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What to Expect Around Town This Weekend (Dec. 12-13)

by Tim Regan December 11, 2015 at 3:45 pm 0

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Another week gone by, another weekend here. When that clock hits five, it’s time to hurry home, take off your pants and pop open a beer.

Also: It’s December? Seriously? It feels more like April. And tomorrow’s supposed to be even nicer than today with highs in the upper 60s and sunny skies. So, get outside this weekend.

Here’s your guide for Saturday and Sunday:

Events:

Nerd Nite: Star Wars Edition
DC9 (1940 9th St NW)
Saturday

Nerds like Star Wards? B-but … that’s cool now. Attend this event to meet and greet with fellow nerds, Captain Rex and a normal stormtrooper.

Life Asset Holiday Market
2448A 18th Street NW
11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

Vendors will sell artwork, hand-made items and a variety of services.

Pleasant Pops Holiday Bazaar
1781 Florida Ave NW
Sunday at 11 a.m.

Cookie decorating, Hudson and Crane scarf sale and free pops.

Cheap Art Sale
La Casa, 3166 Mt. Pleasant St. NW
1 p.m. Saturday

This is an annual event that showcases work by local artists and supports community organizations.

Refurbished Bike Sale
Big Bear Cafe (1700 1st St. NW)
10 a.m. Sunday

Phoenix Bikes will sell refurbished bikes and new bike gear.

Winter Wonderland
Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Pl., NW)
10 a.m. Saturday

Holiday cookie and cupcake decorating stations, arts and crafts, holiday themed games, a raffle and of course, photo opportunities with Santa Clause.

Stuff you should know:

  • Overnight road work continues on Georgia Avenue NW until tomorrow.
  • Red, White and Basil (1781 Florida Ave. NW) is now open for lunch.
  • Red line trains will run every 18-20 minutes, with single tracking between Dupont and Van-Ness. But Red lines trains will run every 18 minutes, and Yellow and Green line trains will run on normal weekend intervals, according to Metro.

Photo via Phoenix Bikes

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