1. Ice Skating Party to Benefit Concerts in the Park
When/Where: From 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Washington Harbour Ice Rink, 3050 K St. NW, and Tony & Joe's, 3000 K St. NW.
Why Go: Get some exercise, spend some quality time with family and friends and help a good cause while you are at it. Proceeds from the skating party will support the Citizens Association of Georgetown's annual Concerts in the Park this summer, which is free and open to the public.
Price: Tickets are $175 for three generations, $150 for 2 generations, $125 for a couple and $65 for one.
When/Where: The Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Rosebud is an annual competition open exclusively to DC, Maryland, and Virginia film and video producers. Twenty films are in the lineup, and the festival seeks to honor "innovative, experimental, unusual, and deeply personal in creative film and video making," according to a press release from the festival.
Price: An all day pass for the festival is $10 and includes re-entry privileges throughout the showcase. Tickets are available at the door, or in advance online or by calling 703-524-2388.
3. Arlington Teen Bands to Play at the IOTA Club & Cafe
When/Where: The show is at 3 p.m. Saturday at the IOTA Club & Cafe
Why Go: Watch the aspiring musicians take the stage. Read more about the bands.
Price: $10 at the door.
4. DC No Pants Subway Ride
When/Where: Meet 2 p.m. Sunday at Hancock Park in front of the L'Enfant Plaza Metro.
Why Go: If you have an affinity for counterculture or just feel like trying something adventurous for the new year, this is a very public way to do it. Plus think of all the great answer you could come up with for not wearing pants: "They are invisible," or "It's Sunday, duh."
Price: Your dignity. And the cost of your Metro fare.
5. George Washington Inauguration Items on Display
When/Where: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
Why Go: A suit reportedly worn by George Washington at his first presidential inauguration and a draft of his first inauguration speech are both on display.
Price: Adults $15; Seniors $14; Ages 6 to 11 $7; Ages 5 and under: FREE