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The Weekend Guide

It’s really not a stretch.

MEDITATE
Yoga on the Mall
What:
DC Yoga Week concludes with mass relaxation amid the monuments.
Why: Break out the big (downward) dogs.
When: Sat., 2-5 p.m.
Where: National Mall, at 15th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, SE corner.

HEAR
The Nine
What:
Nine local songwriters take turns with the mic.
Why: It’s a perfect ten.
When: Sun. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Where: DC9, 1940 9th St. NW, b/t T & U Sts. (202-483-5000).

HANG
On the Patio
What:
Taberna del Alabardero opens its al fresco space with an extended happy hour on sangria and tapas.
Why: It’s the Seville-ized way to behave.
When: Mon.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.
Where: 1776 I St. NW, b/t H & I Sts., entrance on 18th St. (202-429-2200).

SHOP
Del Ray Spring Outdoor Art Sale
What:
Browse the annual mart for eclectic creations by neighborhood artisans.
Why: It’s no yard sale.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Nicholas A. Colasanto Park, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria (703-838-4827).

SIP
Sova Happy Hour
What:
The coffee shop showcases its new adult bev menu as part of World Cocktail Week. Proceeds benefit the Museum of the American Cocktail (yes, really).
Why: It passes the bar exam.
When: Sat., 7-9 p.m.
Where: 1359 H St. NE, b/t 13th & 14th Sts. (202-397-3080).

LOCATIONS
The National Mall
7th St SW
@ Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20004
1776 I St NW
entrance on 18th St
Washington, DC 20006
202-429-2200
DC9
1940 9th St NW
@ U St
Washington, DC 20001
202-483-5000
MAP IT