December 27, 2018
Thursday

Headliners

7:00 pmWashington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes Capital One Arena. NHL Hockey Game. 202-432-SEAT

Festivals

12:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Wine Tastings Veramar Vienyard Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. Explore the grounds, see how wine is made at Veramar Vienyard. 540-955-5510
5:00 pm-
9:00 pm
ZooLights Smithsonian's National Zoo. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland. ZooLights...

The Arts

10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Composed of twenty-one laminated wood pieces, each of which forms the word "monkey"...
10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Dating from the 10th to the 18th century, sculptures of deities, enlightened beings...
10:00 am-
11:00 pm
New Nature by Marpi ArTecHouse. Step into a colorful digital menagerie of nature-inspired creatures and plant life that will react in real-time to your gestures...
10:00 am-
8:30 pm
Nordic Impressions The Phillips Collection. Nordic Impressions is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years from 1821-2018. It features works by...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Lincoln's Contemporaries National Portrait Gallery. Featuring Mathew Brady's portraits of twenty celebrities from showman P.T. Barnum & inventor Samuel Morse to...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
American Origins National Portrait Gallery. On view in a series of 17 galleries and alcoves chronologically arranged to take the visitor from the days of contact...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Champions National Portrait Gallery. "Champions" salutes dynamic American sports figures whose impact beyond the athletic realm made them part of...
12:00 pm-
12:15 pm
Spotlight Tours The Phillips Collection. Tours focus one painting each day. 202-387-2151
12:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
2:00 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
3:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
6:00 pmMillennium Stage John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free... 202-467-4600
7:30 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
7:30 pmTalley's Folly GALA Hispanic Theatre. On a moonlit night in 1944 Missouri, middle-aged Jewish accountant Matt Freidman has only one chance... 202-234-7174
7:30 pmMiss Saigon Kennedy Center Opera House. The story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who meets an American G.I. in an encounter that will change their...
8:00 pmThe Second City: Love, Factually Theater Lab. A holiday satire - whether you love or hate the movie Love, Actually, you're going to fall in love with this mashup of parody, original...
8:00 pmThe Play That Goes Wrong Eisenhower Theater. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous...
9:00 pmScythian Thursdays at Fado Fado Irish Pub. D.C.'s hottest Irish band called Scythian (sith-ee-yin) comes to Fado every Thursday. 202-789-0066

Retail Events

6:00 am-
5:00 pm
Open Air Farmers and Flea Markets DC Armory. Held in Parking Lot 6. 202-547-9077

Sports

7:00 pmWashington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes Capital One Arena. NHL Hockey Game. 202-432-SEAT

Community

10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Decatur House Museum -- Tour The Stephen Decatur House. Tour of the house designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, America's first professional architect... 202-842-0920
10:00 am-
5:00 pm
Tour -- John F. Kennedy Center John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Meet at Level A Parking Plaza for tour led by members of Friends of the Kennedy... 202-4168340.
10:15 am-
5:15 pm
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution National Museum of Natural History. Visitors will feel the flutter in one of the most educational, entertaining and experiential... 202-357-2700
10:15 amHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
10:30 am-
12:00 pm
Hirshhorn Museum -- Permanent Collection Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Tour begins at the Information Desk, at 7th and Independence Avenue SW... 202-357-2700
10:30 am-
3:00 pm
Spotlights Tours National Museum of American History. Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object...
11:00 amSlave Life at Mount Vernon Tour George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. Half-hour guided walking tour focuses on contributions of African-American... 202-780-2000
11:00 am-
2:00 pm
Tour Sewall-Belmont House. Tour of the National Women's Party headquarters. 202-546-1210
11:00 amHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
Tour -- Library of Congress Library of Congress. Tour commences in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building. 202-707-8000
12:10 pm-
1:00 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
12:30 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
2:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Permanent Exhibit Dumbarton Oaks. Tour the gardens designed by Beatrix Ferrand and honored by Stravinsky in his famous Concerto, and the galleries... 202-339-6410
2:00 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
5:45 pm-
6:45 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
6:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Learn a Middle Eastern Language with MESALI The United Church -- Die Vereinigte Kirche. DC Internationals announces the summer 2010 semester of its Middle East and... 202-250-6144
7:00 pm-
8:30 pm
Dance / Drumming Classes: Folkloric Afro Cuban, Salsa, Rueda, and More Alafia Professional Dance Studio, Mount Rainier. Taught by master Cuban dancer and instructor, Oscar Rousseaux. Class... 202-997-4344
7:00 pm-
9:30 pm
Ballroom Dance Lessons Ebenezers Coffeehouse. Lessons provided by an experienced ballroom dancer. No experience or dance partner required. Offered... 202-588-6900
America's Most Wanted Studio Productions National Museum of Crime & Punishment. John Walsh's America's Most Wanted Studio, a state of the art facility, is located... 202-393-1099
Self-Guided Tour: Let's Move! with Smithsonian Gardens Smithsonian Institution. Explore Smithsonian Gardens through this scavenger hunt. Discover garden treasures while learning how gardening...

Dining Specials

11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Brunch Urbana Restaurant. Popular breakfast and lunch items are offered for brunch throughout the week. 202-956-6650
11:00 am-
5:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch Bistro Francais. A 3-course meal with complimentary glass of wine is offered on weekdays. 202-338-3830
11:00 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Lunch Chef's American Bistro, California. A prix-fixe menu is offered during the week for lunch with different specials each day... 301-862-0380
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Prix Fixe Weekday Lunch 2941, Falls Church. A special 3-course option is offered in addition to the regular menu. 703-270-1500
11:30 am-
2:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch Bastille DC, Alexandria. A 3-course menu is offered for lunch, in addition to the regular menu and specials... 703-519-3776
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
30-Minute 3-Course Lunch Ici Urban Bistro. Enjoy a contemporary French prix-fixe lunch on weekdays. 202-730-8700
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
Buffet and Boxed Lunches Indique Heights, Chevy Chase. For those in a hurry on weekdays, a choice of several quick lunch options is featured... 301-656-4822
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Power Lunch Poste. A quick, prix fixe lunch menu is offered on weekdays, in addition to the regular menu. 202-783-6060
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
Lunch Box Teatro Goldoni. A quick, 4-course prix fixe menu including salads, pasta, entree, sides and dessert is featured on weekdays... 202-955-9494
12:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Express Lunch Degrees Bistro. A prix fixe 2-course soup or salad plus entree lunch is offered on weekdays. 202-912-4110
3:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Happy Hour McGinty's! McGinty's Public House, Silver Spring. $5 Food Menu; $3 Yuengling & Shocktop; $4 Margaritas & Martinis; $3.50 House Wine; $1 Off All Other...
3:00 pm-
6:30 pm
Georgetown Tasting Food Tour A two-hour food tour not only feeds your mind in a step back in time but also your belly as we take time to taste food from some of the best... 800-560-1594
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Chadwick's Happy Hour Chadwick's. Enjoy $2 domestic bottles, $2 house wine, $2.50 rail drinks and margaritas and half price Buffalo Wings and Stuffed... 202-333-2565
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Pour House Happy Hour Pour House. Weekday happy hour featuring: $3 Bud Light drafts, Miller Lite drafts and Yuengling drafts; $4 Svedka, Svedka Flavors... 202-546-0779
4:00 pmPitcher Night Capitol Lounge. Choose pitchers for $12 including Bell's Beer, Yuengling, Brooklyn Lager, Bud Light, Dale's Pale Ale and Dogfish Head...
4:00 pmBelgian Invasion Capitol Lounge. Enjoy some Belgian food and drink, $10 bowls of mussels red, white or blue and $2 off selected Belgian and Belgian style brews...
5:00 pm-
2:00 am
Karaoke Peyote Cafe. Happy Hour every night except Saturday. 202-462-8330
6:00 pm-
12:00 am
Thursday Night Specials Pour House. Thursday night specials include: $10 Bud Light & Miller Lite pitchers, $2.50 Bud Light drafts, $4 Svedka, Svedka... 202-546-0779

Nightlife

10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Glow Thursdays Lima Restaurant and Lounge. Highlighting the top talent in electronic dance music, featuring the biggest headlining DJs... 571-594-3246
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Tune Inn Happy Hour Tune Inn. At happy hour get $1 off all drinks. 202-543-2725
4:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Bedrock Billiards Happy Hour Bedrock Billiards. Specials include Rail drafts and Miller Lite $3. 202-667-7665
4:00 pmBud Special Sheisse Haus. Bud and Bud Light bottles on special. $1 from 4pm - 8pm, $2 from 8pm - 12am, $3 from 12am - close... 202-546-1001
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Happy Hour at Garrett's Garrett's Restaurant & Railroad Tavern. Monday through Friday Happy Hour is from 4pm to 7pm. Come in and join us for three full hours where...
5:00 pm-
11:00 pm
Club Heaven & Hell Happy Hour Club Heaven and Hell. Extended happy hour including specially priced appetizers and entrees. Drink specials include all... 202-667-4355
5:30 pm-
8:00 pm
Wines by the Glass Top of the Hill. $1. off six red and five white wines, normally $5.50 - $7. per glass. 202-546-7782
6:00 pmWhen It Rains... We Pour Toledo Lounge. When it rains, we pour $2 drafts. Some restrictions apply -- snow is not rain.
6:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Toledo Lounge Happy Hour Toledo Lounge. Featuring $3 - Rail 6pm-8pm and $2 - Drafts 6pm-8pm.
8:00 pmThursday Nights at Garrett's Garrett's Restaurant & Railroad Tavern. In the Club Bar relive the times, the music, and the excesses of the 80's along with weekly specials...
9:00 pmEarth Thursdays Dream. Dream features the latest in Hip Hop, Dance, Latin rhythms and international music. 202-636-9030
9:00 pm-
12:00 am
Karaoke Night McGinty's Public House and Restaurant, Arlington. Warm up those vocal cords, grab some friends and do-re-mi down to McGinty's... 703-414-3555
9:00 pm-
12:00 am
Covered with Jam & Ron Holloway Ragtime, Arlington. A sweet music collective with some of the the top funk / jazz / jam / blues / improv musicians in DC. CwJ performs... 703-243-4003
Poet-a-Tete - Open Mic Poetry Night Ebenezers Coffeehouse. Featuring Open Mic Poetry Night.All poets and poetry lovers welcome. 202-558-6900