From Snallygaster:

“We’re excited to announce the official Snallygaster beer list for 2022! Our beer team has once again outdone itself in procuring 403 unique and delicious brews from 178 of the very finest breweries around. Click here to download the full, sortable beer list now and start planning for this Saturday! Read More


“Down in the Reeds is a day-long Fall celebration and Music Festival. Our 2022 Festival is happening on Saturday October 8th from 11am – 7pm at The Parks at Walter Reed.”

From a press release:

The Down in the Reeds Festival is 2 weeks away! This whole day fall music festival at The Parks at Walter Reed will feature two stages of live music and workshops, an interactive art and music collaboration space, interactive art for the family, lawn games, a live art and murals, a historical scavenger hunt, local art vendors and amazing local food and beverage.
The Festival is FREE but RSVPs are required here.


From an email:

“The popular Takoma Park Farmers Market Pie Contest returns after a 2 year hiatus on Sunday, September 18th on Laurel Avenue in Takoma Park. Bakers are invited to enter their best pies made using seasonal ingredients available now at the market – both sweet or savory. Celebrity judges taste the pies and winners are named in the following categories: Read More


courtesy Snallygaster

From a press release:

WHAT: Snallygaster is Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s flagship colossal beer festival organized annually since 2012. The prestigious restaurant group is recognized for their unmatched hospitality but also for their beer-centric knowledge and focus behind renowned food and beverage concepts like Churchkey, Bluejacket Brewery, Birch & Barley, Shelter and the Sovereign.

Named after the mythical Mid-Atlantic dragon, this event has been monumental in attracting a curious scope of drinkers, savvy brewers and food vendors from across the Mid-Atlantic. For one day and one day only, they’ll simultaneously unleash an unparalleled beer, cider, wine and cocktail selection alongside the best of the best in food trucks, live music on two stages, entertainment and family fun. Read More


From a press release:

“As members of the inaugural “Culture Caucus”, Don’t Mute D.C., will host the “Healing Power of Go-Go” Festival from Friday, July 22nd through Saturday, July 23rd at the Kennedy Center. This event will allow patrons and the community to explore the role that Black music plays in healing from individual and societal traumas. The festival will include free activities such as live music, impactful conversations, art vendors and dance and drumming workshops. Read More

courtesy Colada Shop

From a press release:

“WHAT: It has been six years since the emblematic Cuban social hub, Colada Shop, opened its doors in the DMV area and brought to Washingtonians the fascinating culinary landscape of the islands’ favorite bites and drinks. Today, Colada Shop continues to embody the spirit of the island and celebrate this vibrant and energetic culture.

To commemorate this very special summer, the team welcomes friends and fans to the annual Piña Colada Festival with a series of limited edition piña coladas. Read More


Map of Mall closures, please scroll down for the rest

From MPD:

“On Monday, July 4, 2022, the 2022 Fourth of July Celebration will take place in the District of Columbia. In addition to this event, there are other events in the city which will require extensive street closures that motorists should take into consideration.

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking for the National Independence Day Parade on Monday, July 4, 2022 from 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.: Read More


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