From cancer charity events to craft shows, the DMV has plenty of things to do this weekend!
Go on out and support a cancer fund, or experience dinner and a show — Use this compiled list as your guide to planning something fun!
Here’s your DMV weekend roundup for Friday, February 22, through Sunday, February 24.
American Craft Show | Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore | Friday-Sunday
Head on down to the Baltimore Convention Center to shop over 550 of the best jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country. Support small businesses, and get some great stuff. Ticket prices range from $14 (advanced tickets) to $50 (day of). For more information, check out the event here!
Love on Tap Shore Craft Beer Fest | Seacrets, Ocean City | Saturday
Celebrate Fe-BREW-ary with live music, gorgeous views, and unlimited beer tastings from 13 Maryland craft breweries. Tickets start at $35, and the first 800 people will get a free commemorative beer glass. Check out more info on the event’s website!
Wes Peters Annual Movie Day | Arundel Mills Cinemark Theater, Hanover | Saturday
Join the local Hanover theater for an entertaining movie, and donate to the Children’s Home in Catonsville. The featured movie is How To Train Your Dragon: A Hidden World. Admission is free, but they are taking reservations, so make yours quickly. For more information, check out the event here!
2019 Mac and Cheese Cookoff | Peabody Heights Brewery, Baltimore | Sunday
Enjoy delicious mac and cheese samples from local amateurs and help decide the winner! Benefiting Moveable Feast, this is the perfect date night event because, well, who doesn’t love cheese? Tickets are selling for $10 – $60. For more information, check out the event here!
2019 Baltimore’s Child Camp Fair | Notre Dame University of Maryland, LeClerc Auditorium, Baltimore | Sunday
Join Notre Dame University for a family day of fun. Activities will include food trucks, contests, crafts, petting zoo, a DJ, face-painting, demonstrations, and so much more. You can enter a drawing to win a $250 summer camp scholarship. Admission is free. For more information, check out the event here!
Waters Park Ice Rink | Daily
Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the ice rink offers affordable ice skating, ranging in price from $5 for children and $6 for adults. Only cash or check is accepted. For more information, check out the skating rink here!
Becoming: The Comedy Show | Solid State Books | Friday
Michelle Obama’s new book, Becoming is worth talking about, and that’s just what local comedians are doing. Join Solid State Books for an evening of D.C.’s top stand-up comedians as they reminisce about the Obamas, read funny excerpts from the book, and recount failed attempts to follow Michelle’s new eating guidelines. Tickets are selling for only $5 a piece. For more information, check out the event here!
Battle of the Barrels | One Eight Distilling | Saturday
Head on down to One Eight Distilling for a wide variety of aged beers to try. Who will be the winner? You be the judge. Tickets are selling between $15-$25. For more information, check out the event here!
Big Apple Circus | National Harbor | Friday-Sunday
French Embassy Carnival Celebration: A Night on the Rivera | Embassy of France | Saturday
Enjoy a French-themed evening with traditional French food, open bar, DJ, dancing, caricaturist, and much more. Feel like you’ve been whisked away to France without ever getting on a plane. Tickets are selling for $89-$800! For more information, check out the event here.
Washington Harbor Ice Skating | Washington Harbor Ice Rink | Daily
Enjoy the chill of winter in Washington, D.C.’s largest outdoor skating rink with a view of the beautiful Washington Harbor. Nothing is more fun to distract you from the cold than attempting to balance on your sharp blades to stay on your feet! Prices range from $9-$12 per person, and the rink will be open till March 10! For more information, check it out here!
Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday | 3200 Mt. Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon | Friday
Explore the Mt. Vernon estate, take a selfie with a historical figure, and grab a slice of cake. The home is fully furnished so you can see what life was like back in George Washington’s day. Is there a better way to celebrate his birthday? We think not. Admission to the event is free. For more information, check it out here!
Bacon Me Crazy: Bacon Cooking Work Shop | Kitchen Barn, Virginia Beach | Saturday
Come on out to the Kitchen Barn for a bacon workshop that will teach you everything you need to know about bacon. You will learn new and delicious ways to cook and season the delicious treat. Bacon will be provided, but you’ll need to bring your own drink. Tickets are selling for $55 a piece. For more information, check out the event here!
Kick Out Cancer | Tysons Playground Fitness & Performance Center, Vienna | Saturday
Learn new soccer skills from Tori Huster and other professional women soccer players. All proceeds will be put towards Alex’s Lemonade Stand which supports cancer research and children struggling with cancer. Tickets are selling for $75 a piece. For more information, check out the event here!
Shiver in the River | Historic Treadgear, Richmond | Saturday
This annual Richmond festival partners with Keep Virginia Beautiful and is one of the most anticipated events in the region. You can expect family-friendly activities like a community cleanup, a 5K walk or run, and a polar bear jump in the James River. For more information, check out the event here!
The Piano Guys | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Friday
Enjoy the musical stylings of “The Piano Guys,” a quartet of multi-talented vocalists, a pianist, and a cello player who create happy music. Tickets are selling between $64 and $184 — get them here!
What are your plans for the weekend? Did we miss your favorite event? Tell us in the comments!