Jazz in June ushers in summer at Barracks Row on Saturday June 5 at 1PM. Walk, drive or let the Metro take you to Barracks Row Main Street for an afternoon of art, music and magic, tours, shopping, dining, and jazz. Maps showing sites of the Jazz in June activities will be available at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza and shops and restaurants along 8th Street.
Roving jazz musicians will wander the row from 1-4PM, stopping at retailers and restaurants to blow that storied blue note.
1PM: Turley the Magician at Groovy DC, located at 425 8th St. SE.
2PM: A walking tour of this historic two hundred year-old corridor begins at the Eastern Market Metro plaza.
Chateau Animaux (534 8th St. SE) will have a full array of pet supplies and gourmet pet treats from their own bakery on display and a special Saturday Sale starts when doors open.
Drop into Hill’s Kitchen to wish Chef Brock well on his year-long trip to Thailandd at 713 D St SE.
Bring your dreams of a new living room to Homebody at 715 8th St. SE, where a one day 20% off sale on GUS*MODERN upholstery celebrates summer.
Have dinner at one of 8th Street’s 40 restaurants before the Washington Nationals face the Cincinnati Reds at 7PM.
Barracks Row Main Street is located on 8th Street SE, just one half-block from the Eastern Market Metro Station on the Blue and Orange lines.