This Weekend: Red White n’ Brew


Friday, June 24th

Cigars, cocktails, delicious bites, live music and local creative vendors. The monthly MarketSW returns to #LotSW for another evening of free fun and everything from handmade jewelry to beauty products to antique furniture.  Come and browse and eat and listen to some some vinyl being spun by  Analog Soul Club DC. Again, the event is free and a fun way to see the SW area.

Drink the District’s Red White n’ Brew Festival

Saturday, June 25th

Pre-celebrate Fourth of July with Drink the District’s Red White n’ Brew Beer & Wine Festival.  Tickets include unlimited tastings of over 100+ American made beer and wine.  Your tickets also include all day entertainment including lawn games and live music. And no outdoor DC festival would be complete without a food truck or two of your favorite local tastes.  There are two different sessions, 1-4 pm & 6-9 pm.  Last I checked tickets are still available for each session. They are $45 each and you can get those here.

The Octoroon, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.

An Octoroon at Woolly Mammoth Theater

June 24th, 25th & 26th


There are several shows left and limited tickets are available.  A synopsis on what you’ll be seeing is below and you can read a full review here.

A plantation on the brink of foreclosure. A young gentleman falling for the part-black daughter of the estate’s owner. An evil swindler plotting to buy her for himself. Meanwhile, the slaves are trying to keep things drama-free, because everybody else is acting crazy.

An Octoroon, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Obie-winning riff on a 19th century melodrama that helped shape the debate around the abolition of slavery, is an incendiary adaptation that the New York Post called “entertainingly demented.” Part period satire, part meta-theatrical middle finger, it’s a provocative challenge to the racial pigeonholing of 1859—and of today. – Woolly Mammoth Theater


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