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Location: 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Kennedy Center, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River, is America's living memorial to President Kennedy, in addition to being the nation's busiest arts facility, and presenting...
Location: 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA
Jammin' Java is a music venue presenting local, regional, and nationally touring acts seven nights a week, as well as a variety of popular children's concerts daily, Monday-Friday, with special...
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Rock-n-Romp is a family-friendly concert series showcasing local musicians and bands one Saturday or Sunday a month throughout the year. It's not "kid music" (think Milkshake, etc.), but...
Location: Glen Echo Park , 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
The Puppet Co. operates year-round, offering nine different shows per year. Advance reservations for these are strongly recommended; a non-paid, no obligation reservation can be made up to two ...
Location: 4041 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA
Location: One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, MD
The Washington Conservatory of Music (WCM) is an independent, non-profit, community music school.
Children can begin Early Childhood Music classes at two years of age (accompanie...
Location: Washington, DC
Colorful anecdotes, humorous stories, and historical information, and the chance to discover Washington at your own pace are some of the lures for taking an Old Town Trolley Tour. Convenient s...
Location: 545 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) offers families a multitude of ways to learn to express themselves through the visual arts, dance, music, and theatre. CHAW offers classes for children ...
Location: 4850 Colorado Avenue, NW, (16th Street and Colorado Avenue, NW), Washington, DC
Located in Rock Creek Park, the outdoor Carter Barron Amphitheatre often hosts free family shows - of the approximately 30 performances, admission is charged for just a handful - during the war...
Location: 15621 Braddock Road, Centreville, VA
In addition to running two well stocked farmers markets, Cox Farms is best known for its no-holds-barred Fall Festival. Once a year, the Centreville farms opens its doors to the public for hayr...
Location: 730 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Lisner Auditorium occasionally hosts family-friendly fare.
Location: 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville, MD
Strathmore provides affordable, accessible, multi-disciplinary arts programming in the Mansion at Strathmore, the Music Center at Strathmore, and on its scenic 11-acre site.
Location: 3200 George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon, VA
Mount Vernon was the beloved home of George and Martha Washington from the time of their marriage in 1759 until General Washington's death in 1799. He worked tirelessly to expand his plantation...
Location: Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Harman Center for the Arts is comprised of two theaters - the 451-seat Lansburgh Theatre and the 775-seat Sidney Harman Hall. The Lansburgh has long been the home of DC's renowned Shakes...