9+ issues to do that weekend throughout the DMV | July 22-24

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Be a part of a kayak journey to a brewery, carry your doggie to a pool celebration, sip mimosas and margs at a pageant and have fun Christmas in July… It is weekend time 😎

WASHINGTON — The canine days of summer season within the DMV are in full swing, however simply because it is sizzling and humid on the market doesn’t suggest the enjoyable has to cease. Listed here are some methods to benefit from the season this weekend. Come winter, you is perhaps lacking these lengthy, sunshine-filled days – take advantage of them!

In case you’re making an attempt to fake the summer season’s over altogether – we have now a few occasions for the season-haters on the market, too 😉

Each week, WUSA9 is supplying you with the main points on at the very least 9 native actions to take a look at in your off time. We’ll offer you three concepts (and, generally, a bonus merchandise or two) each week every in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Have any extra occasions you assume your neighbors ought to learn about? E-mail the time, place and outline to [email protected].


  • Recurring; Friday, July 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • District Canine Coaching, 3210 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20010
  • Admission: $15 per canine

Deliver your pooch to a pool celebration they will not quickly neglect! Everybody deserves to splash round a bit within the summertime and a furry member of the family is not any exception. Plus, bond with different doting canine mothers and dads!

“At our Bark Park, your pups will cool off in our doggie swimming pools, splash pads, and sprinklers with loads of water to allow them to romp as laborious as they need!”

Washington D.C. Christmas In July Bar Crawl 🎅

  • Saturday, July 23, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Laborious Rock Cafe + Varied Venues, 999 E Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20004
  • Admission: $10.99

OK – if you happen to’re sick of summer season, here is your likelihood to catch a break! Don your favourite ugly sweater, seek out some spots that also have just a few Santa hats in inventory, and you will be all set for this D.C. bar crawl.

“The sensation of Christmas ought to by no means go away and we’re joyful to have fun it but for one more time of the 12 months,” organizers shared. “Get entry into all the perfect bars with unique VIP drink specials that our taking part bars have to supply. Everybody will probably be dressed up and amped as much as have fun Christmas in July!”

Learn from a ballerina at a pop-up fitness class 

  • Sunday, July 24 at 12 p.m.
  • The Washington Ballet Coleman Spherical Studio, 3308 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016 
  • Admission: $10 (reservation advisable)

Participate on this distinctive health occasion taught by skilled ballet dancers and reward your self with just a few candy treats after the exercise involves an finish.


“Sarah Steele, an artist with The Washington Ballet and founding father of SteeleSculpt, is taking her digital low-impact, high-burn exercises reside with a enjoyable in-person health occasion. Come really feel the burn with a 60-minute class led by Sarah and the SteeleSculpt group, plus grasp round totally free goodies together with espresso and treats from @sweets_by_sam, chair massages by @highkeyblance, and Below Armour and Stakt Mat giveaways. @totidanceapparel may even be popping up for procuring.”

The Black Greek Festival’s 2022 Brunch Olympics

  • Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 11 a.m.
    • Organizers say early arrival is inspired because of the restricted variety of tables
  • The Bullpen, 1201 Half Road SE, Washington, DC 20003
  • Admission: Beginning at $25

The Black Greek Pageant is again and internet hosting its well-liked, annual occasion: the Brunch Olympics!

The Black Greek Pageant is a company that promotes unity and celebrates the Divine 9, which incorporates the historically-Black sororities and fraternities of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, and Zeta Phi Beta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma, Sigma Gamma Rho and Iota Phi Theta. Nonetheless, organizers welcome all – together with those that should not Greek – to attend and be a part of the enjoyable.

“D.C.’s greatest Meals Vehicles will probably be there serving quite a lot of meals choices together with Surfside Taco 🌮” the outline reads. Plus, discover bottomless mimosas for $25 till 2 p.m. and a full bar.


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the National Harbor

  • Friday, July 22 from 7 p.m. to eight p.m.
  • Nationwide Harbor Boulevard, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • Admission: Free; pay-what-you-wish inspired

Spend a romantic night on the water Friday evening, overlookng the Potomac as you hearken to sounds of the symphony on the Nationwide Harbor in Prince George’s County. “The live performance concludes with the College of Maryland’s Combat Music: go Terps!”

Olney Outdoors SummerFest

  • Saturday, July 23 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with some actions ending at 6 p.m.
  • Olney Theatre Middle, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Highway, Olney, Maryland
  • Admission: Free

This fun-filled free occasion options actions, eats and drinks all day lengthy in Olney. From a brewery to meals vans that includes crepes and Caribbean bites, there is not any must eat forward! Plus, get your recreation on with slightly little bit of volleyball, Jenga, momentary tattoos and different festivities.

There’s additionally a novel market to cease by; a props sale, proper exterior the costume division exterior the theater.

 “Searching for a one-of-a-kind piece? . . . store for an opportunity to buy furnishings or different distinctive items which were dealt with by actors and featured on stage at Olney Theatre Middle!”

Boat And Brew: Kayak To Smoketown Brewery

  • Recurring; Sunday, July 24 at 10 a.m.
  • 100 South Maple Avenue, Brunswick, MD
  • Admission: Basic at $84, Superior at $84, Senior at $84, Navy at $76, Pupil at $84 

Speak about a Sunday Funday: this occasion kicks off with a guided six-mile mellow kayak or canoe tour on the Shenandoah and the day ends with beer and bites. What might be higher?

“Individuals paddle the mellow wilderness-surrounded Shenandoah River after which take pleasure in a craft beer tasting together with a private artisan pizza.”


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • Friday, July 22  8 p.m.; Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Synetic Theatre, 1800 S Bell Road, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Admission: Beginning at $25

“Romance, magic, and hijinks take middle stage when considered one of Synetic’s authentic ‘Silent Shakespeare’ productions returns for the primary time in practically a decade,” the outline reads of this festive weekend exhibiting.

“This fantastical manufacturing was honored with 9 Helen Hayes Award Nominations when it was first produced in 2010, taking house the award for Excellent Ensemble and Excellent Resident Play. Since then, the manufacturing has carried out to nice acclaim in 2013 and 2015, and toured Mexico for the 2014 Pageant Internacional.”

Arlington Margarita & Mimosa Fest

  • Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. to eight p.m. 
  • Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill, 2424 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201
  • Admission: Beginning at $19.99

In case you’re in search of slightly extra enjoyable in Arlington earlier than the night, how about a complete bunch of margaritas and mimosas to chill off?

“Half Bar Hop, Half Scrumptious Cocktail Celebration! Options 4 Bars & Eating places! Laborious Seltzer, Hand Crafted Margarita & Mimosa Specials!” organizers shared.

Christmas in July! Movie Night

  • Solar, July 24, 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • Misplaced Boy Cider, 317 Hooffs Run Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Admission: Beginning at  $10

Here is yet another choice for our neighbors lacking the vacation season – a family-friendly out of doors exhibiting of the beloved traditional, Elf! Treats will probably be accessible to buy on-site and the bar will keep open. Organizers invite all to be happy to carry blankets or your individual garden chair and benefit from the magic of Christmas in July.

Plus, in search of a candy new interest to select up this weekend? Be taught the artwork of adorning with frosting, sprinkles and fondant at this Chantilly cake store!

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