For one day in April, downtown D.C. comes alive with Judo fighters, origami makers, storytellers, dancers, musicians, sumo wrestlers, and so much more. A little bit of Japan can be experienced at the 43rd National Cherry Blossom Festival. Sakura Matsuri takes place on 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The festival starts at 11 am and ends at 6 pm on April 3. For more information, call 202-833-2210 or visit www.us-japan.org/dc/events/matsuriindex.html.