Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week will take place January 14-20. Participating restaurants in D.C., Maryland & Virginia will offer 3-course menus for lunch ($22), dinner ($35) and brunch ($22). The event is sponsored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington. Some 250 restaurants spread out all over the region will participate.
The Travel & Adventure Showwill return to the Washington Convention Center, March 16-17. The annual event offers:
“a chance to explore endless vacation options; discover over 200+ destinations from around the globe; plan trips face-to-face with thousands of travel experts; meet travel celebrities attend dozens of educational seminars; immerse in faraway cultures with song and dance; enjoy fun for the whole family with virtual reality experiences save with exclusive show-only specials."
The 2018–2019 ice-skating season at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink is in progress through March 10, weather permitting.The Rink is located on the National Mall between 7th and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW, where it attracts thousands of visitors each year. Image below: A night-time view of the Skating Rink
The Kennedy Center will present She A Gem in The Family Theater, February 15-24.The original play by Josh Wilder, Krystin, Jaleesa, and Amber tells how they form a double-dutch team in inner city Philadelphia to compete in their neighborhood pageant. They “learn something important that affects them all.”
The show is most enjoyed by age 12 and up.
Image below:The logo for She A Gem
The Kennedy Center will present the premiere ofVOYAGERS: A Dance Among the Planets - a co-commission for Young Audiences -in the Family Theater, March 29-March 31. The Kennedy Center, D.C. dance ensemble Company | E, and composer Eric Shimelonis will share an interplanetary display of modern movement set to Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Company | E combines live music, dance, and a bit of Einstein to celebrate curiosity, compassion, and the natural world. Experience the distinct character of each planet, from the majestic and jolly Jupiter, to the angry and ominous Mars, to the lively and flighty Mercury." The program is recommended for Age 5+.
Image below: The logo for A Dance Among the Planets.