WHERE TO BE SCENE
Friday, Sept. 1
5:00 PM, Summer Snow Globe Closing Weekend at National Harbor, 165 Waterfront St., National Harbor. $10, live music, corn hole, drinks for purchase. Free, info.
8:00 PM, Tribute Concert: Jimi Hendrix at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Music featuring Fishbone alongside guitarists Ernie Isley, Vernon Reid and Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, and vocalists Nona Hendryx, Liv Warfield and Judith Hill. $30-$85, info.
7:00 PM, Scena Theatre’s modern take on Julius Caesar Opening Night at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. Director Robert McNamara (who also performs as Caesar) brings to stage his vision of political corruption and civil unrest. Continues through Sept. 24. $45, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, 2017 Labor Day Musical Festival at Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. Featuring: Flo Anito, Margot MacDonald, Laura Tsaggaris. Free, info.
Saturday, Sept. 2
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, DC VegFest 2017 at Yards Park, 1299 New Jersey Ave. SE. Speakers, food and drink samples, live music, Kids' Zone, chef demos, free gift for first 1,000 attendees! Fundraiser, info.
8:00 AM, Waterfront Workouts at The Wharf/Marina, 690 Water St. SW. Featuring: DC Dragon Boat Club, YaLa Fitness, M Street Yoga. Free, info
8:30 AM – 7:30 PM, 17th Library of Congress National Book Festival at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Join more than 100 authors and presenters, including David Baldacci, Diana Gabaldon, David McCullough and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Free, info.
6:00 PM, Synetic Theatre’s The Adventures of Peter Pan opens officially in October, but the company will present a version of the production at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage as part of Target’s Family Night in conjunction with the Page-To-Stage New Play Festival. Free, info.
(All Day), Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser at participating restaurants, bars, and breweries that are donating a portion of their sales to the American Red Cross’ efforts to care for victims of this unprecedented storm. Participating establishments are listed on the event’s CrowdRise page, info.
Sunday, Sept. 3
5:00 PM, Summer Snow Globe Closing Party at National Harbor, 165 Waterfront St., National Harbor. Enjoy live music, corn-hole, drinks for purchase. $10, info.
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Syria Fest takes over Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 12th and 14th streets. The immersive outdoor cultural festival will feature food, music, art, dance and other elements of Syrian culture. Free, info.
Monday, Sept. 4
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Labor Day Crabfest at City Tap House DC, 901 Ninth St. NW. Unlimited Maryland blue crabs, hush puppies, jambalaya rice, drinks for purchase, beach balls, inflatable palm trees, live music. $30, info.
8:30 PM, Rhode Island punk band Downtown Boys perform with locals Hemlines and Homosuperior at DC9, 1940 Ninth St. NW. $12/advance, $14/door, info.