Entertainment

Top Choice Stadium in Baltimore

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

The Baltimore Orioles play here, arguably the best ballpark in America, from April through September. Daily tours of the stadium are offered April through November; tours cost $9 for adults, $6 for children under 15…
Top Choice Performing Arts in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

Kennedy Center

Overlooking the Potomac River, the magnificent Kennedy Center hosts a staggering array of performances – more than 2000 each year in venues including the Concert Hall – home to the National Symphony – and Opera Hous…
Top Choice Live Music in Blue Ridge Highlands & Southwest Virginia

Carter Family Fold

In a tiny hamlet in southwest Virginia formerly known as Maces Spring (today part of Hiltons), you'll find one of the hallowed birthplaces of mountain music. The Carter Family Fold continues the musical legacy begun…
Top Choice Live Music in Floyd

Floyd Country Store

This place is why most folk come to Floyd, especially for the Friday Night Jamboree, which starts at 6:30pm. For $5, you get three bluegrass bands in four hours and the chance to watch happy crowds jam to regional h…
Top Choice Stadium in Capitol Hill & South DC

Nationals Park

The major-league Washington Nationals play baseball at this spiffy stadium beside the Anacostia River. Don't miss the mid-fourth-inning ‘Racing Presidents’ – an odd foot race between giant-headed caricatures of Geor…
Top Choice Live Music in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Black Cat

The Black Cat is the go-to venue for music that's loud and grungy with a punk edge. The White Stripes, Arcade Fire and Foo Fighters have all thrashed here. The action divides between tiny and intimate Backstage, dow…
Top Choice Live Music in Galax

Blue Ridge Music Center

An arts and music hub for the region that offers programming that focuses on local musicians carrying on the traditions of Appalachian music. Headline performances are mostly on weekends, but local musicians give fr…
Top Choice Theater in Staunton

Blackfriars Playhouse

Don't leave Staunton without catching a show at the Blackfriars Playhouse, where actors from the American Shakespeare Center perform in a re-creation of Shakespeare's original indoor theater. The acting is up-close …
Top Choice Theater in Downtown & Penn Quarter

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Woolly Mammoth is the edgiest of DC’s experimental groups. For most shows, $20 ‘stampede’ seats are available at the box office two hours before performances. They're limited in number, and sold first-come, first-se…
Theater in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Howard Theatre

Built in 1910, Howard Theatre was the top address when U St was known as 'Black Broadway.' Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and other famed names lit the marquee. Now big-name comedians and blues, gospel and jazz act…