Thursday, November 21, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Take Five! Free Jazz Concert

8th and F St., NW

Nothing dawns the weekend quite like a free jazz concert, and the Take Five! series is taking it to a whole new level. Enjoy performances from the Tony Martucci Quintet, and bask in the beauty of the climate-controlled (au revoir, winter coat!) Kogod courtyard. Got a group? There are board games to be had. Or, you know, just sit back and relax with drinks from the cash bar.

Deal nearby: Mehak Indian Cuisine



Friday, November 22, 8 p.m.
Beaujolais and Beyond Wine Harvest Celebration

4101 Reservoir Rd., NW

We’re filled with joie de vivre, old sport. The Embassy of France is throwing a Roaring 20’s-themed fête to in homage to the annual Beaujolais Nouveau harvest in France. Sip on free-flowing, young red wines and snack on French breads, cheeses, pâtés, pastries and small plates. Plus, attendees have the opportunity to win round-trip tickets to Paris from Air France. Can you say raison d’être?

Deal nearby: Panache Restaurant + Lounge



Saturday, November 23, 1:00 to 11:30 p.m.
H Street Movemberfest II

421 H Street NE

We’re treating our Movember moustaches to one more trot around town and heading over to H Street NE for some sweet deals at over a dozen different venues. Sporting a bare upper-lip? Join in on the fun, too. Facial hair is not required (just encouraged) to enjoy the discounted food, drinks and shopping with ticket purchase. Attendees also have the a chance to win prizes in the online raffle from Metro Mutts, The Traveler Beer Company and Chinito's Burritos. Proceeds benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG.

Deal nearby: Las Placitas



Sunday, November 24, noon to 5 p.m.
Holiday Ceramics Sale

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA

It’s Artfête weekend! Shop one-of-a-kind ceramics by Santa’s Elves students and associates of The Art League School. In need of a handmade sculpture for Aunt Mildred? Check. An ornament for Mom? Double check. Plus, peruse their home furnishings and to treat ourselves to that one-of-a-kind coffee table we’ve been hoping for. Santa won’t mind, we swear.

Deal nearby: Bilbo Baggins Global Restaurant + Pub