Living in a bustling city like D.C., you’re usually inundated with things to do, but sometimes it’s hard to choose. We’re flooded with options, from new bars and restaurants to museum exhibits, and we’re often left overwhelmed and ridden with indecision. The ZComm team is here to rescue you from your weekend worries with a carefully selected list of activities. Be sure to thank us for your avoided anxiety by tagging us on your socials!
Drink Some Beer at HopFest 2019
If you’re a fan of craft beers, you should definitely check out HopFest 2019 this Saturday. This is the only DC beer festival by local brewers so it’s a great way to not only support the community, but also catch some limited edition and rare brews. Day-of tickets cost $45 and guarantees you unlimited pours!
DC Brau Brewing Company 3/8 1 – 5 p.m.
3178 Bladensburg Rd. NE Washington, D.C. 20018
Engage with History at Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement
This weekend an exhibit exploring the modern gay rights movement in the United States opens at the Newseum. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall riots, Rise Up examines how Stonewall instigated a generation-long fight for LGBTQ rights through artifacts, images and print publications.
The Newseum 3/8 – 12/31 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20001
Go to the Symphony to See and Hear NSO DECLASSIFIED: Ben Folds Presents – A Celebration of International Women’s Day
The hilarious Sarah Silverman will be hosting a concert this Friday at the Kennedy Center featuring Danay Suarez, Leah Hawkins, Akiko Fujimoto, Gracie Folds and Ben Folds. This is a perfect opportunity to catch a unique array of artists play live with the National Symphony Orchestra in a phenomenal space.
The Kennedy Center, 9 – 10:30 p.m.
2700 F St. NW Washington D.C. 20566
Go See a Play, Queen of Basel
Hilary Bettis is a former writer for FX’s hit show The Americans and her latest play will be performed at the Studio Theatre from March 6th through April 7th. Set during Miami’s illustrious Art Basel, Queen of Basel takes a modern and Latinx twist on Strindberg’s Miss Julie.
Studio Theater 3/6/19 – 3/7/19
1501 14th N.W. Washington D.C. 20005
Eat Some Food at Zeppelin
If you’re looking for sublime Japanese food, masterful cocktails and late-night karaoke, do yourself a favor and check out Zeppelin, Shaw’s latest restaurant and bar. The menu features mouth-watering sushi and charcoal-grilled yakitori that will leave you wanting more. With its polished, copper interiors inspired by the German airship, you won’t be able to choose what you want to Instagram first: the sushi or the space.
1544 9th NW Washington, D.C. 20001