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This Week in DC: March 7-13

I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe it’s already March. Fill your social calendars this week with wine, cheese, and happy hours, while we wait out this weird weather limbo.  

Ticket Giveaway!

We’re hosting a private “Glow & Flow” glow-in-the-dark yoga class followed by a healthy brunch on Saturday at Sculpt, but we’re giving away 10 spots to Bitches Who Brunch readers. The first 10 people to follow @BitchesWhoBrunch on Instagram and email will snag a spot! 11:30 a.m.



Take advantage of Sculpt DC’s newest promotion for a chance to win a one-month free membership and an awesome gift basket. All you have to do is snap a post-Sculpt picture and post it to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #SculptYourLife, taggin @SculptDC. Don’t forget to “like” and follow Sculpt DC! 950 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Head to Georgetown to visit the newest addition to Wisconsin Avenue, The Sovereign. If you go after sunset, you’ll be greeted by a trail of glowing lanterns leading you back to the Belgium eatery. There are 300 draft beers on tap everyday as well as a large selection of bottles all ranging from $4 to $13. Try a couple of the diverse appetizers, the steak frites, or the Dutch mussels while you’re there. 1206 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.



Head to Vinoteca for a wonderful wine class specialized towards American vinos. All of the featured grapes are grown in the U.S., and Vinoteca wants to teach you all about them. The class will be taught by the talented wine director, Kate Chrisman from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Class will feature between four to six wines, with a plate of delicious bites assembled by executive chef, Lonnie Zoeller. The cost is $45 per person, plus tax. 1940 11th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Make Penn Social your destination for the evening and start off with a great happy hour followed by an exciting trivia night. Everyday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. there are $2 off draft beers, $5 rail drinks, and $6 glasses of wine. At 7 p.m., trivia night begins where contestants can win a $25 gift card to Penn Social. Drink specials during trivia include $4 Sam Adams. Don’t forget to play some of the awesome games like corn hole, foosball, and giant jenga. 801 E St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Try out a new Thai pop-up in Petworth tonight. Alfie’s has a great happy hour, bar scene, and menu. If that isn’t reason enough to check it out, they also offer a great late night menu starting at 11 p.m. There are $4 drafts, $3 Pilsners, $6 glasses of wine, and $4 Mekhong rippers. The menu changes constantly so make sure to check out their website beforehand. This week they’re rolling out specials featuring Thai Half smokes. 3301 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Shake off the middle-of-the-week blues and sing your heart out at Hill Country Barbeque. The Rock ‘n Twang Live Band Karaoke is playing from 8:30 p.m. until close. You get to pick your song and sing with a live band playing behind you. So grab center stage in the Boot Bar and rock the mic with the live band. 410 7th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Get delicious Italian and support a worthy cause, Lift DC. Stop by Lavagna after work and attend Dine Out Wednesday. 10% of all proceeds from the night will be donated to Lift DC. You can count on Lavagna for delicious and high-quality food, like bruschetta, cheese or salumi boards, and amazing pastas dishes such as rigatoni pesto, radiatore primavera, or risotto bacon. 539 8th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Our go-to cheese experts at Righteous Cheese are back at it with another tasty cheese class this evening. Come to Cheese and Wine 101 to get your education on. You’ll sample three wines and six cheeses, while learning the basics of cheese and wine pairing. You’ll leave class with a full belly and a full brain–armed with all the information you’ll need to navigate the cheese counter and recreate your favorite wine and cheese boards at home. Class is $49 and is from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 at Union Market. 1309 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

Head to Bethesda for a charity happy hour at Silver benefitting the Children’s Inn at the NIH. With a $10 donation to the Children’s Inn, you’ll receive complimentary St. Patrick’s Day cocktails: a boozy mint chocolate chip milkshake and a melon gin sour. The normal happy hour deals still apply–we recommend ordering the $7 tuna tartare and $6 Moscow Mule! 7150 Woodmont Ave. Bethesda, MD.


Spend your evening in Georgetown at Pinstripes. Grab a bowling lane or bocce court and have your food and drinks delivered to you. After 8 p.m., bowling is only $3 and bocce is $4 per person and per game. Or, grab a seat at the bar or on the patio by the C&O Canal and relax. On Thursdays, you can get handcrafted premium cocktails for just $6 all day and night. I recommend the Margarita Italiano. There is late-night happy hour from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. when all of the flatbreads and starters range from $5 to $8. I would order the chicken and avocado club flatbread and the fried calamari. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Get excited for an evening of awkward dancing, good company, delicious food, and spiked punch as you re-live Prom while supporting the amazing students of KIPP DC. Head to the amazing space behind Union Market, Dock5, for a charity event like no other. Attend the VIP dinner from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and the dance from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. General Admission tickets to the prom dance include premium open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, a dessert lounge, dancing, and fun. Tickets cost $120. 1309 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

You are invited to attend the Embassy of Slovakia for a very special celebration of Slovak culture, art, music, cuisine, and open bar. The evening includes a presentation of Slovak fashion along with a traditional dinner buffet feast of Slovak delicacies prepared by the embassy chef. Dinner includes antipasti, chicken schnitzel, grilled salmon, and strudel. The evening begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are $59-$75. 3523 International Court N.W., Washington, D.C.


Art and Soul is hosting a five-course beer dinner from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. tonight to highlight the brews of Ocelot Brewing Co. from Dulles, Virginia. Guests will be greeted with a charcuterie and oyster reception upon arrival, followed by a four-course seated meal that will include halibut ceviche, fried skate wing, and beer pairings. Tickets cost $64.29. 45 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Museum is proud to participate in Museum Day Live! Held during Women’s History Month, this special edition of the Smithsonian’s signature Museum Day Live! event encourages all people, and particularly women and girls of color, to explore their nation’s museums, cultural institutions, zoos, aquariums, parks and libraries, all of which will offer free admission for the day. Find more information here. 700 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C.


Relax your Sunday away and head to brunch with your friends and loved ones. See where the Bitches been lately: Bistro Bohem, Café Milano, Due South, and Songbyrd.


Head to La Tasca and experience the best of Spain. La Tasca offers an amazing paella and sangria making dinner event tonight. You’ll not only learn how to make sangria and paella—through sangria making stations and a chef-led paella class—but you’ll also enjoy unlimited paella and tapas buffet and unlimited sangria. You’ll be greeted upon arrival with welcome sangria and appetizers and will be sent home with gifts from La Tasca. Class is from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. and costs $105. Find more information here. 141 Gibbs St. Rockville, MD.

Join the Capital Area Food Bank for a tasting gala tonight, the Blue Jeans Ball. The event dress code is “blue jeans fashionable” and takes place at the Marriott Marquis hotel. The event will feature over forty savory, spicy, and sweet tasting stations, and fabulous auction items as well as live music. So get ready to rock your favorite denim while helping combat hunger. There will be entertainment provided by DJ’s John Jazz and Miss H.E.R. The ball is from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Get your tickets here for $200. 901 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with SculptDC, Lavagna and Silver. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from the companies. 


Tess enjoys all things D.C. and food related. You can find her pursing a marketing career during the week while brunching and boozing all weekend. Will work for truffle potato chips.

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