Fri, May 26 - Mon, Sep 04
This Memorial Day through Labor Day, Gaylord National Resort offers a vacation destination like no other. Enjoy Aquafina Summer movie matinees, music mystery scavenger hunt and the Summer PJ party featuring a silent disco party. Throughout the summer celebration, Gaylord National will play homage to American Music – including jazz, country music and more – with first-class musical performers throughout the hotel and restaurants. The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with the Gaylord National Resort. Music of America package includes accommodations, $100 resort credit, two Capital Wheel tickets, and self-parking. $299 per night. 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Md. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Jun 21 - Sun, Aug 27
The most anticipated pop-up of the summer is coming. Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery presents the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar (PUB), in the spaces formerly known as Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat the Rich. At the Game of Thrones PUB, you will visit scenes from the North, the Red Keep, Mereen, the House of Black and White, and the Throne Room. Cocktails such as What is Dead May Never Die and The Lannisters Send their Regards will be paired with the show’s soundtrack. Swords, dragons, horns, and an Iron Throne help celebrate the show’s summer return. The Red Keep features the Armory, where you can pledge allegiance to your house banners, and take a picture as the flayed man on a custom piece built by The Strong Oaks Woodshop. Just not during the show itself when the bar will be closed. Ommegang Brewery’s Bend the Knee, the official Game of Thrones beer, will be on draft. Monday – Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 1839-1843 7th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Fri, Jul 14 - Mon, Jul 31
This year The Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan brings back the holiday season in style during summer. Can’t wait until December? The Black Squirrel is tapping all your Christmas Beer favorites to help ring in July. With a selection fit for even the most die-hard Christmas beer fanatics, stop by their basement taproom to escape the heat and quench your thirst with classic holiday craft beer perfection. They only have one sixtel of each, so supplies are extremely limited. Pop in soon. Christamas Beers on Tap include:· Troegs: Mad Elf Belgian Style Strong Ale, Great Lakes: Christmas Ale, He’Brew Hanukkah Chanukah: Pass The Winter Warmer. To go along with these great beers, they will also be welcoming all their favorite performers and friends of the bar, throughout the second half of the month. Join them for great beer and great fun. 2427 18th Street NW. For more information please click here.
Thu, Jul 27 - Mon, Jul 31
Since the launch of Food & Friends‘ Summer Food Fund drive, they’ve started making progress toward their goal of raising $5,000 online by the end of July. But they are still far short of their goal for the month, and now there are only a few days left before July 31st. Any gift will help “fill up the bag” during one of the most important times to support Food & Friends, as the need for their services only increases in summer time. Choose to give, from a bag of summer produce to meals for children to a birthday cake, and every gift contributes to the online July goal. Your tax deductible donation helps Food & Friends deliver meals and comfort to your neighbors in need in a time that they may need it the most. Don’t miss this chance to help! For more information and to donate, please click here.
Mon, Jul 31
Bin 1301 Wine Bar will be hosting a special listening party for Atlanta’s best duo: NAKD, as well as saying goodbye to General Manager, Chad Cortner, who will be transitioning into the General Manager role of Casolare in Glover Park. Chad will be handing over the reins to long-time Bin bartender, Yasmani Castellanos, a skilled US Bartender’s Guild Member who has been working side-by-side with Chad for the last two years. You are cordially invite to this event as an opportunity to say goodbye to Chad, and hear about his plans for Casolare, as well as an introduction to his successor, Yasmani. In celebration of Chad’s time and success at Bin 1301, the Atlanta duo, NAKD, will be offering a complimentary performance. NAKD is well known for their crowd engaging, high energy performances that leaves their fans and audience begging for more. The duo features Frontman Nate Davis and DJ Krillz. Dynamically combining their praised cover sets with original passionate Motown-influenced vocals and the heart pounding energy of EDM, NAKD has redefined the cover band scene. So, make it a Monday Funday by making your way to Bin 1301 for this great event with no cover. There will be Happy Hour all night long, and Mezcal El Silencio will be sponsoring the event allowing for $7 Silencio cocktails. 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. 1301 U Street Northwest. For more information please click here.
Mon, Jul 31
The Explorer is a pineapple-infused Pisco cocktail with lime juice and simple syrup, topped with a pineapple “glacier.” This cocktail is available to order off of the Ritz Carlton’s Spring/Summer cocktail menu. While sipping on the cocktail, you are helping to save the seas, as $1 of each sale will go to Jean-Michel Cousteau’s foundation, the Ocean Futures Society. Their mission: to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean’s vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet. 3100 South Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Mon, Jul 31
Join Chef Geoff’s Executive Food & Beverage Director, Steve Mannino and Executive Pastry Chef, Norm Messer for our Summer cooking demo! Observe, chat with Chefs and enjoy these dishes! Menu items include potato gnocchi, grilled shrimp, panzanella, and sweet corn & sundried tomato ricotta donut. Tickets are $70 per person. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 8045 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.