Weekend Suggestions 10/23-10/25

(Megan Zendek/ Fourth Estate)

(Megan Zendek/ Fourth Estate)

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer


Johnson Center Cinema: “The Gift”

This weekend the Johnson Center Cinema is showing “The Gift,” a psychological thriller film that tells the story of a married couple who is faced suddenly with a terrifying secret from the past when a past acquaintance leaves a strange gift. With a rating of 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, this movie is sure to please.

Show times:

Oct. 22 at 9 p.m.

Oct. 23 and 24 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Watch the trailer: http://giftmovie.com/#/autotrailer


Expressions of the Holocaust: Memories

Expressions of the Holocaust: Memories is happening Sunday, Oct. 25, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hub Ballroom at the Fairfax Campus. Hosted by Mason Hillel, this event will feature a discussion of the Holocaust as well as stories shared by survivors. This event is free for Mason students.

For more information visit this website: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/expressions-of-the-holocaust-memories-tickets-18402705989

Stanzas for Syria

United Muslim Relief is hosting Stanzas for Syria for Syria Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. This event uses poetry to bring awareness to Syrian refugees. Stanzas for Syria is free, though “donations are welcome,” according to the event’s Facebook page. Check out the Facebook page for more information!





“Hocus Pocus” will be showing Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at Reston Station, which is located on the Silver line. “Hocus Pocus” is a Disney movie about three witches trying to become immortal and two teens trying to stop them. If you feel like getting into the Halloween mood, Fourth Estate recommends you go check it out.

For more dates and times of movies around the area: http://www.dcoutdoorfilms.com/

Hocus Pocus trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UUMsInka2s


Smithsonian Food History Festival

The Smithsonian Food History Festival will be happening Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the National Museum of American History. This event is free and will feature many different activities exploring past, present and future innovations in our nation’s food industry.

Metro stops: Federal Triangle or Smithsonian (Orange and Blue lines)

For the full list of events throughout the day check out this link: http://americanhistory.si.edu/events/food-history-weekend/festival