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Weekly NFL Flag Football for Boys and Girls
$99-$149

Weekly NFL Flag Football for Boys and Girls

September 10 at 10:00 am - October 29 at 2:00 am
Carter Barron Athletic Fields, 1698 Kennedy Street NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

Non-contact flag football league for boys and girls ages 4-13 (sponsored by NFL Flag / USA Football). Kids will learn the essentials of flag football while having fun in a friendly and supportive environment. Players will love the opportunity to play in the jersey of one of the 32 NFL teams and all will receive […]

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Antony and Cleopatra
30-79

Antony and Cleopatra

October 10 at 7:30 pm - November 19 at 7:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Julius Caesar is no more, and Mark Antony, at the peak of his political power, is torn between his military duty toward Rome and his passionate love affair with Cleopatra in Egypt. Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy on politics and power, love and jealousy, is presented in-the-round at the historic Folger Theatre.

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“Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today”
$10

“Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today”

October 13 at 10:00 am - October 31 at 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2017

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

An effort to make nonrepresentational art more culturally representational, this exhibit takes its name from a vivid 1991 oil painting (above) by late American artist Mildred Thompson, one of 21 African-American women, born between 1891 and 1981, whose works are featured. Other notable pieces include Mary Lovelace O’Neal’s ominous lithograph “Racism Is Like Rain, Either It’s […]

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The Adventures of Peter Pan
35 and up

The Adventures of Peter Pan

October 18 at 8:00 pm - November 19 at 8:00 pm
Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat! This production is recommended for ages 7+ for […]

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“Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death”
Free

“Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death”

October 20 at 10:00 am - October 31 at 7:00 pm
Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States

One of the fall’s strangest art offerings is this collection of 19 creepy crime-scene dioramas, which were built to help budding forensic scientists learn how to solve cases. What exactly are these things? And what are they doing in an art museum? We asked Nora Atkinson, the Renwick’s curator of craft, to guide us through […]

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Free

“Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting”

October 24 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2017

National Gallery of Art, 6th & Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565 United States

The last time the National Gallery presented a Vermeer show, in 1995, it was a blockbuster, with predawn lines, a visit from President Clinton, and public fury after a government shutdown closed the museum mid-exhibit. Twenty-two years later, some things are different: This year’s show doesn’t include “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” and it’s harder […]

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Zachys D.C.: Wine Extravaganza Tasting
$125

Zachys D.C.: Wine Extravaganza Tasting

October 24 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Longview Gallery, 1234 9th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Join Zachys D.C. for our first annual Wine Extravaganza Tasting Over 55+ wineries represented; Taste over 100 premium wines from around the world This evening will celebrate the finest winemakers from around the world, with offerings of rare collectibles and back vintages to highly rated value finds, there will be something for everyone at this […]

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An Evening of Monteverdi
Starts at $25

An Evening of Monteverdi

October 24 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

Opera Lafayette's 23rd season opens at the Kennedy CenterÕs newly-renovated Terrace Theater with the one-act opera "Il Combattimento de Tancredi et Clorinda" and other works by Claudio Monteverdi, featuring young luminaries of the early music scene Ð lutenist Thomas Dunford, harpsichordist Jean Rondeau, and mezzo-soprano Lea DŽsandre. Tickets start at $25.

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