640 Rhode Island Avenue, NE via Metrobar
From an email:
“metrobar will be open every week, from Thursday to Sunday! Call it our “single tracking” opening schedule. Once the railcar has arrived, and we’ve added a few finishing touches, we’ll be open for full service!
Opening Weekend Hours & Events
Friday, June 18 | 4pm – 12am
Punk the Capital: Film Screening and Panel Discussion (8:30-11pm)
Punk the Capital: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friday, June 18 I 9pm-11pm | Get Tickets
Join the Focus on the Story International Photo Festival for an outdoor screening of “Punk the Capital”, which chronicles the emergence of the #DC punk scene in the late 1970s. Get tickets here.
Saturday, June 19 | 12pm – 12am
Taste the Spirit: a Showcase of Local Black Distillers (2-6pm)
Taste the Spirit: a Showcase of Local Black Distillers
Saturday, June 19 | 2pm-6pm | Get Tickets
This Juneteenth, metrobar and DMV Black Restaurant Week are presenting “Taste the Spirit,” a showcase of five emerging Black distillers in the District of Columbia. Your ticket gets you an exclusive taste of each of these fine spirits:
- Durante Rum (@duranterum)
- Sankofa Gin (@sankofabottlingcompany)
- E’thal 56 Vodka (@ethal56_vodka)
- Seven16 Vodka (@seven16vodka1)
- Ma’Hees Brandy (@maheesbrandy)
A portion of tickets and drink sales will go to the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, an organization helping to grow Ward 7 into the District of Columbia’s most welcoming, prospering, and livable community for everyone. Get tickets here.
Sunday, June 20 | 12pm – 12am
Father’s Day Outdoor Games (All Day)
Sunday, June 20 | All Day
Catch a glimpse of the railcar (fingers crossed) this Father’s Day – and join us for outdoor games and a family-friendly space with Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, and cornhole.
Every day, we’ll also provide quality food trucks, music, local beer, wine & spirits, and good vibes…all one block west of the MBT and Rhode Island Ave Metro!“
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