Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend March 3–March 4

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area!

Vienna Restaurant Week

Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 12

The highly anticipated Spring program will feature 50 participants from restaurants to fast-casual eateries throughout the Town of Vienna. This is the largest number of participants to date for this Vienna restaurant dining campaign. During the week-long event, participating restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe menus of $25 for lunch/brunch and $35-40 for dinner per person. In addition to the curated menus, specialty restaurants, and eateries will offer discounted a la carte dining providing food lovers the opportunity to further explore Vienna’s culinary scene.

How the Light Gets In

Friday, March 3

Saturday, March 4
2:00pm & 8:00pm

Sunday, March 5

1st Stage
1524 Spring Hill Road
Tysons, VA 22102

Performance on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday through March 19

From the co-writer of the breakout hit Duck Harbor comes an uplifting story of connection and healing. Set against the backdrop of a peaceful Japanese garden, this beautifully touching story centers around four very different people who build a community of love and hope.

Huge Quarterly Used Book Sale

Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5
10:00am – 5:00pm

Tyson’s-Pimmit Regional Library
7584 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 2204

Come pick from 15,000+ books, 2,000+ DVDs/CDs/audio books, and an entire roomful of Children’s books and media.

Mad River Theater Works: “Freedom Flight”

Saturday, March 4
4:00pm 5:30pm

The Alden Theatre
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA 22101

The mission of Mad River Theater Works is to create and perform inspiring original plays with music that uplift characters from the past, challenging racism, sexism and intolerance. “Freedom Flight” is a one-act play with music by Mad River that revolves around Ohio’s most famous incident in the history of the Underground Railroad: the story of Addison White, an escaped slave, and his rescue by the citizens of the town of Mechanicsburg, Ohio. “Freedom Flight” brings history to life through original songs and an array of characters that pop right out of the past to recreate the turbulence and hope of the Underground Railroad..

Trio Sefardi: Songs of Love & Loss, Heartbreak & Hope/Women in Sephardic Song

Sunday, March 5

the CenterStage
2310 Colts Neck Rd.
Reston, VA 20191

In honor of Women’s History Month, musicians Howard Bass, Tina Chancey and Susan Gaeta perform a collection of beautiful Sephardic music drawn from the rich heritage of Turkish, Balkan, Middle Eastern and North African traditions. Washington Post music critic Anne Midgette praised a performance of the trio at the Kennedy Center as “lovely and luminous.”