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October 11, 2017

WEDNESDAY

Headliners

7:30 pmWashington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins.
NHL Hockey Game. Capital One Arena. (Sports - Hockey). 202-432-SEAT

Festivals

12:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Wine Tastings Veramar Vienyard.
Explore the grounds, see how wine is made at Veramar Vienyard. Veramar Vineyard. (Festivals - Wine Tasting). 540-955-5510
1:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Summers Farm.
Fall farm attractions include themed cornfield maze, hay rides, pig races, jumping pillows, farm animals, pick your own pumpkins… Summers Farm. (Festivals). 301-620-9316

The Arts

10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon.
Composed of twenty-one laminated wood pieces, each of which forms the word "monkey" in one of a dozen languages, the linked vert… Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-633-4880
10:00 am-
5:30 pm
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas.
Dating from the 10th to the 18th century, sculptures of deities, enlightened beings, and teachers from the Hindu and Buddhist tr… Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-633-4880
11:00 am-
4:00 pm
I AM Exhibition.
I AM is a peacebuilding exhibition from CARAVAN that showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women as they conf… Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-885-1300
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Lincoln's Contemporaries.
Featuring Mathew Brady's portraits of twenty celebrities from showman P.T. Barnum & inventor Samuel Morse to musician Teresa Car… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Photography Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now.
Explores and assesses the human costs of ongoing wars through portraiture. Featuring fifty-six works by six artists and includes… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image.
Relying on her good looks, striking voice, sense of humor & no-nonsense personality, Dietrich achieved international fame. The G… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Photography Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady.
This Daguerreian Gallery exhibition will trace the trajectory of Brady's early career through portrait daguerreotypes, ambrotype… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Photography Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
One Life: Sylvia Plath.
The first exploration of the poet and writer's life in an art and history museum. The exhibition features a carefully selected a… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
American Origins.
On view in a series of 17 galleries and alcoves chronologically arranged to take the visitor from the days of contact between Na… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-275-1738
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Champions.
"Champions" salutes dynamic American sports figures whose impact beyond the athletic realm made them part of the larger story of… National Portrait Gallery. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 202-275-1738
12:00 pm-
12:15 pm
Spotlight Tours.
Tours focus one painting each day. The Phillips Collection. (Arts - Gallery Walk). 202-387-2151
12:00 pmSotto Voce.
A young Cuban man's research into the fate of the S.S. St. Louis leads him to a reclusive writer who refuses to talk about the s… Theater J. (Performance - Theater). 202-518-9400
12:30 pm-
1:30 pm
Wednesday Jazz.
Corcoran Gallery of Art. (Performance - Musical). 202- 6391827
6:00 pmMillennium Stage.
Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free admission. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (Performance - Interactive Theater). 202-467-4600

Sports

7:30 pmWashington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins.
NHL Hockey Game. Capital One Arena. (Sports - Hockey). 202-432-SEAT

For Children

10:00 amChildren's Storytime.
A new book is read each time. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Barnes & Noble Booksellers. (Kids - Children's Activities). 703-248-8244

Community

7:30 am-
8:30 am
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes.
Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment. Dahn Yoga Studio. (Educational - Class). 202-393-2440
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Decatur House Museum -- Tour.
Tour of the house designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, America's first professional architect, at 1600 H Street NW. The Stephen Decatur House. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-842-0920
10:00 am-
5:00 pm
Tour -- John F. Kennedy Center.
Meet at Level A Parking Plaza for tour led by members of Friends of the Kennedy Center. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-4168340.
10:15 am-
5:15 pm
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution.
Visitors will feel the flutter in one of the most educational, entertaining and experiential exhibits yet, an integrated resourc… National Museum of Natural History. (Educational - Science & Nature). 202-357-2700
10:15 amHighlights Tour.
A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours may be added or cancelled… National Museum of American History. (Educational - History). 202-357-2700
10:30 am-
12:00 pm
Hirshhorn Museum -- Permanent Collection Tour.
Tour begins at the Information Desk, at 7th and Independence Avenue SW. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-357-2700
10:30 am-
3:00 pm
Spotlights Tours.
Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object. Locations vary; for location an… National Museum of American History. (Educational - History). 202-357-2700
11:00 amSlave Life at Mount Vernon Tour.
Half-hour guided walking tour focuses on contributions of African-American slaves who built and managed George and Martha Washin… George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-780-2000
11:00 am-
2:00 pm
Tour.
Tour of the National Women's Party headquarters. Sewall-Belmont House. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-546-1210
11:00 amHighlights Tour.
A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation. Please ahead to confirm. National Postal Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-633-5534
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
Tour -- Library of Congress.
Tour commences in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-707-8000
12:10 pm-
1:00 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes.
Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment. Dahn Yoga Studio. (Educational - Class). 202-393-2440
12:30 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour.
A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on 2nd Tuesday of each… Smithsonian American Art Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-633-1000
1:00 pmHighlights Tour.
A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours may be added or cancelled… National Museum of American History. (Educational - History). 202-357-2700
1:00 pmHighlights Tour.
A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation. Please ahead to confirm. National Postal Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-633-5534
2:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Permanent Exhibit.
Tour the gardens designed by Beatrix Ferrand and honored by Stravinsky in his famous Concerto, and the galleries of the famous B… Dumbarton Oaks. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-339-6410
2:00 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour.
A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on 2nd Tuesday of each… Smithsonian American Art Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-633-1000
5:30 pm-
7:30 pm
The Self-Promotion Workshops.
These 2-hour topical workshops are interactive hands-on help for your marketing and self-promotional efforts. When you come to t… All About Youniversity. (Educational - Workshop). 703-752-6166
5:30 pmNook Night.
Come in and learn all about this exciting technology! Whether you are new to NOOK or a seasoned pro, booksellers are happy to an… Barnes & Noble Booksellers. (Educational - Class). 202-347-0176
6:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Learn a Middle Eastern Language with MESALI.
DC Internationals announces the summer 2010 semester of its Middle East and South Asia Language Institute (MESALI). MESALI offer… The United Church -- Die Vereinigte Kirche. (Educational - Class). 202-250-6144
6:10 pm-
7:10 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes.
Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment. Dahn Yoga Studio. (Educational - Class). 202-393-2440
7:00 pm-
9:30 pm
Adult Digital Crash Course.
This condensed workshop will cover the basics of using a digital camera. This class will help demystify the menu buttons and lea… Glen Echo Park. (Educational - Workshop). 202-997-9845
America's Most Wanted Studio Productions.
John Walsh's America's Most Wanted Studio, a state of the art facility, is located permanently at the museum, and live broadcast… National Museum of Crime & Punishment. (Educational - Science & Nature). 202-393-1099
Self-Guided Tour: Let's Move! with Smithsonian Gardens.
Explore Smithsonian Gardens through this scavenger hunt. Discover garden treasures while learning how gardening promotes healthy… Smithsonian Institution. (Educational - Walking Tour). 202-357-2700

Dining Specials

11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Brunch.
Popular breakfast and lunch items are offered for brunch throughout the week. Urbana Restaurant. (Dining - Brunch). 202-956-6650
11:00 am-
5:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch.
A 3-course meal with complimentary glass of wine is offered on weekdays. Bistro Francais. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-338-3830
11:00 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Lunch.
A prix-fixe menu is offered during the week for lunch with different specials each day. Chef's American Bistro. (Dining - Dining Specials). 301-862-0380
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Prix Fixe Weekday Lunch.
A special 3-course option is offered in addition to the regular menu. 2941. (Dining - Dining Specials). 703-270-1500
11:30 am-
2:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch.
A 3-course menu is offered for lunch, in addition to the regular menu and specials. Bastille DC. (Dining - Dining Specials). 703-519-3776
11:30 am-
2:00 pm
Express Lunch Buffet.
All you can eat pasta, pizza, soup, salads and more are offered on weekdays. Extra Virgin. (Dining - Dining Specials). 703-998-8474
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
30-Minute 3-Course Lunch.
Enjoy a contemporary French prix-fixe lunch on weekdays. Ici Urban Bistro. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-730-8700
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
Buffet and Boxed Lunches.
For those in a hurry on weekdays, a choice of several quick lunch options is featured. Indique Heights. (Dining - Dining Specials). 301-656-4822
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Power Lunch.
A quick, prix fixe lunch menu is offered on weekdays, in addition to the regular menu. Poste. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-783-6060
11:30 am-
2:30 pm
Lunch Box.
A quick, 4-course prix fixe menu including salads, pasta, entree, sides and dessert is featured on weekdays. Teatro Goldoni. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-955-9494
12:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Express Lunch.
A prix fixe 2-course soup or salad plus entree lunch is offered on weekdays. Degrees Bistro. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-912-4110
3:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Happy Hour McGinty's!.
$5 Food Menu; $3 Yuengling & Shocktop; $4 Margaritas & Martinis; $3.50 House Wine; $1 Off All Other Beer & Rail Drinks. McGinty's Public House. (Dining - Happy Hour). 301-587-1270
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Chadwick's Happy Hour.
Enjoy $2 domestic bottles, $2 house wine, $2.50 rail drinks and margaritas and half price Buffalo Wings and Stuffed Potato. Chadwick's. (Dining - Happy Hour). 202-333-2565
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Pour House Happy Hour.
Weekday happy hour featuring: $3 Bud Light drafts, Miller Lite drafts and Yuengling drafts; $4 Svedka, Svedka Flavors and Jim Be… Pour House. (Dining - Happy Hour). 202-546-0779
6:00 pmWednesday Night Special.
Wednesday night special features: $12 Yuengling pitchers, $5 burgers, cheeseburgers and veggie burgers (cheese included, additio… Pour House. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-546-0779
6:00 pmToledo Lounge Wednesdays.
Featuring 1/2 price cheese sandwich and lounge dog, $3 - Rail 6pm-8pm, and $2 - Drafts 6pm-8pm. Toledo Lounge. (Dining - Dining Specials). 202-986-5416

Nightlife

4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Tune Inn Happy Hour.
At happy hour get $1 off all drinks. Tune Inn. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-543-2725
4:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Bedrock Billiards Happy Hour.
Specials include Rail drafts and Miller Lite $3. Bedrock Billiards. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-667-7665
4:00 pmCorona special.
Half-price nachos and $2. Coronas. Sheisse Haus. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-546-1001
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Happy Hour at Garrett's.
Monday through Friday Happy Hour is from 4pm to 7pm. Come in and join us for three full hours where we offer drink deals and hal… Garrett's Restaurant & Railroad Tavern. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-333-1033
5:00 pm-
11:00 pm
Club Heaven & Hell Happy Hour.
Extended happy hour including specially priced appetizers and entrees. Drink specials include all domestic bottles $3 including… Club Heaven and Hell. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-667-4355
5:30 pm-
8:00 pm
Rail Cocktails.
Cocktails made with Smirnoff, Beefeater, Bacardi, Cuervo, Jack Daniels, Dewars and Canadian Club are $4.50. Top of the Hill. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 202-546-7782
6:00 pmWhen It Rains... We Pour.
When it rains, we pour $2 drafts. Some restrictions apply -- snow is not rain. Toledo Lounge. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 202-986-5416
8:00 pm-
2:00 am
The Ladies Hour.
An upscale, sexy, flirty event for ladies in the life. Hosted by R Kristi Events and CitiMerge.com. Reservations are being accep… Marrakesh Palace Pasha Lounge. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 202-775-1882
8:00 pm-
11:00 pm
McGinty's Poker Night.
Join McGinty's every Wednesday for one of the area's biggest poker tournaments with over 50 players. Free to play with a chance… McGinty's Public House. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 301-587-1270
9:00 pm-
1:00 am
Wicked Wednesdays.
With DJ XTA-C & DJ Los. No cover charge, plenty of drink specials and the best indoor / outdoor beach party in the area. Joe's Crab Shack. (Nightlife - Parties). 301-947-4377
9:00 pm-
2:00 am
Level 2.
This ultra exclusive lounge features a private elevator exposing you to the ambiance which is Level II. VIP bottle service, vale… Steve's Bar Room. (Nightlife - DJ). 202-686-5990
9:00 pmHump Day Groovez.
Hump Day Groovez is a weekly musical series that takes in the Langston Room. No room charge assessed to the artist who is perfor… Busboys and Poets. (Nightlife - Live Music). 202-387-7638
Wednesday Nite Sessions.
Resident Djs: at 10PM - DJ Cosgroove-DC, spinning funky and Hard House; at 11PM - DJ Redskin-DC, spinning B-More and DNB. Cafe Japone. (Nightlife - DJ). 202-223-1573
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