Free and Easy
Every week, the Going Out Gurus suggest ways to enjoy Washington's cultural scene without spending any money. Have an idea for us? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flashback Retro Night at Cobalt
DJ Jason Royce spins classic disco and dancefloor-friendly '80s pop and new wave while the crowd sips $3 bottled beers and rail cocktails. (Ladies, no heels, please.)
'Wine, Worship and Sacrifice' at the Sackler Gallery
A treasure trove of gorgeous golden objects shows how the other half lived in Vani, an ancient city in what is now the republic of Georgia.
Dilla Day After Party at Eighteenth Street Lounge
Legendary hip-hop DJ and producer Pete Rock, often considered one of the all-time greats, and DJ Bee honor the late J. Dilla with a night of hits at Eighteenth Street Lounge.
The Conservatory Project at the Kennedy Center
Students from the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University perform a wide range of works, including compositions by Franz Liszt, Antonin Dvorak and Herbie Hancock.
'Come in From the Cold' at the Temple of the Scottish Rite
The mysterious Temple of the Scottish Rite -- you know, the huge building on 16th Street NW modeled after the tomb of King Mausolus at Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and guarded by a pair of enormous sphinxes -- opens its doors for a Freemason-friendly family day. Don't miss the Egyptian hieroglyphics or the moon bounce.
Maple Syrup Festival at Brookside Gardens
Learn how maple syrup is produced, from tree sap to the finished product, and taste it at various stages. Registration is preferred.
'Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body' at the National Library of Medicine
Fans of "CSI" and "Bones" have one last chance to check out this exhibit, which traces the history of forensic medicine and autopsies from 17th-century textbooks to modern DNA testing.
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