october 1st

5k to benefit puerto rico

3500 K St NW | 8:30 am | More info

sip, sew and thrift

Join Fearless Threads in creating your very own fall Kimono. 

806 Upshur St NW | 5 pm | Tickets

national mall for puerto rico

Join DC by Foot for a National Mall tour. 100% of proceeds will go towards Hurricane Maria relief.

1740 18th St NW | 2 pm | Tickets  

open mic comedy show to save humanity

Grass Roots Comedy DC showcases open micsserved to raise funds and awareness for different issues every month. Sign up to perform or come and enjoy the show!

1523 22nd St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

arts x auction night

Local artists come together for a night of connection, community and entertainment. 

North Columbia Heights Green Garden | 6 pm 

spirit of autumn

Artechouse has a new fall themes installation and I'm telling you right now--you've gotta go. Digital autumn landscapes chance with the setting sun, ushered in the nighttime. 

Artechouse | More Info

takoma park street festival

Busboys & Poets invites you to the Takoma Part Street Festival! There will be pie tents, free hot cider, and books and merchandise from the bookstore. 

235 Carroll St NW | 10 am

american field dc

American Field showcases emerging brands and small businesses fro mall around the country in one incredible shopping experience. Come out for drinks, bites, and American-made goods.

Union Market | 11 am - 6 pm



october 2nd

world architecture day

In honor of World Architecture Day, the Hirshhorn Museum invites you to celebrate at "Donuts with the 'Braulist Donut'", a day of free donuts and architecture tours.

Independence Ave & 7th St SW | 10 am

dining out with dogs

Join City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties for Dining out with Dogs! For one night, enjoy 15% of sales from all EatWell's five restaurants. The night will feature a special Yappy Hour at The Bird and adoptable dogs at each location. 

1423 P St NW | 5 pm | More Info 

city of the living dead

Monday night Movie Club brings you CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD. Drink and foos specials start at 7 pm!

2471 18th St NW | 7 pm

mindful yoga mondays

Potter's House and Embrace Yoga team up every first Monday of the month for free yoga open to all. Space fills up quickly, so make sure you sign up!

1658 Columbia Rd NW | 6:00 pm | Sign up

it's fall

The leaves are changing colors, the air is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter. Fall is upon us and The Pinch wants you to come down for drinks, wings, donut holes, and some fun games to play.

3548 14th St NW | 7 pm




october 3rd

pearl jam- lets play two

Lets Play Two is a concert film showcasing Pearl Jam's legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. 

555 11th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Movies at the byrd

Songbyrd invites you to another movie night featuring Wayne's World! Enjoy food, drinks, and aa little Bohemian Rhapsody. 

2477 18th St NW | 7 pm

penthouse basement improv showcase

The Penthouse Basement's approaching their one year anniversary at The Pinch! Enjoy some laughs in this free show and dont forget to bring your appetite and thirst!

3548 14th St NW | 7 pm


october 4th 

time machine roast

A (totally real and functioning) time machine has gone nuts and famous people throughout history are being transported through time to DC Improv. Come see what happens when historical figures share a stage.

1140 Connecticut Abe NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

diy mending workshop

Have you ever lost a button and wish you knew how to fix it? Does your favorite t-shirt have seven holes that you'd just love to sew up? Bring your (clean) garments to the Mt. Pleasant Library's DIY workshop to learn how to repair your things! All supplies will be provided.

4200 Kansas Ave NW | 7 pm

the overachievers comedy show

1100 13th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

the kooks

1215 U St NW | 7 pm | Tickets


october 5th

a very potter tavern

WE SOLEMNLY SWEAR THAT WE ARE UP TO NO GOOD AND YOU'RE INVITED. Town Tavern is pleased to bring you a magical transformation you dont want to miss. There will be happy hours, a Great Hall dance party, Hogwarts comedy showcase and way more.

2323 18th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

jeni's 14th st grand opening + free scoops

From 7 - 11 pm, enjoy free ice cream as Jeni's n 14th makes its debut. 

1925 14th St NW | 7 pm

u st whiskey jam

7 local distillers are coming together for an evening of tastings, talks, drink demos and light fare. Celebrate the growth of regionally prouced brown spirits with a festive evening full of tastings and snacks. All proceeds benefit DC Central Kitchen.

1414 U St NW | 6 pm | Tickets

october 6th


the roast of harry potter 

Capital Laughs and Town Tavern are teaming up for October's Very Potter Tavern Events. Your ticket gives you access to the show and open bar until 11 pm!

2323 18th St NW | 8:30 pm | Tickets

first friday dupont art walk

Art galleries, retailers, and historic houses will be open from 6 til 8 pm for free, self guided tours!

9 Dupont Circle NW | 6 pm | More Info

spooky dc series: loch ness

Celebrate the Halloween season with this spooky themes art class.

1728 Connecticut Ave NW | 7 pm | Tickets

october chocolate making class

Trace the history of chocolate in this 3 hour class while exploring the ins and outs of fine chocolate making. 

2619 Evarts St NE | 6 pm | Tickets

all things fall classic - 3 day pass

All Things Go Fall Classic is back and bringing whats next in pop, hip hop and rock to Union Market. The music line up is packed with 3 days worth of national and local artists- like Young Thug, Vince Staples, Cashmere Cat, and more. And, ofcourse, dishes from the city's best food vendors, drinks, and merch will be on site. 

1309 5th St NE | 12:01 am | More Info

capital harvest on the plaza

Capital Harvest in the Plaza offers local produce, prepared foods and products. Buy local and support the DC community!

Ronald Reagan Building & Int Trade Center | 11 am

3msm at colony club's first friday

3 Man Soul Machine is returning to Colony Club for two singing sets blending soul, jazz, blues and reggae. 

3118 Georgia Ave NW | 8 pm

october 7th

taste of dc 2017

Taste of DC is the Mid-Atlantic's premier culinary festival featuring over 65 restaurants, local artisan craft market, live entertainment and performances plus the Wine Walk & Taste of DC Beer Garden to sip and savor all weekend long!

More Info

5th annual adams morgan porch fest

Adams Morgan PorchFest returns as live music takes over the neighborhood on over a dozen porches, patios, stoops, etc. 

18th St & Columbia Rd NW | 2 pm

shaw open house fall edition

Shaw Open House is a celebration of the neighborhood and invites the entire city to visit Shaw and learn about its unique bars, restaurants and businesses that make it one of DC's most loved neighborhoods. 

875 N St NW | 1 pm

opening weekend: renoir and friends

"Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party" will focus on The Phillips collection's celebrated "Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the diverse circle of friends who inspired it. 

1600 21st St NW | Tickets


Join Colony Club and Hot Nights Karaoke for the best karaoke experience in town. Bring a pal or come solo!

3118 Georgia Ave NW | 10 pm

jane saw's monster mash

A spooky and campy Halloween season kick-off party brought to you bye Jane Saw and more! Come as a monster, come in drag, come as a drag monster. Tshirt and jeans are fine, but youll have to tell each host how great they look.

1940 9th St NW | 10:30 pm