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Check out events happening this weekend at the American History Museum (above) and elsewhere.

Life After Hours: April 27-29

Take a break from studying this weekend

As the semester comes to a close, many students will have their noses in textbooks, holed up in the library. But if you’d like to take a study break, check out these cool events happening in D.C this weekend.

Georgetown French Market

The 15th Annual Georgetown French Market will transform the Book Hill neighborhood into a Parisian-style open air market. This market will include many delicious foods to try, including dumplings from Zannchi, $5 baklava and Turkish coffee combo special from The Bean Counter, and 50% off crepes at Cafe Bonaparte. The market will also include specials from other local vendors.

This event is free.

Where: Wisconsin Avenue from O Street to Reservoir Road

When: April 27 - 28, 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 pm; April 29, 12 to 5 p.m.

Metro: Take the 31 bus from Tenleytown to R Street NW

The DC Chocolate Festival

The DC Chocolate Festival is ready to satisfy the taste buds of all your stress-cravings. This event is broken into a Morning Block and Afternoon Block. The Morning Block consists of activities geared towards all ages, while the Afternoon Block is for adult attendees. Whether learning about the process of making chocolate in the morning, or which chocolate pairs with which whisky, this indulgent event is sure to please.

Where: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW

When: April 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7p.m.

Metro: Red Line to Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan

The Nation We Build Together

This performance at the American History Museum is about a non-violent protest training session a few weeks after the sit-in at the Greensboro Lunch Counter. Although this play is only 30 minutes long, it highlights the importance of how activists can shape American history.

Where: 14th Street and Constitution Avenue

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Metro: Blue, Silver, or Orange Lines to Smithsonian

As the semester comes to an end and one of the founding members leaves American University, Section 202 has decided to take a trip down memory lane. For our fans, old and new, who are wondering how Section 202 came to be, this episode is a must. Listen along as hosts Connor Sturniolo and Liah Argiropoulos reminisce about the beginning of Section 202 and how it got to where it is now.

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