This Weekend: Fotos, Freaks, and More

Yes, Halloween is over but because you live in an incredible city there is still plenty to do.  Check out some of the events happening in and around DC this weekend.

FotoWeekDC 2015 Opening Party

Friday, November 6th from 7:30-11:00 pm

Join FotoWeekDC for a night of photography exhibitions, open bars, appetizers, photobooths, music and a whole lot more as they kick off the 8th annual FotoWeekDC Festival.

Tickets start at $50 but will increase to $60 on the day of.  Get more info and your tickets here.

Ice Skating at the Washington Harbour

Season Opens Friday, November 6th from 12:00-10:00 pm

It may feel like we are just going to go back to spring but Georgetown’s annual ice skating rink will be opening for the season this Friday.  Weather permitting (whatever that means), this is the first day for outdoor ice skating at The Washington Harbour for the 2015-2016 season! The rink will be open every day for recreational skating until March, including all holidays. Get more info on hours and rates here.

Side Yards at The Yards

Saturday, November 7th from 6:00-10:00 pm

Looking for something a little more unique?  This should do it. Side Yards at Yards Park will host their second annual sideshow extravaganza. There will be three stages of entertainment showcasing the unusual talents of contortionists, magicians, juggling, escape artists, snake handling, fire breathing, sword swallowing and more. If you’ve been feeling a little bored with your usual weekend routine this will be an interesting alternative.

There will also be a burlesque show, live music, tons of food from local favorites, craft beer, and signature cocktails.

The event is free but you do have to RSVP.  You can do that here.

Lastly, we can’t forget about our neighbors to the west so here’s something fun to do if you are in or around Alexandria.

2015 Port City Chili Brawl – The Reserve vs. Mason Social

Sunday, November 8th from 2-6 pm

The Chefs from The Reserve and Mason Social will be going toe to toe to finally determine who makes the best chili. Don’t worry, these chefs are good friends and a portion of the proceeds benefit Feed It Forward.

You can purchase tickets ahead of time for $20 here.  Or you can buy them at the Brewery on November 8th.  The tickets include a pint and food samplings.

 

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