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What to Expect for the Capitol Hill Area This Weekend

by HillNow.com — June 24, 2016 at 4:35 pm 0

Anacostia River (Photo via Facebook/11th Street Bridge Park)

The grand opening of Navy Yard’s public marina is set to bring free nautical crafting, kayaking and other activities to The Yards on Sunday.

If you go outside this weekend, expect only minimal clouds and ample sunshine, according to the National Weather Service. The temperature is expected to hit the mid 80s on both Saturday and Sunday.

And according to Jessica Oros, an editor at East City Art (more info about them on FacebookTwitter or through the publication’s newsletter), interesting places to stop for D.C.-area art this weekend include:

Joe’s Movement Emporium (3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier, Md.)
9 to 11 a.m. Saturday
Creative Edge Collaborative leads a discussion on how independent film disrupts Hollywood’s business model.

Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum (2 Massachusetts Ave. NE)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Join the National Postal Museum for Family Day filled with free children’s art activities.

39th Street Gallery (3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, Md.)
1 to 3 p.m. Saturday
Artist-in-Residence, Jodie Ferrier, discusses her last four months working at the Gateway Arts Center.

Brentwood Arts Exchange (3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, Md.)
2 p.m. Saturday
Carol Barsha discusses her exhibition, “Between the Real and the Imagined.”

Arlington Arts Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.)
6 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Arlington Arts Center opens “Strange Landscapes, Austin Shull Reconciliation and Materialized Magic.”

Hamiltonian (1353 U St. NW)
7 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Hamiltonian welcomes Christie Neptune in her Washington, D.C., solo debut, “She Fell From Normalcy.”

Blind Whino (700 Delaware Ave. SW)
8 to 11 p.m. Saturday
In “Querencia,” Taylor White explores human nature and emotion through the human form.

Washington Studio School (2129 S. St. NW)
Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday
Join the fourth annual Big Draw at Washington Studio School.

(Up)Rising Festival (600-2300 Blocks of Rhode Island Ave. NE)
Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
The second year of this choose-your-own-art-adventure festival includes over 45 artists and organizations celebrating local art.

Photo via Facebook/11th Street Bridge Park

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