Memorial weekend is coming up this weekend as well as summer quickly approaching. To celebrate the sacrifice our troops have given for us we have details on the National Memorial Day Parade taking place on the Nation Mall, a chance to see Whoopi Goldberg Live at the Strathmore and more.

EdibleDC Magazine Presents 3rd Annual Eat/Drink Local 2017
When: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6pm
Location: Long View Gallery 12334 9th Street NW Washington, DC 20001
Join us for the 3rd Annual EdibleDC Magazine Eat/Drink Local! Your ALL INCLUSIVE ticket gets you 15+ divine drinks and 15+ fabulous foods from the best bartenders and chefs across the DMV. Stay tuned for the annoucment of our VIP only experience at the Columbia Room and the VIP after party. VIP ticket holders also get an exculsive EdibleDC green tote with all our local picks.

There are limited “early bird” discount tickets available until May 1st and they will sell out. Early bird pricing:
$65 General Admission
$85 VIP

2017 Robert F Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards
When: Tuesday, May 23rd 6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001
In its 49th year, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards honor outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Robert Kennedy’s concerns, including human rights, social justice, and the power of individual action in the United States and around the world. Winning entries provide insights into the causes, conditions, and remedies of human rights violations and injustice, and critical analyses of relevant policies, programs, individual actions, and private endeavors that foster positive change. The Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards are among the few in which winners are determined by their peers. Past winners include The Washington Post, National Public Radio, CBS’s 60 Minutes, ABC’s 20/20, Home Box Office, and Los Angeles Times.

Wednesday Verses Open Mic Series
When: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 8pm
Location: Old Engine 12 Firehouse Restaurant 1626 N. Capitol Street NW Washington, DC 20001
The critically acclaimed and award winning VERSES: THE OPEN MIC EXPERIENCE presented by Upside Marketing, is held at the Old Engine12 Restaurant, 1626 N. Capitol Street NW, Washington DC, each week! The cost to attend verses is $7 and it takes place from 8pm-11:30 p.m. Be prepared to walk in to a room full of creativity, love and inspiration. Artists on the open mic are given time to perform one piece, and the list is at the very front when you enter! Visit our website: for more information, and follow us on twitter and instagram “verses_openmic”. We hope to see you soon!

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