Get funky and funny for a fundraiser for the homeless at Howard Theatre

Get funky and funny for a fundraiser for the homeless at Howard Theatre

The Home for Homeless [H4H] initiative will be hosting its third fundraiser at Howard Theatre on Sunday, December 16 at 5:30pm. All proceeds go to the Miriam's Kitchen. Doors open at 5:00pm. It’s music, comedy, food and more all for a great cause!

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The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

Sunday, December 9th is the final show of the Battle of the Bands at the Capitol Cider House. Four bands will play, but only one will win $1,000! YOU get to vote for the winner… but only if you show up!

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Petworth Art & Craft Fair returns this Saturday to Upshur Street

Petworth Art & Craft Fair returns this Saturday to Upshur Street

Shop local, shop often! This year makes the 13th Petworth Art & Craft Fair on Upshur Street, with local artists, vendors, crafts, food and more. The event kicks off on Saturday, December 1st, 11am to 4pm on Upshur & 9th St NW. You can take part in gingerbread house or pie-making competitions, make a wreath or just chill out in the hot cocoa lounge!

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Join Mary's Center and Taqueria del Barrio for a special Toy Drive & Drag Bingo!

Join Mary's Center and Taqueria del Barrio for a special Toy Drive & Drag Bingo!

Join Mary's Center at Taqueria del Barrio for a fabulous evening of Drag Bingo on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:30pm-10pm.

Mary’s Center serves thousands of children every year through their comprehensive healthcare, education, and social service programs. With the holiday season coming up, Mary’s Center is partnering with Taqueria del Barrio to support their annual toy drive and give at least 1,000 children the chance to welcome the holidays with a gift. 

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"How to keep an Alien" -- a new romantic comedy comes to 14th Street

"How to keep an Alien" -- a new romantic comedy comes to 14th Street

Discount for Petworth News readers!

Solas Nua brings a new romantic comedy to Dance Loft on 14th: How to Keep an Alien. The play is a funny and tender real-life story in which two women meet and fall in love, Irish Sonya and Australian Kate, but Kate’s visa is up and she must leave Ireland.

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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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