The Weekender: Veterans Day Edition

photo via Flickr // Mike Nelson

It’s hard to believe we are already one week into November – the leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and Veterans Day is right around the corner! At Uber, we pride ourselves in having partner drivers who are part of the military community. As we gear up for Veterans Day on Tuesday, we are dedicating this weekend to the vets! Thank you to all of those who are serving or have served our country.


Salute | The Concert for Valor

photo via theconcertforvalor.com

This event isn’t over the weekend, but it’s one to get excited about early! Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Dave Grohl, and many more are coming together to honor the courage and sacrifice of veterans, active duty service members and their families. The concert is free to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, rain or shine on The National Mall on Tuesday, November 11.

 

Honor | Monuments & Memorials

photo via nps.gov


There is no better way to pay tribute to those that have served than by visiting the many memorials around the city. It’s the perfect weekend the play tourist! The options are endless: you can choose anything from the World War II Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery. Check out this map for more ideas on where to go.

 

Capture the Moment | FotoWeek DC

photo via fotodc.org
 

DC’s biggest photography event of the year! This year, FotoWeek DC has over 100 events and exhibits planned. The opening party is this Friday night at The Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence. Here you can get the first look at shows and the competition winners, live music, food, and drinks! Purchase your tickets for the launch party here.

 

Cheers | DC Beer Fest

photo via dcbeerfestival.com/

Baseball season may have ended, but the DC Beer Festival is the perfect reason to go back to Nationals Park. This Saturday, you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to eat, drink, and play on the field! Buy your tickets for unlimited beer tastings here!
 
 
 

Game, Set, Party | SE Tennis & Learning Center’s Celebration

photo via jairlynch.com

Join special guests Venus and Serena Williams in celebrating the grand re-opening of the South East Tennis and Learning Center. Get a first look at the newly renovated center while enjoying drinks, dinner, dancing and karoke! Tickets are still available for purchase here.

 

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE MILITARY, A VETERAN, OR A MILITARY SPOUSE?

This year, we proudly launched UberMILITARY, our nationwide initiative to empower 50,000 members of the military community as partner drivers through the Uber platform. All those interested in learning more about becoming an Uber partner can find helpful information here.