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HANDPICKED HAPPENINGS: Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss

HANDPICKED HAPPENINGS: Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss

//   THURSDAY,   NOVEMBER  2    

Take a Chill Pill & Go Out Jrinking With Your Girls!

6PM-8PM  |  Dupont  |  $$ Tickets required 

Join the Girls' Night In community for a chill night meditating with Take Five Meditation followed by a special tasting with Jrink Juicery. Cheers to getting jrunk  and learning more about #SelfCare!   More Info   |  1323 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC    

This event is good for:  Girls, GIRLS, girls!

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Eat Free Beyond Meat Burgers & Hang With The Economist  at Union Market

10AM-6PM  |  NoMa  |  This event is free!  

The Economist is presenting radical alternatives for a sustainable future of food. Join the Economist at Union Market for free plant-based burgers from Beyond Meat. While guests enjoy burgers, they can learn more about the challenge of feeding a growing population. Additionally, attendees will also have the opportunity to subscribe to The Economist with a great trial offer: 12 issues for $12. Everyone who signs up during the event will receive a gift, a leather notebook or a tree planted in their name, courtesy of the magazine.   More Info  |  1309 5th St NE, Washington DC 20002

This event is good for: Fans of The Economist and those who buy the magazine for the sole purpose of carrying it around so others can see that they "read" The Economist.  

Its fire-engine-red logo peeks out of fashionable handbags and from the back pockets of designer jeans. Bankers read it in first-class seats. Hipsters read it on the subway on their way to work.

It’s The Economist.


It's a Food Porn Frenzy; The Emporiyum 2017 is Back at Union Market's Dock 5!

10AM-4PM  |  NoMa  |  $$ Tickets Required  *** Promo Code:  'SEVCITIES20'   for 20% off  of your ticket purchase!!  

Grab all your foodie friends and head over to Union Market for a one-of-a-kind food marketplace featuring the tastiest treats from around the country. The Emporiyum’s 95+ highly curated vendors range from artisans and producers of pantry/food products to chefs preparing meals to be enjoyed on site. Aside from the endless amount of good grubbin', the event will have music, sips, samples, and much more.  More Info  | 1309 5th St NE, Washington DC 20002

This event is good for:  Foodies andddd not-so-good for the calorie conscious.

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Love to shop local? Crafty Bastards is Coming To Nats Park

10AM-5PM  |  Navy Yard  |  $ Tickets Required  ($6+)

Get a head start on Christmas gifts, re-vamp your apartment, update your wardrobe , and discover unconventional, hard-to-find arts and crafts at Crafty Bastards. The fair will feature 175+ vendors at Nationals Stadium, beer, food trucks, and more entertainment. Not to mention advanced tickets only cost $6.  More Info   |  1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington DC 20003

This event is good for:  Hipsters, Craft-Heads & Etsy Enthusiasts


//    SATURDAY, November 11 

Dead Winter Carpenters LIVE @ Pearl Street Warehouse

Doors: 7PM,  Show: 8:30 PM  |  Ticket Required  $12  |  33 Pearl Street SW  Washington, DC 20024

This event is good for:  People who can get down to the sounds of bluegrass country and rock n' roll from a chill California based band.....it's a hipster hoedown ya'll!

Tickets  |  Spotify 

//   NOVEMBER  11 - 19

Say Cheeeeeeese. It's The 10th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival

Time, Admission, Location, & Details May Vary Based On Event (Full Event List / Calendar)  

From November 11-19 the 10th annual celebration of photography in Washington DC will feature 150+ exhibitions, programs, and events highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide. FotoWeekDC programs include contests, gallery openings, lectures, educational workshops, portfolio reviews, book signings and more. More Info

This event is good for:  Photographers, curators, schools, and photography enthusiasts. 


Happy Birthdayyy To Youuuu: DC's First Rum Distillery, Cotton & Reed, is Celebrating Turning 1 With a Neighborhood Bash

4PM-2AM  |  NoMa  |  Free admission! No ticket required. 

DC's first rum distillery is turning one which means they'll be celebrating Sunday-funday style! What to expect?  A 100 bottle anniversary special product release, DC Craft Bartenders Guild C&R x Distillery Lane Ciderworks Cocktail Competition, the debut of some new cocktails, food trucks, and extended hours til 2am! More Info  | 1330 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

This event is good for:  Rum lovers and people looking for something fun to do next to Union Market that Sunday.

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//   NOVEMBER 13-19

Now We'll Cheers TO This, It's #DCCocktailWeek !

Time, Admission, Location, & Details May Vary Based on Events (FULL LIST OF PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS

Need yet another good excuse to hit up happy hour after work? Get a taste of creative drinks on special from the region’s best mixologists and local craft distilleries for an entire week straight. Merry DC Cocktail Week everybody! More Info

This event is good for:  Cocktail Enthusiasts 


4 and 3 and 2 and 1...Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson's: YQY Comedy Tour is coming to U!

Doors Open at 6:30PM, Show Starts at 8PM  |  U ST   |  $$ Ticket Required 

Love Broad City? If you responded with, "YAS QUEEEN" then go laugh your ass off at Lincoln Theater, the Yass Queen Yass stand up tour featuring Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson is coming to U soon! Bazinga!!!  More Info  | 1215 U Street NW, Washington DC 20009 

This event is good for: Broad City fanatics and/or anyone who uses the term "Yasss Queen."

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You Can't Spell America Without Me..... Alec Baldwin LIVE

Tuesday Night |  7 PM  |  GW Lisner Auditorium

GW and Politics and Prose Present Alec Baldwin with Kurt Andersen for You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (a So-Called Parody) Baldwin and Anderson join forces to channel Trump’s reminisces on how he made America great again. Building on Baldwin’s wildly popular Trump impressions on Saturday Night Live, the novelist and actor together present the future former chief executive’s thoughts on White House protocol, world leaders, his family, the media, and much more. Additionally, Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen will sign a limited number of copies of 'You Can't Spell America Without Me' before the event begins.  More Info   | 730 21st Street NW, Washington DC 20052

This event is good for: Liberals (snowflakes) and this event is not-so-good for tiki torch carrying dudes wearing khakis and white polos.

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Drink Up With Washingtonian’s...Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival

7PM-10PM  |  Shaw (Long View Gallery)  |  $$ Ticket Required

It’s back! Washingtonian Magazine is hosting its sixth annual Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Long View Gallery. Expect live music, delectable light bites, and sips of premium whiskey, scotch, bourbon, vodka, gin, tequila, and more. How NEAT (pun-intended) is does that sound?!  More Info | 1234 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This event is good for:  Well-dressed business professionals and millennials that take adulting prettyyy seriously

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Lady Gaga LIVE @ Capital One Arena

Doors:  7:30 PM  |  Chinatown  |  $$ Ticket Required  |  601 F St NW, Washington DC 20004

Tickets  |  Spotify 


Shuck Yah! It's Almost Time For Old Ebbitt's Oyster Riot

FRI: 7 PM-10PM  |  SAT: 1PM-10PM |  Old Ebbitt Grill | $$ Ticket Required

It's the 23rd Anniversary of the Oyster Riot, one of the most popular parties of the year in Washington DC. Held the weekend before Thanksgiving, the Riot attracts nearly 1000 people hungry to devour tens of thousands of oysters while drinking and dancing the night away. More info  |  675 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20005

This event is good for:  People who often use the phrase, "The World Is Your Oyster" just kiddinggg... (sorta)

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5th Annual DC Brau Made In DC Holiday Marketplace

1 PM-6PM  | Admission To This Event is Free!  |   DC Brau Brewing Company 

For the fifth year, DC Brau brings the creative community together for a Made in DC Holiday Market. This year the event will feature more than 30 stalls with local artists and makers selling home goods, food, crafts, jewelry, clothing , candles, paper goods and more. The event is open to all ages and admission is free to the public. More Info |  3178 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington DC 20018

This event is good for: Beer drinkers and people who normally suck at gift-giving

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//   S A T U R D A Y,  NOVEMBER 25

Diplo LIVE @ Echostage

Doors: 9PM |  Ticket Required ($60+)  |  2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, Washington DC 

Tickets  |  Spotify 


Odesza LIVE @ The Anthem

Doors: 6 PM   |  Show: 7:30PM  |  Ticket Required ($60+)  |  901 Wharf St SW  Washington, DC

Tickets  |  Spotify 


JAY-Z  LIVE 4:44 TOUR  @ Capital One Arena

8PM  |   Ticket Required ($45+)  |  601 F Street NW,  Washington  DC  20004

Tickets  |  Spotify  

//   S A T U R D A Y,  DECEMBER  2


7PM |  TICKETS $20  |  1115A U St NW, Washington DC 20009

You'll like this concert if: You can get down with some Indie R&B

Tickets  | Spotify 



Doors: 7PM  |  H Street  |  Tickets  $15 |  1353 H St NE Washington, DC 20002

You'll like this concert if: You support awesome local bands

Tickets  |  Spotify 


SNBRN  LIVE @ Soundcheck

Friday Night  |   Doors: 10PM  |   Tickets: $15-$20  |  1420 K St NW, Washington DC 20005

You'll like this concert if: You're from California & know how to party...

Tickets  |  Spotify


New Madrid  LIVE @ DC9 Nightclub

Thu, Dec 14 • 8PM  |  Tickets: $12  |  1940 9th St. NW  Washington, DC

You'll like this concert if: You used to own The OC soundtrack.

Tickets  |  Spotify  


Action Bronson LIVE @ The Fillmore
Doors: 7PM  Show: 8 PM | Ticket Required ($29+)  |  Silver Spring  | 8656 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

You'll like this concert if: You've ever watched Fuck That's Delicious.  

Tickets  |  Spotify  

//   THURSDAY, January 25

Lana Del Rey LIVE @ Capital One Arena

8 PM  |  Ticket Required ($39+)  |  Chinatown  |  601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets  |  Spotify 

//   SUNDAY,  APRIL 8 2018

Lorde LIVE  @ The Anthem

Doors: 6:30 PM  |  The Wharf  |  Ticket Required ($100)  |  901 Wharf ST SW, Washington DC 20024

Tickets  |  Spotify 

//   TUESDAY,  MAY 8 2018

KYGO LIVE @ The Anthem

Doors: 6PM  Show:7:30PM  |  The Wharf  | Ticket Required  $  | 901 Wharf ST SW, Washington DC 20024

Tickets  |  Spotify

D.C. Celebrity Sighting: Eat, Drink And...BILL MURRAY?!

D.C. Celebrity Sighting: Eat, Drink And...BILL MURRAY?!

Selfie-Employed: The Most Instagrammable Places in Washington D.C.

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