Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

The last Battle of the Bands before the December 9th final show is coming up this Thursday, November 29th at Capitol Cider House! This week it’s The Treads and the 7th Street Rockers performing for a chance to go to the finals and win $1,000!

Show starts at 7pm! 

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Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as “small business Saturday,” and is an opportunity for residents to shop at their local retail businesses. (Hey, Obama came to Upshur Street Books in 2015 for small biz Saturday!)

This year I think we’re good if the current president stays put on his golf course, but YOU can head out and shop along Upshur Street and the Kennedy Street corridor. Here’s deets:

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This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

Thursday, November 8th brings another great Battle of the Bands show to Capitol Cider House (3930 Georgia Ave NW). This show features two different yet exceptional bands! Show starts at 8pm — come out for the free show and vote for the band you enjoyed the most. Winner heads to the finals in December for a chance to win $1,000!

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This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, October 25th from 8-10pm is the next Battle of the Bands! Come out to enjoy two bands who will rock you… and then hope you’ll vote for them to send them to the finals for a chance to win $1,000!

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Get your spook on with this year's Halloween roundup

Get your spook on with this year's Halloween roundup

We can't believe Halloween is just around the corner! With all the kids in this neighborhood, you better believe Petworth will bring its A game next Wednesday. But don’t worry, local bars and restaurants are making sure adults have some solid options too. Here’s a roundup of our favorite spooky events, kids first, then adult events below.

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

The Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Petworth will return for a second year, and now includes events in Park View. 

The Petworth Arts Collaborative is sponsoring a two-day event featuring a live mariachi band street procession, altar-making workshops, calavera face painting, a student art show, a traditional ballet folklorico performance and more!

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Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

DC is filled with great local musicians, and a ton of them live in Petworth — and they’re about to do battle! Come out to Capitol Cider House to vote for one of the two bands that will perform each night of the 4 shows in October and November, with the finale in December with the $1,000 prize!

Here’s the line-up of musicians for the four upcoming shows:

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Get a Celebrate Petworth shopping bag!

Get a Celebrate Petworth shopping bag!

Just donate $25 or more on the Celebrate Petworth GoFundMe and we’ll set up a date to pick up your bag in the near future.

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Battle of the Bands comes to Capitol Cider House with over $1,000 in prizes!

Battle of the Bands comes to Capitol Cider House with over $1,000 in prizes!

Capitol Cider House and Petworth News are sponsoring a Battle of the Bands concert series starting Thursday, October 11th and going until the finale on December 9th. Eight bands will compete for cash prizes, with first place receiving $1,000. Sweet!

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Blocktoberfest returns to Petworth on October 13th! RSVP today!

Blocktoberfest returns to Petworth on October 13th! RSVP today!

Come out and enjoy the weather and some community gemütlichkeit over a good bier!

Join the Randolph Block Club Saturday October 13th from 2pm to 8pm!

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Good times! Fall Fest at the Old Soldier's Home is Sept 30th!

Good times! Fall Fest at the Old Soldier's Home is Sept 30th!

The Friends of the Soldiers’ Home and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are hosting their annual Fall Fun Fest on Sunday, September 30th from 9am to 5pm at the AFRH. Come out to enjoy an antique auto show, music, an art show, petting zoo, bobbing for apple, a pumpkin carving competition and much more.

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A Taste of Uptown brings you a wonderful taste of global cuisines from around the world, locally

A Taste of Uptown brings you a wonderful taste of global cuisines from around the world, locally

It’s September, which means it’s time for the first ever “Taste of Uptown,” a walking food tour on Wednesday, September 26th from 4 to 10pm. Mark your calendars if you haven’t done so already!

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