Freedom Friday

Happy Friday Everyone! 🙂

It is going to be HOT this weekend, so make certain while you are out to stay cool.  And check out these weekend events below.

Peace and Blessings, ThatKellieGirl

Join LOIDE  as she cruises through the District this summer to bring you the super sonic gift of MUSIC! A part of the DC Jazzfest

Friday, June 8

National Portrait Gallery

Kogod Courtyard

8th and F Streets, NW




Truckeroo is a monthly festival held June thru October showcasing food trucks.

Friday, June 8

at the corner of Half St.and M St., SE



FeverDC invites you to check out the illest party dedicated to the best in 80’s 90’s early 2000’s music spanning every genre.  Special guest 9TH WONDER & DJ CUZZIN B on the 1’s and 2’s!!!

Friday, June 8

Fever Band

816 H Street NE


5 bucks


Singer/songwriter, producer, composer and arranger Muhsinah is on tour with a stop in DC.

Friday, June 8

Black Cat

Mainstage 1811 14th Street


12 bucks at the door

Free CD to first 100 Guests

RSVP required; RSVP here 


Dandies and Quaintrelles, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, and Holly Bass Performance Projects are bringing Jazz Age style back to Hillwood for a day of fun and leisure with the Seersucker Ride and Social 2012.  A leisurely bicycle ride through the scenic streets of Washington, D.C., will be followed by an afternoon of picnicking, croquet and badminton, and live jazz performed by Dandy Wellington and his band. The Mansion and gardens at Hillwood will also be open for strolling, while a hands-on paper hat-making activity offers an outlet for the creative side. Beer, wine, sparkling wine, specialty cocktails, and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Food, vegetarian and non-vegetarian, will be on sale from popular local food trucks. 

Saturday, June 9

RSVP for the secret location

RSVP here

Ticket price includes registration for the bike ride and admission to the social.

Advance Price: $15, $5 children 6-18, free for children under 6

Door Price: $20, if available. This event may sell out.

Bike ride is FREE


A day of music, film, food and festivities! CapitalBop’s D.C. Jazz Loft Series at the DC Jazz Festival culminates in the Jazz Loft MegaFest, where the loft space at 629 New York Ave. NW will be turned into a pop-up shop, art gallery, improvised music venue, movie theater, eatery and more! Four bands will perform, including the danceable, futurist sounds of Marc Cary‘s Cosmic Indigenous feat. Awa Sangho. Food and drink will be provided by the Taste of DC.

Saturday, June 9

The Taste of DC Loft

629 New York Ave. NW


Get tickets here


Anacostia Art Gallery Film Festival celebrating African and African-America film makers.

Saturday, June 9

Anacostia Art Gallery & Boutique

2806 Bruce Pl SE



Make it Mount Pleasant is a street wide event includes an exciting juried, open-air market in the heart of Mt. Pleasant. Stay for the handmade crafts, vintage rarities, dJs, live bands, and sidewalk sales.

Sunday, June 11

Mount Pleasant St. NW

Noon to 6PM



The annual Capital Pride Festival will once again take place on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in front of our national capitol. More than 200,000 people will come to this event.

Sunday, June 10

Pennsylvania Avenue between Third and Seventh streets

11 am – 6 pm

Free; Suggested donation of 5 bucks


Catch the RBG bike ride this Sunday.  Bike the city…ride with pride!

Sunday June 10

Civil War Memorial

1925 Vermont Avenue  NW


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