Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend March 22 – March 24

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!

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Spring 2024 Capital Art and Craft Festival

Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23
10:00am – 5:00pm

24Sunday, March 17
10:00am – 4:00pm

Dulles Expo & Conference Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20153

The Capital Craft Fair will feature works of Art and Fine crafts presented by more than 200 artists. Artists will offer a wide variety of handmade art in mediums including clothing /textiles/fiber, jewelry, painting/prints, photography, wood working, glass, metal, mixed media, pottery/clay, specialty food and beverage, and more. Come support your local and regional artists.

School Girls;
Or, The African Mean Girls Play

Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23

Sunday, March 24

Performances run through April 7

NextStop Theatre Company
269 Sunset Park Drive
Herndon, Virginia 20170

Paulina, the reigning queen bee at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school, has her sights set on the Miss Global Universe pageant. But the arrival of Ericka, a new student with undeniable talent and beauty, captures the attention of the pageant recruiter—and Paulina’s hive-minded friends. This buoyant and biting comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe.

OmBaked Holi Festival

Saturday, March 23
12:00pm –4:00pm

Lake Anne Plaza
1609 Washington Plaza N.
Reston, VA 20190

Get ready for a kaleidoscope of color and an explosion of joy as Lake Anne Plaza hosts its first-ever Holi Festival! Sponsored by OmBaked and benefitting the Women Empowerment Foundation, this festival is going to be an absolute blast!

With over 3,000 people expected to join the festivities, it’s going to be THE event of the season! Get ready to groove to the beat of traditional tunes, tantalize your taste buds with scrumptious delights from our food vendors, and let your creativity run wild with crafts galore! And of course, no Holi celebration would be complete without stunning henna to adorn your hands.

Fiesta Del Sol: Latin American & Caribbean Festival

Saturday, March 23
5:00pm –10:00pm

McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA 22101

Ready to salsa? Fiesta del Sol is back! Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Latin America and the Caribbean right here in McLean with live bands, quality artisan exhibitors, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and sumptuous food. Learn how to dance the salsa, merengue or bachata from the best of dance instructors throughout the evening.

Trinity Irish Dance Company

Sunday, March 24

George Mason University’s Center for the Arts
4373 Mason Pond Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030

“Elevate, engage, empower.” That is the mission of Chicago’s boundary-pushing, genre-defying Trinity Irish Dance Company. The internationally praised company brilliantly fuses traditional Irish step dance with contemporary movement for a high octane, syncopated experience that is “impossibly complex” (The New York Times) and “irresistible” (Dance Magazine). With 16 dancers and a live musical ensemble, Trinity Irish Dance Company performs a captivating and joyous program that blends sheer percussive power with aerial grace. Celebrate Irish traditions with Trinity Irish Dance Company’s “sophisticated and commanding” (Los Angeles Times) take on the globally loved traditional Celtic form.