August is winding down. Time to get in those last minutes of summer fun.
Red, White, and Bruised
What: DJ High C does a benefit show for DC Rollergirls, the all-ladies roller derby.
Why: There’s arm wrestling with the gals.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington (703-528-4660).
Christopher Baer Paintings
What: Check out recent works in oil by the local artist at The William W. Parker Gallery.
Why: It’s more than you can Baer.
When: Opens Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Thereafter, Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thru Sept. 9.
Where: 629 New York Ave. NW, b/t 6th & 7th Sts. (202-628-1734).
What: Gypsy Flamenco singers and dancers perform during a tapas dinner extravaganza.
Why: Caravan on over.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 7, 7:30 & 8 p.m.
Where: Taberna del Alabardero, 1776 I St. NW, at 18th St. (202-429-2200).
Summer Storms in a Glass
What: Hank’s Oyster Bar introduces a new drink menu with Red Tide, Ginger Cove, and Dark ’n’ Stormy.
Why: Occasionally you want to throw back something besides oyster shooters.
When: Whenever the winds blow.
Where: 1624 Q St. NW, b/t 16th & 17th Sts. (202-462-4265).
Hitched Sample Sale
What: Get up to 60 percent off wedding gowns by Richard Glasgow, Elizabeth Fillmore, and Ulla-Maija.
Why: Just say I do.
When: Thru Sept. 10.
Where: 1523 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at Volta Pl. (202-333-6162).