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The Weekend Guide

chocolate city beer!

We’ll drink to that.

SWILL
Chocolate City Beer Launch Party
What:
The new brewery serves up four types of suds during D.C. Beer Week.
Why: Pints of Cornerstone (copper ale), 1814 (British pale ale), Big Chair (IPA), and Cerveza Nacional de la Capital (dark lager) for just $4 apiece.
When: Tonight, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: RFD, 810 7th St. NW, b/t H & I Sts. (202-289-2030).

OGLE
Fall and Rise
What:
Art Whino hosts an opening party for its exhibition showcasing the work of street-style stenciling artist Joe Iurato.
Why: Sip wine while viewing Iurato’s dramatic large-scale portraits and close examinations of ropes, chains, and clothing on faceless figures.
When: Thru Sept. 12. Party, Sat., 8-11 p.m.
Where: 120 American Way, National Harbor (301-567-8210). Admission is free.

LICK
The DC Scoop
What:
A free ice cream festival serving the sweet stuff from Dolci Gelati, Prigel Family Creamery, Milwaukee Frozen Custard, Seasonal Pantry, and others.
Why: Go for the gratis confections; stay for the eating contest, live music, and chance to throw in your two cents on the best frozen treats in town.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Union Market, 6th St., at Florida Ave. NE.

SHOP
Hitched Styling Night
What:
Adorn yourself with veils, jewelry, fascinators, birdcages, headbands, and belts at the salon’s trunk show featuring Enchanted Atelier, Erin Cole, and Desla.
Why: Score 10 percent off all accessories purchased during the event.
When: Tonight, 5-8 p.m.
Where: 1523 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at Volta Pl. (202-333-6162). R.S.V.P to info@hitchedsalon.com.

Photo: Steve Baxter / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
Union Market
6th St NE
@ Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
RFD
810 7th St NW
bt H & I Sts
Washington, DC 20001
202-289-2030
American Way
Fort Washington, MD 20745
301-567-8210
1523 Wisconsin Ave NW
@ Volta Pl
Washington, DC 20007
202-333-6162
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