The first weekend in January is always a mix of excitement for the new year and hangover from the holidays. However, although we’re detoxing from cookies and champagne, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a weekend filled with fun in DC.

  • Phillips After 5: Arctic Expedition

    Head on over to the Phillips Collection for their monthly after 5 programming. Tonight will feature a lego contest, Belgium beer tasting and a look through the gallery’s latest exhibits. $12, tickets available at the door but reservations are encouraged.


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  • National Art Gallery Ice Skating

    There are only a few weekends left to head down to the ice rink on the mall. Go tonight for Thursday’s weekly DJ.


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  • My Fair Lady

    This is the last weekend to catch this classic at Arena Stage so grab your theatre glasses and don’t miss it. Ticket prices vary.


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  • Movies

    Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Anna Karenina, The Hobbit, Jack Reacher, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook and more are all up at the movies making it a great weekend to catch a show or two as we rush toward award season.


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  • Redskins v. Seahawks

    Like most of the District, you can find us watching the game on Sunday. Kick off at 4:30pm – check out any of these bars for multiple screens, beer specials and NFL fans.


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  • SpeakeasyDC's Top Shelf

    If you don’t want to bite your nails off watching the game, never fear there’s plenty to do Sunday evening and top of our list is SpeakeasyDC. These storyteller performances are always a crowd pleaser, and this Sunday is not to be missed as it will feature the best of performances from past SpeakeasyDC shows. $20 – we suggest you buy your ticket in advance.


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  • The 9 Songwriter Series

    FamousDC was at the last show the 9 put on and we couldn’t give it a higher recommendation. Justin Trawick with 8 other singers and songwriters will perform Sunday night at one of our favorite venues, the Hamilton Live. Get your tickets, only $12 – so worth a night out.


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