There Are Some Great Events Going On This Weekend in the DMV

Weekend Haps Update:

  • Join our very own Triscina Grey as she hosts the 15th Annual Pink and White Affair this Saturday at the Renaissance Hotel. Performing live, Musiq Soulchild and featuring Black Alley, Secret Society and We The Fix. It all kicks off at 8pm.

 

  • Tonight, check out R&B singer Anthony David with special guest Gordon Chambers. Doors open at 6, show time is 8pm.

 

  • Melba Moore is in town at Blues Alley starting Friday night through Sunday for two shows each night 8 & 10pm.

 

  • The 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County is presenting their 5K Run & Walk for Mental Health this Saturday at the Tucker Road Community Center. Registration is at 7am and the Run/Walk begins at 9am.  For more information contact Dr. Lamont Bunyon at lbunyon@100princegeorges.org

 

  • The Military Racquetball Federation is hosting a 4-day clinic and weekend tournament starting today through Sunday at the corner of M Street & New Jersey Avenue, SE. More information at:  militaryracquetball.com

 

  • The 1st Annual Mom’s Who ROC Tour is this Saturday, July 29th at Ivy City Smokehouse in NE. The event is from 2pm-6pm. More information at www.msberrycares.org

 

  • Capitol Riverfront Friday Night Concert Series
    Fridays – The scenic Yards Park on theCapitol Riverfront welcomes you to enjoy live music on Friday nights throughout the summer from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., free of charge. Pack a picnic and gaze out at the Anacostia River as local bands play. Kids will love all the open, green space, along with the park’s famous bridge and fountain area. There are also plenty of food options nearby, including Ice Cream Jubilee.
    6:30 – 8:30 p.m. |  Free Admission
    Yards Park, 355 Water Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

 

  • Citi Open:
    Rock Creek Park Tennis Center plays host to this DC summer sporting tradition, now in its 48th year. International tennis stars will battle in front of thousands of fans during the week-long tournament. As always, the lineup features talent from all over the world, including Juan Martin del Potro, Gael Monfils and John Isner in the men’s field and Eugenie Bouchard and Monica Puig in the women’s field. Make sure to check the tournament’s websitefor event, ticket and lineup updates. You can also take advantage of ticket discounts for certain sessions. The tournament continues through Aug. 6.
    10 a.m.  |  Tickets
    Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, 4850 Colorado Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

 

  • Aretha Franklin:
    The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, achieved legendary status long ago. Her songs have helped form the fabric of R&B and pop music in America today, including favorites like “Respect,” “Chain of Fools” and “Think,” which still inspire butts to get out of seats and dance. Aretha will take her incredible voice and classic lineup of songs to the beautifulWolf Trap, one of the best places to see a show in the area.
    8 p.m. |  Tickets
    Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182

 

Tune in to Taking it to the Streets, weekday mornings at 6:15, 7:08 and 8:35 on the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 96.3 WHUR.

 

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