New Mexican Cantina. Lupe opens downtown for your midday Mexican cravings. 1214 18th St. N.W., Washington D.C. (202) 785-9525.
Raw Bar Happy Hour at Clyde’s. Clyde’s in Gallery Place offers half-off raw bar, $7 burgers, $10 crab cake sandwiches, and $2-4 beers during happy hour (3-6 p.m.) and again at late night (11 p.m. to 1 a.m.) 707 7th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 349-3700
Complimentary Bloody Mary at Firefly. Dupont brunch spot Firefly offers a complimentary bloody mary with any brunch entree this Saturday to celebrate the launch of its Saturday brunch featuring $3 Bloody Marys (Sunday brunch feature $1 mimosas). Sat., June 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Firefly, 2121 P St. N.W., Washington D.C. (202) 448-1800.
Affairs of State.The Young Professionals in Foreign Policy host the third annual Affairs of State Date Auction and Concert featuring local band Sickfeed. Fri., June 25, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. City Tavern Club, 3206 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 337-8770.
ArtJamz. The Corcoran Gallery of Art hosts a party where you can let your inner artist run free. They provide the canvas, easel, and paints along with drinks, food, and musical inspiration. Socialize and create. Tickets $60. Wed.-Sat. 7-11 p.m. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. N.W., Washington D.C. (202) 639-1700.
Green Cup of Polo. The Capitol Polo Club hosts a polo match that supports green initiatives– this year’s profits go to ACORE (American Council on Renewable Energy), EPIC (Equestrian Partners in Conservation), and EarthEcho International. Sun., June 27, noon.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Held each year on the Mall, the festival features music, crafts, food and entertainment from cultures around the world. June 24-28 and Juy 1-5 2010.