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The Weekend Guide

zora neale hurston!

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APPLAUD
Zora-Fest
What:
Eatonville Restaurant hosts a celebration of Zora Neale Hurston, with film screenings and special menu items, plus a happy hour and craft market.
Why: Don’t miss vids Their Eyes Were Watching God and Zora Is My Name, as well as an intimate Food & Folklore dinner hosted by the spunky writer’s niece, Lucy Hurston.
When: Thru Jan. 23. Schedule online at eatonvillerestaurant.com.
Where: 2121 14th St. NW, b/t V & W Sts. (202-332-9672). Cost varies by activity.

WATCH
Stomp Sneak Peek
What:
The U.K. dance show returns to Washington for a free performance in the middle of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.
Why: Dancers wild it up in the Grand Hall using everything they can find (books, shelves — and patrons, perhaps?).
When: Thurs., 12:30 p.m.
Where: 901 G St. NW, at 9th St. (202-727-0321).

BUY
Outerwear Sale
What:
Treasury takes 50 percent off all vintage winter coats ($36-$172).
Why: Look for gems like a red and black wool hunter’s jacket, a 1960s navy blue peacoat, a faux-leopard swing, and a red wool bomber.
When: Thurs.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.

Where: 1843 14th St. NW, b/t S & T Sts., 2nd flr. (202-506-6908).

SEE
90 Years of New
What:
The newly renovated Phillips Collection reopens and celebrates another anniversary with free admission and ten-minute relay tours through the museum.
Why: Peruse the birthday cakes (designed by pastry chefs like Peter Brett of Blue Duck Tavern, Warren Brown of CakeLove, and Chris Kujala of Ris) and sip free champagne in the cafe.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1600 21st St. NW, at Q St. (202-387-2151).

Photo: Courtesy of The Library of Congress 

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LOCATIONS
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G St NW
@ 9th St
Washington, DC 20001
202-727-0321
1843 14th St NW
bt S & T Sts, 2nd flr
Washington, DC 20009
202-506-6908
2121 14th St NW
bt V & W Sts
Washington, DC 20009
202-332-9672
1600 21st St NW
@ Q St
Washington, DC 20009
202-387-2151
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