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50 + Things to Do This November in Washington, DC

By November 3, 2021November 9th, 2021No Comments

Check out Western Market

The latest addition to DC’s food hall inventory calls Foggy Bottom home. Western Market already boasts a variety of eateries to liven up lunch or dinner – options include Capo Italian Deli, Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls and RAWish, with Arepa Zone, Bandoola Bowl, Sushi Onkei and Tigerella hoping to open later this year. Events are underway, too: check the calendar and you’ll see live music, movie nights and yoga.
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Western Market, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #3500, Washington, DC 20006


Rent – Nov. 2 – Jan. 2, 2022

Jonathan Larson’s Earth-shattering musical comes to Signature Theatre as part of the venue’s triumphant reopening. Rent is iconic in every sense of the word, a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that focuses on a group of friends in New York City’s East Village in the late 1990s. Faced with gentrification, loss, the complications of love and the HIV/AIDS crisis, the group uses the power of songs like “Seasons of Love” and “I’ll Cover You” to embrace hope and survive.
Signature Theatre Company, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206


XVII Fuego Flamenco Festival – Nov. 5-7 & 11-14

GALA Hispanic Theatre welcomes masters of the art of flamenco dancing for this scintillating two-part festival this November. First up is Salvador, an autobiographical work from DC artist Edwin Aparicio. A piece by award-winning choreographer Sara Jiménez will also be featured. Then, from Nov. 11-14, enjoy Sara Pérez Dance Company and their rendition of De paso. Rubén Puertas, second place winner of Madrid’s prestigious Certamen of Dance competition, will join the troupe for this performance.
GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010


REDEYE Night Market – Nov. 6

Events DC and No Kings Collective will collaborate on this family-friendly, open-air night market that will pay tribute to the cultures and cuisines of the Asian diaspora. A whole swath of local restaurants will be featured. Expect to enjoy eats from Maketto, Tae-Gu Kimchi, Thip Khao, Donburi, Bao Bei, Kicheko and many, many others. The event is free and open to all ages. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place to protect the safety of attendees.
4 p.m. – 12 a.m. |  Free admission |  Register
Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 7th Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001


24th Annual SMYAL Fall Brunch Fundraiser – Nov. 6

Brunch for a cause at SMYAL’s (Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders) annual Fall Brunch fundraiser. Enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction, three-course brunch and the opportunity to hear from community leaders among LGBTQ+ members and allies.
10:30 a.m. |  Tickets
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001