This week, enjoy yoga and some beer in a socially distant setting, some sweet R&B from D.C’s own Cecily livestreamed from the Mansion at Strathmore, a polo match and picnic with DC Polo Society and much more.
Live from the Mansion: Cecily
Strathmore’s virtual concert series is bringing inspiring music and conversations held at the Mansion at Strathmore to you. Join host Christylez Bacon and enjoy the powerhouse vocals of Cecily. Her voice will transport you for the evening to a bygone era of smooth jazz and soul. Tune in on Facebook Live at 7:30 p.m. Free; consider donating to Strathmore if you attend. www.strathmore.org // @strathmorearts
Tiki Yards Re-imagined
The Yards is celebrating the end of summer with their annual Tiki Yards party, with a twist. You can order your own Tiki Yards kit, featuring two “tiki cocktails” and a curated box of luau-themed tiki party starters for your socially distanced cocktail hour. Pick up your Tiki Yards kit from the Tiki Outpost at The Yards Sun Deck, then tune into the Tiki Yards party on Instagram to jam out to a steel drum band, live sets from DJ Farrah Flosscett, join a tropical flower arranging class, partake in giveaways and more. 3-7 p.m. Kits $15-$25. www.theyards.com // @theyardsdc
Enjoy a new concert from the National Symphony Orchestra every other Friday until September 25 with help from the Kennedy Center. The Kennedy Center will be sharing their archive of live full orchestra broadcasts streamed on-demand for free. Programs are accessible for 30 days starting at 8 p.m. the Friday they are released. Free. www.kennedy-center.org // @kennedycenter
Christopher Tin’s “To Shiver the Sky”
Washington Performing Arts and the United States Air Force Band are partnering to co-present a unique event that will be free on YouTube Live. Get an inside look into Grammy Award-winning composer Christopher Tin’s work “To Shiver the Sky,” based on humankind’s quest to conquer the sky and the history of flight, in this in-depth online event promising great music, interviews and a live Q&A. 7 p.m. Free. www.washingtonperformingarts.org // @washingtonperformingarts
Yoga + Beer at New District
Eat Yoga Drink is joining forces with New District Brewing to bring you socially distanced yoga and beer. This class will only allow eight yogis due to social distancing measures, so sign up fast! Bring your own mat and mask. 10:30 a.m. to noon. $25. New District Brewing: 2709 S. Oakland St. Arlington, VA; www.eatyogadrink.com // @eatyogadrink; www.newdistrictbrewing.com // @newdistrictbrew
DC Polo Society
Enjoy a mix of tradition and fun for the whole family with the DC Polo Society and DC Fray. This is the perfect chance to socialize with your small group at a safe and social distanced event, featuring two world-class polo matches! The theme for August’s polo event is Nautical But Nice, so wear your sailor stripes and grab your boat shoes. Register before August 14 to take advantage of limited early bird pricing and be entered to win a free tent for your party. Gates open 2 p.m. Tailgate spots start at $25. DC Polo Society: 14660 Hughes Rd. Poolesville, MD; www.dcpolo.com // @dcpolosociety; www.dcfray.com // @dcfray
Sunday Evening Yoga
Mind Your Body Oasis is offering free Sunday evening yoga classes online for the month of August. Register for an hour of yoga, relaxing you at the end of a long week. 7-8 p.m. every Sunday in August. Free. www.mindyourbodyoasis.com // @mindyourbodyoasis
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