This Weekend: Wine and Boutique Shopping in the City

There are two things that D.C. residents can’t resist: sipping wine and boutique shopping. Here are your must-do events for the weekend:

Wine Yards

Saturday, August 1, 2015


Washington City Paper hosts an afternoon of wine tasting, food and live music at The Yards (301 Water Street SE). The event will feature more than 20 wineries & vineyards including Opici Wines, Red Ink Imports, Senator Wines, Folio Fine Wine Partners, Vina Bujanda, Joao Portugal Ramos, Franco Espanoles, Vini Inc and Tradewinds Specialty.

Tickets are $35 and includes unlimited wine samplings and souvenir glass. The event lasts from 1:00pm – 5:00pm. Get more info here.

Alexandria Sidewalk Sale

Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015


Visit our neighbors in Alexandria for the annual summer sidewalk sale featuring hot summer deals. The two day event will take place throughout Old Town and Del Ray with over 50 participating shops. Promotional events and clearance sales will offer deeply-discounted summer merchandise and product demonstrations from some of Alexandria’s top boutiques and design stores.

Get more info here.
Also, don’t forget to check out these recurring favorites while they last: Picnic in the Park at Golden Triangle, Jazz in the Garden, Capital Fringe Festival, Yoga on the Plaza at Hirshhorn Museum, Summer Pop Up Breakfast Series at Union Market.

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