Borderstan Blueprint (May 3-9)

by Tim Regan May 2, 2016 at 4:45 pm 0

Funk Parade (Photo via Funk Parade)

There’s lots to do this week. Want proof? Here’s a smattering of events happening across the area through next Monday:


Star Wars Week
Eat the Rich (1839 7th St. NW)

Eat the Rich will resemble Mos Eisley Cantina between May 2 and 6 for “Star Wars Week.” The bar will sling sci-fi cocktails and its bartenders will dress up to celebrate the event.


Taste of Adams Morgan
Throughout Adams Morgan
5 p.m.

Nearby restaurants will throw open their doors for the annual Taste of Adams Morgan celebration, an event that invites the public to “stroll, sip, and sample your way through one of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods.”


Farragut Fridays
Farragut Square
All Day

Farragut Square will once again become an outdoor office and a picnic spot during the first event in this year’s weekly series.


Funk Parade
U Street and the surrounding area
10 a.m.

More than 40 performers — including headlining act and legendary go-go band Rare Essence — are scheduled to play at 12 outdoor performance areas and 15 music venues during this year’s festival.

Adams Morgan Concert Series Kick-off
BB&T Bank plaza at 18th Street and Columbia Road NW
5 p.m.

The opportunity to pick up a Hula-Hoop and “shake your groove thang” to the beat of live music is coming back to an Adams Morgan plaza.

Around the World Embassy Tour
Northwest D.C.
3 p.m.

40 non-EU embassies located in Northwest D.C. will open their doors to all comers who want to experience those countries’ food, art, dance, fashion and music.

Free Comic Book Day
Fantom Comics in Dupont and Big Planet Comics on U Street
All Day

Dupont’s Fantom Comics and Big Planet Comics on U Street will dole out free special edition comics for this annual national holiday.


Collaboration Brewing With Port City and Schlafly
Heurich House (1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW)
6:30 p.m.

Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company and Schlafly, a Saint Louis brewery, will present an “evening on collaboration brewing.” Reprensentatives from both breweries “will discuss historical styles of beer, changes in styles over the past 30 years and their effect on the industry, and the role and significance of collaborations.”

Photo via Funk Parade


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