Five Things To Do in Columbia Heights This Weekend
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Looking for something to do this weekend in Columbia Heights? We have you covered!
The Wonderland Ballroom (1101 Kenyon Street NW)
Celebrate Oktoberfest the right way at the Wonderland Ballroom! Starting at 4:00pm on Sunday, Sept. 19th, stop by to kickoff this German tradition with all kinds of festivities, including bier specials, live music, and their specialty Oktoberfest menu kickoff. Try traditional German dishes, like Bavarian goulash, their alpine wurst platter, and crispy Wiener schnitzel with lingonberry. And with $4 Underberg and apple schnapps, their own house lager, and more, it’s no wonder that the Wonderland Ballroom is the place to be.
GALA Hispanic Theater (3333 14th Street NW)
Running Sept. 9th to Oct. 3rd, GALA Hispanic Theater‘s production of Doña Rosita la soltera, or Doña Rosita the Spinner, is a must-see before the show closes! The play explores love, societal expectations, and betrayal at the turn of the 20th century, spanning a decade of Rosita’s life on the precipice of the first World War and her changing roles in a quickly-modernizing society. Grab tickets to see this emotional and powerful production as soon as possible!
Coffy Café (3310 14th Street NW)
If you need to catch up on some work or studying this week, or if you just want a cozy spot to hang out with friends, Coffy Café is the perfect place to go. Along with a groovy 60s vibe and comfortable seating areas, this quaint cafe serves an extensive menu of delicious crêpes – both sweet and savory! Try their mod squad crêpe with turkey, feta, and pesto, their super fruits crêpe with Nutella and three different fruits, or make your own combination! They also serve fresh salads and hot pressed paninis, as well as have a full-service coffee bar.
Odd Provisions (3301 11th Street NW)
As Columbia Heights’ go-to corner market, Odd Provisions carries everything from groceries to household necessities, featuring products from local farmers and artisans. Their curated selection of beer and wine is also a store highlight. Check out their newest additions from City State Brewery, made right here in DC! Their first two offerings – Lost Laws Pilsner and 8 Wards IPA – are fresh off the canning line and available now in store. Be sure to check them out!
Lou’s City Bar (1400 Irving Street NW)
Recently named first on Eater DC’s list of the District’s best sports bar, it’s clear why Lou’s City Bar is the greatest place to catch a game! With over 20 HD TV’s around the bar, a new sound system, and great food and drinks, you won’t miss a single play, even while enjoying their 30 taps or freshly-made wings. You can even enjoy games while also enjoying the cooler weather coming from their outdoor patio bar! Catch your favorite team and even bet on them in-house with the newly opened Lou’s City Bar Sportsbook, powered by GambetDC.