Weekend Planner: No Pants, Theater and a Wedding Expo
A few things to do in Alexandria, Arlington and DC this weekend.
When: 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Hancock Park in front of the L'Enfant Plaza Metro.
Why Go: If you have an affinity for counterculture or just feel like trying something adventurous for the new year, this is a very public way to do it. Plus, think of all the great answers you could come up with for not wearing pants: "My pants are invisible." Or, "It's Sunday, duh."
Price: Your dignity. And the cost of your Metro fare.
Where: Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St, Alexandria, VA
When: Show runs through Feb. 2.
Why Go: In this Tony-winning musical, six unemployed steel workers decide to improve their financial prospects and self-esteem. Show includes adult content.
Price: $22 - $27
Where: The Athanaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria
When: 4 – 6 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Join artist Frances Seeger for an exhibit of some of her larger paintings.
Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
When: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Why Go: A suit reportedly worn by George Washington at his first presidential inauguration and a draft of his first inauguration speech are both on display.
Price: Adults $15; Seniors $14; Ages 6 to 11 $7; Ages 5 and under: FREE
Where: Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle St., Alexandria
When: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13
Why Go: If you’re planning a wedding or even thinking about getting married, this is a great opportunity to see what trends are hot and meet with local service providers for your big day.
When: 4 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13
Where: Washington Harbour Ice Rink, 3050 K St. NW, and Tony & Joe's, 3000 K St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Why Go: Get some exercise, spend some quality time with family and friends and help a good cause while you are at it. Proceeds from the skating party will support the Citizens Association of Georgetown's annual Concerts in the Park this summer, which is free and open to the public.
Price: Tickets are $175 for three generations, $150 for 2 generations, $125 for a couple and $65 for one.
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