Cherry Blossom events
Saturday, March 30
●Blossom Kite Festival. Participate in a day-long event featuring kitemaking competitions, flight demonstrations by master kitemakers from across the country, kite ballet performances and more. Washington Monument grounds, Constitution Avenue and 17th Street NW. 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Metro: Farragut West.
●Culture Day at the Fairfax County Capital Region Visitor Center. Free gifts, craft demonstrations, and festival maps and information. Fairfax County Visitor Center, Tysons Corner Center, Nordstrom Wing’s 2nd floor, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. Noon to 3 p.m.
●Mask Vignettes 2013: A Therapeutic Noh Theater Performance. Costumes and masks, music improvised by professionals, and chanted poetry will be part of performances by individuals with differing abilities. The Art and Drama Therapy Institute Inc., Keiko Komatsubara Noh Stage, 327 S St. NE. Reservations required. 1 to 2:30 p.m.
The D.C. Cherry Blossom Guide 2013 is your Washington Post iPhone app with all the information you need to get the most out of your annual Cherry Blossom Festival experience. Find it free at the App Store.
For details on all events, visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org. The Cherry Blossom Festival hotline is 877-44BLOOM (442-5666). All events are free unless otherwise noted.