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.
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 midnight
RAW: Natural Born Artists presents Mixology
1720 I (Eye) St., NW
Hosted by Kat and Binx of The Wild Kat Radio Show, join a crowd of art-loving and fashionable people to celebrate being awesome.
Tix are $10
Discovery Nearby on the App: Oh Fish!
Friday, July 14, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Music: Flash Band Summer Showcase
Half Street Fairgrounds
1299 Half St., SE
Featuring 40 musicians and 10 brand new bands, as well as food trucks and unlimited good times, this is a fine way to sample a lot of bands without having to commit. Each band only plays for 15 minutes!
Tix are $5
Friday, July 14, 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Variety: Capital City Showcase
DC Arts Center
2438 18th St., NW
Because lol-ing is way more awesome when you actually laugh out loud with a bunch of other people. Laugh at and/or with a group of talented comedians, including Adam Dodd, Jeff Hysen, KD the Comic and more
Tix are $10 in advance
Discovery Nearby on the App : Rendezvous Lounge
Friday, July 13, 6 p.m to midnight
Saturday, July 14, 3:30 p.m. to midnight
Things Fall: An Art Party feat. Rajan Sedalia
3305 8th St., NE
Come one or both days to get your fill of street art indoors, along with hip-hop dance performances and a party that'll feature fashion, drinks, popsicles, live graffiti, bubbles and cupcakes. Sold.
RSVP to hello at artjar dot com.
Discovery Nearby on the App : Brookland Grill
Saturday, July 14, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Bastille Day Street Party + French Maid Relay
The street around L'Enfant Cafe
2000 18th St., NW
Wave your baguettes in the air, and wave 'em like you just don't care. It's Bastille Day, dudes! Time to dress up in your French maid best and drink too much! See live music, can-can dancers, a bunch of drag queens and more! live!
Entrance is $5
Saturday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Deanwood x Design
Multiple locations around Benning Road, Deanwood and Minnesota Ave. Metro stations
Here's an excuse to explore a part of DC you may not regularly go to. Once there, you'll find interactive art exhibitions, pop out performances, outdoor marketplaces, a music concert, and a self-guided walking tour.
And it's free!
Sunday, July 15, 5 p.m.
Man Meets Grill
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
This is more than just instructions on how to light charcoal. (Hint: get the self-lighting kind.) This is about sharpening your butcher skills and learning additional grillin' secrets from the pros.
Tix are $18
Discovery Nearby on the App : Mayur Kabab House