Shakespeare Free for All stages 'Twelfth Night'
Thanks to the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washingtonians can see a performance of a Shakespeare classic for free. This year's choice, "Twelfth Night," promises comedy as a shipwreck separates two young lovers. While getting tickets to the show used to mean standing in line for way too long, tickets will now mostly be given out in an online lottery (for details on how to get them, go to http:/
SHAKESPEARE FREE FOR ALL'S "TWELFTH NIGHT" Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday at 8 p.m., through Sept. 5. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. 202-547-1122. http:/
SOUTH AMERICAN STATUARY TOUR Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., through Aug. 21. A National Park Service ranger leads a two-hour walk along Virginia Avenue NW and discusses Simón Bolívar, José de San Martín and other notable Latin Americans whose statues reside there. Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station, 2301 I St. NW. 202-438-9710. Free.
"IN THE PARK, AFTER DARK" Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Roast marshmallows and listen to nature stories outdoors. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3078. http:/
TIKI DANCE PARTY AND LUAU Saturday at 8 p.m. Hawaiian music, food and dancing. Prizes will be awarded for the best Hawaiian wear. Dance Bethesda, Suite 2A, 8227 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-3660. http:/
"NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN" Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Music, food and children's activities take place before the film, starting at 6 p.m. Bring a cooler and blanket for a picnic and film under the stars. Trinity Center, 5870 Trinity Pkwy., Centreville. 703-324-8700. 703-324-7469. http:/
BEATBOXCHIP CONCERT Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Beatboxing meets electronica in a battle of wills. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4199. Free.