Check out these events and activities in the Washington, DC area this weekend!
Friday, January 23rd:
For Auto Enthusiasts: Attend the largest public event in the DC area for some of the latest and most sustainable auto innovations. A haven for all things auto, The Washington Auto Show will encompass over 700 new makes and models from 42 manufacturers. Due to its popularity, the event’s time frame has doubled from previous years and will run through February 1st.
For Home Improvement Buffs: Whether you’ve bought a home or are still in the market, the Home + Remodeling Show is a place of inspiration for all. Browse exhibits that include every product and service from windows to furniture or interior designers to cookware that will fuel your next home improvement project. Starting on Friday, January 23rd, the show runs all weekend until Sunday, January 25th at 6:00 p.m. at the Dulles Expo Center.
For Magic Fans: Two professional magicians, Brian Curry and Mark Phillips, battle it out on stage to become ‘Washington DC’s Favorite Magician’ in their show Catch Me. Audience members run the show by requesting styles of magic and determining the overall winner. Don’t miss out on the fun!
Saturday, January 24th:
For Culture Lovers: Spend the day celebrating everything Scottish at the Hylton in the Highlands festival at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. All ages can experience Scotland’s culture and history through interactive activities, performances, exhibits and more. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
For the Drink Connoisseurs: Step out of your comfort zone and try amaro, the bitter yet increasingly popular Italian herbal liqueur, at That’s Amaro! at Urbana Restaurant from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. The class will run through all the must-know brands and styles of amaro, in addition to learning the best ways to serve the drink.
Sunday, January 25th:
For Food Lovers: Take your love for food to a new level at the National Geographic Museum’s Food: Our Global Kitchen. This exhibit allows visitors to see the journey of food from farm to fork, make virtual meals and enjoy tastings (soups and stews this week) from the test kitchen. Open everyday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through February 22nd, this is a great way to expand your food knowledge!
For Music Lovers: Venture to The Hamilton for a live performance from The Steel Wheels. Known for their raw energy, this group of musicians group tightly around one microphone to create their own version of acoustic Americana roots. Hitting it big in 2010 with their breakout album Red Wing, The Steel Wheels are a group you don’t want to miss.
Have a great weekend!