Sep 20, 2015

RICARDO ARJONA

Top recording Latin American artist stops in Orlando as part of his Viaje Tour

Jul 04, 2015

Washington Monument Re-opening and Bicentennial Celebration

After a $5.5 million renovation, the Washington Monument re-opens July 4 with a naturalization ceremony, ribbon-cutting, country fair and live music, including Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Band. Food, kids’ activities and colonial-era demonstrations. See website for full schedule.

Free, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m., fair at 11:30 a.m.), www.monumentalbicentennial.org, 600 North Charles St.

Jun 17, 2015

Sip ‘n’ Smoke

Cigars (Romeo y Julieta, Arturo Fuente, Cohiba) with cognacs, liqueurs, sherries on the 14K restaurant patio.

9 p.m.-close, every Wednesday, Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 1001 14th St. NW, 202.218.7575

Jun 21, 2015

Father’s Day BBQ at Mount Vernon

Celebrating dad at George Washington’s historic property. Buffet of slow-roasted pork, barbecue and burgers, plus sides and desserts. 

Jun 13, 2015

Roots: A Celebration

A family-friendly event shining a light on undercover plant parts. Sample vegetable dishes, participate in hands-on activities and chat with Dr. Jerry Glover, agricultural ecologist, about the exhibit, “Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots” currently on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Jun 12, 2015

DC JazzFest at The Yards

Award-winning vocalist Sharon Clark, Cubano Groove and Soul Rebels kick off the weekend at this segment of DC JazzFest overlooking the water, plus food and drink tastings and family-friendly activities.

Free, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (gates 5 p.m.), www.yardspark.org, 355 Water St. SE, 202.465.7080

Jul 30, 2015

Idina Menzel

8 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0351; 800.745.3000; saengertheatre.com.

Sep 04, 2015

Artful Palate Cooking Demos: Ralph Brennan Group Corporate Chef Haley Bitterman

6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.

Sep 18, 2015

Artful Palate Cooking Demos: Napoleon House Chef Chris Montero

6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.

Aug 07, 2015

Artful Palate Cooking Demos: Red Fish Grill Chef Austin Kirzner

6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.

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