*The One Journey Festival, held this Saturday at the National Cathedral, highlights the stories and accomplishments of refugees. The event will feature music, dance, food, and activities for all ages, plus an international marketplace and a mini soccer clinic. Admission is free.
*The Renwick Gallery debuts two sculpture exhibits this Friday. “Ginny Ruffner: Reforestation of the Imagination,” featuring a combination of traditional glass sculpture with Augmented Reality technology. Visitors use a downloadable app that superimposes digital information over what appear to be barren sculptures, creating two distinct realities. “Michael Sherrill Retrospective” showcases the artist’s works in clay, glass, and metal, spanning his 40-year career.
*The Smithsonian Folklife Festival presents two days of concerts, with a special emphasis on DC music. The festival also includes demonstrations and workshops, a variety of food and drinks from local vendors, and presentations about the District’s music scene. Admission is free and the festival will take place Saturday-Sunday, 11 AM-6 PM.
*The Capitol View Library hosts a special live reptile show on Saturday, with professional wildlife presenters sharing funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic creatures. Admission is free.
*Punk the Capital, a documentary about the local history of the punk and DIY music movement, premieres at the Hirshhorn on Sunday at 2 PM. The film features interviews with members of Bad Brains, Minor Threat, and The Slickee Boys.