10 Virtual And IRL Things To Do Around D.C. This Weekend

by Mikka Kei Macdonald, DCist


DOWN IN THE REEDS: This Saturday is the Down in the Reeds day-long music festival. The event, which will be held at the Parks at Walter Reed, aims to create a “fall gathering that brings together a mosaic of entertainment and activations reflective of DC’s cultural diversity and in celebration of the healing power of music.” Acts including RDGLDGRN, Calista Garcia, the Bele Bele Rhythm Collective, and more will perform. (The Parks at Walter Reed; 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; FREE

FALL 5K: This Saturday, the Friends of the National Arboretum is hosting their 5K fundraiser on the grounds of the National Arboretum. The event supports FONA’s work in hosting programs and events that “instill a love of plants, nature, and the outdoors in all who visit the Arboretum.” (The National Arboretum, with virtual option available; 9 a.m.; $30)

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