This three day festival put on by the Smithsonian has readings and workshops going on all weekend at Eaton, the Library of Congress and the Freer/Sackler. Highlights to this editor include poet and novelist Ocean Vuong, Monique Truong, a discussion of Asian YA, and queer/trans ghost stories!
Saturday: Play a little
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is turning into an arcade! Gamers of all levels can play the classics and try out new games, especially ones highlighting communities of color and the LGBTQ+ community. (11:30am-7pm and on Sunday)
Sunday: DC United v. Philadelphia Union
Baltimore’s closer, but sometimes Philly seems like the real rival—two centuries ago we nabbed the Capital from them, then this year they snagged Bryce Harper from us. Let’s duke it out on the pitch. (Sunday, 7:30 pm)