Four singers on a stage on the National Mall with their backs to the camera and the Washington Monument in the background. (Photo: Smithsonian Folklife Festival)

Weekend Guide

Have a Cool Time This Hot Weekend It is the weekend before the Fourth of July, and if you are in town, an abbreviated version of the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival is here for two days ONLY. But with a hazy, hot and humid forecast with temperatures saying in the low- to mid-90s,
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A female Native American dressed in animal skins holds candles at the National Museum of the American Indian. (Photo: National Museum of the American Indian)

Weekend Guide

Have Summer Fun in the Sun This Weekend It is officially the first weekend of summer and the longest days of the year. Make the most of that daylight at the many events, including the Smithsonian’s Saturday Solstice, when the museums celebrate until midnight. It looks like the
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