Event of the Week: Labor Day Flip Cup Invitational Mason Inn knows spending 10hrs of your weekend in holiday beach traffic can be awesome, really awesome. But for those who aren't so fortunate, they're hosting a 30-team flip cup tourney on Sunday w/ the Rocky soundtrack on repeat all night. Sign your team up here
Freebie of the Week: Cities' Open Bar Saturday, Cities wants you to start your night drinking for free: show up between 10-11p for a premium Ketel One open bar. Come and buy all your friends a drink for one hour
Friday, August 30th Honoring the passing of Michael Jackson, the 9:30 Club is holding their annual MJ birthday dance party with all his hits, remixes, rare cuts, and videos, and remember: "You Are Not Alone" when it comes to dressing up for this rager. It sells out every year. Tickets are only $15... just get yours now.
Saturday, August 31th Black Cat's pulling together the city's best record shops and crafters for their Rock 'n' Roll Garage Sale, where you can come browse for sweet vinyl, vintage band shirts, and Napster gift cards. Yep, those are a thing. Starts at 8p; details are on their site
Saturday, August 31th Redeem has HAD IT with their old space, so they've moved down the street. Come celebrate the new store w/ Art in the Age tails and the TOPS food truck, and peep the debut release for their DEFEND the District series limited-edition tee by Kelly Towles. Party Starts at 6p, but you have to sign up
Sunday, September 1st Get to Jack Rose at 4p sharp. Here's why: BBQ eats cooked over old whiskey barrel slates and all-day (SON) Anchor Brewing specials w/ $5 beers, $3 tasters, and a $15 flight of OBA, Breckets, Liberty, Summer, and Foghorn. Summer Foghorn actually sounds like a great band name. Please don't wear your "Sunday funday" shirt. In fact... throw it out.
Friday, September 6th & 7th Taking over Nat's Stadium all weekend: grab a ticket to the DC Beerfest to get at over 70 breweries (including a few of DC’s own), live music, games, and food. Use the promo code "Thrillist" for a discount
What to Eat This Week: Now selling live Maine lobster, lobster by the pound, and lobster tails, the GT Luke's Maine Market is the answer to your Labor Weekend party plans, and any and all lobster-related issues. LOBSTAH!