Things to Do in Greater Washington

This page includes links to general guides, cultural events calendars, calendars of talks and discussions, professional sports team calendars, and dining guides. (Please scroll down.)

General Guides

Cultural Tourism DC
www.culturaltourismdc.org
Cultural Tourism DC publishes a weekly e-mail newsletter of activities in Washington, D.C.

Downtown DC
downtowndc.org

About.com – Washington DC Travel
godc.about.com

About.com – A Guide to Washington, DC; Maryland and Virginia
dc.about.com

The New York Times – Washington, DC Travel Guide
travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/north-america/united-states/washington-dc

The Washington Post – Going Out Guide
www.washingtonpost.com/gog

District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities
dcarts.dc.gov/DC/DCARTS/Events/Event+Calendar

Things To Do DC
thingstododc.com

We Love DC
www.welovedc.com

DC By Foot (Free walking tours)
dcbyfoot.com

Cultural Events

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/?fuseaction=showalpha

National Symphony Orchestra
www.kennedy-center.org/nso/schedule_11.cfm

Washington National Opera
www.dc-opera.org/calendar.html

Wolf Trap
www.wolftrap.org/Find_Performances_and_Events.htmlx

Shakespeare Theatre Company
www.shakespearetheatre.org/calendar/

National Gallery of Art
nga.gov/ginfo/calendar.shtm

Corcoran Gallery of Art
getinvolved.corcoran.org/calendar

The Phillips Collection
www.phillipscollection.org/calendar/

Folger Shakespeare Library
folger.edu/whatson.cfm

Goethe Institut Washington
www.goethe.de/ins/us/was/ver/enindex.htm

Alliance Fran├žaise de Washington DC
www.francedc.org/en/CulturalEvents.htmlx

Talks and Discussions

Smithsonian Institution
si.edu/events

National Archives
www.archives.gov/dc-metro/events/

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov/loc/events

Newseum
newseum.org/plan-your-visit/calendar-of-events

National Geographic Society
events.nationalgeographic.com/events

National Building Museum
www.nbm.org/programs-lectures/

International Spy Museum
spymuseum.org/calendar

Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse – Guest Speakers
politics-prose.com/event

The National Press Club
www.press.org/events

The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=events.welcome

World Affairs Council
www.worldaffairsdc.org

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
csis.org/events/

Brookings Institution
www.brookings.edu/events.htmlx

Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
www.sais-jhu.edu/calendar

The Heritage Foundation
www.heritage.org/events

Cato Institute
www.cato.org/events/calendar.html

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
www.aei.org/events?uc=1

Center for American Progress
www.americanprogress.org/events

New America Foundation
newamerica.net/events

United States Institute of Peace
www.usip.org/events

National Endowment for Democracy
ned.org/events

Asia Society
asiasociety.org/events-calendar

Atlantic Council
www.acus.org/events

The Middle East Institute
www.mei.edu/Events.htmlx

Bipartisan Policy Center
www.bipartisanpolicy.org/events

Economic Policy Institute
www.epi.org/pages/calendar/

Center for Global Development
www.cgdev.org/section/events

Institute of World Politics
www.iwp.edu/events/

Institute for Policy Studies
www.ips-dc.org/events

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
www.potomacinstitute.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=66&Itemid=91

Urban Institute
www.urban.org/events/

Resources for the Future
www.rff.org/Events/Pages/EventsList.htmlx

National Economists Club
national-economists.org/calendar.html

American Institute For Contemporary German Studies
www.aicgs.org/eventlist/

Philosophical Society of Washington
philsoc.org

Sports

Washington Nationals
mlb.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=WAS

Washington Redskins
www.redskins.com/gen/games/schedule.jsp

Washington Wizards
www.nba.com/wizards/schedule

Washington Capitals
capitals.nhl.com/club/schedule.htm

D.C. United
www.dcunited.com/schedule

Dining Guides

DCFoodies.com
www.dcfoodies.com

Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide
tylercowensethnicdiningguide.com

The Washington Post’s Restaurant Guide
www.washingtonpost.com/gog/dc-restaurants.html

Washingtonian Magazine’s Food and Dining Guide
www.washingtonian.com/sections/restaurants

WETA Guide to Neighborhood Eats
www.weta.org/tv/local/wetaguide/neighborhoodeats

WETA Guide to Fine Dining
www.weta.org/tv/local/wetaguide/finedining

Urban Spoon
www.urbanspoon.com/c/7/Washington-DC-restaurants.html

Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” Recommendations
www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/anthony-bourdain/episodes/washington-dc