Weekly Wanderings [08.21.17]

This ENTIRE week is the D.C. Beer Week, August 20th-27th. Throughout the week, local breweries, restaurants, bars & community partners will bring you the area’s best craft beer tastings, educational seminars, and events possible! More info here.

The infamous corpse flower, which is said to have one of the worst and most memorable smells in the world, has just started to bloom! Visit the United States Botanical Gardens to learn more. Don’t worry, if the smell is too much you can just enjoy the outdoor gardens, which are in peak bloom right now!

Want to discover the real Paris through the eyes of world travelers, ex-pats, and DC boss ladies? Pineapple Presents’ newest talk at the Apollo might just be fore you. Discover the real Paris beyond postcard imagery while enjoying bites inspired by the la cuisine healthy section of The New Paris and a selection of french cheeses…all washed down with rose (duh). Get your tickets here for Tuesday, August 22nd.

Do you love Watermelon? Well, if you do we have some great news…Watermelon-Palooza is this week! Up Top Acres & DC Central Kitchen are hosting all the best the Capitol Riverfront has to offer. The night will feature watermelon themed bites and drinks featuring watermelons grown ON the rooftop Farm at 55 M Street August 24th. Learn more and score some tickets!

One of the most popular face-offs in sports is this weekend! Aug. 25-27 catch the Washington Nationals vs. the New York Mets. You can check out tickets here.

August 26th is the infamous Capital Dragon Boat Regatta. You can catch it on the Wharf, if you want to know more click here.

The Famous 17th street festival is August 27th, from 12:00pm-6:00pm. Over 100 vendors, food trucks, and djs, dance troupes, bands, and drag performances will be there throughout the day.