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Booby Trap plays at Capitol Fringe Friday night

Booby Trap plays at Capitol Fringe Friday night

It is one week until Christmas Eve. Are you ready? Me neither! How shall we procrastinate this weekend?

Tonight catch a show! Pericles at the Folger is closing soon. Gospel of LovingKindness has a short run and it’s the holiday season.

At the Capital Fringe Headquarters is Squad Goals: Queer Music, Electro Pop and Performance Art. Booby Trap plays queer dance punk; Elmapi is electric punk. Necrospective is bleak metal performance noise art. Happy Holidays! The show is free and starts at 9pm. Learn more here.

Friday night the Rock and Roll Hotel hosts a benefit for Toys for Tots with Justin Jones. The singer-guitarist will give a portion of the proceeds to the organization but bring a toy to donate as well. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm.

Try seasonal craft beers at the Hill Center. Mike Stein from Lost Lagers will provide some insight into the styles and flavors provided by Pipetown Traders. Try some new brews perfect for the holidays. The event starts at 6:30 and tickets are now $35. Learn more here.

Saturday catch the final performances of Pinocchio at CHAW. See if that rascal puppet can finally become a real boy… whatever that means.

Head to Union Market for Sip and Save. Try four wines for only $16. Then walk through the parking lot to LAB1270 to check out some local artisans.

Sunday the pop up artisan market Akae which is located above Sally’s Middle Name at 1320 H Street NE, hosts three artists: Fiber artist Linny Friend, metallurgist Michelle Mae and terrarium maker Still Life.

Get into the spirit of the season at Eggnog and Cheer at the Hill Center with singer Debra Tidwell as she leads a Holiday sing along with musician Glenn Pearson. Enjoy eggnog and treats from Bayou Bakery while belting out your holiday favorites. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.



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