Make ice cream, drink beer for a good cause and dive into a pit of nostalgia with BH90210.
Every Thursday at 9 a.m (sometimes sooner) we mail you our Best Weekend Bets. Best Weekday Bets are similar to our Best Weekend Bets but longer because we pretend Thursday is a weekday.
CULTURE: Learn about the women of Barry Farm / Hillsdale (a historic African American settlement in Southeast D.C.) at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.
FILM: Eat pizza and watch The Dawn Wall at Pizzeria Paradiso in Georgetown. If you liked Meru or Free Solo, you’ll like this.
FOOD + DRINK: The Passport Program is hosting a special summer supper at Doi Moi.
FREE: Dance to a sweet King Khan DJ set at Slash Run.
MUSIC: It’s the last Fort Reno show of the year. Go see Pagan Reagan, Trajectories and The Feed.
OUTSIDE: Do some free yoga with VIDA at The Yards Park. It’s very easy to never pay for yoga.
STAY IN: Make this no churn balsamic peach ice cream. It’s summer. It’s hot.
CULTURE: Take a cat themed tour through history at the National Gallery of Art‘s tour “Five Centuries of Cats in Art.”
FILM: Suns Cinema is screening Walking the Streets of Moscow and it looks beautiful.
FREE: Swing by the Georgetown Waterfront Park for a free outdoor screening of Eat Pray Love.
MUSIC: Spend an evening with Dawes at the Lincoln Theatre.
OUTSIDE: Sail around the Potomac on a pirate ship and drink Heineken. The tickets include two free beers!
STAGE: Molly Burch and RF Shannon are at Songbyrd.
STAY IN: Make these ice cream sandwiches (featuring a homemade cookie and store bought ice cream). It’s summer. It’s hot.
CULTURE: Casey Rae talks about his new book William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘N Roll at Songbyrd.
FILM: An outdoor screening of Cool Runnings is the perfect excuse to go to NoMa.
FOOD & DRINK: We highly recommend the Beer Garden Benefit Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at The Midlands.
MUSIC: Say goodbye (for now) to Honey at their Black Cat show. Born Dad will also be there!
OUTSIDE: Fulfill all of your Instagram dreams at baby goat yoga in Arlington.
STAGE: The Struts, The Glorious Sons and Bones take over the 9:30 Club.
Come back Thursday for our Best Weekend Bets, published every week at noon. Subscribe to our Best Weekend Bets and get them at 9 a.m.