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Thursday, June 7
Caps Game 5: If you didn't score tickets to the official watch party inside Capital One Arna for game five of the Stanley Cup Finals, you can always join the crowd outside the Arena for a free watch party, with viewing boards placed near 8th and G Street NW. Or you can try and snag a spot at one of the other viewing parties around town, such as the Bullpen, on Pearl Street at the Wharf, on Bethesda Lane at Bethesda Row or at the Reston Metro station. Free to attend.
National College Dance Festival: The American College Dance Association's 2018 National College Dance Festival presents three programs featuring some of the finest dance works selected from colleges and universities throughout the country. Tickets are $30.
To Future Women: What would you say to women of future generations? To Future Women is an interactive artwork by Halcyon Arts Lab Fellow Georgia Saxelby that invites Hirshhorn visitors from all over the globe to write a letter to women in twenty years time. Part art and part history, this collection of letters will be archived for twenty years in Washington, DC and re-exhibited in 2037 on the 20th anniversary of the Women’s March. Free to attend.
Ocean's 8 Sneak Peek Showing: Grab your crew and your shades because the con is about to begin. Ocean’s 8 is opening at the Warner Bros. Theater at the National Museum of American History with a themed black-tie party featuring live music from the film’s soundtrack, delicious apps and refreshments and, of course, a photobooth with props! Tickets are $100 (use code CARTIER for a $25 discount).
Friday, June 8
Earth, Wind, Glitter & Fire: This is the official Capital Pride opening party in partnership with our friends at Brightest Young Things. There will be DJs, dancing, drinks, photo booths, and fun -- obviously! Make sure you dress on theme: the elements, Captain Planet and the periodic table. Tickets start at $25.
Saturday, June 9
Rosé All Gameday: You can't rosé all day unless you start in the morning! Join DC Refined at Nationals Park for a special National Rosé Day celebration in the pop-up rosé garden. Tickets include seats in a special field level section, a free can of Sofia Rosé and access to the exclusive Rosé Garden, featuring rosé (for the first time at Nationals Park!) and frosé for sale, a photo station, commemorative rosé colored sunglasses and giveaways all game long! Tickets are $35.
Saturdays are for Lululemon: Lauren Weisberger, author of The Devil Wears Prada, will host a book signing and boozy brunch at Bethesda Row for the launch of her newest book, "When Life Gives You Lululemons." The new book is the scandalous next chapter in the life of Vogue’s fictional and fashionable senior assistant, Emily Charlton. The event will kick off with a 60-minute outdoor yoga class on Bethesda Lane, followed by brunch bites and cocktails by Mon Ami Gabi and a book signing with Lauren. Tickets are $40 and include a copy of the book, the yoga class, a souvenir yoga mat, brunch bites and 2 brunch cocktails along with a swag bag from Bethesda Row retailers!
Rosé Romp: Celebrate National Rosé Day at the Willard InterContinental's annual Rosé Romp, featuring the famous rosé wines of Chateau d'Esclans, including their widely popular Whispering Angel, an elegant food spread from The Willard’s culinary team, and live music by the high-energy Bachelor Boys. Tickets are $89.
The Airmen of Note: The premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Through the years, the Airmen of Note has presented its own brand of big band jazz as well as more contemporary forms of jazz to audiences via annual tours across the United States, deployments around the world and local performances throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C. The Airmen of Note honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. Free to attend.
Sunday, June 10
Books in Bloom: The second annual Books in Bloom book festival will take place at the Lakefront in Columbia, Maryland with authors Amanda Lucidon, Edwidge Danticat, Jennifer Palmieri, Nathan Bomey, Vikram Sunderam, Elliott Ackerman and Bonnie Siegler. The a daylong festival will include readings, panel discussions, children’s activities and a pop-up bookstore by Politics & Prose. Free to attend.