This Weekend: Park it here

Jazz in the Garden. Photo via Washington Post.

Jazz in the Garden. Photo via Washington Post.

This Spring and Summer brings tons of recurring events throughout the city. This post features just a few that are taking place in the coming weeks. Mark your calendars accordingly!

Picnic in the Park: Farragut Square Park – Wednesdays & Fridays 

Every Wednesday and Friday from Noon – 2:00pm, let your hair down at Picnic in the Park, courtesy of the Golden Triangle BID. It’s the perfect spot to have lunch, play fun lawn games, win trivia prizes and meet other professionals in the city.

On select Fridays, look out for special features such as adoptable, playful puppies, live jazz music, collaborative painting in the park, and more.

Get more info HERE.


Jazz in the Garden – Fridays 

The Jazz in the Garden Series (at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden) is one of the most anticipated concert series in the city. The weekly event occurs every Friday and features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more.

In case you’re hungry, a special menu of appetizers, entrees, and salads are available inside the Pavilion Café, while an outdoor grill provides barbecue pork sandwiches, beef and chicken kabobs, and chicken sausages. A gelato cart is also conveniently located near the fountain and a variety of beverages—beer, wine, sangria, mixed drinks, and soda—are sold on-site.

Jazz in the Garden kicks off Friday, May 22nd and runs from 5:00pm to 8:30pm.

Get more info HERE.jazzinthegarden

Concerts in the Park: Georgetown – Sundays 

Concerts in the Parks is Georgetown’s favorite summer concerts series that is free and open to the public in beautiful Volta and Rose Parks, courtesy of the Citizens Association of Georgetown.

These family-friendly events take place on Sunday evenings throughout the summer and feature great music, fun family activities and edible treats – even food trucks!

The first Concert to be held on Sunday, May 17th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM in Volta Park will feature Georgetown’s favorite singer-songwriter Rebecca McCabe accompanied by the Human Country Jukebox band, including band member Jack Gregori who is currently competing for “Team Adam” on NBC’s The Voice. There will also be fun May Day activities and tasty treats for the whole family!

Other concert dates are June 21st at Volta Park  and July 12th at Rose Park.

Get more info HERE.

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