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Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC. Every week 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!

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  • Monday, March 6 – Make your way to Chevy Chase Library to see I Love You Phillip Morris.
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Or go to West End Library to see Caramel.
  • Thursday, March 9 – Legend of Drunken Master is screening at Suns Cinema.
  • Friday, March 10 – Head back to Suns Cinema for the Lady Snowblood double feature.
  • Sunday, March 12 – Then go back again for Yojimbo.

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  • Monday, March 6 – Pacers Running Store is throwing a beer run! Do a 3, 5, or 7 mile run and enjoy some sweet sweet Belle Meade Bourbon. You’re doing something good for your body and then something bad!
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Nellie’s is having an old fashioned bingo night! Except the money will be going to Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington D.C.! Which makes it even better.
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Kick off the Women’s Strike with a pre-strike party at Wonderland.
  • Wednesday, March 8 – Kit and Ace is celebrating International Women’s Day with a night of cocktails, music, and art. It sounds kind of lovely.
  • Wednesday, March 8 – The Summer Camp Show is back at Wonderland!
  • Wednesday, March 8 – Protest the global gag rule with some of your closest friends.
  • Thursday, March 9 – Hit up The Galaxy Electric at Luce Unplugged.
  • Thursday, March 9 Or swing by DC9 to catch American Electric, Tempercrush, and Ménage À Garage.
  • Thursday, March 9 – Or or or go see The Meer, Echoheart, Neaux, and QTY at The Pinch.
  • Thursday, March 9 – Also Schadenfreude Neubauten is at Dr. Clock’s and I have so many questions.
  • Thursday, March 9 – If you need some comedy in your life, The Facebook Monologues is at Drafthouse Comedy.
  • Friday, March 10 – PraxisCat, Marian McLaughlin, Faun and a Pan Flute, and SIR E.U (a BYT Super Sampler alum!) are at Dew Drop.
  • Friday, March 10 – BYT’s Jonny Grave and Jenn Tisdale are hosting a show at the Black Cat! Be there or regret your choices.
  • Friday, March 10 – Head to the Mason Inn for the Capital City Showcase! There’s gonna be art and music and stuff.
  • Friday, March 10 – Then hit up some comedy at the Velvet Lounge.
  • Saturday, March 11 – Start your day by protesting some nazi’s in Virginia.
  • Saturday, March 11 – There’s also a District of Love march.
  • Saturday, March 11 – Go see some sick art at the Civilian Arts Project.
  • Saturday March 11 – Or go learn how to square dance at St. Stephen’s. You never know when you’re going to need to square dance.
  • Saturday, March 11 – Go see some badass female drummers at 7DrumCity. Proceeds from the showcase will go to Girls Rock! DC.
  • Sunday, March 12 – Plus check out Cabaret For A Cause at Looking Glass.
  • Sunday, March 12 – If you’re near Virginia / live in Virginia, hit up Shadow Band and Teething Veils at Galaxy Hut.

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  • Monday, March 6 – Author Yudhijit Bhattacharjee talks about his book Brian Regan: The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell at the Spy Museum.
  • Thursday, March 9 – Have some fun at NGA after hours.
  • Saturday, March 11 – Make your way over to Potter’s House for a panel about the book Policing The Planet.
  • Saturday, March 11 – The Hillyer is hosting a cool panel called ‘The Artist as Culture Producer:
    Living and Sustaining a Creative Life’

That’s all, remember – 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. Feel free to leave us your suggestions in the comments. Sharing is the new caring.