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The Weekend Scene: Oct. 23-25

Stop complaining about not attending a state school with football and tailgate events. Instead, explore the unique perks of the city you live in, like an unlimited beer tasting event that features adorable puppies. This weekend is filled with food events and even an awesome art exhibit showcasing Vogue’s renown photographer Irving Penn.

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty Opening Party

Irving Penn, an influential photographer of the 20th century, will be honored on Friday with a 146-photograph exhibit in the Smithsonian Art Museum. Most people know Penn for his iconic fashion, portrait and still life images that appear in Vogue magazine. Tickets can be found online and cost $60.

When: Friday, Oct. 23

Where: Smithsonian Art Museum, 800 G St. NW

Metro: L’enfant Plaza, Yellow Line

Barktoberfest 2015

Washington Animal Rescue League will present its second annual Barktoberfest, an event which features adorable dogs and great beer. General admission tickets are $35 and include unlimited beer tastings with a glass. A non-drinking ticket is $10.

When: Saturday, Oct. 24

Where: Yards Park, 355 Water St. SE

Metro: Navy Yard, Green Line

The Smithsonian Food History Museum

Check out a special exhibit exploring the past, present and future of food innovation at the Smithsonian this Saturday. The event will include cooking demonstrations, book signings, kid-friendly lab activities, information sessions, tours and a special after-hours special show about breweries in D.C. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Saturday, Oct. 24

Where: National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW

Metro: L’enfant Plaza, Yellow Line


For two days, the District will transform itself into a foodie’s paradise. D.C. will be filled with culinary and entertainment festivals live cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, and tasting and entertainment workshops, MetroCookingDC brings the fun of food into one large festival Tickets are available online for general admission and special shows. General admission Tickets are $20.

When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25

Where: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW

Metro: Mount Vernon Square, Green and Yellow Lines

Section 202 host Gabrielle and friends go over some sports that aren’t in the sports media spotlight often, and review some sports based on their difficulty to play. 

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