Get Out: Patch's Pick-and-Choose Weekend Planner
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It’s Thursday. The weekend is so close you can almost taste it. Downside? You’ve got no idea what to do during your two days of freedom.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We've picked out some of the best events around Montgomery County and the Capital region for your work-done-outta-here time. Is it 5 p.m. on Friday yet?
Where/When: Strathmore Music Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Friday, 8 p.m.
Why Go: There'll be a $2 PBR happy hour from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. before the show - 16 ounces of beer! This Friday, Strathmore hosts The Funk Art, a group whose style "style incorporates African and Latin funk/dance music scenes of the 1960s and 70s."
Pricing: $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
2. Baby Bazaar
Where/When: Lake Marion Community Center, 8821 E Village Ave., Montgomery Village. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: If you have babies on the brain, this is the event for you. At the 17th annual Baby Bazaar, vendors will be selling clothes, furniture, toys and all things baby.
Pricing: Free admission.
Where/When: Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, Va. Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.
Why Go: According to the event's website, the "show offers a unique and broad selection of home improvement-related businesses. You'll enjoy various entertaining features and special guest speakers. Get ideas, investigate new products, gather information and meet the professionals to help you make your next remodeling, renovation, or decorating project a breeze!"
Pricing: Adults, $13.00; Children 6 to 12 years old: $3.00. Ages 5 and under are free.
Where/When: Verizon Center, 601 F St., NW, Washington. Sunday, 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: "Livin' on a Prayer," "Wanted Dead or Alive," and "You Give Love a Bad Name," are just a few reasons why this concert won't be one you want to miss.
Where/When: Hard Times Cafe, 13032 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Why Go: What better way to unwind at the end of a long work week than a few rounds of pool? Even better, it's free until 5 p.m.
Pricing: Pool is free; menu items vary.
Please let us know if we missed any important - and fun! - events in your neck of the woods in the comments section.