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*NEW* Handpicked Happenings: Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss in Washington D.C.

*NEW* Handpicked Happenings: Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss in Washington D.C.


 //   FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER 10   -  SUNDAY,  NOVEMBER 12 

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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//  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 

Podcasts and Pancakes Party at DC PodFest!

6:30PM  |  Shaw  |  $ Tickets Required  |  Wonder Bread Factory

Stop by DC PodFest to watch '7 Minutes In Hell–A live podcast judging' while enjoying pancakes. Podcasters get 7 minutes to present their show to a panel of podcast judges in front of a live audience for honest feedback and prizes! Be in the audience and cheer on your favorite podcast! More Info   |  641 S St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This event is good for:  Podcasters who missed out on brunch. 

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//    SATURDAY,   NOVEMBER  11  &   SUNDAY,  NOVEMBER  12

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

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//    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. 


//   SUNDAY,  NOVEMBER  12

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 12-December 17

The Best Of #IGDC Photo Exhibit

IGDC, aka Instagram DC, will host the first ever community show highlighting the works of local photographers in the DMV. The exhibit will give Instagram users who published photos using the hashtag #IGDC a chance to have their works pictured in the exhibit. The opening reception will be on November 12th, from noon to 5pm at The Blind Whino. The exhibition will remain on view during normal gallery hours through December 17th. More Info  |  700 Delaware Avenue SW, Washington DC 20024

This Event Is Good For: Locals, photographers and the Instagram-obsessed. 


//   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 


//   TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 14

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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//   TUESDAY  NOVEMBER 14

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

Tuesday Night |  7 PM  |  GW Lisner Auditorium  |  $$ Ticket Required

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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//  TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14

Neil deGrasse Tyson: "The Search for Life in the Universe" LIVE

Tuesday Night |  7:30 PM  |  Warner Theater |  $$ Ticket Required

Beginning with Mars, Tyson will review the ongoing effort to search for habitable planets, liquid water, and life in the cosmos. Culminating in the search for intelligent life, whether or not it already exists on Earth. More Info  |  513 13th Street NW Washington DC 20004

This event is good for:  Fans of NASA, Science, and all things StarTalk. 


//   THURSDAY,  NOVEMBER  16

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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//   SUNDAY,   NOVEMBER 19 

Lady Gaga LIVE @ Capital One Arena

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

Tickets  |  Spotify 


//   FRIDAY  NOVEMBER  17  &  SATURDAY  NOVEMBER 18

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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//   SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER 25

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 


//   SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER 25

Odesza LIVE @ The Anthem

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

Tickets  |  Spotify 


//   WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

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

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

Tickets  |  Spotify  


//   DECEMBER 1-17  

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...Winterfest at Wunder Garten

6PM-8PM  |  NoMa  |  $$ No Ticket Required  |  Wunder Garten

For 3 weeks in December, Wunder Garten  http://wundergartendc.com/ will be transformed into a magical space— Winterfest! The beer garden will shine bright with Christmas lights, tasty food at the Pop-Up Cafe, s'mores and snuggy blankets around a fire pit. Sip on hot chocolate and hot toddies while you pick the best tree and shop the Mid-Atlantic region’s most talented makers. Look for fun DIY workshops, photos with Santa, live music and more. More Info   |  1101 First St NE, Washington DC 20002

This event is good for:  Getting in the holiday spirit  and dog lovers because Wunder Garten is pet friendly!


//  DECEMBER 1-3 

Laugh Out Loud with Lil Dival @DC IMPROV

Showtimes: Fri 7PM/9PM, Sat 7PM/9PM, Sun 7PM  |  Dupont  |  $$ Ticket Required  |  The DC Improv

This event is good for:  Fans of MTV's "Guy Code"  and Cedric the Entertainer. 

Tickets  |  Instagram 


//   DECEMBER 1-DECEMBER 3

Christkindlmarkt Hosted by Heurich House Museum

Friday 4 PM-9PM, Saturday& Sunday 11AM-5PM | One Day Admission- Adult General (ages 13+): $10, Children General (ages 2-12): $2, VIP Adult: $15, Weekend Admission- General Adult: $20, General Children: $4, VIP Adult: $30  |   The Heurich House Museum

The Heurich House Museum continues its annual Christkindlmarkt tradition for the 5th year. Shop locally made goods at the outdoor holiday market and tour the seasonally decorated historic home of the Heurich family. The museum honors the Heurich family’s German heritage by recreating a traditional German public Christmas market in its garden. Dupont Circle's only holiday market, features goods from local artisans, including jewelers, ceramicists, bakers, makers of housewares and more. More Info | 1307 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20036

This event is good for: Families and those who'd prefer to do their holiday shopping in the historic Heurich House Museum


//   SATURDAY,  DECEMBER  2

ALLAN RAYMAN  LIVE @ U STREET MUSIC HALL

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 


//   FRIDAY,  DECEMBER 8

FOREIGN AIR LIVE @ ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL

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 


//   FRIDAY,  DECEMBER 8

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


// SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

Meteor Shower Hike to Annapolis Rocks with REI!

All day Sunday  |   3PM-10:30PM  |   Member price: $25  Non-member price: $45  |  Washington DC REI Flagship Store

Join REI and a group of like-minded adventurers for a night hike up the Appalachian Trail to Annapolis Rocks, one of the best view points in Maryland, to catch the Perseid Meteor shower.  More Info  |  201 M Street NE, Washington DC  20002

This event is good for:  Outdoorsy folks that want to learn more about the night sky. 


//   THURSDAY,  DECEMBER 14 

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  


// SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 

Meteor Shower Hike to Annapolis Rocks with REI!

All day Sunday  |   3PM-10:30PM  |   Member price: $25  Non-member price: $45  |  Washington DC REI Flagship Store

Join REI and a group of like-minded adventurers for a night hike up the Appalachian Trail to Annapolis Rocks, one of the best view points in Maryland, to catch the Perseid Meteor shower.  More Info  |  201 M Street NE, Washington DC  20002

This event is good for:  Outdoorsy folks that want to learn more about the night sky. 


//   FRIDAY,  DECEMBER 22

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 18

The NPR Politics Podcast: Live from Washington, D.C.

7PM-9PM  |  $$ Ticket Required  |  Warner Theater

The NPR Politics Podcast, in partnership with NPR Member station WAMU, is bringing its must-listen political analysis and discussion to a live audience at The Warner Theatre. This live taping of the NPR Politics Podcast will feature co-hosts Scott Detrow, congressional reporter, and Tamara Keith, White House correspondent, along with other members of the NPR politics team. Among recent accolades, the NPR Politics Podcast was named as one of the best podcasts of 2016 by Vulture and earned nods from Esquire and The Atlantic in their roundups of must-listens and reliable news sources during the 2016 election. More Info  |  513 13th Street NW Washington, DC 20004

This event is good for:  Political junkies 

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//   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 


//  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 2018

Portugal. The Man with Twin Peaks @ The Anthem

Doors: 6:30 PM  |  The Wharf  |  Ticket Required ($45-$75)  |  901 Wharf ST SW, Washington DC 20024

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


The Weekender (November 10-12): Your Weekend Forecast Includes An All Night Dance Party On The National Mall, A FREE Concert By Spotify & Copious Amounts Of #FoodPorn

The Weekender (November 10-12): Your Weekend Forecast Includes An All Night Dance Party On The National Mall, A FREE Concert By Spotify & Copious Amounts Of #FoodPorn

Now Open: Hit Up ‘The Stand’ in Crystal City for “the best new food trends the area has to offer"

Now Open: Hit Up ‘The Stand’ in Crystal City for “the best new food trends the area has to offer"

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