Thursday, August 21, 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA
Swedish pop superstar Robyn teamed up with synth-rockers Röyksopp for this year’s smash hit Do It Again, and now they are taking the show on the road. The Scandinavian artists play Wolf Trap Thursday night.
Deal nearby: Ah love Oil & Vinegar
Friday, August 22, 7 p.m.
Hot In Herre: 2000's Dance Party
9:30 Club, 815 V St., NW
If going to a retro dance party featuring music that was popular when you were in college (which was ten years ago, wow) seems like fun, you’re in luck. DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion, the brains behind the wildly-popular No Scrubs 90s dance party, are kicking things up a decade. That’s right, a 2000s dance party. In other news, time marches on.
Deal nearby: Fast Gourmet
Saturday, August 23, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
#SummerCool Block Party
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1514 P St., NW,
The Capital Standard magazine hosts their first annual #SummerCool Block Party on Saturday in the parking lot of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Logan Circle. The daylong party feature DJs, food trucks, local vendors like Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique, and more.
Deal nearby: Sacrificial Lamb Kabobs & Wraps
Saturday, August 23, 5:30 p.m.
Southern Pig Roast
Society Fair, 277 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA
Alexandria food market Society Fair is hosting a pig roast Saturday, and since chef Cathal Armstrong also counts Restaurant Eve and the Majestic among his many properties, you know it’s going to be good. $29 gets you pig, succotash, watermelon salad, and potato salad. Make your reservations now.
Deal nearby: The Light Horse
Sunday, August 24, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Brewers on the Block
Suburbia at Union Market, 1309 5th St., NE
In case you haven’t noticed the uptick in patronage of your local watering hole, this week is DC Beer Week. Bars and taverns across the District are celebrating with tap takeovers, rare bottles, and beer specials every night. Beer Week wraps up on Sunday with all-you-can-drink local beer (think DC Brau, Port City, 3 Stars, and Atlas Brew Works), and hot dogs from Red Apron Butcher, outside of Union Market.
Deal nearby: The Pretzel Bakery