MindTravel’s SilentWalk is hosting its first event in DC: a silent tour of the monuments. Participants will don headphones and listen to piano compositions and spoken word, as they’re led around the downtown monuments and not speaking to one another. It’s happening this Thursday, and admission is free--register here. (Thursday, 7pm)
Drinkin’ and drawin’
If you’ve decided to opt out of a night of DNC debate-watch (part 1 of 80) for a less stressful activity, head over to Colony Club to sip wine and get your nude sketch on. (7:30pm)
The Brass Knob supplied the city with vintage doorknobs, sconces, chandeliers, and other accoutrements for ornamenting your interior for 38 years from their quirky Adams Morgan location. Walk, don’t run, to buy some discount wainscoting—it closes on November 1.
As development ramps up East of the River—a new sports and entertainment arena in Congress Heights, Busboys and Poets in Anacostia—how can longtime business owners, entrepreneurs, and job seekers take advantage of new growth? Kojo Nnamdi leads a discussion on the changing economic landscape in Ward 8. (6pm)