STD- Mid-city Dog days Festival ( DC Area )

  1. Sounds like fun

    http://www.dogdaysdc.com/

    August 5 and 6
    Major events

    Dogs by DayDog Show at the African-American Civil War Memorial at 10th and U Street NW. Registration: 8-8:30 am. $10 donation per category entered. All proceeds go to the Washington Humane Society. The event goes until 10am.
    The sponsor, Dogs By Day is open 7 days a week at 1724 14th St.

    MidCity Development Showcase
    Showcase of real estate development projects in MidCity and surrounding neighborhoods by community groups, city officials, real estate developers, nonprofit groups, brokers, and others.
    14th & U Streets NW, Outside Reeves Center, Saturday only, 12-5

    Whole Foods Market
    Dog adoption event with the Washington Humane Society
    1440 P St., 122pm

    CityPaws Veterinary Hospital
    Open house on Saturday from noon and all day Sunday. Dog wash for donations to support the AHAA helping animals fund. Free givaways (samples) of food/pet toys and a raffle. 1823 14th St., Sat 12-7, Sun 11-5

    Washington Walks walking tours
    "Before Harlem, There Was U Street" - Sat. Aug. 5, 10:30 am, outside U Street/Cardozo Metro Station 13th St. exit "Logan Circle" - Sun. Aug 6, 11 am, outside McPherson Square Metro Station, 14th St. exit


    On 14th Street...

    Busboys and Poets
    Free lemonade and non-profit organizations with information tables
    2021 14th St., Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5

    NU2USidewalk sale up to 90% off
    1830 14th St., Sat 10-7, Sun 10-7


    Vastu
    Custom upholstery 15% off, select floor models and accessories up to 50% off
    1829 14th St., Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5

    Whitman Walker Clinic The Food Bank at 1816 14th St will have a yard sale and open house with a mobile HIV testing van in the parking lot. The Lesbian Services Program will have a merchandise sale at 1810 14th St. with AIDS Walk registration.
    Sat, Sun 10-3

    Go Mama Go! Fundraisers for Actors' Theatre of Washington, Gay Mens' Chorus and Lesbian Services Program of Whitman-Walker Clinic
    10% off all merchandise (including artwork)
    1809 14th St., Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5

    Home Rule50%-75% off sidewalk items
    1807 14th St., Sat 10-7, Sun 12-6

    POP
    Summer clearance up to 75% off items!
    1803a 14th St., Sat 10-8, Sun 10-5

    Garden District
    40-50% off all annuals and perennials, 40% off trees and shrubs, 30% off pottery; 10-20% off tools, fertilizers, mulch.
    1801 14th St., Sat 9-7, Sun 9-5

    GreenPets/Pet Essentials
    Snow cones!
    1722 14th St., Sat 10-7, Sun 10-6

    Flowers On Fourteenth
    10% off all green plants, special discounts on holiday containers and collectibles
    1718A 14th St., Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5

    100% Mexico
    20% across the board storewide sale, Mexican refreshments , 100% Mexico Hecho A Mano
    1612 14th St., Sat. 11-7, Sun 12-6

    Candida's World of Books
    Fundraising for Green Door, All stock 15% off, special $3 bargain books, some stock at 20-50% off, plus special summer reads offer: Buy 2 recommended summer reads and get a free tote bag!
    1541 14th St., Sat 10-10, Sun 12-8

    Plan B
    Refreshments saturday and sunday, good art all the time!
    1530 14th St., Sat 12-7, Sun 1-5

    Viridian RestaurantHalf-priced Mimosas, Poinsettias, and Bloody Marys all through brunch
    1515 14th St., Sat and Sun 10:303:30

    Lettie Gooch BoutiqueSummer clearance 25-75% off
    1911 Ninth St., Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6

    Logan Hardware
    Summer clearance
    1416 P St., Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5

    Framesmith DC
    Great bargains on Ready made frames and mirrors. (Please, no custom framing designing on sale days.)
    1352 Q St., Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5


    On U Street...

    Caramel Fashion15-30% off select items
    1603 U St., Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5

    Nana
    1528 U St., Sat. 11-7, Sun 11-6
    Help us support DC's environmental groups by buying a supercute "nana loves trees" tee. A portion of all tees benefit local non-profits dedicated to keeping DC green! Supercute summer items at rock bottom prices (50-75% off!)! Get a sneak preview of our fantastic fall styles!

    Zawadi
    Just-in items from Zimbabwe and Ghana. 10% off all jewelry in store.
    1524 U St., Sat 11:30-7, Sun 12-6

    Boundless Yoga
    10-40% off Boundless boutique and a chance to win free yoga classes, 25-minute craniolsacral for $25
    1522 U St., Sat 9:30-6, Sun 9:30-6

    Meeps Vintage Fashionette
    Meeps "End of Summer" sale ! Buy one, get one free! Includes all vintage clothing, excludes leather,denim and accessories. Special Dog Days clearance sale.
    1520 U St., Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5

    Nevin Kelly GalleryLight refreshments; artists of the gallery
    1517 U St., Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6

    Xspectical Eye Care CenterWalk-in eye exams for $30.00, 50% off any sunglasses
    1516 U St., Sat 12-2

    The Emma Mae Gallery
    Orange Dot Sale and 50% off artifacts and B&W Photos
    1515 U St., Sat 11-7, Sun 12-6

    Moojoo Ken25% off everything storewide and 30% off all jewelry by Giacondo
    1512 U St., Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5

    Wild Women Wear RedBuy 1 pair, tell a joke, get the second pair free
    1512 U St., Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

    Junction
    Refreshments, 25% off all vintage
    1510 U St., Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5

    Habitat
    Up to 50% off on selected items
    1510 U St., Sat 12-7, Sun 12-6

    CakeLov
    Balloons for kids, $2 cupcakes! (Instead of the usual $3)
    1506 U St., Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4

    Love Cafe
    Balloons for kids, $2 cupcakes! (Instead of the usual $3)
    1501 U St., Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 10am-10pm

    Goodwood 19th Century American Furniture and Decorative Arts15% off estate jewelry and deep discounts on furniture as well as decorative pieces and architectural salvage!
    1428 U St., Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

    Simply Home
    Happy hour at our "bar special - buy one drink get one free from 11.30-8pm"
    Retail sales from 10-60%
    1412 U St., Sat 11:30am-11pm, Sun 11.30am-10:30pm


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  2. It does sound fun! In Dallas, they have a dog parade on Easter. That is quite the to do! People make a day of it bringing picnic baskets and so forth. But not nearly as involved as the event mentioned!
     
  3. That sounds cool! A fun way to spend next weekend.