What to do during Covid-19? Scroll down to see the few DC activities that are open. But there are still many things to do around DC. Safe social distancing ahead!
DC Events This Week
Purple Heart Commemoration
Join Mount Vernon and members of the @[741008719306825:274:Military Order of the Purple Heart, USA] and the National Museum of the United States Army for the estate’s official National Purple Heart Day Wreath Laying at Washington’s Tomb and Commemoration Ceremony in the Tomb Grove. The ceremony will include music and remarks by special guests.
For those who cannot attend in person, we will be livestreaming the official ceremony on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. More: facebook.com
Duchamp in Focus: Conservation
Join conservators Stephanie Lussier and Scott Homolka for a walk-through of Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection to discuss Duchamp’s materials and art making process, and strategies for caring for works while on display to ensure preservation for future generations.
Please email [email protected] if you would like to request ASL interpretation for this event. More: facebook.com
Pop up: Victura Park at the REACH
Relax. Unwind. Smile.
Victura Park is a family-friendly outdoor pop-up & wine garden located in the River Pavilion at the REACH.
A collaboration between the culinary creative team of The Hilton Brothers & Chef Erik Bruner-Yang, Victura Park is a winery-inspired landscape. Dotted with picnic & café tables and shade umbrellas, there’s plenty of space to enjoy a snack overlooking the Potomac or spread out a blanket on the grass with a glass of wine.
Charcuterie Boards and light snacks available
Beer, wine, grown-up seltzers & other beverages available by the glass and in containers
The health and safety of our guests and staff is our top priority. Guests are required to maintain social distance and wear a mask when not seated. More: facebook.com
Diva Royale Drag Queen Show Washington, DC - Weekly Drag Queen Shows in Washington - Perfect for Bachelorette & Bachelor Parties
Featuring The Finest In San Diego Drag Queen Dinner and Brunch Shows and Female Celebrity Impersonation. Get Up Close And Personal With Your Host Diva Drag Queen and Her Guest Drag Queen Divas such as Madonna, Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli, Adele, Nicki Minaj, Whitney Houston, Sia, Britney Spears, Beyonce and many other celebrity impersonators (Specific celebrity Drag Queens vary according to city, location, and date).
The Divas Have Arrived in DC! Diva Royale Restaurant is the Ultimate Drag Dining Experience and Washington's #1 bachelorette party & Gay bachelor party Haven! The ladies of Diva Royale love to host the hottest & Best Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties & All Kinds of Celebrations! Dinner or Brunch will be a celebration you won't forget, where you are treated like a Queen! Diva Royale show is open on Fridays and Saturdays for Dinner Shows and Sundays for Brunch shows. Advance Tickets Only!
Purchasing food is not mandatory, but only prepaid dinner or brunch packages will be served. More: eventbrite.com
Friday Night Laughs by Capital Laughs (Stand-Up Comedy)
It's February and all most VD! Get ahead of the fight and enjoy a few laughs and drinks before the entire thing unravels on February 15th.
This month, you'll see some truly amazing comics:
Pete Bergen (Chinese Menu Comedy)Natalie McGill (Redacted Tonight)Bridget Geiran (The Kennedy Center)Christian Escoto (The Moth)
Friday, February 7th 2020Doors 7:30/Show 8 pmShow + 1 drink = $18Show + OPEN BAR = $25Town Tavern2323 18th St NW, DC(Upstairs, No Elevator)
For more info visit www.capitallaughs.com More: eventbrite.com
Experience a rarely-seen creature of the night during Brookside Nature Center's Flying Squirrel program every Friday at sunset. Free!
Join a naturalist on the nature center's deck at our squirrel feeding station.
Dress appropriately for this outdoor program. Times vary every Friday. Program starts 30 minutes after sunset.
All ages welcome. Registration is required for each person attending. Face coverings and physical distancing are required.
Rain cancels the program.
Free! Sign up now: http://ow.ly/mXS830r1EqL. More: facebook.com
LIVE! From Busboys | 14th & V | August 7, 2020 | Hosted by Beny Blaq
LIVE! From Busboys and Poets An open mic talent showcase for all performers. Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor/actress, magician, or any other type of performer, we want to see what you've got. Come showcase your talent!
Tonight's host is Beny Blaq
Brooklyn, NY native Beny Blaq is an internationally recognized poet and promoter who inspires audiences with his prose and entertains party-goers with the finest nightlife events in the city. He has performed at over 50 colleges and universities, appeared on various radio and TV outlets, such as BET’s Lyric Cafe, TV One and WHUR, and even made an appearance on HBO’s hit series “The Wire”. Beny has made a name for himself in D.C. as a prominent promoter, who is known for his premier social events that local socialites add to their weekly nightlife roster.
Find Beny on Facebook
Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. No saved or reserved seats are allowed. Failure to check in within 30 minutes of advertised start time may result in a forfeiture of seats. Sorry, no refunds.
Schedule for LIVE! From Busboys
14th & V | 1st Friday of every month; 11:00pm - 1:00am hosted by Beny BlaqShirlington | Last Friday of every month; 10:00pm - Midnight hosted by Beny Blaq Hyattsville | 3rd Friday of every month; 10:00pm - Midnight hosted by Angie "AJ" Head More: eventbrite.com