Need something to do this weekend in Cleveland Park? We have you covered!
Femme Fatale (3409 Connecticut Avenue NW)
Is your home still missing the holiday spirit? This Sunday, December 5th, head over to Femme Fatale and pour your own holiday-scented soy candle with local candlemaker Lilly of Relume, Co. You’ll select from vintage porcelain, crystal, handmade ceramics, and beyond as the vessel for your candle. Follow their scent blend recipes or choose from your own adventure, with over 30 fragrances including mulled cider, ginger chai, and mistletoe and juniper sage. This guided DIY experience will result in a beautiful and aromatic candle unique to you, and after burning, you’ll be left with a beautiful container. Grab a ticket and secure your spot today!
Adas Israel Congregation (2850 Quebec Street NW)
Celebrate the last night of Hanukkah at Adas Israel Congregation this weekend! This Sunday, December 5th starting at 6:00pm, gather with the Adas community for celebration, festive music, and great experiences. Along with a menorah lighting, they’re also hosting an immersive Hanukkah walkthrough experience that details ancient and modern-day holiday themes. Additionally, walk through their outdoor Hanukkah bazaar, where you can peruse items from local vendors, feast at an array of food trucks, enjoy moving lights and themed music, and see your contributions projected on the Adas building. This free experience is a beautiful celebration of one of the last nights of Hanukkah, so be sure to sign up to visit in-person!
Cleveland Park Library (3310 Connecticut Avenue NW)
Looking for a gift for the bookworm in your life? This Saturday, December 4th from 10:00am-2:00pm, the Friends of Cleveland Park Library are hosting their annual Holiday Book Sale! Held in the large meeting room on the first floor, their largest sale of the year will feature children’s books, art, cooking, crafts, and a great history and politics collection. In addition to our special collection of coffee table and gift-worthy books, we will be offering psychology/self-help, foreign language and travel, fiction, mystery, biography, and much more. With paperbacks for just $1, hardbacks for $2, and special collections items for $5, this is the perfect place to get a holiday gift without breaking the bank. The best part is that all proceeds support your local library programs, so be sure to stop by!
Nanny O’Briens (3319 Connecticut Avenue NW)
Catch the Washington Football Team take on the Las Vegas Raiders this Sunday at Nanny O’Briens! All of their wide-screen televisions are equipped with DirecTV, so you won’t miss a single play. Satisfy your game day cravings hunger with an order of their popular Nanny’s wings, which come covered in your choice of mumbo sauce, Old Bay rub, or homemade Virginia-style honey mustard sauce, to name a few. When the game is done, stay and enjoy their daily happy hour from 4:00pm-6:00pm, featuring great drink specials all night including $1 off draft beers, wines, and rail liquors! And with a rotating selection of local beers hand-picked by their bartenders, there’s always a fresh pint to go around!
Bindaas (3309 Connecticut Avenue NW)
Worn out from doing all of that Thanksgiving cooking? Treat yourself to a meal at Bindaas! This restaurant serves delicious Indian cuisine that diners rave about. Enjoy their mouthwatering takes on traditional street food with dishes like lamb kathi roll with roast lamb masala and fennel seed, salmon kebab with moilee sauce and green chili, and dahi papdi chaat paired with sweet yogurt. Their tapas-style dining means you can explore as many delicious dishes as you want at great prices. With tasty meals and trendy decor, this restaurant is a Cleveland Park must-do.