Well, first go to Improvapalooza and the Studio Theatre’s Garage Sale.
Remember that Bethesda and Chevy Chase are in Restaurant Week, ending on Sunday. Check out all the specials here.
This weekend is the tenth annual Dog Days of Summer, the U Street area’s massive block sale (plus 14th Street NW between U and P) held on Saturday and Sunday. Highlights include a garage sale from Studio Theater, a free yoga class at Boundless Yoga on Sunday at 2:30, a ceviche tasting and gazpacho contest atSaint Ex on Saturday from 12-5 p.m., a class on tricks of turntablism taught at the Source theater by World Beats & Life Inc. on Sunday, and many more discounts among the area’s plentiful restaurants, galleries and boutiques. (via DCist)
The Fort Reno free concert series is over, but the Black Cat is throwing a benefit concert called Run for Cover at 9 p.m. on Saturday to support the series. The annual event includes members of local bands teaming up to create their own super-group cover bands. This year, Blonde on Blond, Five Imaginary Boys, Guided by vices and more. Tickets are $10.
Stroll along First Street, Northwest, on Saturday afternoon to the sounds of local bands at theFirst on 1st Art + Music Walk. Works by more than ten artists will be on display, and several bands will perform. Festivities run from noon to 4.
It’s video-mix mayhem on H Street, Northeast: Starting Saturday, Sticky Rice hosts a monthly multimedia dance party featuring an array of video mashups—old, new, and weird, according to this video advertisement for the event. Oh yeah, $3 PBRs will be available during the party. 11 PM. (via Washingtonian)
Pick up some cool stuff at DC9’s Binge and Purge rummage sale Saturday starting at 2. Stay for one of Washington’s best dance nights, called Kids. Entry is free before 10, with free forties. Cover is $6 after 10.