Here are 5 Things for Wednesday, Aug. 28 in and around Del Ray:
Jacqueline Ford — This local singer takes the stage the No. 9 Lounge at Evening Star Cafe (2000 Mount Vernon Ave.) at 8 p.m.
Open Mic Night — Did you know your neighbor can play a mean guitar? Find out at 8 tonight at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub (2300 Mount Vernon Ave.). Signup sheet goes out at 7:30 p.m.
Free Yoga — Check out Cool Yoga, a free, outdoor yoga class held every Wednesday in August at 1900 Mount Vernon Ave. This week’s class begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, check out the Cool Yoga event listing posted here on Del Ray Patch.
March on Washington Anniversary — Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Check out this story from last week about two Alexandrians who were there.
Restaurant Week — This citywide event offers up many dining opportunities through Sunday, Sept. 1. Participating restaurants serve a $35 dinner for two or a $35 three-course fixed-price meal. See the restaurant week website for more information on participating restaurants.