Thursday, October 5, 2017

First Friday on Georgia Avenue is tomorrow! Lots of deals, freebies, arts, kids' games and more

First Friday, the celebration of local businesses on Georgia Avenue organized by Georgia Avenue Thrive, is back again! This month's has a lot going on, with deals, discount, freebies, events, arts, music and more. If you haven't been it's a lot of fun: a way to explore small businesses, meet your neighbors and get some good deals.

This month's seems to have the most going on, so read on! My favorite is the free glass of wine at Walls of Books, but there are lots of other great ones.
Celebrate another great First Friday with the neighborhood small businesses on Georgia Ave NW in Park View & Petworth. Drink, food and retail specials, live music, art and more. Or as others would say, this will be epic... And as always we are partnering with our friends from Petworth Arts Collaborative. 
We will have bubbles, chalk and for kids at the Old Murry's Parking Lot at Morton & Georgia Avenue (across the street from Midlands). 
SPECIAL EVENTS:- Live music by Judge Smith on The Old Murray's Parking Lot (corner of Morton & Georgia Ave)- Scavenger Hunt with Teaching for Change (starts at Old Murray's Parking Lot) - Prizes for first three - Reading by local author Scott Jackson at: Walls of Books - Washington, DC -
- Drop off for Halloween Costume Drive for Park Morton Kids -

A map of all the businesses for easy reference:

Participating businesses:
♣ Bravo Bar : BoGo & First Friday cocktail
♣ Colony Club: Happy Hour (5-7), Three Man Soul Machine from 8-10pm
♣ Heat Da Spot Coffee Lounge: Smoothies and Milk Cult ice-cream (at the parking lot)
♣ District Dogs:
- Dog kissing booth (yes!!!)
- 20% dog bandanas & bow ties
- Dog water bowls at Georgia Avenue businesses
- Drop off spot for Halloween Costume Drive for the kids of Park Morton:
♣ Union Drinkery & SmallFry DC: $6 Allspice Old Fashioned
♣ Ana's restaurante: $1 chicken taco, $8 chicken soup
♣ Walls of Books - Washington, DC:
- A complimentary glass of wine
- Local author Scott Jackson will do a book reading & signing at 6:30 pm:
- BoGo for up to 5 books 
- 20% off all Melissa & Doug toys
- Drop off spot for Halloween Costume Drive for the kids of Park Morton:
♣ Story District: FREE Story Telling Crash Course @ 7pm Register for FREE:
♣ The Midlands: TBD
♣ Esencias PanameƱas Restaurant & Catering: CarimaƱolas (yuca balls) stuffed with either ground beef, ground turkey, ground soy (veggie) served with a tamarind dipping sauce.
♣ Yoga Heights: Rooftop Yoga @ The Swift (3828 Georgia Ave) @6:15pm. (Sign up via App or on website)
♣ Mom N' Pop Antiques: 20% off & live piano music
♣ The Looking Glass Lounge: $2 off each drink
♣ DC Reynolds: BoGo
♣ Walters Sports Bar: 50% off all drinks
♣ Reliable Tavern: $6 Punch
♣ Ten Tigers Parlour: $5 Old Fashioned
The Hilltop Bar & Restaurant(Sherman Ave): $5 Chacho Mojito

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