Get Out: Wags n' Whiskers, History & Cupcakes in Georgetown and More
The weekend is only one day away! How are you going to spend it?
When/Where: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Shirlington Village
Why Go: It's the fifth annual pet-centric event in Shirlington featuring pet adoptions, pet contests, demonstrations, exhibitions from more than 35 local animal-oriented businesses, pet portraits, live music and children's activities.
When/Where: The tour begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at Dumbarton House on the corner of Q and 27th streets in northwest Washington.
Why Go: Exercise, history and cupcakes — what more could you ask for? Enjoy a guided history tour of Georgetown and cupcake stops along the way at Sprinkles, Baked & Wired, and of course Georgetown Cupcake.
Price: $20 (includes cupcakes)
When/Where: Dusk (about 8 p.m.) Friday at Gateway Park in Rosslyn.
Why Go: It's the final outdoor show of this summer's election-themed movie season. John Candy, Rhea Pearlman, Jim Belushi and Alan Alda star in a movie about a president who gets talked in to starting a cold war with Canada to boost his opinion poll ratings.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Hardy Middle School, 1819 35th St. NW, and Stoddert Elementary, 4001 Calvert St. NW.
Why Go: Help get your local schools in tip-top shape for when children return Monday.
When/Where: 8 p.m. (doors) and 9 p.m. (show) Friday and Saturday at the State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
Why Go: Per the solicitation, come out and party like it's 1985!