Grab your mask for some MASKerade speed dating, celebrate DC JazzFest online and cozy up to some baby goats at an outdoor yoga class. Read on for all this and more in our weekend events calendar. Note: All descriptions courtesy of hosts of events and edited for clarity.
Collect Apples for ANXO’s Latest Creation
Turn rogue apples on the street into free cider with ANXO this fall. Snap a picture of apples, crabapples or pear trees in the District and ANXO Cidery will guide you on how to collect the fruit and your contributions to their DC Estate cider will go towards future purchases at the cidery and give you an opportunity to get the cider first once it’s released. www.store.anxodc.com // @anxocider
The Kreeger Museum Presents TRACES
TRACES explores how the past evokes shifting memories while suggesting new and present narratives with works by Billy Friebele, Roxana Alger Geffen, Rania Hassan, Sebastian Martorana, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann, Antonio McAfee, Brandon Morse, and Johab Silva. Inspired by personal and cultural history, the natural and built environments, and the human condition, the artists offer an impassioned take on the issues of the day and suggest possible futures to come. Beginning on Wednesday, September 23, the museum will reopen to the public with limited capacity and a modified visitor experience. In order to maintain a safe capacity and manage social distancing, only one household group will be admitted to the building at a time. Reservations for timed entry must be made in advance on the Museum’s website. 2401 Foxhall Rd NW, DC; www.kreegermuseum.org // @kreegermuseum
202Creates Fireside Chat
Join this virtual discussion on innovation with Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution, founder and partner of Revolution Growth, co-founder of America Online, and chairman of the Case Foundation. This fireside chat aims to help startups navigate Covid-19 and its aftermath. 2 p.m. Free. www.202creates.com // @202creates.
Autumn Virtual Cocktail Class
Looking to improve your bartending skills and make some fun cocktails along the way? Join DC Fray and Please Bring Chips for a virtual cocktail demonstration. Ingredients list and suggested bar equipment will be provided by DC Fray one week before the event so you can make your drinks at home in real time. During the one hour session, the bartender will walk you through the steps to make three perfect craft cocktails. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $9.99. www.dcfray.com // @dcfray; www.pleasebringchips.com // @pleasebringchips.
MASKerade Speed Dating at Ballston Quarter
Throw on your Thursday’s best and your finest mask and enjoy a new kind of Masquerade. Following CDC guidelines, singles are able to get back to mingling in a fun and unique way. DC Fray and Ballston Quarter will provide the host, the icebreakers and some delicious drinks, all you have to do is show up and show out. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $15.50. www.dcfray.com // @dcfray.
Sunset Cinema at The Wharf: “Jumanji: The Next Level”
Every Thursday and Friday night through September 25, The Wharf will be screening a film on the Transit Pier in partnership with Cantina Bambina, DC Fray and Pacifico Beer. Cabana reservations are $10 per person and include a serving of popcorn and a Pacifico Beer. Grazie Grazie sandwiches, Union Pie, Lupo Marino pizza, drinks and more are all available for purchase during the movie. The cabanas have a $20 minimum per person, which includes the $10 reservation fee. All guests must be 21+. Seating 7:30 p.m., screening 8 p.m. The Wharf: 760 Maine Ave. SW, DC; www.cantinabambina.com // @cantinabambina; www.dcfray.com // @dcfray.
This year’s festival will be streamed live from our Nation’s Capital as the DCJF takes its world class jazz programming to the global stage for the very first time. The lineup features some of the biggest names in jazz, showcasing international superstars alongside some exciting, homegrown talent. Audience members can watch any of the 2020 #DCJazzFest performances for free on Gather by Events DC or at Fans.com. Various times. Free. www.dcjazzfest.org // @dcjazzfest.
Old Centreville Crossing Drive-In Experience
Enjoy the drive-In experience in Centreville Virginia at Old Centerville Crossing, presented by DC Fray, with limited social distant car spots. Arrive early to dine in or carry out from the many restaurant options available on the plaza. Reserve a vehicle spot or a non vehicle spot for $25, spaces will be assigned first come first serve with larger vehicles position to the back rows for best viewing. Limited spaces are available to promote proper social distancing. Tickets $15+. Old Centreville Crossing: Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA; www.dcfray.com // @dcfray
2020 National Book Festival
The 2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival will connect with audiences across the country for an interactive, online celebration of American Ingenuity, featuring new books by more than 120 of the nation’s most-renowned writers, poets and artists. Virtual stages will offer on-demand videos, live author chats and discussions, options to personalize your own journey through the festival with particular themes, and more. Multiple times. Free. www.loc.gov // @librarycongress.
Baby Goat Yoga
Roll out your mats for a 45 minute gentle and informative yoga class taught by instructions from St. Mark’s Yoga Center, while baby goats roam. Following the class, you’ll have plenty of time to buy a ticket for bottle feeding or a snuggle session with your new friends in-between sessions. 9-9:45 a.m. Tickets $40. Congressional Cemetery: 1801 E St. SE, DC; www.stmarks.net // @wearestmarks; www.congressionalcemetery.org // @congcemetery.
Yoga For BLM
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is teaming up with Evolving Lives Body and Mind to present a bi-weekly donation-based Vinyasa Yoga session to support the movement of #blacklivesmatter. The Power Vinyasa-style class is focused on traditional yoga postures with a longer hold in foundational and grounding poses to support safety and alignment. All levels welcome. Tickets $5.50-$25. Proceeds will be donated to National Urban League. 6-7:30 p.m. National Museum of African American History and Culture: 1400 Constitution Ave. NW, DC: nmaahc.si.edu // @nmaahc; www.evolvinglivesbodyandmind.com // @evolvinglivesbodymind.
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