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Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC. Every Monday we highlight free and almost free activities, a choice happy hour or two, food specials and hot tips for budget survival. PLEASE POST YOUR FREE EVENTS (FOR FREE!) ON OUR AGENDA PAGE or send us FREE TIPS to [email protected] for inclusion in the future FREE THINGS guide. So, time to plan the week!

Now onto this week:










  • Wednesday, December 3rdEarth trivia is at Bier Baron Tavern. Get a beef or veggie burger and a draft beer for only $10! Trivia runs from 4 to 9:30 pm and there are prizes involved.




  • Sunday, December 7th – Video game fans, unite! The Smithsonian is turning the American Art Museum’s Kogod Courtyard into an indie arcade! This event is totally free, so don’t miss it.


D/CITY is giving away free stuff  and all you have to do is suggest a cool gift that you would like to receive and make people vote!

Whoever submits the best color-popping outfit to The Shay wins a $300 Visa Gift Card. That’s free money.

Feel free to leave us your suggestions in the comments. Sharing is the new caring.