Marriott Marquis Washington, DC has opened its first outdoor bar, The Patio at The Dignitary, on the corner of 9th Street NW and Massachusetts Ave. NW in downtown Washington, DC. Featuring live music all summer, The Patio at The Dignitary is the summery sister bar to The Dignitary, Marriott Marquis’ popular whiskey bar. Thursday, June 11 Justin Trawick
Join Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, on Friday, June 12, 2015, for an exclusive wine dinner event featuring Duckhorn Vineyards, a boutique winery in St. Helena, California specializing in premium Merlot wines. The evening will feature a custom five-course menu of food and wine pairings created by Wildfire Executive Chefs Moreno Espinoza and Edwin Amaya. Erin Hamada, Duckhorn District Manager, will be on hand to talk about the wines. The event begins with a reception of passed appetizers and the first pairing at 6:30 p.m., followed by a seated dinner at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $120 per person plus tax (gratuity not included). For more information or to make a reservation, please call Amanda or Erika at (703) 442-9110.
Capella June Pop-Up Series – Throughout the month of June guests will enjoy leisurely shopping from some of D.C.’s favorite brands in the comfort of Capella’s lobby during their June pop-up boutique events. Shops include the playful yet sophisticated collection from Kate Spade and hand-crafted men’s designer shirts from Ike Behar. Brands setting up shop at Capella this June include: o Kate Spade on Saturday, June 13 from 10 AM to 4 PM
This Sunday, June 14th is National Bourbon Day and Open Road Grill & Icehouse is ready to celebrate with the launch of their new whiskey menu! Head over to the Falls Church, VA restaurant & bar to celebrate bourbon's day of recognition by either learning to distinguish it from other whiskeys like Scotch and rye or expanding your already discernible palate with an enlivened, extensive list of choices. Whether you’re a whiskey novice or connoisseur you’ll enjoy the ultimate Sunday Funday filled with booze, burgers and music. Arrive early and snag a coveted seat on Open Road’s beautiful patio. Prices on Open Road’s new whiskey list range from $9 - $90 and an advanced copy of the complete menu is available upon request.
Join Paint Nite on Monday, June 15 for a Paint Nite at Backyard Grill in Chantilly, VA. Artist Lauren Boemerman, will lead participants through “Spring Blossoms 2” and teach you how to create your own! No need to bring anything other than a positive attitude – Paint Nite will provide canvas, paints, brushes, and a smock. Absolutely no painting experience required! This evening costs $45 and begins at 7:00pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visithttps://www.paintnite.com/dc/buytickets/889610
On Tuesday, June 16, join the Embassy of Ireland Bloomsday & Yeatsday. Bloomsday is a celebration of James Joyce’s (1882-1941) literary masterpiece Ulysses that takes place in Dublin and around the world on 16 June every year. From 12:30pm-1:30pm, enjoy music and readings from the works of two of Ireland’s greatest writers. Bring a picnic, dress the part (early 1900s!) and enjoy the sunshine while taking in Irish culture. The best part – this event is free! For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1392717864388256/