Borderstan Blueprint (Nov. 8-14)

by Tim Regan November 7, 2016 at 4:45 pm 0

Fantom Comics in Dupont Circle

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.


Fantom Comics Election Watch
Fantom Comics (2010 P St. NW)
7-9 p.m.

The comic book shop will celebrate election night with a watch party that includes free wine and a Wonder Woman costume contest. All proceeds from the event will go toward benefitting local organization Collective Action for Safe Spaces.

Never Trump Election Party
Lincoln Restaurant (1110 Vermont Ave. NW)
6:30-11:30 p.m.

Local “Never Trump” Republicans will meet to either clink their glasses in celebration or cry into their beer.

Election Night Watch Party
Nellie’s Sports Bar (900 U St. NW)
5 p.m.-1 a.m.

The U Street bar will hold a party with drink specials to wash away a day of anxiousness.

Yes We Canna Election Night Party
El Tamarindo (1785 Florida Ave. NW)
7-11 p.m.

The National Cannabis Festival is inviting all “Nasty Women, Deplorables and Hombres” to this election night party. The election-watching event will include a taco bar and happy hour specials.

Elect The Truth
ChurchKey (1337 14th St. NW)
5-11 p.m.

ChurchKey will serve six different versions of Flying Dog’s beer, The Truth, “including five, one-off, specialty casks.”


Italian Spirit Tasting
Ezra Paul Clothing (1608 17th St. NW)
6-8:30 p.m.

The Dupont Italian suit clothier will host a tasting of Don Ciccio & Figli spirits. RSVP is required for this event.

District Improv Festival
Source (1835 14th St. NW)
7:30 p.m.

The 2016 District Improv Festival kicks off its four-day lineup of comedy shows with a performance from three local groups. The festival runs through Saturday.

Big Board Beer School
Big Board (421 H St. NE)
7-9 p.m.

Atlas Brew Works is slated to walk patrons through the ins and outs of brewing beer. The event costs $30 and includes six half-pours, one full pint, snacks and “brewery swag.”


Zine Lab
Mt. Pleasant Library (3160 16th St. NW)
6:30 p.m.

This monthly workshop from DC Zinefest gives locals a chance to try their hand at making small-press comics and zines.


IcyCode Opening Party
IcyCode (2029 P St. NW)
3-6 p.m.

Dupont’s new ice cream roll shop is slated to hold a grand opening party with free samples.

Meet Up With Mendo
Sankofa Cafe (2714 Georgia Avenue NW)
10 a.m.-noon

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is scheduled to meet up with residents to talk about Ward 1.


Chicken Crawl 5K
Glen’s Garden Market Dupont (2001 S St. NW)
11 a.m.

Tickets, which cost $10 online, include a local craft brew or a non-alcoholic local apple cider and help support Martha’s Table, which provides food to homeless locals and other people in need. Glen’s also will have food samples from its Thanksgiving menu available after the 5K.


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