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Hungry for an exciting summer weekend? Don't let the heat -- and looming chance for potential thunder storms -- keep you inside. There's plenty going on in, and around, D.C. throughout the weekend, including live music, food and film events.
It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.
The Smithsonian Institution is seeking a contractor to install and operate an "innovative, technologically advanced, user-friendly, first-class, innovation themed" 4-D theater, or a simulator, or a hybrid version of the two, in the Arts & Industries Building, currently closed for a long-needed overhaul.
A solar-powered plane that has been crossing the continent will be on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum facility in northern Virginia.
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