Snow day! Snow week! Snow month! Snow! We’ll be updating this if and when there are any snow related cancellations.
Every Thursday at 9 a.m 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. Maybe snow will still be on the ground on Thursday. Snow!
ACTIVE: Track some snow plows.
CULTURE: Damn the snow. Get out there and drink some drinks for a good cause. So Others Might Eat’s Winter Ball kickoff happy hour is at Mission Navy Yard.
FILM: The Screen Queen series at Suns continues with Caravaggio.
FOOD + DRINK: Restaurant Week kicks off. Check out our picks from the last Restaurant Week.
FREE: The shutdown continues. Peruse our Shutdown Guide for specials. We’re updating it as more specials roll in.
OUTSIDE: Shovel your way to the grocery store.
STAY IN: The Australian Open begins today. Stay in and watch it. It’s too snowy outside to play tennis.
ACTIVE: Take a tour in the US Botanical Garden. Due to the snow, this will feel like an actual workout.
CULTURE: Ari Shaffir’s storytelling show comes to Sixth & I.
FOOD + DRINK: Destination Wedding becomes Destination Mexico from Monday through Thursday, a perfect time to feel like you lived in a warmer climate. Tonight features cocktails from Brittany Thornton of Poca Madre.
MUSIC: MØ plays a very sold-out 9:30 Club.
OUTSIDE: Play some broomball on The Wharf.
STAGE: The show of the week is Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: Cinderella at The Kennedy Center. The promotional material looks amazing and it only runs through Sunday, January 20.
STAY IN: Another season of Drunk History begins tonight. If you’re not too tired of drinking at home due to the snow, drink some more and watch Drunk History. This show is so much better when you’re not sober.
CULTURE: Enjoy a concert at the Washington National Cathedral. It’s even more beautiful in the snow.
FILM: The Embassy of Japan hosts a screening of Her Sketchbook.
FREE: Play some bingo at Rock & Roll Hotel.
MUSIC: The legendary Toots & The Maytals play The Barns at Wolf Trap.
STAGE: The School of Rock musical begins their short run at The National Theatre.
STAY IN: Watch Tidying Up and clean your house. You’re stuck at home. No excuses.
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