Local arts and concerts you can’t miss in the Washington, DC, area.
Concerts from Oct. 15 through Oct. 31.
Why visit: As it gets cooler outside, going to a concert is a great way to spend time with friends and family. The Fillmore also has a full bar and kitchen.
Gallery opening: Oct. 15, 2012, through Sept. 13, 2013.
Why visit: This exhibition marks the 45th anniversary of the gallery. It’s a culmination of research conducted on history of public use, attitudes toward the Anacostia River and its watershed.
Movie showings from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20.
Why visit: Just can't get enough of Halloween? Take your passion for the darkside global with five days of grueling horror at the AFI. Some movies include Beyond the Grave, Motion Sickness, Gut, and Nightmare Factory.
Performance goes from Oct. 17 through Nov. 4
Why visit: Watch the life of television's first chef James Beard come to life on stage. Known for his jolly personality, he prided himself on the message of good food with fresh ingredients.
Performances start at 6 p.m.,unless otherwise noted, from Oct. 15 to Oct. Oct 21.
Why visit: Enjoy a free performance at the Kennedy Center by well-known artists to include Nathan Williams and the Zydeco Cha Chas along with a French magician.