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Family Events in Metro DC including Theatre, Dance, Music & More

Find Fall family events and activities in Metro DC with CultureCapital. Check here for family concerts and performances, hands-on activities and fun exhibitions for you and your kids, teens and tweens to experience throughout Metro DC.

Browse Family Events By: All Family Events ... Dance (12) ... Film (3) ... Museums (36) ... Music (26) ... Theatre (39) ...

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Mother's Day Weekend 2014 Planning Guide
Find the perfect gift for you and your mom to share this Mother's Day right here at CultureCapital.com. This Mother's Day Weekend 2014 planning guide will assist you in choosing a show, concert or dance performance or soak in the latest exhibition at a museum or art gallery. And check the Dining Out Guide that accompanies each event for restaurant suggestions provided by the RAMW.
Summer Camps & Programs in the Arts - Metro DC 2014
Find a Metro DC Summer Camp program that matches your child's interest in theatre, dance, music and visual arts. Whether they are toddlers, tweens or teens, there's a program that will spark their creativity, build on their talents and excite them through the summer season.
The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Fri, April 25
The brilliant next chapter of Tour-de-Force, a program of showstopping classical and contemporary ballets including Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, D-Construction and George Balanchine's Theme and Variations.
Me and My Shadow
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, April 26 thru Sun, April 27
This new show from Australia's renowned Patch Theatre Company uses a combination of light and shadow, paper and water, fantastical imagery, and intriguing sounds to reveal the perplexities and pleasures of friendship. Age 4+
The Washington Ballet: Peter Pan
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, April 26 thru Sun, April 27
A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old.
NSO Kinderclassics: Bears, Bears Everywhere!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, May 3
Back by popular demand! It's a big bear world out there, and every sort of bear has its own look and growl. This concert takes a peek at these adorable creatures and the sounds of their homelands--music that's as unique as they are. Age 4+
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Two Divas and a Bear!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sun, May 11 thru Sat, May 24
What happens when you bring together a concert violinist, an opera singer, and everyone's favorite stuffed animal? You get Two Divas and a Bear! Explore the human voice with NSO violinist Marissa Regni and soprano Kari Paludan.
A New Age of Exploration
National Geographic
Thru Sun, June 8
Travel back in time to encounter some of National Geographic's most iconic moments, and peer in to the future of exploration with modern explorers and photographers through interactive maps, video, and multimedia experiences.
Sharing Our Stories: Treasures from the Museum's Collection
Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center
Thru Wed, December 31
This new exhibition features a variety of donated arts and artifacts since the Museum began its Collections Program in 2011.
Ballets Russes
Sun, April 27
Montpelier Arts Center
Trout Fishing in America
Sun, April 27
Once On This Island
Thru Fri, May 2
Olney Theatre Center
Mother's Day: Mommy and Me Tea Party
Fri, May 9
Workhouse Arts Center
Festival Argentino USA
Sat, May 17
Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Saturday Art Workshops: Large Scale Drawing (Ages 13-15)
Sat, May 17
Kreeger Museum
The Washington Ballet Studio Company: Balanchine's Who Cares?
Sat, May 17 thru Sun, May 18
Sunset Celebration
Sat, May 24 thru Sun, May 25
George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
The Jungle Book
Sat, April 26 thru Mon, May 26
Adventure Theatre MTC
Early Keepers at The Mall at Prince George's
Sat, May 10 thru Sat, June 7
The Mall at Prince George's