What To Do This Weekend In DC! August 16th-18th

Friday, August 16th:


Truckeroo Food Truck Festival


Venue Address:
1299 Half Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

United States

Truckeroo Food Truck Festival

Truckeroo is a monthly festival held April thru October at the corner of Half St. and M St., SE showcasing food trucks from the Washington, D.C. area.

Live Music.

Cornhole & other games.

Plenty of shade & picnic tables.

Free Admission!



National Rum Day


On National Rum Day, Cuba Libre will feature four cocktails made exclusively with Don Q Rum that are available at a 50 percent savings.

Highlights include the Classic Mojito with Don Q Cristal, hierba buena, guarapo, fresh lime juice and a splash of soda; the Passion Fruit Mojito with Don Q Pasión rum, passion fruit puree, hierba buena, guarapo, fresh lime juice and a splash of lemon-lime soda ($5.25 on August 16th); the Coconut Mojito with Don Q Coco rum, Coco Lopez, hierba buena, guarapo, fresh lime juice and ginger beer ($5 on August 16th), as well as theAçai Caipiríñisima with DonQ Limon, Cedilla açai liqueur, sugar and muddles limes and lemons ($5.25 on August 16th).

The celebration of National Rum Day takes place during Cuba Libre’s Caippy Hour, the perfect way to end the workday.  Caippy Hour showcases delicious Caipirinhas, and Caipiroskas, made with vodka instead of cachaça.  Each of these specialty cocktails is priced at $5 during Caippy Hour.  Additionally, glasses of house wine, sangria and bottles of Tecate, are also available for $4 to complement the $4-$5 “small bites” menu. Dishes on this menu include Frituras de Malanga, a traditional Cuban appetizer of purple taro root, garlic and cilantro fritters served with tamarindo ketchup; Chicharrones de la Pollo, crisp marinated chicken, tostón bites with fresh jalapeño pepper and spicy mojo picante, as well as Mamá Amelia’s Empanadas, hand chopped chicken, corn, sweet peppers and Jack cheese served with a aji-sour cream dipping sauce.

Saturday, August 17th:


Social DC PR One Year Party


We’re celebrating ONE year! Social DC Public Relations is celebrating our one year anniversary with a fundraising party at A-TOWN Bar & Grill. A $5 entry fee will go directly to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic chapter and help raise money to make one child’s wish in the Northern Virginia/DC area come true! Your entry fee also gives you access to exclusive drink specials, giveaways, Step & Repeat, a DJ, raffle ticket items, and a silent auction.
Try some of our favorite snacks at our anniversary! Giveaways from PopChips DC and Vita CoCo!
Enjoy a slice of Social DC PR’s One Year Anniversary Cake, donated by ProCakes!
Every person that donates prior to the event will receive one raffle ticket for each donation. Please pick up your raffle tickets at the door when you arrive.Here is a link to donate prior to the event: http://friends.wish.org/016-000/page/Social-DC%20PR/One-Year-Anniversary.htm

Sunday, August 18th
chex BIlly
Le Social Sundays at Chez Billy
F.T.W. & Chez Billy of Petworth present a BRAND NEW weekly Sunday Funday outdoors party.

Le Social was crafted to bring you a SUNDAY FUNDAY where you have the option to come lounge out with a couple friends in the restaurant and enjoy brunch & mimosas, or if you wanna get the whole crew together and vibe out on the patio and cheers your favorite shots & drinks to a fun soundtrack and great weather. This isn’t a dance club, it’s FEELGOOD get together. A PERFECT example of this is L.A.’s The Do-Over party.

Music will be provided by resident DJs Mathias, & Skim. DJs will be playing all your favorite jams of every genre including indie, classic house, moombahton, 80s/90s/current pop, new & old school hip-hop, funk, soul, r&b, go-go, disco, reggae, rock, uk dance, and more to provide a great summertime vibe. Each week we will host a special guest DJ. Our first guest will be:

The Clown Prince (DSN/Fr33ky Safari – VA). http://www.soundcloud.com/clownprince

21+. No Cover. Brunch starts at 12pm every Sunday, The Brand new outdoor bar will be open in the courtyard as well.

Brunch starts at 12pm, and music starts at 3pm, and goes til 8pm (or until they kick us out!) in the outdoor courtyard.

Drink & Food specials all day.

DL/Stream Le Social: The Mixtape: http://ftw202mail.podomatic.com/entry/2013-04-11T00_28_17-07_00

Chez Billy is located at 3815 Georgia Ave NW. Approximately 1 block from the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro Station (Green/Yellow Line)


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