This weekend, we’ve got events for homebodies, party-goers and everything in between. Music, film, art and food — here, you’ll find all you need for the perfect fall (yes, it’s officially fall on Thursday) weekend.
Latin American Film Festival
Outside of Los Angeles, the DMV has the best film festival programming in the country. AFI Silver’s Latin American Film Festival is one of those reasons. Various prices and screening times. AFI Silver Theatre: 8633 Colesville Rd. Silver Spring, MD; afisilver.afi.com // @afisilvertheatre
Antología de la Zarzuela
The Pan American Symphony Orchestra presents some of the biggest moments from popular Spanish lyric opera in the gorgeous Terrace Theater. Good for the couple that wants to go dancing but cannot dance. $55+. 7:30 p.m. The Kennedy Center: 2700 F St. NW, DC; kennedy-center.org // @kennedycenter
Cinema Hearts front person Caroline Weinroth is a legit beauty queen. She’s a legit good songwriter. She’s the figurative Miss World. $18+. 10 p.m. Comet Ping Pong: 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC; cometpingpong.com // @cometpingpong
The now 5-piece had one of the best sets at this year’s Pitchfork Music Fest. See them where they’re meant to be seen: in a dark, sweaty club. $20. 8 p.m. Black Cat: 1811 14th St. NW, DC; blackcatdc.com // @blackcatdc
Oktoberfest Beer Tasting & Dance
September! Oktoberfest! It makes sense and it doesn’t! $65+. 6:30 p.m. German-American Heritage Museum of the USA: 719 6th St. NW, DC; gahmusa.org // @germanamericanheritagemuseum
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road – The Final Tour
John is veering into Cher/KISS/Mötley Crüe territory with this final tour stuff. $350+. 8 p.m. Nationals Park: 1500 S Capitol St. SE, DC; mlb.com/nationals/ballpark/events // @nationalspark
Do you like American music? I like American music. Related, if you like Jonathan Richman, you’ll most likely enjoy S.G. Goodman. $15+. 7 p.m. Songbyrd Music House: 540 Penn St. NE, DC; songbyrddc.com // @songbyrddc
Fon Supper Club
Chef Byron Bradley Jr. will serve a 5-course tasting menu at the Primrose in collaboration with Sommelier Erica Christian. Fon will showcase myriad flavors from the African diaspora. Ticket sales end Friday 9/23. $200. 6 p.m. Primrose: 3000 12th St. NE, DC; empoweringthediner.com // @empoweringthediner
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