Borderstan Blueprint (Oct. 18-24)

by Tim Regan October 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm 0

Photo via Instagram / Service Bar

Borderstan Blueprint is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead across D.C. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.

For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.


1811 14th St. NW
7:30 p.m.

Local storytellers will gather to tell spooky tales during this festive event that benefits the annual DC Zinefest.


Marie Reed PTA Fundraiser
Panera (3100 14th St. NW)
4-8 p.m.

Panera bread in Columbia Heights will donate a portion of the night’s proceeds to the Marie Reed PTA. To participate in the deal, patrons must show this flyer to their cashier. 

D.C. for Hillary Debate Watch Party
Sauf Haus (1216 18th St. NW)
8-11 p.m.

Hillary Clinton supporters are scheduled to cheer on their candidate during the third annual presidential debate at this Dupont beer hall.

Presidential Debate Watch Party
Ben’s Next Door (1211 U St. NW)
8-11 p.m.

The restaurant next door to Ben’s Chili Bowl will host a debate watch party with food, drinks and discussion.

Cult Classic Wednesday: FernGully
Atlas Arcade (1236 H St NE
8-11 p.m.

Locals can visit this H Street bar and arcade for a ’90s cartoon about fairies who live in the rainforest.


Service Bar Grand Opening
Service Bar (928 U St. NW)
5 p.m.

U Street’s newest neighborhood bar is set to start serving seasonal cocktails and fried chicken sandwiches when it opens its doors this week.

Meeps Mystical Halloween Party
Meeps (2104 18th S.t NW)
6-9 p.m.

The Halloween event will include a tarot card reader, refreshments, specials and giveaways.

Blaguard’s 6th Anniversary Bash
The Blaguard (2003 18th St. NW)
5 p.m.

The Adams Morgan bar is celebrating its 6th birthday with food, a longer happy hour and free hats.


REI Flagship Store Opening
REI (201 M St. NE)
10 a.m.

Outdoor retailer REI has plans to throw a weekend-long block party with free food, performances and activities to celebrate the opening of its new 51,000 square foot flagship store in NoMa.

An Evening of Humorous Readings
DC9 Nightclub (1940 9th St. NW)
7-9 p.m.

Local humorists will read their best work live on stage during this monthly event. This month’s show is hosted by Jon Wolper and will include readings by Garrett Schlichte, Chris Scott, Tara Campbell and Jane Garfinkel.


Miss Adams Morgan
Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Ave. NW)
6-11:30 p.m.

The drag pageant returns for it 29th year with a theme of “Lights, Camera, Action!” As always, attendees will vote for the Queen of Miss Adams Morgan.


Pie Fest
Bourbon (2321 18th St. NW)
1-4 p.m.

Local bakers will supply the pies during this all-you- can-eat tasting. Attendees can vote for their favorite pies in the following categories: apple, fruit, nuts, chocolate, savory, “piepourri.” All proceeds will be donated to the Jayna Troxel Murray Foundation.

Photo via Instagram / Service Bar


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