Happy Fourth of July! Hope everyone had a nice holiday and got a glimpse of some fireworks and/or held the obligatory sparkler.
There are a few ways to drag out the Fourth of July celebrating. See our previous post on where to spend the holiday.
Saturday: 11:00am-5:00pm: DC Meet Market
(15th and P St NW- parking lot of St. Lukes)
Summer Cookout Party- Proudly sponsored by Honest Tea, Relay Foods, Zipcar, and Think Local First DC, this month at the market we celebrate Independence Day with a fun market cookout party featuring BBQ from Kingston Seoul, locally made gelato from Dolcezza, and handcrafted root beer (including floats!) from Thunder Beast! Join us for a day of fun, family, friends and food! We’ll also have family-friendly live music from Lady Hatchet, Merry Toddlers More, and dj set by DJ Natty Boom, presented by Rock-n-Romp!With a live art installation provided by No Kings Collective.
The Big Maze at The Building Museum
(401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001)
Inspired by ancient labyrinths, garden and hedge mazes of 17th and 18th-century Europe, and modern American corn mazes, this contemporary maze is located in the West Court of the Museum’s historic Great Hall. In addition to viewing the maze from the ground floor, visitors will also be able to get an unexpected aerial perspective from the Museum’s second- and third-floor balconies. Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.
Washington Nationals host the Chicago Cubs
(Nationals Stdium- 1500 South Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003)
Sunday- 1:35pm Kids Run the Bases- Kids ages 4 – 12 are invited to run the bases on the field immediately following the game, field conditions permitting.
DC Capital Fair
(RFK Stadium- 2400 East Capital St SE, Washington, D.C.)
In town through July 6. Find the schedule here. You’ll find a huge carnival, delicious food, games, and free live entertainment and shows including Circus Flores, Lance Gifford’s Magic & Illusion Show, Las Vegas Hypnotist Show, Wild Wolves Show and Tiger Show.
Some great new theatre productions just started, including Pinkalicious and BFG.