December 28, 2018
Friday

Headliners

7:00 pmWashington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls Capital One Arena. NBA Basketball Game. 202-397-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-
5:00 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
12:15 pm-
1:00 pm
Organ Recital Series National City Christian Church. Hear the majesty of the church's 7000-pipe, five-keyboard Moller organ in 30 minute recitals... 202-232-0323
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 pmCapitol Steps Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Former Congressional employees perform satirical skits and... 202-312-1300
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 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...
11:00 pmBelly Dance Shows in Adams Morgan Tangier Restaurant and Hookah Lounge. Enjoy professional, beautiful belly dance performances, delicious Middle Eastern... 202-797-0778

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

2:30 pmThe Harlem Globetrotters EagleBank Arena, Fairfax. The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet...
7:00 pmWashington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls Capital One Arena. NBA Basketball Game. 202-397-SEAT
7:30 pmThe Harlem Globetrotters EagleBank Arena, Fairfax. The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet...

For Children

10:30 amStorytime Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Bring your children to hear a new story each week. All children must be accompanied by an adult...

Community

7:30 am-
8:30 am
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
9:00 am-
5:00 pm
Passport Fridays Explorer's Hall. Different live presentations each Friday. 202-857-7588
9:00 am-
9:00 pm
Fashion Friday Unleashed by Petco. Come in every Friday to Unleashed by PETCO with your dog dressed in the cutest or wildest outfit you have. Your dog will have...
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.
10:00 am-
11:30 am
ClancyWorks Drop-In Modern Dance Classes Dallas Morse Coors Dance Studio at Flashpoint. Take an intermediate / advanced level modern dance class with Adrienne... 301-717-9271
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
11:30 am-
5:00 pm
Wine Country Coach and Limo Tours Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. 540-955-5510
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...
6:10 pm-
7:10 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
6:30 pmFriday Night Shabbat Services with MesorahDC Sixth and I Historic Synagogue. A traditional service with soulful melodies, contemporary insights, and stories, followed by dinner...
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...

Health & Fitness

5:00 pm-
6:00 pm
Healthy Lifestyle Program Apurva Ayurveda Healing, Vienna. Ayurveda treatments and yoga are ways to restore and maintain health of mind, body, soul... 703-573-1282

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-
9:00 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
5:00 pm-
2:00 am
Karaoke Peyote Cafe. Happy Hour every night except Saturday. 202-462-8330
6:00 pm-
3:00 am
Spicy Fridays Agua Ardiente. Half-priced mojitos, tapas, and specialty cocktails start at 6. DJ Moh starts the party at 10 with a phenomenal... 202-833-8500

Nightlife

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 pmPizza and beer specials Sheisse Haus. $1.50 mini pizzas, $5.50 fish fry, $11.00 buckets of Rolling Rock, $14.00 buckets of Corona. 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
5:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Caribbean Happy Hour Republic Gardens. Every Friday enjoy the hottest Caribbean music and drinks. 202-725-3218
5:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Friday Night Live Music Happy Hour at Paradise Springs Winery Paradise Springs Winery, Clifton. $1 off all glasses of wine combined with live music either on the grass lawn or new covered patio make this...
5:30 pm-
7:00 pm
Draft Beers Top of the Hill. $1. off premium draft beers Bud Light, Yuengling Lager, Red Hook IPA, Shiner Hefeweizen, Harp, and Guinness... 202-546-7782
5:30 pm-
8:00 pm
Cosmic Fridays Top of the Hill. Half-priced Cosmopolitans $5. 202-546-7782
6:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Kenyon Friday Happy Hours Toledo Lounge. Kenyon alumni and students (21 years of age and older) get 20% off their tab every Friday night all night. Bring... 202-986-5416
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 pm-
10:30 pm
Happy Hour at Crush Crush. Featuring Miller Light bottles at $1, Corona bottles $2 and Rail drinks $2. 202-319-1111
8:00 pmFlaming Hot Blues Bands Madam's Organ Soul Food Restaurant & Blues Bar. Weekends deliver a strong performance with one of their reoccurring favorite... 202-667-5370
8:00 pmPearl Street Warehouse Presents Eli Lev & The Fortunes Found Pearl Street Warehouse. Join Pearl Street Warehouse presents a performance by Eli Lev & The Fortunes Found along with Hayley Fahey Band...
9:00 pm-
3:00 am
Alta Vida Friday Ibiza Night Club. Experience luxury indulgence in a night club setting. Ibiza offers D.C. a taste of something far more extravagant than... 202-549-1708
9:00 pmLevel at Lux Lux Lounge. Lindy Promotions presents Level, featuring DJs and drink specials. No cover before 10PM, ladies free all night... 202-347-8100
9:00 pm-
2:00 am
International Night with DJ Manny Floyd's Bar and Grill, Alexandria. DJ Manny spinning the best of International for everyone to come and enjoy the evening...
10:00 pmPanic! Metro Cafe. Hosted by Olli (visuals), Tim Pogo (whfs), and Jim Noble. 202-588-9118
10:00 pm-
2:00 am
Friday Night Live Orange Ball Billiards and Cafe, Rockville. This and every Friday, you can enjoy a great singles party. There is NO cover charge... 301-309-6440
10:00 pm-
3:30 am
Croma at Home Ultra Bar Ultra Bar & Club. Come party. Friday 18+, Saturdays 18 for girls - 21 for guys. 4 floors of different kinds of music ... 202-638-4663
Resident House Band - PS24 Busboys and Poets. A night of amazing music with resident band, PS24. Wowing audiences at S.O.B.'s (NYC), World Cafe Live (Philly) and The...