"The Playground": Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend

by ARIELLE KRIEGER · August 20, 2010

It's time to figure out where the best parties are this weekend.  Below are out picks of the city's top events.  And, as always, you can find the full details, as well as more events, on our Calendar page.

Rock and Roll Spelling Buzz

When: Fri, August 20, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Where: Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St NE

Why: Who does spelling bees sober?!


Fifty-One: Be The Tourist

When: Fri, Aug 20, 10:00 pm - 3:00 am

Where: SAKI, 2477 18th Street NW

Why: Celebrate the release of (re)DC competition's winning "tourist t-shirt" design!


Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival

When: Sat, Aug 21, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Waterfront at National Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland

Why: Get crackin!


BYT Summer Camp Pool Party

When: Sat, Aug 21st, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I Street SW

Why: French Riviera themed!


Red Carpet Event: World Music and Independent Film Festival

When: Sat, Aug 21, 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Where: Capitol Hilton, D.C.


Party Bros vs Paddy Whack at R&R Hotel

When: Sat, Aug 21, 10:00 pm- 2:00 am

Where: Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H Street NE

Why: The time of your life is guaranteed!