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Monday, June 24, 2019

JUL

24

Wed

Independent Trekking Around the World, 7-8:30pm at Northeast Neighborhood Library (330 7th Street Northeast). Kylie Lipinski and Karan Girdhani spent one year (April 2018 - April 2019) hiking and trekking independently in seven countries: The United States, Iceland, India, Nepal, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. They will share highlights from their favorite day hikes and multi-day treks. They will also talk about the research and logistics that went into planning a year of outdoor travel on four different continents. FREE

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

JUN

25

Tue

DBG Spotlight [email protected] Row Hotel, 6-9pm at Embassy Row Hotel (2015 Massachusetts, Ave NW). Join us for an evening of cocktails, networking, and beauty industry news at DBG’s Spotlight Mixer on June 25 at Embassy Row Hotel, from 6pm-9pm. We'll talk beauty with popular cosmetic brands and spotlight mixer host Matar Gueye, a skincare education & sales coordinator with more than five years of experience sharing tips, best practices, secrets, and innovations throughout the nation’s capital. $15

JUN

25

Tue

Satellite Room’s Drag Bingo Bash will Close Out Capital Pride Month , 6-9pm at Satellite Room DC (2047 9th Street NW). Capital Pride 2019 is going out with a bang at Shaw’s late-night favorite Satellite Room during a special Drag Bingo Bash, hosted by D.C.’s very own Bombalicious Eklaver. This free and public event will include multiple rounds of bingo, unique prizes (including boozy treats from Republic Restoratives), and $25 pizza & pitcher specials featuring local brews including DC Brau and 3 Stars. And, naturally, Bombalicious will serve and slay her way through the evening as Bingomaster as we bid adieu to another season of Pride. FREE

JUN

25

Tue

A PEOPLE’S CHOIR DC (SING-ALONG) at DC9 Nightclub, 7:30-9:15pm at DC9 Nightclub (1940 9th St NW). Theme TBA after our May 7 sing-along! We'll be up on the second floor at DC9 Nightclub. Singing starts around 7:30pm, but come early to enjoy the (enclosed) roof and happy hour. The big, sliding door halfway to the roof should be open by 7:10pm or so. FREE

JUN

25

Tue

SCREENING: Hiroshima Mon Amour by Alain Resnais, 7-10pm at La Maison Française @ the Embassy of France (4101 Reservoir Rd NW). As part of the film series "Les Femmes Essentielles," the Cultural Services of the French Embassy present a screening of the film ​Hiroshima Mon Amour. Emmanuelle Riva (1927-2017) epitomized a new kind of female star, more realistic and intellectual, in contrast with the stereotype of Bardot. After her star-making turn in Hiroshima Mon Amour, Riva appeared opposite Jean-Paul Belmondo in Melville's LĂ©on Morin, Priest. FREE

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

JUN

26

Wed

Summer on Ice - Moet Ice at The Graham Rooftop, 7-10pm at The Graham Rooftop (1075 Thomas Jefferson Street Northwest). Kick back, relax and cool down with special pricing - Moet Ice Imperial for just $18 a glass/$90 a bottle & Möet Ice Imperial Rosé for $21 a glass/$110 a bottle. Möet & Chandon ambassadors will also be on-site with exclusive free swag. FREE

JUN

26

Wed

2020 Democratic Debate Party with Straw Poll! (6/26 & 6/27), 6-11pm at Local Sixteen (1602 U Street NW). Join the DMV Grassroots Coordinating Committee and Network For Progress for the first 2020 Democratic Primary Debate in Miami! Watch parties will be on Wednesday 6/26 and Thursday 6/27. The debate begins at 9pm, and we will also feature networking and speakers during our Pre-Debate Candidate Fair and Straw Poll through 8pm. $5 Drink and Appetizer Specials will be available until 9pm. This is a 21+ Event. FREE

JUN

26

Wed

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Sunrise Pilates on the Rooftop, 6-7am at House of Sweden (2900 K Street Northwest). Start the day with Sunrise Pilates on House of Sweden’s Rooftop overlooking the Potomac. Certified instructur: Ulrika Frank. ONLY on select Wednesday. FREE

JUN

26

Wed

MED GALA, 6-9pm at Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest). Join us for a culinary adventure featuring different stations: indulge in different delicacies, surrounded by music and dances distinctive of many Mediterranean countries! Enjoy a memorable evening dedicated to life+style, staged at the elegant Italian Embassy. $200

Thursday, June 27, 2019

JUN

27

Thu

Distillers at The Speakeasy - MaCallan's Night at The Alex, 5-8pm at The Alex (1075 Thomas Jefferson Street Northwest). Spend your Thursday evening at The Alex Speakeasy as we're joined by the Macallan Distillery team. You'll walk into The Alex and be immersed in the unique distilling process beginning with a bespoke cocktail upon arrival and live music. The first 32 guests to purchase a flight will also receive a custom Graham Georgetown glass. To wash it all down, enjoy complimentary Cheese & Charcuterie all night. FREE

JUN

27

Thu

2020 Democratic Debate Party with Straw Poll! (6/26 & 6/27), 6-11pm at Local Sixteen (1602 U Street NW). Join the DMV Grassroots Coordinating Committee and Network For Progress for the first 2020 Democratic Primary Debate in Miami! Watch parties will be on Wednesday 6/26 and Thursday 6/27. The debate begins at 9pm, and we will also feature networking and speakers during our Pre-Debate Candidate Fair and Straw Poll through 8pm. $5 Drink and Appetizer Specials will be available until 9pm. This is a 21+ Event. FREE

JUN

27

Thu

Universe or Multiverse?, 6:30-7:45pm at Carnegie Institution for Science (1530 P Street Northwest). Cosmological observations show that on the largest scales accessible to our telescopes, the universe is very uniform, and the same laws of physics operate in all the parts of it that we can see. Rather paradoxically, the theory that explains this uniformity also predicts that on extremely large scales, the situation may look totally different. Dr. Andrei Linde: Professor of Physics, Stanford University; Kavli Prize Laureate FREE

Friday, June 28, 2019

JUN

28

Fri

The Veuve Clicquot Marcel’s Picnic Experience , 6-8pm at Marcel's (2401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW). Join one of the world’s most prestigious Champagne brands, Veuve Clicquot, for a Veuve Clicquot picnic experience. The private terrace of French-Belgian favorite Marcel's will be transformed into a Champagne sanctuary. Enjoy complimentary Veuve Clicquot Champagne Brut Yellow Label and Veuve Clicquot RosĂ© accompanied by a perfectly paired tasting experience with passed canapĂ©s included. Keep the party going with live jazz at the lounge and bar all night. And, of course, don’t forget to memorialize the evening with a festive snap from the exclusive Veuve Clicquot Instagram wall. To receive more information, RSVP for the event or purchase a ticket, please call Marcel’s at 202.296.1166. $155

Saturday, June 29, 2019

JUN

29

Sat

One Journey Festival, 11am-6pm at Washington National CathedralOne Journey Festival is a day-long celebration of the courage, talents, and contributions refugees and displaced people. The FREE and family-friendly festival fosters community and advocacy as we celebrate refugee talents, stories, and accomplishments through the shared languages of humanity: art, food, music & dance, and technology. The event will feature humanitarian speakers, artists, local vendors, a world marketplace, storytelling, and more. FREE

JUN

29

Sat

Soulful Symphony: #Soulfulsetlist, 7:30pm at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy). Continuing its mission of exploring the rich diversity of American Roots Music, Soulful Symphony captures the magic and wonder of one of the most iconic stages in the country with a mash-up of American Anthems covering every conceivable style and genre – original orchestral arrangements, magnificent vocal performances and spectacular dancing. It’s the ultimate Remix. This is what makes Soulful Symphony unlike any orchestral ensemble in the world. $25+

JUN

29

Sat

2019 SMOSA USA Fundraising Dinner Dance, 7pm-midnight at Embassy of Ghana (3512 International Drive Northwest). St. Monica's Old Students Association presents our 2019 Annual Fundraising Event at the Ghana Embassy. It's going to be fun, so come and support Us and let's have FUN! $50+

JUN

29

Sat

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown Undercover, 12-2pm at Georgetown (See link). Sneak around and investigate the clandestine corners of Georgetown. See where covert activities took place behind closed doors and in public places. Hear how “Wild Bill” Donovan, Aldrich Ames, Alger Hiss, and others practiced their spycraft. $20

Sunday, June 30, 2019

JUN

30

Sun

2019 RAMMY AWARDS GALA, 5pm at Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt Vernon Pl NW). Presented by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), The RAMMY Awards Gala honors the exceptional ability and accomplishments of the hard-working individuals and organizations of the region’s restaurants and foodservice community. Named the #1 Food & Restaurant event by BizBash Magazine since 2008, The RAMMYS celebrate one of Metropolitan Washington’s greatest assets: its restaurants! $325

July 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

JUL

4

Thu

Red, White & Blue Skies - 4th of July Party at The Graham Rooftop, Noon-2am at The Graham Rooftop (1075 Thomas Jefferson Street Northwest). Cheers to Red, White and Blue Skies as you celebrate Independence on The Graham Rooftop. We're kicking off the party at 12pm and going all night until 2am. There truly is no better place to be for the 4th than DC and there's no better view to take it all in than at The Graham Rooftop. General Admission tickets include entry and unlimited bites from our Backyard BBQ. $75+

JUL

4

Thu

4th of July celebration at the National Archives, All day (Schedule TBD) at The National Archives (700 Pennsylvania Ave NW). Join a tradition like no other: the annual Independence Day celebration at the National Archives in Washington, DC - home of the original Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Boo the list of grievances against King George III, and cheer ‘Huzzah!’ as we declare our independence on the steps of the Archives, while enjoying a full day of family-friendly activities in our nation’s capital. FREE

JUL

4

Thu

Independence Day Concert, 11am,12pm,1pm at NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, America by Air Exhibit (Independence Ave at 6th St, SW). Celebrate the 4th of July with a special performance by the United States Air Force Band's Ceremonial Brass Quintet. Performances will begin at 11:00 am, noon, and 1:00 pm. Each concert will last 20 minutes. Concerts at the Museum in Washington, DC feature vocal and instrumental selections from a variety of musical genres including big band, jazz, popular, patriotic, and classical. World-class musicians from the U.S. military are sure to both entertain and inspire you. FREE

Friday, July 5, 2019

JUL

5

Fri

Drive-In at Union Market: A League of Their Own, 8-11pm at Union Market (1309 5TH STREET NE). The Drive-In at Union Market is back for a seventh season from May through October! Watch great films under the stars on the first Friday of every month. Delicious foods from market vendors, and fun pre-show activities for movie-lovers of every age! All films are shown with Closed Caption. FREE, $15 Parking

Saturday, July 6, 2019

JUL

6

Sat

Free Tango, 2:30pm at Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave. NW). Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required. FREE

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

JUL

9

Tue

SCREENING: Entre Nous by Diane Kurys, 7-10pm at La Maison Française @ the Embassy of France (4101 Reservoir Rd NW). As part of the film series "Les Femmes Essentielles," the Cultural Services of the French Embassy present a screening of the film Entre Nous​. Diane Kurys' biographical drama features two renowned actresses of contemporary French cinema. FREE

Friday, July 12, 2019

JUL

12

Fri

Bastille Day – Cuisine & Maillot Jaune - A Gastronomic Tour de France, 7:30-11:30pm at La Maison Française at the Embassy of France in the United States (4101 Reservoir Road Northwest). Our annual celebration of Bastille Day is back! On Friday, July 12, follow the gourmet steps of the mythic bicycle race - starting in Brussels, Belgium and ending in Paris, France. Join the peloton to France by tasting a selection from the best local chefs, participating in our silent auction filled with wonderful items, and sipping a glass of wine in the patio while listening to live music. $95+

Saturday, July 13, 2019

JUL

13

Sat

40th Anniversary of the National Black United Front, 7-11pm at Embassy of Haiti (2311 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest). The National Black United Front (NBUF) invites you to Washington D.C. to celebrate our 40th Anniverasry and national convention. Known as "Chocolate City," Washington D.C. is home to historic African American institutions, events and personalities such as the Million Man March, Howard University and Frederick Douglass. FREE

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

JUL

16

Tue

5th International Day of Yoga (Bus ride from Durga Temple), 7:30am-noon (1600 Constitution Ave NW). Please join us with family to participate in the workshop, talks, Yoga, meditation and much more. Prior Knowledge of Yoga isn't essential! All ages welcome! FREE

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

JUL

17

Wed

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Sunrise Pilates on the Rooftop, 6-7am at House of Sweden (2900 K Street Northwest). Start the day with Sunrise Pilates on House of Sweden’s Rooftop overlooking the Potomac. Certified instructur: Ulrika Frank. ONLY on select Wednesday. FREE

Saturday, July 20, 2019

JUL

20

Sat

Masquerade Ball At The Embassy of France [Summer Edition], 8:30-midnight at Embassy of France in the United State (4101 Reservoir Road Northwest). In commemorating this occasion, you are cordially invited to join us celebrate this French tradition on a French soil. The night is filled with French food, open bar, dancing and many more! $79+

Sunday, July 21, 2019

JUL

21

Sun

Daby Touré Trio Live at Bossa DC, 8pm at Bossa (2463 18th Street NW). Born in Mauritania, and raised in Senegal, Daby Touré lived for more than a quarter century in Paris before moving recently to Montreal. While his father and uncles formed the pioneering Afropop band Toure Kunda, Touré has always followed his own musical path, with influences ranging from African folk melodies and desert blues, to jazz, pop, reggae, funk and soul. Blessed with an open mind and an explorer's spirit, Touré's catchy songs are as likely to appeal to fans of African stars Habib Koité and Youssou N'Dour as they are to followers of Bob Marley, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder. $15

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

JUL

23

Tue

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER: African Heritage & Pan African Leaders Day, 4-8pm at Embassy of Ethiopia (3506 International Dr. NW). CONNECTING COMMUNITES TOGETHER (CCT) event in the DMV (This event is the third time since 2016) called "Connecting Communities Together: African Heritage, Pan African Leaders Day & H.I.M Hailesellasie Birthday. The event goal is to celebrate African Heritage, Annual Pan African Leaders and H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie Birthday on Monday, July 23, 2018. FREE

JUL

23

Tue

SCREENING: Pierrot Le Fou by Jean-Luc Godard, 7-10pm at La Maison Française @ the Embassy of France (4101 Reservoir Rd NW). As part of the film series "Les Femmes Essentielles," the Cultural Services of the French Embassy present a screening of the film Pierrot Le Fou​. Anna Karina left Denmark at age 18 to pursue a modeling career in Paris. She turned down a supporting role in Breathless, but accepted the lead in Godard's second feature, Le Petit Soldat. FREE

Thursday, July 25, 2019

JUL

25

Thu

Latvian Film Club: Baltic Tribes, 6-8pm at Embassy of Latvia to the USA (2306 Massachusetts Ave NW). A popular science documentary film – a historical reconstruction with dramatic elements tells about the 13th-century Baltic peoples who later formed the Latvian nation. The main character of the film, a merchant from Gotland named Lars, travels through the lands inhabited by the Curonians, Latgalians, Selonians, Semigallians, Prussians, Yatvings, Gallindians, Aukshtaitians and Zhemaitians, who at the time had reached their highest stage of development. Historical reconstructions and live action scenes, computer animation and a voice-over narrative by experts in the field provide an insight into the lives of the ancient people of the Baltic region, the last European heathens – what they did, what their beliefs were, and what made them strong. FREE

Friday, July 26, 2019

JUL

26

Fri

DC Swim Week 2019 - Embassy of Italy, 6:30pm at Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest). We invite you to DC's premier fashion event of the summer - 5th annual DC Swim Week at the Iconic Italian Embassy in Washington DC. Experience an unforgettable summer fashion showcase that is transforming the industry with leading Fashion Designers, Entertainment, and State of the art Production all under one roof. $55+

JUL

26

Fri

Kaypi Peru 2019, 10am-5pm at National Museum of the American Indian (Independence Avenue Southwest). Kaypi Peru - which means "This is Peru" in the Quechua indigenous language - is the sum of different cultural expressions. The festival, aimed at all families in the Washington DC metropolitan area, will feature a handicraft market and will offer music and dance performances, hands-on activities for children, as well as films of the wonderful Andean world. FREE

Saturday, July 27, 2019

JUL

27

Sat

DC Swim Week 2019 - Embassy of Italy, 6:30pm at Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest). We invite you to DC's premier fashion event of the summer - 5th annual DC Swim Week at the Iconic Italian Embassy in Washington DC. Experience an unforgettable summer fashion showcase that is transforming the industry with leading Fashion Designers, Entertainment, and State of the art Production all under one roof. $55+

JUL

27

Sat

Kaypi Peru 2019, 10am-5pm at National Museum of the American Indian (Independence Avenue Southwest). Kaypi Peru - which means "This is Peru" in the Quechua indigenous language - is the sum of different cultural expressions. The festival, aimed at all families in the Washington DC metropolitan area, will feature a handicraft market and will offer music and dance performances, hands-on activities for children, as well as films of the wonderful Andean world. FREE

Sunday, July 28, 2019

JUL

28

Sun

Soulful Symphony: Slang, 6pm at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy). A mosaic of American composers in large form orchestral works from our musical soil takes center stage in this show. Slang, is an exploration of modern interpretations of classical music by groundbreaking and visionary composers. The program will include the world premiere of Slang!, a new work by Darin Atwater, excerpts from Atwater’s South Side, Symphonic Dances, along with iconic works by George Gershwin, Andre Previn, ending the evening with a soulful interpretation of The American Songbook. $25+

JUL

28

Sun

Kaypi Peru 2019, 10am-5pm at National Museum of the American Indian (Independence Avenue Southwest). Kaypi Peru - which means "This is Peru" in the Quechua indigenous language - is the sum of different cultural expressions. The festival, aimed at all families in the Washington DC metropolitan area, will feature a handicraft market and will offer music and dance performances, hands-on activities for children, as well as films of the wonderful Andean world. FREE

August 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

AUG

2

Fri

Drive-In at Union Market: Jaws, 8-11pm at Union Market (1309 5TH STREET NE). The Drive-In at Union Market is back for a seventh season from May through October! Watch great films under the stars on the first Friday of every month. Delicious foods from market vendors, and fun pre-show activities for movie-lovers of every age! All films are shown with Closed Caption. FREE, $15 Parking

Saturday, August 3, 2019

AUG

3

Sat

World's Fair at the DAR Museum, 10am-3pm at DAR Museum (1776 D Street NW). Experience the excitement, innovation, and wonder of a c.1900 World’s Fair. Learn about inventions that thrilled fairgoers and play games enjoyed by children and adults alike at these grand events. Celebrate cultures around the world by exploring the booths of local embassies and cultural centers. Fun for the whole family, this event is not one to miss! FREE

AUG

3

Sat

Free Tango, 2:30pm at Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave. NW). Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required. FREE

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

AUG

7

Wed

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Sunrise Pilates on the Rooftop, 6-7am at House of Sweden (2900 K Street Northwest). Start the day with Sunrise Pilates on House of Sweden’s Rooftop overlooking the Potomac. Certified instructur: Ulrika Frank. ONLY on select Wednesday. FREE

Sunday, August 18, 2019

AUG

18

Sun

Kids Culture Day: Buhe Celebration, 4-7pm at Embassy of Ethiopia (3506 International Dr. NW). Buhe in Ethiopia is celebrated with great pomp. The festival reminds one of an old custom. The main attraction of the Buhe Festival in Ethiopia is the songs of the small boys - Hoya Hoye. Bands of small boys wander from house to house, singing and jostling until they are given some money or fresh mulmul special bread prepared for the holiday). And the festival, which takes place during the rainy season, is one of the most anticipated holidays by young boys. FREE

Saturday, August 24, 2019

AUG

24

Sat

Dumbarton House’s Dolley Days, 10am-3pm at Dumbarton House (2715 Q Street, NW, Georgetown ). Throughout the summer, Dumbarton House Museum in Georgetown hosts an array of interesting and educational events that connect neighbors and visitors to its important past. To mark Dolley Madison’s stop at Dumbarton House on August 24, 1814, during the burning of Washington, enjoy special self-guided tours on Saturday and Sunday featuring special collection and archive documents related to the Madisons. On Saturday bring the family and play historic lawn games, make ice cream, and enjoy kids’ activities. FREE

Sunday, August 25, 2019

AUG

25

Sun

Dumbarton House’s Dolley Days, 10am-3pm at Dumbarton House (2715 Q Street, NW, Georgetown ). Throughout the summer, Dumbarton House Museum in Georgetown hosts an array of interesting and educational events that connect neighbors and visitors to its important past. To mark Dolley Madison’s stop at Dumbarton House on August 24, 1814, during the burning of Washington, enjoy special self-guided tours on Saturday and Sunday featuring special collection and archive documents related to the Madisons. On Saturday bring the family and play historic lawn games, make ice cream, and enjoy kids’ activities. FREE

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

AUG

28

Wed

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Sunrise Pilates on the Rooftop, 6-7am at House of Sweden (2900 K Street Northwest). Start the day with Sunrise Pilates on House of Sweden’s Rooftop overlooking the Potomac. Certified instructur: Ulrika Frank. ONLY on select Wednesday. FREE

September 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

SEP

6

Fri

Drive-In at Union Market: Coco, 8-11pm at Union Market (1309 5TH STREET NE). The Drive-In at Union Market is back for a seventh season from May through October! Watch great films under the stars on the first Friday of every month. Delicious foods from market vendors, and fun pre-show activities for movie-lovers of every age! All films are shown with Closed Caption. FREE, $15 Parking

Saturday, September 7, 2019

SEP

7

Sat

Free Tango, 2:30pm at Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave. NW). Celebrate the sultry, hypnotic Argentine dance with Tango Practica! Open to adults with all levels of experience. No registration required. FREE

Sunday, September 8, 2019

SEP

8

Sun

Ethiopian New Year Celebration 2012, 4-7pm at Embassy of Ethiopia (3506 International Dr. NW). The Ethiopian New Year Celebration (Enkutatash) is an important festival for the Ethiopians as it also symbolizes the advent of good harvest weather. After months of torrential pour, the month of September sees clear skies and fresh, clear, beautiful atmosphere. The highlands all teeming with flowers and the land looks like it is made of clear gold as the Meskal daisies bear flowers in the season. FREE

Thursday, September 12, 2019

SEP

12

Thu

ZOO UNCORKED, 6-9pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). Get ready for the wildest wine tasting in town at Zoo Uncorked, sponsored by Total Wine & More, on Sept. 12 at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Raise your glass for conservation and enjoy wine tastings from local and national wineries and vineyards in the beautiful setting of the Zoo. TBD

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SEP

14

Sat

Soulful Symphony: Under an Open Heaven, 7:30pm at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy). Soulful gives new life to Columbia, Maryland, founder James Rouse’s vision to bring together faith congregations from around the community for an evening of inspiration and hope. Spirituality and Culture are explored – from Vedic mantras to the Islamic Call to Prayer. Hebrew Psalms to Gregorian chant, devotional Bhajans to Bach Chorales, traditional hymns to Gospel music. We Rise Together Under an Open Heaven. $25+

Saturday, September 21, 2019

SEP

21

Sat

ZOOFIESTA, 11am-3pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). Visitors can kick off the Smithsonian-wide Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at “ZooFiesta: Un día de diversión animal para toda la familia,” a free event Sunday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a variety of fun-filled family activities, including live music and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America. FREE

October 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

OCT

4

Fri

Drive-In at Union Market: The Wiz, 8-11pm at Union Market (1309 5TH STREET NE). The Drive-In at Union Market is back for a seventh season from May through October! Watch great films under the stars on the first Friday of every month. Delicious foods from market vendors, and fun pre-show activities for movie-lovers of every age! All films are shown with Closed Caption. FREE, $15 Parking

Thursday, October 10, 2019

OCT

10

Thu

THE CORPORATE HAPPY HOUR - WORLD BANK & EMBASSIES, 5-11pm at The Park at 14th (920 14th Street Northwest). FREE

Saturday, October 12, 2019

OCT

12

Sat

All Things Go Fall Classic, All Day at Union MarketThe two-day food and music festival takes place on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, featuring performances by LANY, Betty Who, COIN, MUNA, Allie X, mxmtoon, Nasty Cherry, Arkells, Carlie Hanson and more. Similar to the 2018 Fall Classic, Sunday’s roster will include one day of music devoted entirely to an all-female lineup. Varies

Sunday, October 13, 2019

OCT

13

Sun

All Things Go Fall Classic, All Day at Union MarketThe two-day food and music festival takes place on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, featuring performances by LANY, Betty Who, COIN, MUNA, Allie X, mxmtoon, Nasty Cherry, Arkells, Carlie Hanson and more. Similar to the 2018 Fall Classic, Sunday’s roster will include one day of music devoted entirely to an all-female lineup. Varies

Friday, October 18, 2019

OCT

18

Fri

Boo at the Zoo, 5:30-8:30pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. FREE

Saturday, October 19, 2019

OCT

19

Sat

Boo at the Zoo, 5:30-8:30pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. FREE

Sunday, October 20, 2019

OCT

20

Sun

Boo at the Zoo, 5:30-8:30pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. FREE

Friday, October 25, 2019

OCT

25

Fri

NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO, 7-10:30pm at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). Prepare to witness death-defying acts and amazing oddities at Friends of the National Zoo's annual adults-only Halloween party, Night of the Living Zoo, sponsored by Groupon. Ghouls and goblins will enjoy craft beer, fare from popular D.C. food trucks, a spooktacular costume contest, and performance artists while dancing to music at the DJ dance party. It's a wicked night of fun that would be scary to miss! TBD

November 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

NOV

29

Fri

Zoolights Opens, 5-9pm (until January 1st) at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (3001 Connecticut Ave., NW ). Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights, powered by Pepco, a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with two dazzling laser light shows set to music. And don't forget to share your #DCZooLights experience on social media! FREE

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