The Weekender

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With the ever-dropping temperatures it’s hard to resist cozying up on the couch. But for those who want to get out, explore, or make a difference this long weekend, we have good news: This city doesn’t slow down—even with the cold.

For the Kids | Thomas Foolery

This if for the young and the young at heart. Thursday night, Thomas Foolery is hosting a special Angry Undie Happy Hour in support of next month’s Cupid’s Undie Run that raises funds for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Can’t make Thursday night? Don’t worry, the Foolery hosts its standard Angry Hour daily from 5 – 7 PM, order with your finest Angry voice and get $1 off any drink.

Frozen | Navy Yard

Get ready to make winter your favorite season! Navy Yard is bringing the frozen feel and the ski chalet vibes to DC with the Ice Yards. This chilly, outdoor rager will be complete with an ice bar, beer garden, Absolut adult snow cones, outdoor fire pits, ice sculptures, DJs, and live music. Keep the kids at home and hit up this 21+ free event on Saturday!

Grab a Brew | Multiple Locations

You haven’t immersed yourself in all things DC until you’ve visited at least one of the breweries that the DC area has to offer. Whether you’re a light beer person or connoisseur and home brewer, take this weekend to get out there and explore and indulge. Bluejacket, DC Brau, Mad Fox, or Porty City – the options are endless! From DC to Falls Church, we’ve got you covered with a safe ride home.

Day of Service | Any & Everywhere

Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday is a day of honor and commemorative events at a variety of sites in Washington, DC. On Monday, service events will take place across the country and in DC. Find a community service initiative near you here or create your own event to serve the DC community and make a difference.

Be a Foodie | Winter Restaurant Week

The bargain binge-fest known as Restaurant Week is back! If you missed the last week of delicious deals (or even if you didn’t) you should definitely check out the winter Restaurant Week which starts on Monday night. Three-course prix-fixe meals will be available at some of the area’s best restaurants for $35.14 at dinner and $20.15 at lunch. Check out the full list of participants and make a reservation here.


PROTIP: Cold weekend nights are perfect for sharing an Uber with friends! Don’t forget to split the fare right in the app.


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