Things to do: March 13-15

Things to do: March 13-15

During this big parade weekend, explore some of the various St Patrick’s Day festivities and other events like lectures and performances taking place this weekend.

Sunday, March 15th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm: Washington, D.C. Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Celebrate the holiday with bands, dancers, marchers, and floats on Constitution Avenue!

Constitution Avenue (7th to 17th Streets) NW, Washington, DC; FREE along parade route; www.dcpatsparade.com

Friday, March 13th from 12:00 pm to 8:00pm: 20th Annual National Capital Boat Show

Looking for a new boat or maybe just want to get a head start on summer? Check out the boat show and see everything from dinghys to yachts.

Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA; $10 general admission, free for children under 16; www.gsevents.com

Saturday, March 14th at 7:30 pm: Harmony Sweepstakes A Capella Festival

Listen to great voices from the Mid-Atlantic compete in the 31st festival!

Birchmere Music Hall, 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA; $27.50 general admission; www.harmony-sweepstakes.com/dc

Sunday, March 15th at 3:00 pm: Young Adult Author Panel at One More Page Books

Authors Leah Cypess, Lisa Maxwell, and Caroline Tung Richmond discuss their books and the young adult genre.

One More Page Books, 2200 N Westmoreland Street #101, Arlington, VA; FREE; www.onemorepagebooks.com

Movies opening this week include Cinderella, It Follows, and Walter.