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This Week in D.C.: Sept. 8-13

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Summer isn’t officially over until it’s too cold to wear flip flops. So, while Labor Day weekend has come and gone, keep the warm weather vibe alive with these upcoming events. See ya soon, but not too soon, sweater weather. 

On September 20th,  we’ll be fallin’ for autumn at our Fall Brunch Bash with Heirloom catering at Long View Gallery from noon to 3 p.m. Gourmet brunch food, bottomless drinks, and a pop-up shop featuring fall fashion from South Moon Under, will be set to a backdrop of live music from James & Emma. Space is limited for this event and early bird pricing ends soon, so grab your tickets now!



Take advantage of grocery shopping al fresco while you still can with the CityCenter FreshFarm Markets today. Brain still on vacation mode? We’ve done the work for you.  Before you head to the market check out our recent Kitchen recipes, that come complete with a shopping list. CityCenter FarmFresh Market, I Street between 10th and 11th Streets.


Getting back into a workout routine is hard after a long weekend, but when the backdrop is the Lincoln Memorial at sunrise, we can be convinced. We’re checking out the November Project, a free boot camp style workout, started by two guys in Boston, this Wednesday at 6:30am and then treating ourselves to breakfast and a large coffee afterwards. Fuel your workout with a healthy workout with a juice from JRINK, check out nearby breakfast spots with our handy guide, grab a type-A friend, and meet us there. Lincoln Memorial, 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle N.W., Washington, D.C.
















Get creative while waiting at rush hour every second Thursday from June 11th to September 10th, from 5:30PM – 7:00PM, at ArtJamz, partnering with Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center to give ArtJammers a chance to paint in the plaza and unleash their inner artists while enjoying music and the stunning outdoor scenery of downtown D.C.

Paint in the Plaza tickets are free for the first 20 ArtJammers and $25 after that (55% off regular pricing), grab one here, which includes a 12 x 16 canvas 1.5HRS of paint time, acrylic paints, art materials, smock and easel rental and tips and guidance from art-trained creative enablers. Ronald Reagan and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Instead of packing a picnic, we’re cheating the system and hitting up the last Truckeroo’ of the season at the Fairgrounds this Friday, before walking around the corner to the final Friday Night Concert series on the waterfront. Grab a crepe, grilled cheese, lobster roll, or BBQ sammie, before catching some live country music on the SW waterfront (PS – booze is sold onsite at the Yards Park concert series). More information is available here.
















Fashionistas and foodies alike can celebrate for a cause at the St. Jude Heart of Fashion event happening at Neiman Marcus Mazza Gallerie. The event will boast an exclusive runway show, silent auction, brunch, bites, and, of course, champagne. Tickets for the designer day are available here for $150 or $500 for a VIP reception before it all gets started. 100 percent of the proceeds are going to children of St. Jude.

Gone are the nights reliving your college days in Adams Morgan. The neighborhood is now a destination for delicious cuisine and, this Saturday, a festival celebrating all the area has to offer. Score deals from nearby restaurants and feast your eyes on local art, all while grooving to the tunes of area musicians. Get more details on the festival here.


Earn your bacon brunch with a free outdoor yoga session at Dumbarton House this Sunday from 9:30am-10:30am. An hour of chaturanga and downward dog deserves sinking your teeth into some epic pork. Savor the swine with our recent favorite, which can be found at H Street’s DC Harvest, who smokes their applewood bacon in-house. DC Harvest, 517 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C.

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Still hungry for dinner? Look no further than a coastal-inspired Sunday Seafood Supper at DC Coast. The nautical noshes include a three-course meal of Caesar salad, a seafood platter featuring seasonal fish and a crab cake, and a triple chocolate bombe. The meal is a mere $35 or $50 with wine pairings. DC Coast, 1401 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 

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