Disappointed that the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival was cancelled last weekend? Looking for another Capitol Hill-area celebration to mark the blooming of the District’s cherry trees?
You’re in luck.
The Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival is set to take over Navy Yard with Japanese cultural groups, artists and food vendors Saturday.
Sunny skies are in the forecast for Saturday, as well as Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The temperature is expected to rise to the upper 60s Saturday and the lower 70s Sunday.
Here’s what else you might want to know for this weekend:
- Sona Creamery and Wine Bar near Eastern Market is no longer open.
- Time is running out to shop at high-end home goods store Homebody on Capitol Hill.
- The H Street corridor’s weekly farmers market is returning this Saturday.
- Friends of Southwest Library is having it spring book sale Saturday and Sunday.
- Hill Center is celebrating D.C. Emancipation Day with lectures and other events throughout the weekend.
- The organization behind the 11th Street Bridge Park is bringing free live entertainment, canoeing and other activities to Anacostia Park Sunday.
- Trendy H Street NE restaurant Maketto is slinging free sandwiches to honor its one-year anniversary Sunday.
Photo via Facebook/Sakura Matsuri