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The Weekend Playbook: Party in a neon tuxedo with Miami Horror

Published On 07/25/2013 Published On 07/25/2013
Weekend Playbook July 23 Hux

Event of the Week Time to pull out the ole Tron tuxedo and sweet disc weapon glowing dance shoes to burn up the Howard Theatre dance floor Saturday night, as Hinge & Co are hosting DC's first-ever "Electroformal" with Miami Horror DJs Mr. JPatt and Chris Burns for a night of glow sticks and neon disco sets -- but, please, no periodic, table dances. They like Thrillist readers so much, you got a discount code: thrillist
Thursday, July 25th The entire Redskins Cheerleader-ing squad will be at Howard Theatre, too, for their calendar release party, mingling and performing. Then they will debut "Beauties on the Beach". That's all you need to know, outside of the fact that doors open at 6p.
Get your tickets here
Lobsters are literally screaming with excitement for P.J. Clarke's first-annual Lobster Feast, where each guest nabs two one-pound Maine lobsters, red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob, homemade peach cobbler for dessert, and unlimited Bombay Sapphire cocktails and Palm beer, for $75 per person.
Dinner runs from 6-9p, and tickets can be purchased here
Friday, July 26th LINEDWEAR Apparel Co. has done it -- they're putting the DC skyline on your ankle. Gone are the days of boring stripes or bold colors, so get your city on that foot.
These socks are so sweet. Check them out here.
Saturday, July 27th Your great-aunt's in town and wants to brunch, but you really want to head to Huxley's Matinée Brunch Party that debuts this Saturday at 1p & 3p w/ $30 all-you-can-eat brunch from Panache Restaurant, theatrics from DJ Biks, and costumed performers, so what's a guy to do?? Just tell your great aunt you got hit by a Segway, need to rest up, and will see her Sunday.
Reserve your space here
It may be called Drink the District -- a two-day event, running two different three-hour sessions each day, each with unlimited tastings of over 50 beers (DC Brau/ Dominion/ Devil's Backbone) and a bunch of food trucks (Carnivore BBQ/ Cajunators/ Burgorilla) all in Mount Vernon -- but don't worry: its got nothing to do with the Potomac.
These tickets are… drying up! Get it?
Think Local First's third-annual Farm-To-Street Party is a celebration of Amish farmers' struggle w/ the hard-knock life a block party at Union Market with 125 vendors (locally sourced food specials/ DC goods/ chef-demos) and a giant Meridian Pint beer garden serving 20 local drafts at $5 all day.
Bring a $5 donation to get in, and come around 1p
Sunday, July 28th With their third installment of the "Artists and Artisans" series, the 3 Stars crew is bringing in some of DC's best talent for a day at the brewery, w/ 'tails from the Range guys, Rappahannock River Oysters, bites from Sixth Engine and Righteous Cheese, who -- as you know -- are obsessed with the perfect barrel.
Ticket price includes entry, a custom tasting glass, and your first beer
Local Lady We Love, and Where to Meet Her Meet Jennifer Chace, the Tasting Room Manager at Port City Brewing Company. She's a former Literature Educational Consultant and owner of an equestrian boarding and training facility who traded it all to head up the tasting room at Port City. She's also a native Philly girl who found a home in the DC area 12yrs ago, is a rabid pro and college football fan, and, when she's not at work, can be found enjoying craft beer or even a vodka soda at Meridian Pint, or Rustico and Vermillion in Alexandria.

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