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.
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).
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).
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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