No matter your scene, there's great things in store For Your Weekend. An international film festival is spotlighting comedies from around the world, D.C.'s cannabis community will take over RFK Stadium, and there's beer celebrations to be found in Virginia and D.C.
Want to enjoy your weekend cheaply? Here's our top free and cheap picks in D.C.:
Sports and Sporting
The Wizards in the Playoffs
Friday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 6 p.m.
As of this writing, tickets are still available for the Wizards' next two games against the Toronto Raptors.
Kitten Yoga with Yoga Heights
Saturday at 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., Humane Rescue Alliance (15 Oglethorpe St. NW)
Hang out with kittens, support the Humane Rescue Alliance and enjoy gentle yoga. Tickets are $25.
The Purple Rain Run 5K
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Fletcher's Cove
How much Prince is on your workout playlist? If "I Wanna Be Your Lover" and "U Got The Look" are staples, this 5K was made for you.
Music, Movies, Laughs and Art
Through April 21, Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Journey to Baltimore for an amazing light displays throughout the harbor.
Through April 29, various theaters
Watch a movie you might have never otherwise seen -- or even known about --at D.C.'s international film festival. This year's event puts a focus on laughs.
6th Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More than 100 artists are set to showcase a huge range of art works. Whether you're decorating or just want to appreciate, head to N. Highland Street and enjoy.
Friday, 8 p.m., The Kennedy Center
The comedian is only in town for one night -- and reviewers seem to think he'll make it count.
Silver Spring Record Fair
Sunday, 1-6 p.m., Silver Spring
A lineup of DJs and beer will welcome you to the Denizens Brewing Co. record fair.
"2001: A Space Odyssey" Immersive Exhibit
Through May 28 at the National Air and Space Museum
No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man at The Renwick
Through January 2019, downtown
A slice of the fantastical and larger-than-life arts festival Burning Man has taken over the Renwick Gallery and even spilled out onto the surrounding streets. Expect a lot of buzz and selfie-takers, but between the virtual reality experience, the epic Grand Salon makeover and the larger-than-life displays, it'll be worth the inevitable lines and crowds.
Check out our first look here:
Parties, Eats and Drinks
Friday, 4-11 p.m., The Fairgrounds
Truckeroo is back! Choose from more than a dozen food truck options coupled with live music.
National Cannabis Festival
Saturday, 12 p.m., RFK Stadium
Friday is 4/20. Saturday is the National Cannabis Festival. A long list of exhibitors offers the chance to check out D.C.'s burgeoning industry for "grower's gear, art, fashion, wellness products and more." Cypress Hill is set to perform a headlining set, alongside an number of other artists. You must be 21 to attend. Tickets cost $42 (get it?!).
2018 DC Beer Fest
Saturday, noon and 5 p.m., Nationals Park
A $45 ticket gets you admission to one session offering three hours of uninhibited beer drinking, lawn games, food trucks... but mostly beer. You must be 21 to attend.
Ocelot's 3rd Anniversary Party
Saturday, 12 p.m., Dulles
This family-owned brewery is celebrating three years in business with the release of an IPA.
IGNITE: A Fire Cabaret
Saturday, 8-11 p.m., Atlas District
An "infernal speakeasy"? Consider us intrigued. You'll need a ticket ($25-$30) to attend the show at Gallery O on H.
Small Business Expo
Friday, 9 a.m., Washington Convention Center
Network and learn at what organizers say is the biggest event of its kind. A free ticket gives you access to workshops on topics including building a brand, avoiding debt, and social media. There's also oppurtunities for networking. Paid ticket upgrades are available.
8th Annual African-American Heritage Tour
Saturday, 7:45 a.m., meet at THEARC
Join a motorcoach tour to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park in Church Creek, Maryland. It's a two-hour trip, and the $25 ticket is a good way to make the drive if you don't have a car (tickets are $15 for those 16 and under).
Rally to Prevent Suicide
Saturday, 4:30-7:30 p.m., U.S. Capitol
Organizers are seeking volunteers to help, or you can join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, health, military and veterans groups. The goal of the rally is to petition Congress to prioritize suicide prevention.