DANCE CLUBS Perfect your Charleston and Lindy hop every Tuesday at The Jam Cellar, a weekly swing-dance club at Northwest DC’s historic Josephine Butler Parks Center. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Virginia Tourism Corporation. THEATRES Catch a show at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, nature’s idyllic outdoor theatre and the only national park for the performing arts. In DC, The National Theatre has kidpleasing shows and Broadway- worthy productions like “Annie” and “Motown the Musical.” MONTHLY ART WALKS Check out First Friday events in Richmond and DC’s Dupont Circle, or Alloverstreet in Baltimore to gallery-hop and maybe discover a new favourite artist. COMEDY CLUBS Magic, comedy and delightful cocktails keep audiences smiling at Illusions Bar & Theater in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighbourhood. DINNER AND A SHOW Many venues let you catch a live performance whilst enjoying a meal at the same time, including Blues Alley in DC, offering jazz and supper in an intimate setting. NIGHTTIME TOURS See some of DC’s famous monuments, including the Lincoln, Jefferson and Vietnam Veterans memorials, in a whole new light on the Monuments by Moonlight tour. ROOFTOP BARS Tasty cocktails under a roof of stars are well executed at locales like Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar in Charlottesville, Virginia, and The Observatory in DC’s Georgetown neighbourhood. MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS Every Saturday evening, the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, hosts an acoustic tribute to traditional folk music’s Carter family, featuring old-time country and bluegrass. National Harbor Capital Wheel, Flickr/Paul Nelson. TWILIGHT RIDES Gain a bird’s eye view of the Washington Monument, the US Capitol and Alexandria from a climate-controlled gondola on The Capital Wheel at National Harbor.
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