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Your Weekend Guide - find a fun event!

 

Don't forget about the Second Chance Wildlife Rescue's "Wild Baby Shower" tomorrow - where you can help welcome the arrival of 2,000 baby bunnies, birds, squirrels and more tiny critters! Plus the Reston Pet Fiesta's Saturday. Also, "Paws In The Park" Sunday to benefit the Montgomery County Humane Society!

  • National Cathedral Flower Mart - May 2-3, 2014. Enjoy the grounds of the cathedral, floral displays, children’s activities and musical entertainment. Free admission.

  • Passport DC - Open Houses at Washington, DC Embassies - Throughout May. The multi-cultural event, sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC, features a wide range of performances, talks, and exhibits. The event kicks off this weekend with the Around the World Embassy Tour.

  • DC Funk Parade May 3, 2014. U Street Corridor, Washington DC. Don't miss the one-of-a-kind street fair, parade and music festival bringing to life one of DC's liveliest entertainment districts.

  • National Harbor Food & Wine Festival - May 3-4, 2014. National Harbor, MD. Enjoy food and wine pairing, artisanal and organic products, lectures on culinary and wine trends and more.

  • Yoga on the Mall - May 3, 2014. Thousands of yogis will gather on the National Mall in Washington DC to celebration DC Yoga Week.

  • Cinco de Mayo Festival - May 4, 2014, noon-6 pm. The annual Latino celebration features live music and family entertainment on the National Mall.

  • Loudoun Bed & Breakfast Open House and Self-Guided Tours - May 4, 2014, 1-5 p.m. Explore the scenic roads of Loudoun County, Virginia and visit a variety of charming and historic B&Bs and event venues. Local wineries, restaurants, and caterers provide tastings at the various destinations.

  • Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival - Through May 4, 2014, Winchester, VA. The annual celebration of spring showcases the blooming apple trees in the Shenandoah Valley with more than 45 events including the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, the Grand Feature Parade, band competitions, dances, a carnival, a 10K run, Firefighters events and more.

  • Virginia Historic Garden Week - Through May 3, 2014. The annual event features tours of the gardens at Virginia's most prestigious private homes and public attractions. See lush gardens, stunning architecture, and historic furnishings.

  • DC Design House Tours - Through May 11, 2014. Washington, DC's premiere residential design showcase features a home renovated by the region's top interior designers. Tours are available and raise funds for Children's National Medical Center.

  • Garden Tours in the Washington DC Area - April - June, 2014. A variety of garden tours are available around the DC capital region. Don't miss the Takoma Park House and Garden Tour this weekend on May 4.

  • Greek Festival - May 2-4, 2014. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Bethesda, MD/ The festival will celebrate Greek food, culture, religion and customs, including authentic Greek cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances.

  • Walk 'n Roll Community Event - May 4, 2014, 1-3 p.m. Mattie J. T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive Rockville, MD. Help raise awareness of the issue of homelessness while enjoying live music and a 1-mile walk, games and face painting.

  • A-RTS Fine Art Festival - May 3 - 4, 2014. Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD. The weekend event will transform the streets into an outdoor art gallery; highlighting local, regional and national artists selling high-end original pieces in a variety of mediums.

  • Kentlands Day Festival - May 3, 2014, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Gaithersburg, MD. The festival features a parade, "Taste of Kentlands" food expo, children's fair with free rides and games, live performances on several stages, business fair, car show, silent auction, and much more.

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