This Weekend: Shop With Gilt

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Gilt City Warehouse Sale

Friday June 12, 2015 – Saturday June 13, 2015

giltcityThis weekend, take advantage of huge discounts from popular brands at the Gilt City Warehouse sale. On Friday and Saturday at Union Market’s Dock 5, enjoy complimentary cocktails and snacks while you shop from Gilt’s top brands for women, men, and kids, plus home décor and more – all at up to 80% off retail.

The event will feature both up-and-coming designers and the most respectable fashion houses like Zac Posen, Helmut Lang, Missoni, Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Badgley Mischka, Carolina Herrera Tom Ford, Paul Smith, John Varvatos, GANT and more.

Friday’s late night hours are 9:30pm – 11:30pm. Saturday hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm. Get more info here.

Millennial Week Kickoff

Saturday, June 13, 2015  

millweekThis weekend kicks of Millennial Week DC where the country’s largest generation will come together to learn, network and thrive in the nation’s capitol. The week long series of presentations, panels, and social events are centered on entrepreneurship, social good, politics and diversity.

Sign up for Saturday’s day of service and check out what else is in store here.

Summerfest DC

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Summer hassummerfestdc (practically) come and the District is celebrating this Saturday! From 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Summerfest DC at the Half Street Fairgrounds will feature more than 100 craft beers, 30+ wines, cider and gluten-free options all in one event.

There will also be over a dozen food options, continuous music and plenty of of outdoor games, arts and activities.

Get more info here.

DC Jazz Fest at The Yards

Friday, June 12, 2015 – Saturday, June 13, 2015

dcjazzThis weekend, Events DC presents DC JazzFest at The Yards, a two-day “blowout” where fans will enjoy jazz entertainment overlooking the Anacostia River. The event’s marketplace will also include beverage and food tastings and an array of activities.

Friday’s festivities are from 3:00 pm – 9:30 pm featuring Sharon Clark, Cubano Groove and The Soul Rebels. Saturday’s festivities are from 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm featuring Esperanza Spalding, COMMON, Femi Kuti, Marshall Keys.

Get more info here.

Miss DC Pageant

Sunday, June 14, 2015  

missdc.j.pgJoin several young ladies gleeming with DC pride at The Miss DC Pageant this Sunday at Arena Stage. The preliminary competition will select the young women (Miss DC & Miss DC’s Outstanding Teen) who will represent the District in the upcoming Miss America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competitions.

An emphasis on education, talent and the performing arts is what distinguishes the Miss America program from other pageants. In addition, the winner and top 5 finalists are awarded a scholarship from the Miss DC Scholarship Organization.

The event begins at 6:30pm. Tickets start at $35. Get more info here.

Recurring Events: Friday’s Jazz in the Garden will feature jazz vocalist George V. Johnson; Friday’s Union Market Drive-In will show  Pretty Woman; Truckeroo is back at the Half Street Fairgrounds.

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