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— OCTOBER 18, 2018 —
2018 Local First Awards Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now!!

Got your tickets yet? You don’t want to miss The 2018 Local First Awards held October 18, 2018 at The Showroom DC from 6pm - 8pm with open bar, culinary pop-ups, Made In DC Market, and more! Purchase now and join us!

19 Small Business Trends and Predictions for 2018

6 months into the 2018 business year, Business News Daily offers trends and predictions that will help your business move better through Q3 and Q4. Find out more!

District's 296 ANC Races Draw Up to Five Candidates

“About a third of the District’s 296 advisory neighborhood commission seats have contested races, based on the candidate list released by the DC Board of Elections last week after the petition deadline for the Nov. 6 election.” Read more to be informed.



There are only a few days left of the festival that celebrates the Capital region's craft beer community! Throughout the week, local breweries, restaurants, bars, and community partners will bring you the area's best craft beer tastings, educational seminars, and events possible! Check out the full calendar of events

1. SPORTS: The Athletic Opens in D.C. August 

The company announced Monday on Twitter a D.C. site is preparing to launch, and promised more details to come. The San Francisco-based company said earlier this year the D.C. market was a high priority. What does this mean for DC sports?

2. MAKERS: Crafty Bastards 2018 Vendor Applications Open Until 9/14!!

Now in its 15th year, Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of unique goods from independent artists presented by the Washington City Paper. Apply today!


3. LOCAL: DC Brau’s 6th Annual Holiday Market Applications Open

DC Brau’s 6th Annual Holiday Market is November 24, 2018 - Small Business Saturday! Our Holiday Market is designed to showcase our favorite, locally made things from DC (and other local) small businesses, like yours, who make products & goods that are one-of-a-kind and represent the best our community has to offer. In the past, our market has been invite-only. This year we are opening up applications to all makers to ensure we are able to offer our attendees the best and most unique shopping experience possible. Apply Now!



46th Annual Fort Dupont Summer Event Series | Free

For more than four decades this Fort Dupont Park Amphitheater has provided FREE summer concerts for the entire DC metropolitan. Presented by National Park Service, National Capital Region, the 2018 series kicked off Saturday, August 4th and runs every Saturday until September 8th. All shows are free to the public.  For the concert lineups and more information, visit 



—AUGUST 6--SEPTEMBER 14, 2018—


ANACOSTIA UNMAPPED 2.0 EXHIBITION opened August 6 and runs thru September 14 at the CAH Gallery 200 I Street, SE DC. Celebrating the Year of Anacostia, this exhibition turns Anacostia Unmapped, an award-winning radio documentary, into a cultural art experience, featuring 12 mixed media and multi-media artists!



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