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STILL ON: Soar Into Spring at the Blossom Kite Festival

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the annual Blossom Kite Festival on Saturday, March 28 on the grounds of the Washington Monument from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More »

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THE FAIRFAX COUNTY VISITOR CENTER PRESENTS: CALLIGRAPHY AND ORIGAMI DEMONSTRATIONS

On March 28, stop by the Fairfax County Visitor Center in Tysons Corner Center for free demonstrations of calligraphy and origami. More »
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Destination Style Spring Fashion Event

Time: 5:30 PM Location: Macy’s Metro Center, 1201 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 (Map) Join us and our hosts bloggers, Natalie Pinto of The Fashionably Broke and Sara Azani of Style MBA for a spring fashion shopping party celebrating everything you need for your next vacation destination! Enjoy mini makeovers, complimentary manicures and sounds by our […] More »
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Pampering Event – Evening of Beauty

Time: 5:30 PM Location: Macy’s Metro Center, 1201 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 (Map) Grab your girlfriends and join us for an evening of pampering! Carl Ray, makeup artist to America’s First Lady, will lead a class highlighting the latest beauty trends for the Spring season. Decompress as you enjoy skincare consultations and massages from Skin […] More »

National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction Is Now Open!

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction is now open! Bid on exciting, luxurious, and one-of-a-kind items, restaurant gift certificates, and much more! The auction will run from March 25, 2015 to April 13, 2015 with proceeds going to the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Funds raised during the auction help keep Festival events free and accessible to […] More »
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National Cherry Blossom Celebration Kicks Off on March 28

On Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., join the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art to celebrate the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival will a day filled with Japanese art, film, family activities, a book signing, and other special events. More »
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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art to Host Variety of Events

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, will host an array of events in honor of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. More »

Performances at the Tidal Basin

Enjoy live entertainment and energetic dance, music, and more. More »
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AUN-J Classic Orchestra in Union Station

Time: 2 PM 3 PM (10 minutes break in the middle) Location: Union Station Main Hall (Map) Cost: FREE     On Saturday evening, at The Warner Theater, AUN J Classic Orchestra will be featured in the opening ceremony of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.  And then on very next day, fittingly, the Orchestra heads “east” for a […] More »
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The Apotheosis of Dance: Music of Piazzolla, Rodrigo, and Beethoven

Time: SAT, 3/28: 7 PM – 9 PM SUN, 3/29: 7 PM – 9 PM Location: 12320 Parklawn Drive Rockville, MD 20852 (Map) Cost: General Admission Adult $30 in advance, $35 at door: Youth (13-18) $15: Children (12 and under) free The New Orchestra of Washington welcomes Soichi Muraji, rising guitarist and Izumi Kamata, concertmaster of Nipon Philharmonic […] More »