Galleries and merchants will be open late to showcase fine art during First Friday – March 7, 2014. Below is a list of the participating galleries and retailers this First Friday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Circa is hosting a First Friday Post Party with happy hour specials starting after 8:00 p.m. offered to anyone with a hand stamp from Dupont galleries. Circa is located at
GROUNDHOG DAY: Potomac Phil, the National Groundhog, will make an appearance and offer weather and political predictions on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Phil will let us know whether to expect six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Live accordion music, polka dancers, local celebrities, VIP’s and school children will participate. Dupont Circle, at the fountain. The event will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.,
Baby it is cold outside, but that is no excuse to be alone. Start the New Year right with a singles mixer at Le Mirch restaurant-lounge on Thursday, January 30th from 5:30-8:30 to warm up to new, single people in their 20s and 30s. Name tags will be required for optimum mingling, provided. Chef Sushil will offer dinner for those who want to eat.
Artist Vasily Tsukanov is opening a fine art show at Toolbox on January 24, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thirty pieces will be on display for two weeks in the industrial mixed-use space. The new Toolbox gallery-studio, a renovated carriage house, was recently restored and boasts high ceilings and industrial finishes. Toolbox is located at 1627 Connecticut Avenue, NW (rear). Access to the carriage house
Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets’ organized a window display competition to celebrate the holidays and make Dupont Circle a holiday shopping and dining destination. The nonprofit organization encouraged all first floor restaurants, retail shops, and services to design special windows to raise the bar for good design. “Our vision is to have great retail windows for Dupont Circle to encourage shoppers and diners to
La Tomate is serving up something special for the holidays – brunch this Saturday and Sunday, December 21 & 22, to sustain last-minute shoppers. From vegetarian frittata to classic eggs benedict and the La Tomate Burger, brunch is available this weekend from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. And Italian “wake-up” drinks are offered to chase away the hair of the reindeer, including Prosecco, mimosas,
On Saturday, December 14th, the public is invited to a holiday sing-along with caroling around the Dupont Circle Christmas Tree starting at 2:00 p.m. At Connecticut and R Street, NW, singers and those brimming with good cheer will join the chorus for 30 minutes to carol around the tree in front of La Tomate and then walk Connecticut Avenue to spread cheer to holiday
On Saturday, December 7, 2013, the Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets is partnering with venerable Italian restaurant La Tomate at the corner of R Street and Connecticut Avenue, NW to distract Kris Kringle away from his busy work schedule to take photos with shoppers and diners. All are invited to stop by La Tomato’s 15 foot Holiday Christmas Tree between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00