Uh, we got some random things for you to do this week. Or not. Maybe you’re a laser-shooting, vintage-shopping predator who drinks and goes trolling at the clubs (or in this case, John Travolta). If so, we apologize if we’ve offended you…
Today: The DC Bike Party Thrift Shop Re-Cycle Ride rides off at 7 pm from the DuPont Circle Fountain! Wearing your best thrift shop dus for this cold weather ride culminating at Old Glory in Georgetown for $2 Natty Bohs.
Tomorrow: Break out the Beadazzler. The Portrait Gallery is hosting their monthly Pop Quiz, and this month, things get glittery at Disco Inferno 70’s Night starting at 6:30 pm at the Kogod Courtyard at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Win prizes and bragging rights.
Friday: We don’t know how Sharks & Lasers go together, but who cares?! Brightest Young Things is throwing a special party at the International Spy Museum, celebrating 50 years of James Bond villains.
Saturday: DGS Delicatessen turns one with a Saturday Night Prime Rib Special–3 courses this Saturday night and every Saturday thereafter for $29.95.
DC Social Sports hosts a Ballston Bar Crawl from 1-9 pm across the neighborhood’s most popular bars like Front Page and Rock Bottom. Check in at Buffalo Wild Wings until 4 p.m. and get drink specials and win gift cards from participating bars.
Sunday: Check out Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, a gothic, supernatural ballet with 90% less KStew drama. Last night playing at The Kennedy Center Opera House. Consult our Prix Fixe Guide on where to eat nearby.
Monday: Northside Social is hosting a 4-course holidaywine tasting and dinner paired with 4 wines, all geared to get you thinking outside the box and ready to host your holiday gathering! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Our favorite spirits author Kayleigh Kulp is signing her new book Booze for Babes at Graffiato at 6 pm! Booze for Babes celebrates lady bartenders, distillers and spirits experts, while also teaching tipplers to buy and drink better booze in a fun but non-pandering way. Receive a welcome cocktail, a pairing of foods from Graffiato’s delicious fall menu, and an advance signed copy of Booze for Babes: the Smart Woman’s Guide to Drinking Spirits Right. A $75 value in all!
Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.