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This Week in D.C.: April 4-10

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Spring is here to stay! The Nationals are back in town, patios are open, and the Cherry Blossom festivals are in full swing. Is there anything better than spring in D.C.?

RSVP reminder, Bitches! Make sure you RSVP for our event at Rent the Runway this Wednesday, April 6th from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Join Bitches Who Brunch and RTR for light bites, bubbles, and insider styling tips in Georgetown. Want unlimited designer clothing? We’ll tell you how to get it.

Monday

You can enjoy the most celebrated food in the area tonight at Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry at the historic National Building Museum. We’ll be there, enjoying this annual tasting event will feature the city’s top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists united for a cause: making sure all children in this country get the healthy food they need daily. Proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry‘s efforts to end childhood hunger in America. Tickets cost $120 and the event takes place from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Use the promo code BWB10 for 10 percent off. Do it for the kids! 401 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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The Nationals Opening Day is around the corner! Pinstripes is hosting a special Nationals season opener viewing party starting at 4 p.m. Guests will enjoy tons of free Nats swag, $4 house wine and draft beers, $5 well drinks, $7 flatbreads and appetizers, and even a visit from two of the presidential mascots from the Presidents Race. We recommend the chicken and avocado flatbread, the calamari, and the Margarita Italiano. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Get involved with Sculpt DC’s 30 classes in 30-days challenge. This is an opportunity to reset New Year’s resolutions just in time for the summer.  The event lasts throughout the month of April. The prizes are for a three, two and one-month membership.  Email Sculpt to sign up! 950 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Tuesday

Signature Theatre’s The Mystery of Love & Sex opens tonight for a five-week run. An unexpected love story of evolving friendship, finding your own path, and the value of family was heralded as “perfectly wonderful” and “among the season’s finest plays” by The New York Times. Purchase tickets for $60 for the 7:30 p.m. show tonight. 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, Va.

Wednesday

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Tonight is the night! Come by Rent the Runway in Georgetown at 6:30 p.m. to mingle with the Bitches, shop, nibble, and learn about all the deals RTR has to offer. Grab dinner or happy hour before you come meet with Bitches. Try ENO, Maxime, or El Centro D.F. for some Bitch-approved happy hour spots. 3336 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Spend your Tuesday night at Sculpt DC at the Rave theme ride. Glow-sticks, EDM, and Jordan–what more could you want? Perfect those dance moves on the bike to artists like Skrillex, Tiesto, and Cash Cash and get your Tuesday night rolling! Meet us on the bike at 5:30. 950 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales will visit the nation’s capital from April 6th until April 10th. The hitch team will make appearances at D.C. landmarks including Nationals Park, the Verizon Center, and the Southwest Waterfront. Today the ponies will be at Cantina Marina from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Find more information here. 600 Water St. S.W., Washington, D.C.

Thursday

Masa 14, El Centro D.F., Zengo, Toro Toro, and La Sandia are celebrating National Beer Day by offering happy hour beer specials exclusively during the dinner service. Priced at just $4 each, guests can enjoy refreshing imported Mexican beers paired with creative Latin American cuisine. The deal lasts until 10 p.m. at all locations, except for El Centro which goes until 11 p.m.

Take a trip to Silver Spring and spend the afternoon at the Great Shoals Tasting Room. Be prepared for a rustic and farm-like experience; the tasting room is located on a farm, inside of a marketplace. The tasting room offers local wine and hard cider tastings, full bottles for purchase, and cheese and chocolate plates. Purchase the Groupon and get a wine and cider tasting for two, a cheese or chocolate plate to share, and two take-home wine glasses for just $25. Great Shoals is open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., but has varying hours on Sundays. 14526 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD.

Friday

D.C. creative agency No Kings Collective, in collaboration with Warsteiner USA, will launch a special double header pop-up design exhibition at Union Market’s retail-plus concept shop Lab 1270 this spring. NKC founders and partners Brandon Hill and Peter Chang will transform the 3,000-square foot mixed-use space during a two-month takeover of Lab 1270, turning it into an immersive fine art and creative retail experience. Find more information on the pop-up here. 1270 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

After you’ve shopped at Lab 1270, head into Union Market for a great happy hour deal at Rappahannock Oyster Co. Get glasses of wine or draft beer for $4 as well as a dozen oysters for $12. Happy hour is from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. 1309 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

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If you’re feeling cheesy, visit our favorite cheesemongers at Righteous Cheese for discounted wine and beer during happy hour. Don’t pass up the seasonal grilled cheeses either–delicious. Grab some cheeses and accompaniments for your next party or picnic.  1309 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

Saturday

Drink the District is back with a double dose of your favorite tasting event–the Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine Festival. The event will feature unlimited tastings of more than 100 beers and wines, access to D.C. area food trucks, and live entertainment all day. Attend the festival from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. 500 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

The D.C. Chocolate Festival will be the first artisanal chocolate festival in the region brought to you by The Chocolate House. This event seeks to bring together both chocolate makers and chocolate enthusiasts for a day of tastings, educational micro workshops, and a keynote address. DCCF will feature the best artisanal chocolate makers from the local area and beyond! Ticket includes a full day of tasting, meet & greets, and access to classes and lectures. Tickets are only $32. The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. 1400 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Sunday

Explore Chinatown for brunch and try Bar Deco, Centrolina, Graffiato, or Sixth Engine for Bitch-approved brunch spots.

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BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Sculpt DC and Pinstripes. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from those companies. 

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