It’s never too late.
Phillips After 5
What: Visit The Phillips Collection after hours for food, drinks, and special guests like The Onion’s A.V. Club and DJ Danny Harris.
Why: Beer tasting with ChurchKey’s Greg Engert and a curatorial talk on the Robert Ryman exhibit (scavenger hunt and end of summer white party coming soon).
When: Thru Sept. 2. Every Thurs., 5-8:30 p.m.
Where: 1600 21st St. NW, at Q St. (202-387-2151). Tickets (adults, $12; students and seniors, $10) online at phillipscollection.obsres.com.
1st on First Art and Music Walk
What: Local artists (Sarah Allison, Leah Frankel) transform neighborhood yards into temporary outdoor sculpture gardens.
Why: Wander among the Victorian houses and check out live musical performances, an artist market, and curator-led tours of the exhibits.
When: Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 1st St. NW, b/t Florida & Rhode Island Aves.
Run for Cover
What: Musicians from around town pair off into bands and play cover songs to raise money for D.C. charities.
Why: Your one and only chance to hear faux groups Sports Authority, Pure Emotion, Tron Petty, In Ex Sex, Dr. Feelgreat, and We Got Da Butt.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW, b/t S & T Sts. (202-667-4490).Tickets ($10) online at ticketalternative.com.
Dog Days Sidewalk Sale
What: Hit up galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and performance spaces for markdowns, giveaways, and drink specials.
Why: Don’t miss the Studio Theater costume and prop sale, up to 80 percent off at Rckndy, $2 CakeLove cupcakes, and the doughnut and lemonade stand at Cork Market and Tasting Room.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 9th-17th Sts. NW, b/t P & W Sts.
Photo: Lloyd Wolf
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