Your friends have packed to depart the District for their Thanksgiving feasts, restaurants are closing left and right, Black Friday is giving you anxiety, and to top it all off, it’s the week that fall practically turns to winter. If you’re staying local this holiday season, we have some insights on how to create some serious turkey-week-envy right here on D.C. turf.
Thanksgiving week has arrived and you want to gather over something delicious when meeting friends who are about to leave the city, but you also know you need to be healthy these next few days before the turkey and gravy epidemic hits. Jaco Juice and Taco has just that. Weekday brunch at Jaco is the perfect way to start the festivities and pretend like you’re already on vacation. 1614 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20007.
Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola has you covered before the Black Friday madness hits with two new all-black timepieces launching just in time for holiday shopping. The new 48mm Runwell Sport and 38mm Canfield with Sub Second, both featuring chic black straps, hands and faces, will be available in Shinola stores and online beginning November 20. Locations include: 1631 14th St NW and 1961 Chain Bridge Road.
Don’t miss celebrated solo performer Daniel Kitson in D.C. From Studio Theatre comes a theatrical event like no other. A word-drunk storyteller and wizard of form, Kitson brings the world premiere of A Short Series of Disagreements Presented Here in Chronological Order. The show is now playing and runs through November 25. 1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Back by popular demand, Pastry Chef Alex Levin is launching a pop-up bakery at Alta Strada to take care of your Thanksgiving baking and desserts! To celebrate the holiday, the pop-up offers a selection of handmade pies, specialty desserts and artisan candies. If there’s something special you need just call and ask and they will make it happen! They are offering more “inside the beltway” delivery options on Tuesday 11/21 and Wednesday 11/22 before the holiday! Simply mark the “delivery” option when you check out. 465 K Street NW Washington, DC 20001
Looking for a way to give back and get a jump start on holiday fitness with an intense core-focused workout? Bring in three canned goods to any D.C.-area Barre3 studio between Thursday, November 16 and Thursday, November 23 to receive a FREE barre3 class. Already a member? Gift your free class to a friend! This offer is available at 1832 14th Street NW, 1000 Wisconsin Avenue NW, 701 2nd Street NE, 4900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C., and 715 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia.
Indulge in a little extra turkey this holiday when you FLY then feast at Flywheel Sports’ annual Torqy Burn ride. Hit the saddle for a 90-minute dual-instructor Flywheel class at the CityCenterDC studio on Thanksgiving Day at 11:45 a.m. Both CityCenterDC and Dupont will also host 60-minute rides earlier in the morning at 9:30 a.m. 1927 Florida Avenue NW or 9th Street NW.
Fuel up for a day full of shopping (or treat yourself after an early morning) with brunch at DC Harvest. Our favorite farm-to-table spot on H Street serves the best meal of the day every Friday. Read our review here. 517 H St NE.
Enjoy hot deals on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday at Bethesda Row! Shop a variety of retailers, including Kendra Scott, Equinox, Sassanova, Le Creuset, Bluemercury and more. Information on retailer promotions can be found at BethesdaRow.com/events.
In the continuation of bringing national and local retailers to the district, Union Market will host the first installation of new pop-up concept shop Brief Assembly this holiday season. Brief Assembly is a fully operational storefront space where selected makers, designers and independent brands from across the U.S. will have their goods sold in a unique and curated shopping experience. The store will run from Saturday, November 25 through Saturday, December 23 in a historic warehouse space. Union Market District, 1287 4th Street NE.
BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Studio Theatre and DC Harvest. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from these companies.