Serena Williams joins sister Venus, Martina Hingis and Leander Paes to vie for a fifth straight World TeamTennis title.
$10-$190, Smith Center, www.washingtonkastles.com, 600 22nd St. NW. 202.483.6647
In its 10th year, this “anything goes” fest boasts 129 performers and a new HQ (with an outdoor beer garden).
Tickets and venues for performances vary. Visit website for details. Capital Fringe, www.capitalfringe.org, 1358 Florida Ave. NE, info: 202.737.7230, tickets: 866.811.4111
This year, the Smithsonian highlights Peruvian culture with food, arts and crafts, music and a traditional “q’eswachaka” suspension bridge.
Free, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., some special events beginning at 7 p.m. See website for full schedule. www.festival.si.edu, National Mall between 3rd and 4th sts.
Talk to scientists actively working on Mars research, view a real meteorite from the Red Planet and participate in hands-on activities.
Free, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Air and Space Museum, www.nasm.si.edu, 6th St. and Independence Ave. SW, 202.633.2214 Metro: L’Enfant Plaza
Second Thursday Art Night at Torpedo Factory Art Center features several events, plus a giveaway for family membership to the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and other perks.
In the Target Gallery: “Borders and Boundaries” featuring multimedia works from local artists exploring big issues from politics to gender and religion.
Selected artists who exemplify the manual form of printmaking, which unleashes a free and, at times, playful sense of style.
Opening reception July 17, 5-7 p.m.
Old Print Gallery, www.oldprintgallery.com, 1220 31st St., 202.965.1818
In its seventh year, this celebration features solo and group performances by selected participants. Master classes and lectures.
Free, 6 p.m., Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW, 202.467.4600, www.kennedy-center.org
The orchestra from the NSO’s three-week summer program performing Wagner’s Overture to “Die Meistersinger” and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1.
Free, 7 p.m., Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW, 202.467.4600, www.kennedy-center.org
Cellist Tim Park with pianist Tanya Gabrielian performing solos from Bach, plus dancer Junichi Fukuda. Also streaming live online.
Films under the stars at the Waterfront every Tuesday. “St. Elmo’s Fire” July 7; “State of Play” July 14; “No Way Out” July 21; “Burn After Reading” July 28. Picnics allowed. No chairs.
Free. Movies begin at sundown. Water St. and Cecil Pl. in the park. www.georgetowndc.com/sunset-cinema for full details.
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