Black Hockey History Museum – NBC4 Washington

The NHL’s Black Hockey History Mobile Museum, which celebrates the sport’s African American pioneers and current stars, has arrived in DC for the weekend. The visit is free.

The traveling museum is in Rockville on Friday and is scheduled to arrive in Reston on Saturday.

The NHL’s Black Hockey History Mobile Museum celebrates the black hockey pioneers and current stars of the sport. News4’s Juliana Valencia takes you inside.

The exhibits teach visitors about the early days of hockey, including one of Canada’s early stars, Herb Carnegie, and the first black NHL player, Willie O’Ree, while highlighting some local history and big moments from the Washington Capitals.

“Hockey is for everyone,” said Rodney Reynolds, founder of American Legacy Network Corp., which helped organize the museum. “Whoever comes on board learns a lot about black performance in hockey.”

Here’s when and where to find it:

  • Friday, 01/21/2022: Rockville Ice Arena, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
  • Saturday 22 January 2022: SkateQuest Reston, 12pm to 6pm

More things to do in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia this weekend

Clearing up the holiday wreath at Arlington National Cemetery: Wreaths across America have laid thousands of wreaths to honor service members for the holiday, and now it’s time to clean them up. The event starts at 8am on Saturday and is first come, first served.

Alexandria Restaurant Week: The Dining Deals event starts on Friday and more than 60 restaurants participate. Many spots have heated outdoor seating or offer takeout options. It runs until January 30th.

ARTECHOUSE New exhibition: The interactive digital art museum turns music into visual art in its new exhibition, Transient: Impermanent Paintings. It runs until March 6th. Adult tickets start at $24; Discounts are available.

Beethoven exhibition: The Kennedy Center celebrates Ludwig van Beethoven with the National Symphony Orchestra performing his symphonies and a public art exhibition by Mo Willem entitled Beethoven Symphonies Abstracted. It’s free and runs until March 20th.

The Home + Remodeling Show can help you unleash your creativity. The event returns to the Dulles Expo Center after a two-year hiatus.

Home + Remodeling Show: Have you been staring in your kitchen or home office hoping to be hit with design inspiration? the Home + Remodeling Show Friday’s kickoff at the Dulles Expo Center can help unleash your creativity. Tickets are $9 for adults when purchased online. Here’s a preview.

Washington Auto Show: One of the country’s biggest auto shows is back. It runs until next Sunday; Adult weekend tickets start at $15.

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