Being Social: the Weekend of 06.24.11

24 Jun
This weekend will be the long-advertised Safeway Barbecue Battle downtown!  It will be June 25th and 26th from 11am-9pm (730pm on Sunday). Tickets are $10, which includes watching teams barbecue, free samples while they last, live music and ‘cooking entertainment’ – whatever that entails.
This weekend also marks the end of the SILVERDOCS film festival, which highlights over 100 films from 60 different countries.  Silverdocs tickets are $11 per showing.
Other events of note include:
June 25:
D.C.’s annual Caribbean Carnival will have a parade  and an after party at  “De Savannah” at Banneker Recreation Park where there will be food, crafts and live music.  Admission for the festival is $10, and the parade is free! (via metromix)
You knew it was coming.  The Michael Jackson Flash Mob will be occurring here in DC.  To find out more, you have to go to the super secret website: (totally not checked to see if it’s real or not – this is one that the District Geek will pass on). (via metromix)
June 26 :
The Georgetown Waterfront Summer Celebration will apparently involve chucking a ton of water balloons at one another.  Supersoakers are welcome.  There will also be food stalls and a steel drum band.  Nothing like Caribbean music by the water wars to kick your summer off right!  (via metromix)
Just watch out for this guy.

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