WHERE TO BE SCENE
Thursday, August 3
6:00 PM, Turtle Shell Launch Party, 1825 R St. NW. TurtlShell.com, a marketplace where you can rent anything from your neighbors! Join for some drinks, good food and conversation. Free, info.
4:00 – 7:00 PM, Dog Days of Summer Yappy Hour at Sudhouse DC, 1340 U St. NW. Enjoy a happy hour and silent auction with 10% bar and 100% of the silent auction proceeds benefiting the Humane Rescue Alliance. Free entry, info.
5:00 – 8:30 PM, Phillips After 5 at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. This month's theme: Trukfest! Enjoy the artwork of Markus Lüpertz with the Heurich House Museum, food by select food trucks, beer tastings by DC Brau and music from Granny & The Boys. $12/general or $10/students, info.
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Jazz on Jackson Place at The White House Historical Association, 1610 H St. NW. Enjoy an open bar, light hors d'oeuvres, tours of Decatur House and a chance to win a raffle. Performing: Marty Nau Quartet. info.
Friday, August 4
6:00 PM, Tony Lewis Jr. Book Signing at 515 15th St. NW. Join for a conversation, cocktails and book signing with the community leader, author and advocate for children and families impacted by mass incarceration. $10, info.
6:00 PM, K-Arts: From Nature Exhibit at The Korean Cultural Center, 2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Enjoy the new exhibit by six Korean artists’ environment-inspired painting, sculpture, print and installation art. info.
5:30 – 7:30 PM, Jazz in the Garden Series Concert Series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, 700 Constitution Ave. NW. Featuring: Incendio. Free, info.
Saturday, August 5
10:30 – 11:30 AM, Practice With Love Pop-Up Yoga at the U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. Bring a mat, a water bottle and a big, open heart. Free, info.
7:00 PM, The Jarmal Harris Project presents Royalty: A Fashion Event at The Sphinx Club, 1315 K St. NW. Enjoy a night in fashion with celebrity Stylist Jarmal Harris, Washington DC S.Y.E.P and D.O.E.S with an intensive eight-week summer youth fashion program. $13, info.
Saturday, August 5
8:00 AM, Waterfront Workouts at The Wharf/Marina, 690 Water St. SW. 8 a.m. - DC Dragon Boat Club, 9 a.m. - YaLa Fitness, 10 a.m. - M Street Yoga, produced with the support of Gangplank Marina. Free, info
Noon – 7:30 PM, Taste of Studio at The Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. Entry is free/food tickets available for purchase to experience our 30-plus restaurant partners. $25-$100, info.
5:00 PM, Smoky Mirrors at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. Aerial and circus artists take audiences on a journey as they explore expectations of gender and sexual identity through performances. $25, info.
Sunday, August 6
10:00 – 11:00 AM, Sunday Serenity Yoga at Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW. Instructors volunteer their time for this community event — donations encouraged. Free, info.
5:00 PM, Smoky Mirrors at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE. Aerial and circus artists take audiences on a journey as they explore expectations of gender and sexual identity through performances. $25, info.
Tuesday, August 8
8:00 AM, Second annual U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Demo Day at Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Join the V.A. Secretary, 100 innovators from 30 states and 50 panelists representing the healthcare industry. Free, info.
Thursday, August 10
6:30 – 9:00 PM, FOOD in the Garden: Flavoring America at the National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW. Enjoy cocktails, tours and activities. $40, info.
Friday, August 11
Noon – 8:00 PM, Otakon 2017 Asian Pop Culture Convention (Anime, Manga, Music, Movies, etc.) at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Enjoy the largest anime convention on the East Coast! $85, info.