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DC Festivals in June From Capital Pride to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, DC comes alive in June with festivals, street fairs, parades, and celebrations. DC’s warm summer sun is the perfect setting to celebrate outdoors with great local or ethnic food, unique crafts, music, performances and more. DC festivals celebrate diversity, acceptance, and a sense of community across the national capital region. Events are primarily free and open to the public for participation and attendance.

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Sure, D.C. is full of government policy wonks, but we like to get our geek on in other ways, too. The USA Science & Engineering Festival comes to D.C. with over 3,000 different hands-on activities, experiments, and lots of scientists and engineers to talk to – including Bill Nye the Science Guy! Geared towards all ages, this free event on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) takes place April 26-27 in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Bookworms will want to head to Maryland to see 100 best-selling and award-winning authors, poets, and songwriters host panel discussions and book signings at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Held on May 17 in quaint Olde Towne Gaithersburg, the free festival is one of the nation’s top literary events. Drama geeks looking to discover the next Broadway phenom should check out Source Festival, three weeks of fresh performances that combine the forces of rising talents with established artists. Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, artists from across the nation present 25 new works, June 6-29.

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SEE AND BE OH, SEEN CRAFT Each year the region’s top interior designers renovate a magnificent local home and give tours to benefit the Children’s National Medical Center. This year’s D.C. Design House is a six-bedroom, seven-bath estate in Forest Hills. Built in 1929, the stone house’s 8,000 square feet have been masterfully transformed by 24 designers. Stop by April 13-May 11 to see this year’s dream home. Another popular annual D.C. tradition is the world famous Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase race, one of the largest sporting events in the area. Race day – May 3 in The Plains – features six hurdle and timber horses races, Jack Russell Terrier races, tailgate and hat contests, and vendor booths for shopping. And beautiful people dressed to the nines! The Capital Pride Street Festival celebrates diversity with hundreds of performances from local and national entertainers, politicians, and activists along Pennsylvania Avenue. As D.C.’s largest annual one-day event, it features scores of exhibits, a family area, and many food vendors offering a huge selection of various cuisines. Capital Pride serves the needs of the LGBTA community and its partners. e on th ventscalendar! e e r mo now

Perhaps the country’s most prestigious juried show and sale of fine American sculptural objects and design, the Smithsonian Craft Show includes over 120 artists offering one-of-a-kind works in 12 different media from furniture and ceramics to glass and wearable art. Held at the National Building Museum, April 10-13. Crafts for sale in 70 boutique booths is just one part of the National Cathedral Flower Mart, which features a little bit of everything spring in this annual event. Floral displays, musical performances, garden tours, children’s entertainment – an antique carousel is a fan favorite – and the chance to climb the 333 steps to the Central Tower of the Washington National Cathedral make this a breathtaking celebration. The Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Festival offers fine arts, handmade crafts, and wine tastings from over 25 Maryland wineries. Held outdoors June 7-8 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium with over 200 of the region’s best artists and craftsmen, it features a variety of media including painting, sculpture, ceramics, digital art, mixed media, printmaking, jewelry, fiber art, glass, wood, leather, metal and photography.


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Sugarloaf Craft Festival

This popular annual festival

MAR hosts hundreds of artists from MARCH APRIL 16st 21 4-6 the U.S. and Canada who

display and sell a wide selection of crafts and fine arts at the Montgomery County, MD Fairgrounds..

“Step into Spring” Trunk Show

Designers Denise Dickens,

APRIL MAR Catalina Lemaitre, and Diane MARCH 4-6st 18-30 21 Ginsburg sell their unique

rainwear, jewelry, and photography at the National Museum for Women in the Arts.

Shakespeare’s Birthday Open House

Celebrate William ShakeAPRIL MAR speare’s 450th birthday with MARCH st 18-30 216 music, jugglers, jesters, and cake! Crafts are available for the kids along with tours and treasure hunts at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Smithsonian Craft Show

Over 120 artists offer

APRIL MAR one-of-a-kind works in 12 MARCH st 10-13 18-30 21

different media from furniture and ceramics to glass and wearable art. Held at the National Building Museum.

Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Festive fun for everyone,

APRIL MAR this annual event showcasMARCH 12st 18-30 21 es entertainment for all

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Navy Memorial’s Blessing of the Fleets

To safeguard crews and

April Even ts

APRIL MAR ships from the danger of MARCH 12st 18-30 21 the seas, a sailor pours

water from the Seven Seas and the Great Lakes into the surrounding fountains, “charging” them to life and ushering in the spring season.

D.C. Design House Tours

Tour the magnificent home

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the region’s top interior designers. Proceeds go to the Children’s National Medical Center.

Filmfest DC

The annual event showcases

APRIL MAR new films from around the MARCH st 17-27 18-30 21 world at several locations in the

city, including Union Station and Regal Cinemas Gallery Place.

African American Family Celebrations at the National Zoo The National Zoo hosts an

APRIL MAR Easter egg roll and hunt as well MARCH 21st 18-30 21 as crafts and live entertainment

at this family-friendly event.

USA Science & Engineering Festival

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May Events National Cathedral Flower Mart

Walk the beautiful grounds

MAY of the National Cathedral MAR st 2-3 18-30 21 while enjoying floral displays, MARCH

musical entertainment and children’s activities, including a carousel.

National Harbor Food & Wine Festival

Stop by National Harbor in

MAY MD to experience food MAR st 3-4 18-30 21 MARCH

prepared by world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers. Also features over 150 different wines, beers, and spirits to taste.

National Cinco de Mayo Festival

Celebrate Latin American

MAY dance, music and crafts MAR 18-30 214st with live performances of MARCH

salsa, Mexican folk dancing, mariachis, and more on the National Mall between 8th and 12 Streets.

Georgetown Garden Tour

The Georgetown Garden

MAR MAY Club sponsors a tour of st 18-30 10 21 eight private gardens in MARCH

town. Tickets include an afternoon tea served at Christ Church.

National Train Day

Check out several train-in-

MAY spired festivities that will MAR 10st 18-30 21 MARCH

include kids’ activities and exhibits for all at Union Station.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise on the Odyssey Bring your mom out to

MAY enjoy the beautiful scenery MAR 18-30 2111st of the Potomac while MARCH

treating yourselves to a delicious brunch.

Gaithersburg Book Festival

One hundred best-selling

MAY and award-winning authors MAR 17st 18-30 21 MARCH

host panel discussions and book signings in Old Town, Gaithersburg, MD.

Memorial Day in D.C.

A musical tribute is held at the Reflecting Pool while thousands of motorcycles ride through the city in an annual demonstration to honor veterans. Parade starts at 2pm.

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June Events

U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic This two-day cycling event

JUNE MAR supports members of the MARCH st 7-8 18-30 21 United States military who

Step Afrika

Dance Place hosts Green is the MAR New Black created by Step MARCH JUNE st 18-30 211 Afrika. This exhilarating performance promotes sustainable energy and “climate care” through a stepping performance that is powered by the energy of dance.

Capital Pride

The huge weekend-long street

MAR festival and parade celebrates the JUNE 18-30 216st LGBT community in D.C. with MARCH

exhibits, a family area, and many food vendors offering a huge selection of various cuisines.

Imagination Bethesda This children’s street festival

MAR features dance troupes, face MARCH JUNE 18-30 218st painters, and art activities in

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have sustained traumatic injuries. The race takes place in Crystal City.

The Source Theater Festival Driven by creativity and

JUNE MAR invention, artists from across MARCH st 6-29 18-30 21 the nation present 25 new

works through full-length plays, 10-minute plays, and “artistic blind dates.”


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DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz

JUNE MAR performances at club and MARCH 24-29 18-30 21st concert venues around the

city. Visit dcjazzfest.org for details.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival One of the most popular

JUNE MAR summer events on the MARCH 25-29 18-30 21st

National Mall celebrates cultural traditions with live music and dance performances. This year’s focus is China and Kenya.

DC Caribbean Carnival

The annual Pan Jam returns

JUNE MAR to the capital with local MARCH 28-29 18-30 21st steel-bands, and the

Annual Dimanche Gras featuring the judging of costumes and live entertainment.

AT&T National Golf Tournament

Congressional Country

JUNE MAR Club in Bethesda, MD MARCH 23-29 18-30 21st hosts top PGA Tour

professionals. Watch as they compete at one of the most prestigious courses in the country.

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Made in the USA: American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850-1970 Following an acclaimed worldwide tour, the Phillips’s renowned collection of American masterworks has returned to the museum. The exhibition tells the story of American art from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century when American art became a significant global force. It features more than 200 works by over 120 artists including Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Mark Rothko, and many others. Through Aug. 31, 2014

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National Gallery of Art Degas/Cassatt Although Edgar Degas’s influence upon Mary Cassatt has long been acknowledged, the extent to which Cassatt shaped Degas’s artistic production and prepared the way for his warm reception by American audiences is fully examined in this exhibition. With a focus on the late 1870s through the mid-1880s, the period when these two major figures of the impressionist movement were most closely allied, this exhibition brings together some 70 works. Through Oct. 5, 2014

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Mount Vernon: George Washington’s Estate & Gardens

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Gardens & Groves: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon The first museum exhibition to focus on George Washington’s achievements as a landscape designer, Gardens & Groves combines rarely-seen original documents, artworks, and books with period garden tools, landscape photography, and a stunning scale model of the Mount Vernon estate. Washington’s spyglass, watering can, garden roller, and handwritten notes and instructions for Mount Vernon’s landscape are also featured. Through Jan. 12, 2016

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Eastern Market

Adams Morgan

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Anacostia

Georgetown

Adams Morgan is one of the city’s most culturally and culinarily rich neighborhoods. By day, enjoy coffee shops and used book and record stores. By night, partake in the ample eating, drinking, and dancing options along 18th Street. Anacostia is home to some of the city’s most beautiful parks, a growing commercial district, and some of the city’s most innovative galleries along Martin Luther King Ave and Good Hope Road. Also make sure to check out the Frederick Douglass House.

Capitol Hill/Eastern Market

Capitol Hill is more than just the office space for the city’s power brokers. Locals love the restaurants and bars along Pennsylvania Avenue. Nearby Eastern Market is also a particular favorite, hosting the city’s famous food market and a weekly flea market.

Chinatown/Penn Quarter

Few areas are growing as quickly as the Chinatown/Penn Quarter areas. At present, they are home to museums, hotels, and a thriving restaurant scene, hosting local talent like José Andrés and a slew of New York chain restaurants.

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H Street

The centrally-located neighborhood is home to incredible museums, historic homes, embassies, and a wide array of restaurants and bars. Both Dupont and nearby 17th Street also are the heart of the city’s vibrant gay community. The neighborhood offers opportunities for shopping along M St. and Wisconsin Ave., walking along the waterfront, and getting lost along the beautiful houses and parks north of M St.

Glover Park

Up Wisconsin Avenue from Georgetown lies Glover Park, a quaint neighborhood filled with fine eating establishments including barbeque at Rockland’s and indian at Heritage India.

H Street NE

The former commercial quarter has been transformed into one of the city’s most active entertainment districts. From the Joy of Motion Dance Center to Little Miss Whiskey’s, the venues cater to those seeking some culture or just a fun night out on the town. Shuttle service to H St. is available from Union Station.

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National Mall

Celebrate the best of America for free on the Mall. From a tour of the many presidential monuments, to exploring the ten Smithsonian Institution museums, and seeing the war memorials, the Mall is a beautiful and powerful reminder of our nation’s history.

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Southwest Waterfront

Along the Potomac you will find the famous Maine Avenue fish market where you can stop in for lunch at one of the picnic tables overlooking the river, or pick up fresh fish to cook later. Across the street is the Arena Stage, the largest theater in the country dedicated to American voices.

U Street Corridor

U Street (centered around the intersection of 14th and U St.), once called Black Broadway, is the new center of D.C.’s thriving nightlife. Catch a play at the Lincoln Theater, see jazz at the Bohemian Caverns, or eat and drink at the many bars along U St.

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1323 14th St NW | (202) 290-1856 teakwooddc.com

Experience unique flavors and selection of both Thai and sushi menu items at this Logan Circle destination. Known for its beautiful décor as much as its menu, Teak Wood is a can’t-miss dining experience.

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With new items arriving every Wednesday night, this unique vintage home furnishings shop is the best place to find statement furniture, decorations, and more., from shabby chic to elegant Victorian.

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Taking Logan Circle by storm is this rustic Italian kitchen spotlighting flavors found in Campania, Italy. Lupo Verde (translation: “green wolf”) offers classic Italian dishes and spans two floors complete with lounge, bar, and dining room areas.

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Camp David by Lawrence Wright; Through May 4

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Sixty miles north of D.C. lies the presidential retreat known as Camp David. For 13 tumultuous days, President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn host Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in an attempt to create the impossible – peace in the Middle East. The world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright’s new play is based on incredibly true events.

Folger Theater Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare; April 17 – May 25 New York’s inventive Fiasco Theater has established its reputation for bringing Shakespeare’s most whimsical and timeless tales to the stage. This dizzying romantic adventure is a comedy filled with bandits, mistaken identity, and also the “sourest-natured” dog Crab. Friendships and romances are tested in this tale of two friends who fall in love with the same woman. 26

Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht; April 22 – June 1 London’s gritty underworld where the haves clash with the have-nots features a sneering antihero in the middle of the storm. Brecht’s sharp critique of Capitalism originated the popular songs “The Ballad of Mack the Knife,” “Soloman Song” and “Pirate Jenny.” With its haunting jazz score and biting lyrics, The Threepenny Opera influenced Cabaret and Urinetown. Now, Signature revives the audacious musical that started it all.

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Lansburgh Theatre Private Lives by Noel Coward; May 29 – July 13 Divorced from each other, Amanda and Elyot are each on honeymoons with new spouses and soon discover that they’re booked into the same hotel. As everyone tries to maintain a veneer of etiquette and respectability, old feelings make things complicated in this witty

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Washington Bridal Showcase

Brides-to-be and wedding planners – this one is for you! Head to the Dulles Expo Center to feel, see, taste, and experience all that wedding industry exhibitors have to offer to make your special day unforgettable. April 13

Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival Historic Leesburg hosts the annual two-day event that includes over 100 vendors, food, music, and children’s entertainment. April 26-27

Virginia Gold Cup Located in The Plains, VA, the popular annual event features horse races, JackRussell Terrier races, and hat contests! May 3

NOVA Fine Arts Festival The weekend festival at the Reston Town Center in Virginia features artwork from more than 200 painters, beer gardens and festive foods. May 16-18

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Smithsonian Institution American History Museum View the popular First Ladies exhibit which showcases 24 gowns, including Michelle Obama’s, Dorothy’s ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz, and the Star-Spangled Banner.

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Smithsonian Castle Information Center Located in the famous “castle” Smithsonian building, this is where visitors can get information about the Smithsonian’s 19 museums.

Freer Gallery of Art These galleries, focusing primarily on Asian art and artifacts, hold an impressive collection from all over the world. The Freer Gallery also has an important collection of 19th-century American Art.

African Art Museum The National Museum of African Art is devoted to the discovery and appreciation of the visual arts of Africa. This museum highlights art representing various regions and cultures of the African continent.

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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Housed in a unique underground building, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery maintains a collection of Asian art, from the ancient to the contemporary. The gallery opened in 1987 with a gift of nearly 1000 artworks from collector Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987).

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2. Take a Hike Enjoy the showy spring wildflowers and bird habitats on a walk around the National Park Service’s Theodore Roosevelt Island.

3. It ’s a Bird , It ’s a Plane … Picnic at Gravelly Point, a park on the Virginia side of the river where airplanes soar right over you to land at Reagan National.

5. Monkey Around Spend the day at the National Zoo, and catch a glimpse of our adorable resident giant panda cub, Bao Bao.

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With 20 original Blue Jacket beers and several cask ales offered daily, this craft brewery and barroom features local, seasonal ingredients that coordinate with the flavor profiles of the beer. Learn more about the production of beer during free tours of the three-story microbrewery on Saturdays. The fried pig tails with General Satan’s sauce are worth a try just to say you’ve had them!

Called one of the “Best New Restaurants in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler, Mintwood Place in Adams Morgan is fast becoming the go-to brunch spot in town. Suckling pig hash and the flavored pancakes are two noteworthy dishes. Should you find yourself here beyond the breakfast hour, check out the escargot hush puppies.

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Hop on the Metro and try one of Virginia’s hottest new restaurants. Water & Wall opened at the end of 2013 and serves modern American cuisine in the heart of Arlington. Succulent duck confit and braised beef cheek are main dish favorites while chocolate empanadas provide the perfect sweet ending.

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A bustling restaurant serving Southeast Asian cuisine, Doi Moi pays tribute to the culinary traditions and regional dishes found throughout Southeast Asia, particularly Thailand and Vietnam. Chef Haidar Karoum’s familiarity with a wide range of Asian techniques, flavors and ingredients is evident in his menu. The crab fried rice and peanut-infused bourbon with tamarind soda are getting rave reviews from locals.

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Find panoramic views of the beautiful DC skyline while sipping on cocktails before a fun evening out, or relax with the DC sunset for a romantic evening. With a full bar and great happy hour specials, this breathtaking experience is a can’t miss atop the Beacon Hotel.

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Martin’s Tavern

This quintessential ‘tavern’ provides guests with great food, drinks and a cozy atmosphere. Feel the history of this longstanding restaurant – it’s where JFK proposed to Jackie O.!

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Beer lovers, this one is for you. With more than 100 bottled beers and 10 rotating beers on tap, you’re sure to find the perfect beer to complement a great meal. Pair beer with an amazing menu & you’re guaranteed a great experience!

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Buca di Beppo Italian 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW | (202) 232-8466 www.bucadibeppo.com I Metro: Dupont Circle Buca di Beppo is ideal for hosting special events and functions. Buca serves family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting and offers diverse group menus and banquet packages for groups of all sizes.

Le Grenier French 502 H St., NE | (202) 544-4999 legrenierdc.com Enjoy French Cuisine with a great wine selection or craft cocktail in a vintage attic decor, a cozy atmosphere with intimate ambiance on the vibrant H corridor. Open for Dinner from Tuesday - Sunday. Brunch Saturady & Sunday.

MXDC Restaurant Mexican 600 14th St., NW | (202) 393-1900 www.mxdcrestaurant.com Located right around the corner from the White House, Washington Monument, and neighboring museums, MXDC is Chef Todd English’s first Mexican restaurant, pairing the traditional cuisine with modern flavors. Taco options alone include: Pork Belly, beer-battered Mahi Mahi, and Carne Asada topped with pickled red onions. Other favorites include the Seven-Chile Lamb Shank, Tortilla Soup and our open-faced quesadillas. MXDC’s affordable menu includes small plate options, entrees, family style dishes, and our $5 happy hour.

El Chalan Peruvian 1924 I St., NW | (202) 293-2765 elchalandc.com I Metro: Farragut West, Foggy Bottom El Chalan was the first Peruvian restaurant in the DC metropolitan area, and continues to be one of the most recognized in the area, and has received multiple favorable reviews. El Chalan serves up delicious Peruvian fare every day of the week. Popular dishes include the lomo saltado, causa, and ceviche.

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Bistro Français French 3124 M St., NW | (202) 338-3830 bistrofrancaisdc.com I Metro: Foggy Bottom A friendly French Bistro in the heart of Georgetown. Serving freshly prepared bistro fare at affordable prices. Open late until 3 am Sunday-Thursday and 4 am Friday/Saturday.

Occidental Grill & Seafood American | Outdoor Patio 1475 Pennsylvania Ave NW | (202) 783-1475 Occidentaldc.com | Metro: Metro Center Share in 108 years of history while enjoying classic cuisine. Relax on the exquisite outdoor patio or in the exciting dining room, surrounded by photos of political powerhouses, sports figures, authors and celebrities who’ve dined right where you are sitting. Located 2 blocks from the White House.

Carmine’s Italian 425 7th St., NW (at the Penn Quarter) (202) 737-7770 www.carminesnyc.com/locations/washington-dc Located steps from the National Mall and the Verizon Center, Carmine’s opened in our Nation’s Capital, in August 2010. The largest Carmine’s yet includes nine private dining rooms and 700 seats!

Café Berlin German 322 Massachusetts Ave., NE | (202) 543-7656 cafeberlindc.com | Metro: Union Station Located only a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol and Union Station, Café Berlin is the perfect hideaway place on Capitol Hill. People continue to come back for a menu filled with fabulous tasting food such as Wiener Schnitzel, sauerbraten, potato pancake, homemade pastries and of course German beer and wine. 48

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Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce & Bistro 1064 Wisconsin Ave., NW (202) 625-6500 I pinstripes.com/dc Our distinctive 33,000 square foot dining and entertainment venue feature a bistro with exceptional Italian/American cuisine and wine; bowling and bocce; a year-round outdoor patio and fire pit; and event space/party rooms accommodating 20-600 people (weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversaries and more!). Enjoy lunch or dinner, private parties, weekend live blues and jazz, wine dinners, mom & tot play dates, clubs and leagues and other exciting promotions.

Elephant and Castle British 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW | (202) 347-7707 Metro: Federal Triangle 900 19th St., NW | (202) 296-2575 Metro: Farragut West | elephantcastle.com With two great locations, Elephant & Castle offers British pub food classics, salads, burgers and a kid-friendly menu! Serving 20 beers on draught, E & C is the perfect spot to catch NFL, MLB, NHL and soccer matches. Huge patio seating available as well!

Sushi Rock Sushi 1900 Clarendon Blvd., Alrlington, VA (571) 312-8027 I sushirockdc.com Sushi Rock - the connection between dining and nightlife! It brings Japanese & Asian Fusion cuisine and rock & roll to an inviting neighborhood bar and restaurant! The bar/restaurant seats 120+ and can be divided into separate spaces between the upstairs dining area and the downstairs bar and lounge to meet special birthdays, corporate, or special events! 50

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The sleek and stylish Station 4 is the ideal location for meeting friends and coworkers for lunch, dinner, or happy hour. Monday through Friday from 4pm until 7pm, guests can stop by for fantastic drink and food specials from chef Orlando Amaro. For late night revelers, Station 4 offers a special late night menu. Every night in March and April, guests can enjoy a $35 Cherry Blossom three-course dinner menu. Those looking for a quick bite mid-day may purchase a $10 lunch box including a sandwich with chips, salad or soup, and a soda or water.

Tunnicliffs Tavern American Bistro + Lounge

222 7th St., SE (202) 544-5680 Tunnicliff’s entices guests with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The friendly and relaxed crowd is a combination of locals and passersby. Tunnicliff’s is well-known for its tasty brunch served every Saturday and Sunday, as well as their Monday night neighborhood appreciation night featuring a $20 3 course menu and half price bottles of wine. With an outside, heated patio complete with speakers and television, Tunnicliff’s is popular with the late night crowd as well. From the Sesame Tuna entrée to the “Super” Grilled Cheese sandwich, Tunnicliff’s perfects the balance between casual yet delicious American cuisine. Open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11am to 4pm, dinner Monday through Sunday from 4pm-11pm and brunch Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3pm.

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Arlington National Cemetery is the most sacred military burial ground in the country, with almost 300,000 dead buried. Includes the famous changing of the guard every day, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the graves of JFK and RFK. Open daily 8 am-7 pm. Metro: Arlington Cemetery; free admission.

Dumbarton House

2715 Q St., NW (202) 337-2288 www.dumbartonhouse.org

Featuring classic Federal period architecture, this beautiful house museum includes D.C.’s finest collection of circa 1790s-1830s furniture and art. . Tue-Sun 11am-3pm. Metro: Dupont Circle; admission $5.00; children and students with ID free.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 400 Michigan Avenue, NE (202) 526-8300 www.nationalshrine.com

The largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America. Stunning art and architecture that rivals the great sanctuaries of Europe. Visited by nearly one million people annually. Over 70 Chapels and Oratories, Guided Tours, Gift Shop, Bookstore and Cafeteria. Open 365 days/yr. Free parking. Metro: Brookland/CUA; free admission.

Basilica

National Mall (202) 426-6841 www.nps.gov/frde

This memorial honors our 32nd president with an extensive outdoor site that includes bronze statues of FDR and highlights of the years of his presidency from the Great Depression through World War II. Open daily. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

Bureau of Engraving & Printing

International Spy Museum 800 F St., NW (202) 393-7798 www.spymuseum.org

14th St., SW & C St., SW (202) 874-2330 www.moneyfactory.gov

Nicknamed the “money factory”, visitors will see sheets of hundred dollar bills being printed, cut, and stacked for circulation. Open to general public Mon. - Fri. 9 am10:45 am and 12:30 pm-2 pm. Call for special hours. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

Arlington Cemetery

National Mall (202) 426-6841 www.nps.gov/thje

Union Station http://www.citysightsdc.com

Crime Museum

575 7th St., NW (202) 621-5567 www.crimemuseum.org

If you’re a CSI fan, you’ll love this interactive museum showing the history of crime and punishment with a simulated shooting range, high-speed police chase, and hundreds of interactives and artifacts.

The Spy Museum includes one of the most extensive collections of spy gear in the world, interactive exhibits and fantastic displays describing the history of espionage. Hours vary. Metro: Gallery Pl-Chinatown; admission fee.

Jefferson Memorial

CitySights DC

CitySights DC operates hop-on, hop-off bus tours aboard a fleet of new double-decker buses with informative and entertaining tour narration. 24-hour and 48-hour passes include three individual loops to view the most famous monuments, landmarks and places of interest. A special night tour provides views of illuminated monuments and landmarks. DC is better on top with CitySightsDC.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Key Bridge Boathouse

A beautiful marble structure and 19-foot statue was built to honor our nation’s third president and writer of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson. Open daily. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

Key Bridge Boathouse 3500 Water St NW (202) 337-9642 keybridgeboathouse.com

Experience DC from the water! Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard ($15-$25) and paddle along Georgetown waterfront, past DC monuments and Roosevelt Island. Challenge yourself with a Paddleboard Fitness or Yoga class, or enjoy the serenity of the sunset on the Potomac on an evening twilight tour. Classes ($35) and Tours ($45) booked online. nowguides.com

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National Mall SECRETS Tour

A beautiful marble structure and 19-foot statue was built to honor our nation’s third president and writer of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson. Open daily. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

News reporter Andrew Baroch leads a walking tour of the National Mall exposing new evidence of Masonic cult secrets hidden for centuries in countless coded designs. See what the Masons try to hide! Not recommended for ages under 17.

National Mall (202) 426-6841 www.nps.gov/thje

dchistory-mystertours.com (703) 314-8455 www.dchistory-mysterytours.com

Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave., SE (202) 707-5000 www.loc.gov

The country’s largest library system, it houses over 20 million books, including collections from U.S. presidents, as well as extensive magazine and music libraries. Open Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm. Metro: Capitol South, Union Station; free admission.

SECRETS Tour

National Mall (202) 426-6841 http://www.nps.gov/linc

National Mall

Situated at the end of the National Mall, this memorial to our nation’s 16th president encloses an enormous statue of Abraham Lincoln within a temple. Open daily. Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU; free admission.

1400 North Meade St., Arlington, VA (703) 289-2500

(202) 426-6841 www.nps.gov/nacc

National Gallery

Located at Arlington Cemetery, this statue is a grand tribute to the United States Marine Corps. It was inspired by the famous photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Open daily. Metro: Rosslyn; free admission.

1250 New York Ave., NW (202) 783-5000 www.nmwa.org

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women in the visual, performing and literary arts. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Metro: Metro Center; admission fee.

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The National Mall stretches from the Capitol building to the Lincoln Memorial and houses the Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Open daily. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

The newest memorial on the National Mall utilizes natural elements such as the crescent-shaped stone wall inscribed with excerpts of Dr. King’s sermons and public addresses. The centerpiece of the Memorial, the “Stone of Hope”, features a 30-foot likeness of Dr. King. Nearest Metro: Smithsonian; free admission.

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy Mount Vernon, VA 22309 (703) 780-2000 www.mountvernon.org

The most popular historic estate in America and home of George Washington, Mount Vernon is 16 miles south of Washington, D.C. on the banks of the Potomac River. Open daily, hours vary; admission fee.

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National Mall (202) 619-7222 www.wwiimemorial.com

The black granite walls of this memorial have the names of over 58,000 Americans killed in the Vietnam War. There is also a bronze sculpture of soldiers that honors those lost during Vietnam. Open daily. Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU; free admission.

This monument honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort. Open daily. Metro: Smithsonian; free admission

Washington Monument

The Phillips Collection 1600 21st St., NW (202) 387-2151 www.phillipscollection.org

America’s first museum of modern art, founded in 1921, houses over 3,000 works by both modern and impressionist artists. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Thurs. extended hours until 8:30 pm; Sun. 11 am-6 pm. Metro: Dupont Circle; 18 and under free admission, adult admission fee.

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Tudor Place Historic House & Garden 1644 31st St., NW (202) 965-0400 www.tudorplace.org

Explore 180 years of history at this Georgetown National Historic Landmark, the home and 5-acre gardens are an oasis of history and beauty and a window on American heritage. Tours on the hour: Tues.-Sat., 10-3, Sundays, 12-3. Self-guided garden tours. Metro: Dupont Circle. Admission fee.

The Washington Monument is one of the most recognized images depicting the nation’s capital. The Monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, stands 555 feet tall, and offers views in excess of 30 miles. Tickets should be bought in advance if visitors want to go up to its observation room. After nearly three years under construction, the Washington Monument will reopen on May 12th. See website for more details.

Washington National Cathedral 3101 Wisconsin Ave., NW

Washington Monument (202) 537-6200

nationalcathedral.org

One of the most beautiful architectural sites in the District, the campus contains a magnificent cathedral, one of the most exclusive private schools in the country, and well maintained landscaping. Mon-Fri. 10 am-5:30 pm, Sat. 10am-4:30pm, Sun. 8am-5pm. Metro: Tenleytown-AU; $10 admission.

Union Station

2 West/40 Massachusetts Ave., NE (202) 289-1908 www.unionstationdc.com

Washington D.C.’s largest train station is a hub that connects the capital to the rest of the country via train. It also includes a shopping mall and many restaurants. Open daily. Metro: Union Station; free admission.

White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (202) 456-2200 www.whitehouse.gov

U.S. Capitol

Capitol Hill (202) 226-8000 www.aoc.gov

The U.S. Capitol is where the House and Senate make our nation’s laws. Tours can be arranged directly through the Capitol Visitor Center using thecapitol.gov. Tours M – Sat. 8:50 am-3:20 pm. Metro: Capitol South; free, tix required.

National Mall Constitution Ave., NW (202) 426-6841 www.nps.gov/wamo

Union Station

The White House Visitor Center located at the southeast corner of 15th and E Streets is open seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Please contact your senator or representative for details about touring the White House. Metro: Federal Triangle; McPherson Square.

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