Monday, July 9, 6:30 p.m. till later
Hip-Hop Theater Festival Kick-Off
2500 14th St., NW
Get there early to take advantage of the Smirnoff-sponsored open bar till 8, but stick around to hear and see the works of DJ Stylus, Sam "The Man" Burns and Jahsonic (who you can follow over the patio at Marvin). RSVP Required: Reception@lilsoso.com
More info on the organization
Discovery Nearby on the App : Zina Boutique
Tuesday, July 10, 7 p.m.
Cork Market's Whole Animal Grill Out
Cork Market + Tasting Room
1805 14th St., NW
Ever wonder how much food a whole Alaskan King Salmon can produce? A LOT. Join this family-style cook-out that'll feature copious amounts of fish, as well as sides like asparagus, fingerling potatoes and a seasonal fruit cobbler. Reserve a spot by writing Roasts@CorkDC.com.
Tix are worth the splurge: $50 for food only, $75 w/wine pairings
Tuesday, July 10, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Beer Tapping Party
Capitol City Brewing Co.
4001 Campbell Ave., Arlington, Va.
What's better than hitting up a local brewpub? Hitting up a local brewpub when it's tapping into a new seasonal craft brew. Get a sip (or several pints) of CCBC's Rye IPA and cool off.
And it's free!
Discovery Nearby on the App: Bungalow Sports Grill
Tuesday, July 10, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Band Camp: Stories About Music, Raves + Rock & Roll
2009 8th St., NW
Although we can't guarantee that at least one story won't start with "This one time? At band camp?" we can guarantee that you'll have a good time. Come hang with the good people of SpeakeasyDC and get inspired to tell your own story.
Tix are $15
Discovery Nearby on the App: 1905 Bistro
Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 p.m.
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th + F St., NW
Partake in a different kind of happy hour—one where you can craft at a national museum whilst sipping on some brews and enjoying a couple of snacks. Plus: SCAVENGER HUNT IN THE GALLERY!
Tix are $20 at the door.
Discovery Nearby on the App: Rocket Bar
Thursday, July 12, noon
Comedy, Sort of: America, You Sexy Bitch with Michael Ian Black and Meghan McCain
1529 16th St., NW
Don't get too excited or too mad at the name "McCain," this is a non-partisan event that's setting out to prove both sides of the aisle have at least a couple of sane voices to speak for them. Plus, lots of lolz.
Tix are $10
Discovery Nearby on the App: Skewers Restaurant
Thursday, July 12, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
7th Street Social: Bicycle Mural Tour
1019 7th St., NW
If you're a cyclist living in or commuting to DC and you're not already a fan of BicycleSPACE, you will be this Thursday if you join them for the weekly social ride. This week, they'll tour DC's best outdoor murals.