Did you know DC hosts a yearly pro tennis tournament in Rock Creek Park? The Citi Open is now in its 50th year, and will run from this Saturday through August 4th.
Have a fun weird weekend at Rhizome
Saturday, check out Kid Millions (mem. Oneida) for some experimental post-punk (with saxophone!) (8pm)
Sunday, have a blast and let out some creative energy with some folks at Art Party (4pm)
While you’re in the neighborhood, check out Takoma Beverage Co. for coffee or booze, or Mark’s Kitchen for some quality, down-to-earth diner fare with an occasional Korean flourish.
Saturday: Breaking Bread
A very special Story District brings you celebrity chefs and industry insiders—from Top Chef Kwame Onwauchi and Toli Moli co-owner Simone Jacobson to WaPo food editor Joe Yonan and Food Rescuer Angela Brown. (7pm)
History: Resisting gentrification in Adams Morgan
Panel at Mt. Pleasant Library features activists and academics talking about the “Washington’s most diverse and multicultural neighborhood during the 70s, 80s and 90s,” including grassroots efforts against gentrification that led to co-ops, anti-speculation taxes, and even political office. (Sunday, 1 pm)