September 2011 – Calendar of Events – 50 Fun Things to Do in DC


September 20, 2011
Jordan Schatz
Reporter/News Writer
Calendar of Events

Sept. 1- The Script. 7:30 p.m. DAR Constitution Hall. Washington D.C. 8 p.m. 887-686-5366

Sept. 1-Jimmy Buffet in Concert. Jiffy Lube Live. 8 p.m. 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, VA.

Sept. 1-4-Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan. Filene Center at Wolf Trap 1645 Vienna Rd. Vienna, VA.

Sept. 1-5-Abbey Road on the River-Beatles Tribute Festival. Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, MD.

Sept 1-Oct. 23-Maryland Renaissance Festival.

1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis, MD 21401

Sept. 2-4-Baltimore Gran Prix. Baltimore, Md.

Sept. 3- D.C. Blues Festival  1-7 p.m. Carter Barron Amphitheater. Rock Creek Park.

Sept. 3- Stevie Nicks in concert. Jiffy Lube Live. 8 p.m. 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, VA.

Sept. 3-4-Virginia Scottish Games. Scottish festival. Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd, The Plains, VA.

Sept. 3-5-Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival. The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Sept. 4-Labor Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol. National Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m.  West Lawn of U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.  Call: (202) 416-8113

Sept. 4- Annapolis Fringe Festival. 11a.m.-8 p.m. Downtown Annapolis, Md.

Sept 6-NPC Luncheon with Rudy Giuliani. 12:30 p.m. The National Press Club Call: (202) 662-7501 or

Sept. 6-Oct 23-The Heir Apparent. The Shakespeare Theatre Company. Lansburgh Theatre 450 7th St. Washington D.C

Sept. 8- 9/11: Ten Years Later: An Evening of Remembrance and Reflection. 7:30 p.m. The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Sept. 8-11- Prince George’s County Fair. Water St., Upper Marlboro, Md.

Sept. 8-11-Nation’s Football Classic. Howard University vs. Morehouse College. RFK Stadium, Washington D.C.

Sept. 8-18- D.C. Shorts Film Festival. Featured at four different venues!

Sept. 9-11-A Call to Compassion. Washington National Cathedral Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.

Sept. 9-Oct. 23-Trouble in Mind. A Civil Rights drama. Arena Stage 1101 Sixth Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call: (202) 554-9066.

Sept. 10- AT&T Nation’s Football Classic:  Morehouse College Maroon Tigers takes on the Howard Bison at RFK Stadium 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 10-Virgin Mobile Free Fest 2011. Featuring the Black Keys. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md.

Sept. 10-Silver Spring Jazz Festival. 3:30-10:30 p.m. Downtown Silver Spring, Md.

Sept. 10- 5th Annual Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5K Run. 6 p.m. DoubleTree Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Crystal City, VA.

Sept. 10-11- Maryland Seafood Festival. Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, Md. General Admission: $10.

Sept. 10-24-Washington National Opera: Tosca. The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Sept. 11-Gaelic Storm in concert. Rams Head Live. Power Plant Live, Baltimore, Md. 8 p.m.

Sept. 11- NFL Action: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens. M & T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md. 1 p.m.

Sept. 11- NFL Action: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins. FedEx Field, Landover, Md. 4:15 p.m.

Sept. 11- Incubus in Concert. Merriweather Post Pavilion. Columbia, MD. 6p.m. Email: Call: (410)-715-5550

Sept. 11-ABBA-The Concert. 8 p.m. Filene Center at Wolf Trap 1645 Vienna Rd. Vienna, VA.

Sept. 11-911 Unity Walk. Walk begins at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb Street NW Washington, D.C. 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Sept. 11- A Concert of Remembrance and Hope for the 10th Anniversary of 911. 4  p.m. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. Call: (703) 237-2499.

Sept. 11-2011 Rosslyn Jazz Festival. Featuring Tony Awardee and Grammy-winning vocalist, Henry Butler! 1-7 p.m. Gateway park, N. Lynn Street and Lee Highway, Rosslyn, Va.

Sept. 12- Cultures in Motion Performance: Two Halves of A Circle: Ronald and Nancy Reagan. 7 p.m. National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. Call: (202) 633-1000.

Sept. 12-Oct. 30-CHINA: The Art of a Nation: Outdoor Exhibition: Landscape in Mind. The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Sept 14-Barry Manilow. 8 p.m. Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street NW Washington D.C.

Sept. 15-Dr. Paul Farmer discussing “Haiti After Earthquake.” 9 a.m.-noon. Tickets: $30 for General Admission, $50 for General Admission with copy of “Haiti After Earthquake, $22.50 for students (valid school ID required). Ronald Regan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. Proceeds benefit Partners in Health. Purchase tickets at:

Sept. 16-17- The Gifts of Buddhist & Western Psychology. The Lincoln Theatre. 1215 U St., Washington D.C.

Sept. 17-2011 H Street Festival. Noon-6 p.m. H St. between 8th & 14th Streets, NE.
Washington, DC.

Sept. 17-18-Mount Vernon’s 18th-Century Craft Fair. 9-5 p.m. Mount Vernon, Va.  Call: (703) 780-2000.

Sept. 17-18-Virginia Wine Festival. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville, Va.

Sept 18- NFL Action: Arizona Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins. FedEx Field, Landover Md. 1 p.m.

Sept.19-25-D.C. Fashion Week.

Picture Sept. 20. Baltimore Hockey Classic. Washington Capitals vs. Nashville Predators.  7 p.m.  First Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Md.

Sept. 21- How Sweet the Sound. 7:30 P.M. Verizon Center. Washington D.C. For tickets:

Sept. 21-25-Why Do Good Girls Love Bad Boyz? Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street NW Washington D.C.

Sept. 23-25-Baltimore Book Festival. Noon-8 p.m. Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Md.

Sept. 24-Sept. 24- BSO: Tchaikovsky and Dvorak– 8 p.m.  Music Center at Strathmore. 5301 Tuckerman Ln, North Bethesda, MD 20852. Contact:

Sept. 24-25- National Book Festival. National Mall, Washington D.C.

Sept. 25-Latino Festival. Noon-7 p.m. Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Sept. 28-Chris Brown in Concert. 7 p.m.  First Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Md.

Sept. 28-Oct. 23 –Witness For the Prosecution. Olney Theatre Center. 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd. Olney, Md. or call the box office: (301) 924-3400

Sept. 28-October 30-Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Sept. 29- Elvis Costello in concert. 8 p.m. Warner Theatre, 13th and E St NW, Washington, D.C.



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