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Sponsored Event: McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up is partnering with the Kansas City BBQ Society – the world’s largest BBQ organization consisting of America’s top barbecue experts – at The Safeway National BBQ on Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22, 2014 to create the McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up. The Match-Up is a multi-city competition series, challenging the country’s pitmasters to fire up their best beef dish using Montreal Steak Seasoning in a battle to win the coveted title of Master of the Flame. At-home grillers can get in on the action by:

  • Checking out the online points chase to track team standings over the course of the competition here.
  • Stopping by the Grill Mates booth at any of the four events to nab some delicious samples, capture an image at our photo booth and have the chance to win a custom grilling package.
  • Joining the Grillerhood on Facebook – the largest online grilling community – to view event highlights and share their own grilling wins.
  • Visiting the Grilling Lookbook on McCormick.com or finding them on Pinterest.com to get sizzling recipe ideas, from mouthwatering mains to savory sides.
  • 900 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC.

Monday June 16, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm, is the United States first game in the World Cup against Ghana. What better way to watch it with fellow fans and great food and drink! TD Burger is offering $5 burgers and $3 beers during the game! What better way to support USA than eating burgers and drinking beer! TD Burger, 250 K ST NE, Washington, DC 20002

Tuesday June 17, 2014, Doors: 6:30pm, Show: 7:30pm: Do you like to stay out late? Than this is the perfect event for you! Playing for Change. is multimedia movement to inspire, connect and bring peace through music. Playing for change has collaborated with many well known artists such as Bono, Keith Richards and Jimmy Buffet. They will be releasing their third album on January 14th 2014. $23 – $30. The Hamilton, 600 14th ST NW, Washington, DC 20005

Wednesday June 18, 2014: The AFI Docs Film Festival begins today! It is a 5 day international documentary festival located at the AFI Silver Theater. 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring MD 20910

Thursday June 19, 2014 4:00pm – 7:00pm: Almost the end of the week, you can make it! Does a great Happy Hour help? Check out The Big Hunt in DuPont Circle. Remember don’t judge a book by its cover! From 4 – 7 select beers are $2.50 and other drafts are $1 off. 1345 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036.

Friday June 20, 2014 7:05pm: Experience true DC by going to a Washington Nationals game! On June 9th they are going to be playing the Atlanta Braves at the Nationasl park! They are having several promotions that day. Don’t miss a chance to see the beautiful Nats Park! 1500 South Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Saturday June 21 & June 22,  2014 11:00am – 9:00pm: Safeway National Capital BBQ! Get great grub, live music and giveaways while benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank. 900 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC

Saturday June 21 & June 22, 2014 12:00pm – 9:00pm: Northern Virginia Summer Beer Fest! Need I say more? Well in case I do, over 60 breweries, ciders and meaders wll be there to help get your ready for Monday. 41793 Tutt Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176