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.
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6th Annual Red Theme Toy Drive Party
Eighteenth Street Lounge (1212 18th St. NW)
Attendees can bring toys for “selected vulnerable and underserved children and families in our community.” The event includes an open bar and food.
Dupont Circle Metro North Entrance
Carolers from the nearby St. Thomas Episcopal and St. Margaret’s Episcopal churches and will sing Christmas songs outside of the Metro stop.
Give a Can, Get a Can
Pizzeria Paradiso (2003 P St. NW)
11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Patrons can trade in a can of soup for a canned beer during this event. All canned goods will be donated to local nonprofit Martha’s Table.
Special Holiday Drag Brunch
Nellie’s Sports Bar (900 U St. NW)
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
These two drag brunch shows will include musical entertainment, an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and a mimosa or bloody mary on the house.
Beyoncé Listening / Watch Party
Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe (2477-2475 18th St. NW)
The music-focused cafe is set to screen Beyoncé’s 2016 audio-visual album, “Lemonade.”
Decades (1219 Connecticut Ave. NW)
9 p.m.-2 a.m.
The “hottest holiday party in D.C.” is scheduled to kick off on Christmas Eve. The event will have three levels of music and more than a thousand people are expected to attend.
Photo via Facebook / Pizzeria Paradiso