04/13/2012 10:37 am ET

Weekend To-Do Guide: Catch A Show At The Howard Theater, Bring In The Clowns For A Good Cause

WASHINGTON --This weekend calls for a little celebration. With clowns. At a fundraiser for a charity that brings circus performers to refugee camps.

Other weekend fun: Raise a toast to the one-year-old DC Brau or hit a show at the newly re-opened Howard Theatre, catch a comedy act or see an Icelandic indie-folk band.

There's a lot going on around town -- see our picks for your fun weekend below: