Archive for the ‘Kid Friendly’ Category

Posted at December 4, 2011 by 1 Comment

148. International Spy Museum

Editor's Note: Go here to Win Four Tickets to the International Spy Museum Geeks and history buffs unite! Most estimates put the number of spies operating in Washington DC at about 10,000.  Well, a trip to the International Spy museum in ...

145. Art Jamz Roving Art Party

Guest post by Art Jamz. Who needs elves? Make someone a painting for the holidays! The roving art party ArtJamz is making its first appearance in Georgetown just in time for the holidays – and the location and extra goodies couldn't be better. They'll be turning the gorgeous General Walter Smith ...

Posted at November 27, 2011 by 0 Comment

144. DC Roller Derby

Shit. Just. Got. Real! Listen, basketball doesn't seem to be coming back anytime soon. (I'm looking at you Stern).  So why not set aside some time to catch the most vicious ladies you'll ever see knock each other over as they speed around a track at the DC armory. While wearing fishnets! On ...

Posted at November 23, 2011 by 2 Comments

143. Ice Skating at the Sculpture Garden

On Day 143 of our list of ridiculously cool Things to do in Washington DC , we're featuring the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden and Ice Rink. This a ready-made date if you're romantically inclined. Seriously, there's no excuse to break out the typical dinner and movie combo when you ...

Posted at November 22, 2011 by 2 Comments

142. National Tree Lighting Washington DC 2011

UPDATE: Thanks to Brandon from Photo Tourism DC for letting us know that the lighting requires free tickets that are won in a lottery and the lottery is already drawn.  So if you don't have tickets yet as you're reading this, you will have to catch it on tv.  ...

Posted at November 17, 2011 by 5 Comments

139. DC Foto Week 2011

Day 139 on our journey through the finest 365 Things to do in DC I can get my hands on. Today's entry is the highly-anticipated fourth annual DC Foto Week, DC's largest and most vibrant photography festival. From Nov 5th-12th, go be inspired by a week-long exhibition by professional and award-winning photographers staged ...

Posted at November 09, 2011 by 4 Comments

137. Frederick Douglas Mansion

So on day 137 of 365 Things to do in DC I wanted to share this little out of the way experience from a personal hero of mine. Frederick Douglass, statesman, abolitionist,  and advisor to President Lincoln, bought his Anacostia mansion during his tenure as United States Marshall in the ...

Posted at November 04, 2011 by 0 Comment

126. Barracks Row Festival 2011

Barracks Row Festival The annual Barracks row festival is here again.  Time flies like  like the wind.  This Saturday, 24th of September, East Capitol turns into a vibrant celebration of all things Barracks Row. Bars will be overflowed to the sidewalks and you'll enjoy a host of events that kick off at ...

Posted at September 23, 2011 by 1 Comment

122. BCG Farmer’s Market Wine Tasting Festival

Is it just me, or is the Maryland wine scene largely underrated? California gets most of the love when it comes to U.S wines, but there are quite a few wonderful wineries in the Maryland and Virginia that deserve their just do. Here's an opportunity to sample some award-winning Maryland wines at ...

Posted at September 21, 2011 by 1 Comment

121. Top 10 Things to do in DC This fall for Families

Now that October is upon us, it is time to put away your open-toed shoes, grab your new sweaters and jackets and look forward to Autumn because the Washington DC area is beautiful and even more picturesque this time of the year. For those travelers planning to visit our nation's ...

Posted at September 20, 2011 by 0 Comment