September 21st


zoo happy hour

Weekdays got you down? How about a pick-me-up at the new Zoo Happy Hour! Get wild Thursday through Sunday from 4 pm to 6 pm at Panda Overlook and enjoy happy hour specials such as buffalo bites, nachos, beer and more.

dc coffee fest

Come all to celebrate DC's rich and unique coffee culture through a series of events! Enjoy barista body workshops. coffee cocktail happy hour, local roaster showcase, and more! 

555 Penn St NE | 7 pm | Tickets

cinema in the circle: sound of music

Please come out and join the Dupont neighborhood for their annual film festival featuring a movie off the National Film Registry. This evening come for a screening of Sound of Music.

9 Dupont Cir NW | 7:15 pm

history happy hour: an off the wall cocktail event

Back by popular demand, History Happy Hour is back! This two-hour event distills American history through cocktails, while also providing attendees a hands-on demonstration on the art of cocktail making. 

1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW | 6 pm | Tickets

argentine movies on thursdays: lost embrace

The Embassy of Argentine presents a movie series every third Thursday of each month. This month, catch Lost Embrace by Daniel Burman.

1600 New Hampshire Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets 

fun with trees: explore the usbg outdoor garden

Join the US Botanic Garden for a walking tour of their outdoor gardens! Tree topics will range from interesting identifying features, historical fun facts, selection of trees to add interest and utility to the home and gardening tips to get your trees growing to their fullest potential. 

100 Maryland Ave SW | 12 pm | Tickets


september 22nd


cinematery: chinatown

Cinematery's 2017 theme is film noir, featuring dark and mysterious whodunits. Join us on the cemetery grounds for a screening of Chinatown.

1801 E St SE | 7 pm 


Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. Two dozen food sellers and plenty of picnic tables are awaiting you!

1299 Half St SE | 11 am

dave chappelle

Dave Chappelle returns to DC!

513 13th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets  

yoga + art

Join East Side Yoga for a creativity-filled night. Chill out with yoga practice to help you leave your week behind and get your creative juices flowing. Then you'll learn to play with hand lettering; basic strokes and styles, how to get started with your own style and more. All supplies are included and you get to keep them!

518 10th St NE #2 | 7:30 pm | Tickets

new music friday: the killers

Every Friday, Songbyrd Music Cafe brings you new music happy hour. This Friday, The Killers new album "Wonderful Wonderful" will be playing on vinyl. Enjoy happy hour specials, giveaways and more!

2477 18th St NW | 6:30 pm 

vent!: an interactive comedy happy hour

Vent! Where your personal struggles are made public. The rest of the world might not care about your problems, but we do. Hosted by amateur therapist and professional ranters Stephen Nicks, Max Rosenblum, and more!

1100 13th St NW | 5:30 pm | Tickets


september 23rd


art all night

Art All Night: Made in DC is Washington DC's free overnight arts festival running from 7 pm til 3 am. This festival takes place in six DC Main Street neighborhoods, bringing visual and performance arts including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, music, dance, and more to outdoor public and private spaces.

Multiple Locations | 7 pm | More Info

dupont fire dojo

Dupont Circle will be transformed into a fire dojo during Art All Night. Pick which characters you want to see fight and watch fighters battle to the death! 

Dupont Circle | 9 pm

art all night at studio gallery

Jam to live music, enjoy adorable ceramics at the pop-up shop, nibble on delicious and delightful frozen donuts and watch beautiful calligraphy. Come immerse yourself in culture, have a great Saturday night, enjoy snacks and goodies all from local businesses!

2108 R St NW | 7 pm

art all night- shaw block party

Art shows, visual presentations and performances will take place street-side on 7th and S streets! Curators will present the worlds of local artists in visual arts, digital arts, and performing arts creating an awesome lively experience highlighting the ever-changing cultural diversity of the Shaw Neighborhood!

641 S St NW | 7 pm | Tickets


september 24th


taste of georgetown

Celebrate the festivals 24th year with creative tastes from over 30 of the neighborhood's best restaurants, enjoy live music, and craft beer as you wonder from booth to booth. 

K St NW | 11 am | Tickets

dc state fair

The DC Stare Fair is a free showcase of the district's agricultural and creative talents and a daylong celebration of all things homegrown. While the DC State Fair is inspired by time-honored state fair traditions—growing and gardening, animal husbandry, and deep-fried foods—it also honors the things that make the District of Columbia unique. This means the DC State Fair holds competitions to find the best pupusas, mumbo sauce, and Double Dutch jumpers in the city, puts on a Pet Parade instead of a pig race, and works with local businesses and organizations that are committed to helping our community thrive. This is  free, all aged event! 

375 & 425 M St SW | 11 am | Tickets

yoga at the national building museum

Rise and shine at the National Building Museum. Bring your own mat and enjoy a one hour all levels yoga class in the Great Hall!

401 F St NW | 10 am | Tickets

fall garden day

Come celebrate the beauty of the Bishop's Garden at the second annual Garden Day- featuyring games, garden info, food, music and more.

Bishop's Garden at the National Cathedral | 12 pm

ghost tours: escape room

Dare to walk in the halls after dark? Test your mettle to escape the Museum in this year's Ghost Tour experience. 

401 F St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

sci-fi sundays: jurassic park 3d

Enjoy this special Jurassic Park screening in the IMAX Theater!

10th St & Constitution Ave NW | 5:50 pm | Tickets


september 25th


free weekly community yoga

Meet your neighbors in this free yoga class at the old Murry's parking lot. Bring your own mat and water! 

3400 Georgia Ave NW | 6:30 pm

comics and cocktails

Geeky talk and cocktail specials.

1523 22nd St NW | 6:30 pm

union market overbeck lecture

Laura Hughes is presenting a free illustrated lecture on the past and present of the Union Market warehouse district, notable for its unified design, architectural flourishes and history that is quite distinct. 

921 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 7:30 pm | Tickets 

tour the us botanic garden

Learn more about the history of the National Garden, plants butterflies alike, native plants of the mid-Atlantic area, and roses that grow well in the Washington environment.  This is an outdoor tour so comfortable shoes are suggested! Tour  will meet in the lobby of the conservatory.

100 Maryland Ave SW | 3 pm 

katy perry live

601 F St NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets


september 26th


david bowie box set happy hour

Songbyrd invites you to an upstairs listening party where we'll celebrate the progressive Bowie of the late 70's. Cut's from Bowie's albums will be playing all evening and as usual, enjoy giveaways and happy hour specials.

2477 18th St NW | 6 pm

basic comedy showcase

Break your best Patagonia shirt and Uggs because its time for The Pinch's Basic Showcase. No basic show would be complete without brunch, so enjoy the show and brunch with drink specials!

3548 14th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

survival game night

The Ugly Mug is hosting Survival Game night from 7 pm to midnight! The rules are simple: get a drink. Take a big gulp every time you die or lose a match. All games are open play and feel free to BYOG.

723 8th ST SE | 9 pm | Tickets

drink + draw

A monthly celebration of designers and their sketchbooks.

1348 Florida Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets

transparent season 4 watch party

Come watch three episodes from the newest season of Transparent.

3118 Georgia Ave NW | 7:30 pm


september 27th


chantae cann live at blues alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave NE | 8 pm | Tickets

throwback cinema: house party (1999)

Noire Society is coming to Big Chief to present you with their new monthly Throwback Cinema Series! Enjoy happy hour, dinner, and a movie!

2002 Fenwick St NE | 7 pm | Tickets

exiles octoberfest beer dinner

Exiles Bar DC is proud to present our next beer dinner! For late September - we're celebrating October...fest with some of the finest märzens and pumpkin beers around! Chef Emer's three course dinner will feature five seasonal beer pairings! $40/person. Reservations are required.

1610 U St NW | 7 pm

lit's sketch night

Intimate but not intrusive. A shoulder to cry on, but not an arm wrapped tight around your waist. LIT is the best relationship you'll ever have. Welcome to the show- it's a safe space (devoted to sketch comedy.)

2438 18th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

vinyl and veuve

Sip on some bubbly and dance to live vinyl beats as you watch John Stango create a masterpiece. 

515 15th ST NW | 5 pm | Tickets


september 28th


chinese fest

Bring your friends for games and food while you enjoy Chinese culture! There will be fun activities, a lucky draw raffle, calligraphy experience, and more.

2121 I St NW | 4 pm

will & grace watch party

The classic is back and Nellie's invites you to view it on the big screen! Sasha Adams will be hosting and you've got all access to $5 cocktails all night LONG. It's a celebration, come join the party!

900 U St NW | 7 pm

black sabbath the end of the end

Black Sabbath: The End of The End is a documentary chronicle of the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal. Don't miss out on this special E St Cinema screening!

555 11th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets 

world music and dance benefit for HURRICANE victims

Recent natural disasters in several parts of the world have devastated families and individuals. This event will be a live music benefit dedicated to aiding relief efforts in Mexico City and Mumbai. 

1358 Florida Ave NE | 7 pm

fall terrarium workshop

Join Urban Jungle at their CoHi/Shaw showroom as they teach you how to build your own terrarium. Workshop ticket includes 3 premium succulents, planting supplies, decorative elements, and all the assistance you may need. Containers can be purchased at the workshop or you can bring your own!

2603 Sherman Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets

cafe con leche: open mic

200 21st St NW | 6:30 pm | More Info