events occurring throughout Metro DC. 

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Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute Concert

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
For more than 25 years, Washington Performing Arts’ Gospel Choirs have shared the inspirational gift of gospel music with audiences throughout the D.C. region and beyond.

Damian Sneed’s We Shall Overcome

McLean Community Center
Thu. Jan 30
Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Young Portrait Explorers: Martin Luther King Jr.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 10 – 24
Explore the Portrait Gallery in a program that touches on art and history through storytelling.

The Beloved Community: MLK Jr. and Activism in Washington, DC

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Feb 15
The nation’s capital has always been associated with civic activism, particularly during the tumultuous years of the civil rights movement.

Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Feb 25
This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights Movement.


Delita Martin: Calling Down The Spirits

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Apr. 19

Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot

Reston Community Players
Jan. 24 – Feb. 1
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