This Weekend: Celebrate Black History


Smithsonian Black History Month Family Day

February 7th l 11 am – 4 pm

Bring the whole family to the Smithsonian’s kickoff celebration of Black History Month! Visitors can take a special family tour of the exhibition Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College, take part in an art-making activity, listen to music inspired by the work of one of America’s greatest painters and teachers, Hale Woodruff. The day ends with a presentation of Hale Woodruff’s genealogy by Ms. Karen Bennett Harmon, the artist’s great-niece. Ms. Shauna Collier of Smithsonian Libraries will introduce the program and moderator audience questions and answers.

Limited on-street parking is available. The venue is Metro accessible via the Blue, Orange, Silver Lines Smithsonian Metro Station or the S4 or 52 buses.

Family day is sponsored by the soon to be open National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Due South Super Bowl Party at The Yards

February 7th l 6:30 pm

Due South will have a long list of food and drink available as you watch the big game on Sunday.  They are taking reservations for the seated viewing area, other than that you are on your own.  If you haven’t made plans for the Super Bowl yet, check out Due South from the people who brought us the New Orleans restaurant, Bayou.

According to BadWolf DC, Specials include:


  • $10 Pulled Pork Nachos
  • $6 Burnt End Sliders
  • $6 Buffalo Pork Wings
  • $6 Smoked Chicken Chili


  • $5 House White Wine, House Red Wine, and Rail Drinks
  • $5 Due South Drafts (Lager and IPA)
  • $8 Carolina Blueberry Lemonade
  • $15 Beer Buckets­ 5 Bud Light cans, Budweiser cans, 888 IPA bottles
  • or Miller High Life bottles for $15.00

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