16 New Things to do in DC

Happy Monday!

This week, we added 16 new events to the site.

As always, you can find the full list of events on our main page. Don’t forget to check out our blog for post Things to Do Around DC for St. Patrick’s Day 2018.

Fun Fact

On March 12, 1959, Hawaii became the 50th state. To celebrate,  check out “A guide to Washington’s poke restaurants” to enjoy this traditional Hawaiian dish.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cleveland Park Happy Hour with Ward3Vision!, 6:30-8:30pm at St. Arnold’s Cleveland Park & The Abbey (3433 Connecticut Ave NW). Ward 3 is the place to be on March 13! We’re hosting a happy hour with our friends and partners at Ward3Vision to chat about the latest developments, the Comprehensive Plan, streetscape projects, and anything else new in the neighborhood.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

FamousDC 2018 March Madness Event, 5:30pm at 799 9th St NW #700. Plan on fantastic drinks, delectable snacks and an incredible environment for you and your friends to cheer on your teams alongside DC’s best and brightest influencers in politics, media and more. FREE

Pink Tie Party – National Cherry Blossom Festival, 7-11pm at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW). Attendees will be delighted by delicious food highlighting DC’s culinary scene, an open bar, over-the-top experiences, dancing, and the friendly competition of the silent auction. $225

Techstars Community DC: The DrinkUBator Ideas Brew Fest, 6-8pm at Buffalo Billiards (1330 19th St NW). The Techstars Community DC, in partnership with the Startup Leadership Program and DMV Startup, is hosting its semi-annual social mixer, and this year we’re adding a twist… Stressed about the debbie downers around you? Worry no more and connect with other startup aficionados over drinks! FREE

Friday, March 16, 2018

Innovative Lives: How Women Shape the Alcohol Industry, 6:30-9pm at American History Museum (1300 Constitution Ave NW). Join us as we raise a glass to this history and hear from present day practitioners. Tickets include food and drink. $40

Textured Travels Photo Opening, 6-8pm at Martha Spak Gallery (60 District Square SW). An opening reception for Renee Regan’s Fine Art Photography series titled, Textured Travels. She has been working on this series for 3 years now and will be the featured artist at the Martha Spak Gallery down on the new wharf in DC. FREE

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Shamrockin’ Eve, 4pm-midnight at Lost and Found (1240 9th St NW). Live funk and soul from Zack Cutter & Friends. Irish style beers on tap.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Food for the Homeless, 9:30-11:30am at Franklin Square (1300 I St NW). Please join us for our first Food for the Homeless event of 2018, after the Winter Edition we had in January! Ket Doan Association is accepting the donation items for our event.

Irish Traditional Music Session, 7-10pm at Petworth Citizen (829 Upshur St NW). Celebrate the day with Irish music – led by Petworth resident Mike Winch. FREE

Love in the Time of Data: R. Luke DuBois with Anne Goodyear, 3-6pm at National Academy of Sciences (2101 Constitution Ave NW). Meet artist who use data to create art. FREE

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

National Summit on Autoimmune Disease, 5pm at Sidley Austin LLP (1501 K St NW). We invite all attendees to a special reception at 5pm. FREE

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Justice Trivia: Women’s History Month Edition, 7-9:30pm at Republic Restoratives Distillery & Craft Cocktail Bar (1369 New York Ave NW). We’ll have drink specials running all night long, and food available to order from businesses run out of Union Kitchen. We hope to see you in Ivy City for some friendly competition! $10 advance, $15 door

Saturday, April 7, 2018

BYT Presents 2001: A Space Party, 8:30pm-midnight at National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (Independence Ave at 6th St SW). Open bar, TED-style talks, face painters, and more! $45+

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Profs & Pints: Pets of the Presidents, 6-9pm at Bier Baron (1523 22nd St NW). Join White House historian and storyteller Edward Lengel as he chronicles the exciting–and often hilarious–history of the nation’s “first pets.” $11.34

Saturday, June 16, 2018

13th Columbia Heights Day Festival, 11am-6pm at 11th St between Park Rd and Irving St. Discover artisans, entrepreneurs, and area businesses in the heart of Columbia Heights. There’s fun everywhere and for everyone! 3 stages with live music, dance, and free fitness classes. Kids can play at the carnival on the Harriet Tubman field while adults make their own fun at the Meridian Pint beer garden. FREE

Saturday, July 21, 2018

2018 Lotus and Lily Festival, 10am at Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens (1550 Anacostia Ave NE). oin us at the only national park dedicated to growing aquatic plants for fun FREE activities for the whole family.

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