Weekly Wanderings [09.25.17]

This Week…

What’s happening in the District this week!

  • This Wednesday, September 27th, check out the Spy Museum for one of the most interesting lectures to date. Great Escapes or How Spies, Hostages, and Assets Survive and Get Out Alive. It’s kicking off the Spy Seminar Series. You can get more info about the event and tickets here.
  • September 29th, one of the most beloved exhibitions is coming back to the Newseum. To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum is bringing back for a limited time one of its most popular exhibits — “Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe.” Here is the exhibit info.
  • Do you like fruits, veggies, and ridiculously big sculptures? Head to the Hillwood Estate to see Sculptor Philip Haas’  lushly verdant, 15-foot-tall models, on exhibit beginning October 1st, through March.
  • Forced from Home begins this Sunday. It was created by Doctors Without Borders created this outdoor exhibit. You can find it on the Mall to refocus attention toward those individuals fleeing war and persecution, using interactive technology to tell the stories.
  • Bruno Mars is playing at the recently renamed Verizon Center now known as the Capital One Arena on Friday, September 29th.

Closing Soon…

Check out these events before they’re gone!

  • Have you visited the DC-artist created  pop-up miniature golf course in Southeast at the Shops at Penn Hill yet? There are only 2 weekends left to play. You can learn more about it here.
  • Mulebone at 14th and V St, NW. However, it won’t remain empty and closed for long. We aren’t sure of the name yet, but an online ad for a job app totes it as a “new Middle Eastern restaurant concept from the creator of Busboys and Poets”
  • In Cabaret We Trust will be closing on September 29th at Blind Whino.
  • Sauf Haus, Sauftoberfest is ending soon and the final day will be Monday, October 3rd. Tickets can be found here.

News around the District…

Some buzz we think you might want to know about!

  • Laoban Dumplings is opening this Fall in a Foggy Bottom pop-up shop! It is first storefront for the brand.
  • Have you seen Yoko Ono’s new mural at Union Market? t’s the final component of Yoko Ono: Four Works for Washington and the World, a Hirshhorn exhibition that celebrated the ten-year anniversary of Ono’s work Wish Tree for Washington, DC. Check it out.
  • If you like food and hate spending money, here’s a list of 10 places to eat in the district for cheap.