The Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC is embracing the holidays in the nation’s capital with holiday decorations, an outdoor holiday market featuring local craftspeople, family-friendly Teddy Bear Teas, and more.
Arts & Culture
The Maryland Renaissance Festival begins its 46th season this Saturday, August 27, and runs Saturdays and Sundays and Labor Day Monday through Sunday, October 23, for nine weekends of thrills, feasting, handmade crafts, entertainment, and merriment in Crownsville, near Annapolis, Maryland
After a two-year hiatus, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., with programs designed to spark curiosity, understanding and delight. Visitors to the 2022 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can explore the cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism program through two weeks of workshops, demonstrations, performances, family activities and discussion sessions highlighting the importance of culture and community in creating a sustainable future.
With Juneteenth now recognized as a federal holiday, members of the Project 21 black leadership network urge Americans of all ethnic backgrounds to learn more about the historic foundations and constructive goals of this longstanding tradition that was thrust into the public consciousness last year amidst racial and political turmoil.