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Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 9:09 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will take to D.C. Friday. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Howcheng under the Creative Commons License.

Celebrations of national and global culture will descend upon the District this weekend.

- Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen and the E Street Band bring New Jersey roots to D.C. Friday, playing at Nationals Park at 7:30. Tickets start at $68.

- The National Museum of American History celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a Family Day centered upon Central American culture. The free event takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and requires no ticket reservation.

- The annual H Street Festival returns this year, featuring fashion, food, art and music along the H Street neighborhood in the North East quarter.  The festive event runs until 7 p.m. and is open to all ages.