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Weekend Report: 8 events not to miss this weekend

Thursday, April 27

Smithsonian Craft Show: (Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, April 30) The 35th annual Smithsonian Craft Show is back! On display and for sale will be works from 120 artists representing all facets of contemporary design and craft – basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood.

Friday, April 28

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show: (Friday, April 29 - Sunday, April 30) The sixth annual in-water sailboat show will feature new and brokerage boats, including catamarans, monohulls, racing boats, family cruisers, day sailors, and inflatables. Shop for the latest in marine equipment, electronics, clothing and boating accessories at more than one hundred on-land nautical exhibits.

Georgetown French Market: (Friday, April 28 - Sunday, April 30) Get ready for the 14th Annual Georgetown French Market, presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, where the charming Book Hill neighborhood of Georgetown transforms into a Parisian-inspired open-air market! More than 40 locally-owned boutiques, cafes, salons and galleries will offer designer goods, art, home furnishings, French fare and more.

Saturday, April 29

People's Climate March: Join the People's Climate Movement on April 29 in Washington, D.C. and across the country. March lineup begins at 11 a.m. in front of the Capitol Building.

National Harbor Wine and Food Festival: (Saturday, April 29 - Sunday, April 30) Join in the excitement of the 9th Annual Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor; bringing together world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers with thousands of the Districts foodies.

Pups in the Park: Go Nats! Take your pup to the ball game! 100% of the proceeds from your dog ticket benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance.

5th Annual D.C. Margarita March: The Margarita March is an awesome margarita tasting tour at some of D.C.'s best venues. Enjoy eight different spins on Mexico's favorite cocktail -- all included in your ticket -- during D.C.'s official Cinco de Mayo Kickoff Party.

Sunday, April 30

Calçotada at ANXO: ANXO will be hosting a Calçotada from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Calçotada is a Catalan festival and celebration of calçot onions. On the patio, the restaurant will be grilling unfathomable amounts of onions, which are wrapped in newspaper as they are grilled. Guests pull away the charred exteriors, dip the onions in romesco, and slurp them up. The onions will also be served with grilled pan con tomate.