It’s been a good while since I have written but it has been busy. Nonetheless, no excuse and I am here to let you know there’s a lot happening in Petworth the first weekend of August.

We are back at it with First Friday on August 4th from 6pm-9pm. Come on out to support ARTS and COMMUNITY, as we showcase DC artists in some of our favorite businesses in Petworth.

Check out the schedule, 8/4/17, 6pm-9pm:


Fia’s Fabulous Finds-Dance to the sounds DJ Rita B‘s house and dance music, sip fresh margaritas while you shop and don’t forget on First Friday at Fia’s you receive 25% off your purchase!

Willow-Catch Ceramic Artist and Petworth Neighbor, Carol Herwig, spin pottery in front of Willow. Check out some of her work, that would make a great addition to your home. Plus, don’t forget to show some love to Willow where you receive complimentary earrings with a $10.00 purchase!

Homestead-We are so excited to have musician Ronya-Lee with us again. If you missed her at our previous First Friday, don’t miss her and her band play at Homestead at 7pm and 8pm. Get there early to take part in their Happy Hour

Petworth Dance-Ahhh making space for all artists. Happy to present an addition to the Petworth Dance programming by showcasing site-specific dancers. We will have DC dance artist, Shanna Lim, showcase her work at any given moment along the 800 block of Upshur Street.

Hank’s Cocktail Bar-Check out the work of Rose Jaffe, as she closes her final month of a two month residency at Hank’s. She sold a good chunk of artwork at the opening and we could not be more happy of her success. Don’t miss out on adding one of Rose Jaffe’s beautiful works to your home or office.

First Friday Deals (only on First Fridays between 6pm-9pm):

Upshur Street Books-10% off purchase

Lighthouse Yoga Center-10% off any passed valued at $50 or more

Annie’s Ace Hardware-2 free paint samples

Fia’s Fabulous Finds-25% off purchase

Willow-Complimentary earrings with a $10.00 purchase


Next up, Petworth Dance on Saturday August 5th @ 8pm. Enjoy a 3rd Season of FREE outdoor dance performances showcasing the wide range of talent Washington, DC has to offer. Join us on the Basketball Court of the Petworth Recreation Center-801 Taylor Street NW, DC. Please remember to bring a picnic blanket and alcohol is prohibited. There will not be food trucks at this show but we do have some awesome restaurants in the neighborhood. From Homestead to Petworth Citizen to Hank’s Cocktail Bar, there is plenty to choose from and supporting small business who continuously support the ARTS never goes out of style!

Check out the artist line-up and we will see you soon DC!

Petworth Dance-Saturday August, 5th @ 8pm

Basketball Court @ the PTW Rec Center 801 Taylor Street NW



Brynna Shank


Tarik O’Meally


Thank you for reading and I look forward to meeting you at one or both events!

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