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Jazz
Wednesday, July 30 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$48
Go-Go
Wednesday, July 30 at 7 p.m.
Strathmore Outdoors -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
Free
Blues
Wednesday, July 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$20–$25
Country
Wednesday, July 30 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$20
Country
Wednesday, July 30 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Wednesday, July 30 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 30 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
World
Wednesday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$15
Jazz
Wednesday, July 30 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, July 30 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Wednesday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Folk
Wednesday, July 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Wednesday, July 30 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Wednesday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Books
Wednesday, July 30 at 7 p.m.
Los Angeles Times, Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Film
Now Playing
Museums
March 30—May 31
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 28—April 28
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Museums
March 10—March 11
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Theater
June 17—Aug. 17
$40–$170
Galleries
Sept. 21—Sept. 21
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Sept. 21
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Sept. 21
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Sept. 28—Sept. 28
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Museums
Dec. 13—Feb. 8
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 20—Oct. 19
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Museums
Nov. 21—Aug. 24
National Museum of African Art -
950 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Theater
July 9—Aug. 3
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$40–$45
Theater
July 11—Aug. 3
The Hub Theatre at John Swayze Theatre -
9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax
$20–$30
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 8
Casey Trees -
3030 12th St. NE,
Free
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 8
Burgundy Farm Country Day School -
3700 Burgundy Road, Alexandria
$350
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Calleva Farm -
19120 Martinsburg Road, Dickerson
$495–$995
Special Events
June 21—Aug. 16
Camp Watonka -
328 Wangum Falls Road, Hawley
$2600–$7200
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
Congressional Schools of Virginia -
3229 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church
$375
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 8
Washington Episcopal School -
5600 Little Falls Parkway, Bethesda
$280–$1,185
Special Events
June 17—Aug. 16
Edmund Burke School -
4101 Connecticut Avenue, NW
$390–$425
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Sandy Spring Friends School -
16923 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring
$90–$475
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Maryland Youth Ballet -
926 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring
$60–$450
Special Events
May 28—Aug. 21
International School of Music -
10450 Auto Park Ave., Bethesda
$108–$495
Special Events
June 3—Aug. 16
Georgetown Hill -
12154 Darnestown Rd. Suite 622, Gaithersburg
$260–$305
Special Events
June 2—Aug. 1
Geneva Day School -
11931 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac
$80–$275
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Columbia Horse Center -
10400 Gorman Rd, Laurel
$450–$860
Special Events
July 7—Aug. 8
DC Fencers Club -
9330 Fraser Avenue, Silver Spring
$320
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 30
Curiosity Zone -
43135 Broadlands Center Plaza, Suite 123, Ashburn
$229–$380
Special Events
June 6—Aug. 16
$185–$315
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 29
Fairfax Collegiate -
722 Grant Street, Suite J, Herndon
$425–$760
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Michael & Son Sportsplex Dulles -
21610 Atlantic Blvd., Sterling
$50–$310
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Michael & Son Sportsplex Rockville -
60 Southlawn Ct., Rockville
$50–$310
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 1
Green Hedges School -
415 Windover Avenue NW, Vienna
$200
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 22
Reddemeade Equestrian Center -
1701 Ednor Road, Silver Spring
$475–$825
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 22
Harmonia School of Music and Arts -
204 F Mill Street, Vienna
$255–$655
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 22
Woodland Horse Center -
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring
$395–$795
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 1
Langley School -
1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean
$215–$1300
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 29
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$84–$400
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 22
Lopez Studios Performing Arts Preparatory School -
11425 Isaac Newton Square, Reston
$290–$1475
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 7
Stu Vetter's Basketball Camp -
1849 Clover Meadow Drive, Vienna
$175–$225
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 15
Pinecrest School -
7209 Quiet Cove, Annandale
$180–$195
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 27
Georgetown Day School -
4530 MacArthur Blvd. NW
$775–$825
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 1
$150–$350
Special Events
July 7—Aug. 22
Circle Yoga -
3838 Northampton St., NW
$250–$365
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Bethesda Big Train -
Shirley Povich Field, Bethesda
$160–$395
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 18
Flying Kick Fitness Center -
4711 Chase Ave., Bethesda, MD
$310–$2135
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 8
Burning Tree Elementary School -
7900 Beech Tree Road, Bethesda
$190–$285
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
Potomac Horse Center -
, North Potomac
$525–$5050
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 22
Reston Montessori School -
1928 Isaac Newton Square West, Reston
$518–$866
Special Events
June 22—Aug. 16
Camp Horizons -
3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg
$575–$2500
Special Events
June 22—Aug. 23
Camp Rim Rock for Girls -
343 Camp Rim Rock Road, Yellow Spring
$1300–$2450
Special Events
June 22—Aug. 22
YMCA Camp Letts -
PO Box 208, 4003 Camp Letts Road, Edgewater
$325–$799
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 1
$950–$2500
Special Events
June 15—Aug. 16
Camp Hidden Meadows -
17739 Potomac Highland Trail, Bartow
$765–$$3825
Special Events
June 17—Aug. 23
The Art League School - Madison Annex -
305 Madison Street, Alexandria
$135–$195
Special Events
June 21—Aug. 8
Timber Ridge Camp -
Route 1 Box 470, High View
$1400–$9150
Special Events
June 22—Aug. 16
Camp Twin Creeks -
9235 Huntersville Road, Marlinton
$2595–$5090
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 1
$85–$315
Special Events
June 30—Aug. 15
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
$170–$615
Special Events
July 15—Aug. 2
DAR Museum -
1776 D St. NW
$150–$425
Special Events
June 24—Aug. 19
Longacre -
6514 Creek Road, Newport
$1572–$5949
Special Events
June 30—Aug. 8
Auburn School -
9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
$275–$600
Special Events
June 2—Aug. 25
Imagination Stage -
4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda
$235–$795
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 8
Beauvoir School -
3500 Woodley Road, NW
$285–$875
Theater
June 16—Aug. 8
Lowell School -
640 Kalmia Road NW
$365–$1565
Special Events
June 14—Aug. 22
$610–$985
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 8
Washington International School -
1690 36th Street NW
$165–$890
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 1
Acorn Hill -
9504 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring
$520–$740
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
Adventure Theatre -
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo
$750–$1200
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 8
Barrie School -
13500 Layhill Road,, Silver Spring
$325–$550
Special Events
July 7—Aug. 2
Berrend Dance Centre -
3460 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Suite 210, Olney
$300–$1325
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Clara Barton Center for Children -
7425 MacArthur Blvd, Cabin John
$165–$370
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
CREATE! Arts Center -
816 Thayer Avenue, Silver Spring
$275–$495
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Georgetown Prep School -
10900 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda
$935–$3615
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 15
Evergreen School -
10700 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$295–$1035
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 11
St. Peter's School -
2900 Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$199–$950
Special Events
June 17—Aug. 7
Earth Treks Rock Climbing -
725 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$110–$695
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
My Gym Bethesda -
5110 Ridgefield Road, Bethesda
$25–$45
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 22
Dynamite Gymnastics Center -
4956 Boiling Brook Parkway, Rockville
$200–$325
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Silver Stars Gymnastics -
2701 Pittman Drive, Silver Spring
$240–$370
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
Valley Mill Camp -
15101 Seneca Road, Germantown
$505–$4545
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 22
Round House Theatre Education Center -
925 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring
$230–$285
Museums
May 1—Sept. 2
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
April 25—Dec. 24
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 14—Sept. 30
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Museums
May 3—Aug. 17
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Feb. 7—Aug. 31
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
April 26—Aug. 17
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
April 26—Aug. 17
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 18—July 31
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
$7–$10
Museums
March 21—Jan. 5
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Museums
March 8—May 25
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
May 4—Nov. 30
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
April 9—Aug. 17
National Museum of African Art -
950 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Feb. 27—Feb. 27
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 27—Aug. 29
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
April 26—Sept. 24
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
Feb. 7—Sept. 7
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
March 14—Feb. 27
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
May 11—Oct. 5
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
March 21—Aug. 31
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
May 2—Aug. 3
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Galleries
April 2—Aug. 3
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
April 24—Aug. 10
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Museums
May 16—Jan. 4
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
May 22—Sept. 28
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Galleries
July 19—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
$8–$10
Theater
July 28—Aug. 17
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$35–$68
Theater
July 23—Aug. 16
Anacostia Playhouse -
2020 Shannon Place SE
$10–$25
Museums
June 6—Oct. 12
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$10–$12
Museums
July 17—Jan. 11
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Galleries
July 9—Aug. 9
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Theater
July 17—Aug. 10
Randolph Road Theater -
4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring
$16–$25

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