What: Now Ruz, or a Persian New Year celebration
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
Where: Freer and Sackler Galleries at 1050 Independence SW.
Cost: Free, although some of the musical performances require free tickets. The food is available for purchase.
Why you should go: The annual event is held weeks before Now Ruz, or Persian New Year, an ancient festival. The museum will offer typical Persian New Year activities and attractions, including fire-jumping and traditional “haft sin” table displays, as well as classical and contemporary musical performances, photo booths and Persian food.