Thursday, August 2, 7 p.m.
FOOD: Pop-Up Dinner
Cork Market + Tasting Room
1805 14th St., NW
Well, hello Chef Amy Brandwein and her delicious Italian meals. Reserve your spot now for this one-night-only affair in an environment that's hard to beat. It should be worth every penny. Space is limited, so call (202) 265-2675 to reserve your spot.
Friday, August 3, 9 p.m. till midnight
Pop-Up Trill Event
Tap + Parlour
2001 11th St., NW
Join DJ 2-Tone Jones as he drops some sick beats at this U Street locale, featuring plenty of enticing libations. Bonus: the organizers of Trillectro will be around selling tickets for a special price. Get on it!
Friday, August 3, 9 p.m. till close
Liberation Dance Party
1940 9th St., NW
If you're looking for a dance party where the music's as good as the partygoers sweet moves, then this is the place for you. The playlists features indie rock classics and remixes by the likes of Hot Chip and more.
Cover is $7
Discovery Nearby on the App: CHECK BACK IN THIS SPACE ON FRIDAY TO SAVE THAT $7!
Friday, August 3, 9 p.m
Music: Kool AD of Das Racist
1212 H St., NE
The best thing to come out of Wesleyan College since MGMT, Das Racist turned heads in hip hop last year (and the year before that). Now, see one bespectacled member go forth and prosper on his own at one of DC's craziest locales.
Tix are $12.
Discovery Nearby on the App : Pho Bar + Grill
Friday, August 3, 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 4, 11:30 a.m.
Scooby Doo Mansion
3423 Oakwood Terrace, NW
Ready your mason jars full of moonshine, this three day (the third day is Aug. 9) ode to takin' it easy begins Friday. Enjoy folk music on a porch of an old estate. Plus, homemade pie on Friday, food trucks on Saturday and much more.
Cover is $10 for both Friday and Saturday.
Discovery Nearby on the App : Zeba Bar
Saturday, August 4, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Art/Music/Film: End of Summer Bummer
516 1/2 8th St., SE
There's nothing more refreshing than FRESH PRODUCE, especially when we're not just talking about fruits and veggies, but the art show. The awesome entity known as Panda Head will kick off this month-long art fest with a film party. And you know there's more. Attend to find out!
Cover is just $6.
Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dupont Market Fair
St. Luke's Episcopal Parking Lot
15th and P St., NW
Add this to your Dog Days route: another weekend, another awesome market in this church parking lot. No religion required, you only have to believe in buying local. Highlights are always the antiques and vintage goods.
Discovery Nearby on the App : Pizza No. 17
Saturday, August 4, noon to 10 p.m.
Signature Theatre Open House
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
A great way to get to know some of the actors and staff of one of the DC areas finest theater companies, this free fête features fine featrical ferformances, er, theatrical performances, as well as master classes and a sweet sale. Check it: during the open house, the theater will be offering 50 percent off on upcoming performances.
Reserve your tickets ASAP
Discovery Nearby on the App : Bungalow Sports Grill
Saturday, August 4, 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 5, 7 p.m.
Performance: Holly Bass & Jaamil Olawale Kosoko Present Double Consciousness
3225 8th St., NE
For two nights, these two intriguing performers will explore American culture, mental instability and identity through one super awesome performance that mixes theater and dance.
Tix are $10 to $22