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Weekend Guide: Celebrating Oktoberfest in D.C., Md., Va.

Those looking to have a "hoppy" time this weekend will find no shortage of options from which to choose. After all, D.C.-area Oktoberfest celebrations are in full swing.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Oktoberfest, weekend guide, Rachel Nania

Weekend Guide: College rivalries and street fairs

For many Washingtonians, this weekend is the first bit of reprieve after a week back from summer vacation, a week of back-to-school rush and a week of grueling traffic. Make the most of the weekend with these events.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 08:26am EDT

Tags: weekend, weekend guide, fall, Nation

Weekend Guide: March on Washington 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington takes place on Aug. 28, but individuals, organizations and venues throughout the D.C. area are honoring the occasion all weekend long -- from serious and reflective gatherings, to more festive and family-focused affairs. Many of the events are free and open to the public. Here are our top picks for the weekend.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., march on washington, weekend guide, D.C., civil rights

This summer's free concerts

During the summer months, the D.C. area will play host to a variety of free concerts, highlighting all different genres.

Saturday - 06/15/2013, 07:30am EDT

Tags: summer concerts, music, free, Alex Beall

A list of the area's outdoor summer movie series

Looking for something to do those warm summer evenings? Forget the movie theater and find a free outdoor movie screening the whole family will love.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: Movies, free, movie screening, summer, Alex Beall

Sound Bites brings block party and bands to benefit D.C. Central Kitchen

DJs and bartenders will soon mix it up at the 9:30 Club. But this time, it's not just for the venue's regular concert go-ers; it's to raise money for D.C. Central Kitchen.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 01:08pm EDT

Tags: dc central kitchen, Sound Bites, 9:30 Club, food, music, competition, Alex Beall

Outdoor festival season: What's happening April through August

Nothing welcomes the warm weather season like an outdoor festival. Whether it's arts-focused, a county fair or a parade, open air celebrations offer something for everyone, young and old.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 04:03pm EDT

Tags: Outdoor festivals, summer, outdoor, fair, Hoai-Tran Bui