Thursday, August 29, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Labor Day Weekend! Free events this FRI, August 29th - SUN, August 31st from

Here are some more great free arts and culture events from! This site is a fantastic resource for events provided by CultureCapital (formerly known as the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington) a wonderful organization that supports and highlights the DC metro area's vibrant and diverse arts community! Check out the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on for a list of more free events and exhibits on view and connect with on facebook too.

Friday, August 29th

Afternoon - ETC Kids Performance in Arlington, VA - Pentagon and a bus
Acting Out: Stories! Performance
Students from the Educational Theatre Company (ETC) ages 8-12 perform using skills they have developed at this one-week camp focusing on the power of storytelling!
Fairlington Community Center
3308 S. Stafford St - Arlington, VA
Metro: Pentagon and catch the 22A bus from Bus Bay U4 to S Stafford & 34th St

Evening - Outdoor Jazz and Hoop Jam - Brookland
Art on 8th: Freddie Dunn Jr., POP and Hoop Jam
Join Freddie Dunn Jr., POP (People, Objects Play) and Carla Perlo for live jazz, interactive dance and hoop jam! Presented by Dance Place
716 Monroe St NE
Metro: Brookland - CUA, or take a bus, see metro trip-planner for bus access

Find more free events + exhibits on view on the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on!

Saturday, August 30th

All Day - Free Admission at The Corcoran - Farragut West/ 17th St
Free Summer Saturdays: Guided Tours
Free Admission + Guided Tours - Last Weekend!
every Saturday between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day
10:00am - 5:00pm
Guided tours are available from 11:00am - 3:00pm. The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design's Free Summer Saturdays series of programming includes gallery tours, workshops, demonstrations, and performances.
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
500 17th St NW
Metro: Farragut West or Farragut North, walk down 17th St toward E St

Afternoon - Family-Friendly Open House at Glen Echo in MD - Friendship Heights and bus
Adventure Theatre MTC & Glen Echo Open House
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Join Adventure Theatre MTC and Glen Echo Park for an Open House and explore the many classes and programs they offer! They’ll have pictures with Garfield, free popcorn, free stylings by Pigtails and Crewcuts, readings of Petite Rouge, showings of Pinkalicious and more!
Adventure Theatre MTC
7300 MacArthur Boulevard - Glen Echo, MD
Metro: Friendship Heights and catch the Ride-On bus 29 towards Glen Echo to Goldsboro Rd & MacArthur Blvd and walk 0.12 miles west   

Find more free events + exhibits on view on the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on!

Sunday, August 31st

Evening - NSO Annual Concert - Capitol Hill 
NSO Free Labor Day Capitol Concert 2014
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Free, no tickets required
Gates open at 3:00pm, open rehearsal at 3:30pm
read more on the official website
The National Symphony Orchestra celebrates the beginning of its 2014–2015 season with its annual Labor Day Capitol Concert, a tradition since 1979. This year's program explores American music from television shows, movies, and beloved Broadway musicals, with a veritable Who's Who of notable composers represented.
West Lawn US Capital
E. Capitol & First St NW
Metro: Union Station or Capitol South or take a bus closer

Find more free events + exhibits on view on the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on!

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