Thanksgiving is nearly here and D.C. is a ghost town. Hopefully, all your holiday preparations are done and you’re already relaxing.
If you’re here in D.C. this week, you’ll get some standard fall weather with a high temperatures in the low-to-upper 50s through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Thanksgiving could be rainy, but it’s expected to be sunny and clear this weekend, forecasters said.
As a reminder, we’re taking the holiday off. We’ll be back with local news on Monday, Nov. 28.
Here’s what else you need to know to make the most of your Thanksgiving holiday and the rest of your week:
- Bars across the city are staying open until 4 a.m. for Thanksgiving Eve.
- Crooked Beat Records, which closed its record store at 2116 18th St. NW in May,will sell vinyl as a pop-up at Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe (2477 18th St. NW) this Saturday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pop-up shop is being held in conjunction with Small Business Saturday.
- The third annual Shaw Holiday Tree Lighting is scheduled to occur at City Market at O (800 P St. NW) on Saturday, Nov. 26
- Shaw Dog Park is looking for people to participate in a “big” cleanup on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 9 a.m.
- Don’t be alarmed if you hear jackhammers. It’s just “AlleyPalooza.”
Have a happy Thanksgiving!
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