We’re gearing up this week for some serious summer loving. Whether you’re leaving town for a beach getaway, or pampering yourself with a little stay-cation, the season is all good vibes. There’s lots to be done before the July 4th madness hits, so here’s your weekly dose of what’s happening in D.C.:
Volo City is an adult sports league 501(c)3 non-profit organization, providing leagues in each of its cities for kids ages 6-12 years of all genders, abilities, and races to play at zero cost to their families. They also partner with local organizations to provide free meals for younger players. Find a league, here.
Royal in LeDroit Park regularly opens at 8 a.m., and will show all World Cup matches until July on the bar’s large projector screen! The Colombian-inspired spot will serve Colombian drink specials during Colombia games including Refajo, a refreshing Colombian drink made with Colombiana soda. Although booze service doesn’t start until 11am, fútbol fans can enjoy coffee, tea and full breakfast during morning games. And soccer fanatics can enjoy happy hour specials daily from 3-7 p.m. (and noon-7 p.m. on Mondays) which include $3 Miller High Life, $7 Classic Cocktails, and $7 wines.
Need a new spot to brighten up your morning? Or maybe a spot for an afternoon glass of wine? Noma’s Pluma by Bluebird has both the perfect morning pastries and the ideal, light evening fare to make any day a little more exciting. We interviewed one of the co-owners, Camila Arango, and she told us all about how the establishment got started. Check it out, here.
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. Check out a show to enjoy this summer, here.
“Estate” is Italian for summer and with it’s arrival come distinct flavors and fresh ingredients that haven’t been available since the previous year. To welcome everyone’s favorite season and it’s fruits, Via Umbria has created a menu that features stuffed and roasted Italian long peppers as a starter, followed by spaghetti di gragnano with octopus and a fried lamb secondo. Bonus! If you attend an upcoming wine dinner you’ll be entered to win a FREE trip to Italy! As if you need any convincing that it is an amazing adventure, check out our review here.
Patio dining is a must in the summer. We have created a list of our favorite D.C. patios to enjoy all season long. Check out out the spots, here.
Get to the Yards Park this Saturday for 9 varieties of rosé, including sparkling and cider. There will also be wine glass monogramming, DIY flower crown station, fashion sketches, and temporary tattoos. Sip and snap all day for just $10.00.
Brunch with a view? Yes, please. Del Mar has a water-side brunch that will make all your summer brunching dreams come true. From traditional brunch dishes to seafood delicacies , you really can’t go wrong. Check out the review, here.
Bitch Biz: While the Bitches Who Brunch wrote this post independently, compensation is received from partnerships with Volo City, D.C. Harvest, and Via Umbria.