Things to Do

Things to Do in DC This Week (July 5-6): Vintage Board Games, Yoga, and a Cheese Party

Lift the post-holiday fog with a refreshing yoga class in the Luce Foundation Center of for American Art.


FILM To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, the Georgetown Sunset Cinema series is playing movies shot in national parks or featuring famous monuments. The five-week series kicks off tonight with Planet of the Apes, which filmed scenes in and around Arizona’s Glen Canyon. Free, 7 PM

MUSIC Folk heroes, civil rights activists, and former couple Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples continue their international tour in support of Dylan’s latest album, Fallen Angels, performing Tuesday and Wednesday at Wolf Trap. As a bonus, you’ll get a CD copy of Fallen Angels with each pair of tickets. $45-$100, 7:30 PM

COMEDY Independence Day has come and gone, but the Kennedy Center’s new musical satire, The Second City’s Almost Accurate Guide to America keeps the patriotic vibe going a little longer. Running until July 31, the famed improv comedy troupe details America’s journey from fledgling nation to superpower. $49-$64, 8 PM


GAMES Vintage Game Night at the Woodrow Wilson House is a refreshing change of pace to the stock happy hours and trivia nights happening around the city. Your ticket gets you two drink vouchers and all the snacks needed to sustain a night of board games from the 1920s, ’30s and ‘40s. $15, 5:30 PM

YOGA Combat the mid-week drag that’s especially strong after a holiday weekend through mindfulness, relaxation, and beautiful art. Yoga in Luce features an hour-long vinyasa class for yogis of all levels inside the stunning Luce Foundation Center of for American Art, along with the opportunity to find a meaningful piece of art to reflect upon before class. The event is BYOM—bring your own mat. $10, 6 PM

FOOD & DRINK Italian grocer Via Umbria hosts its Cheese of the Month Party. Attendees gain insight into the featured product’s history and creation from in-house cheesemonger Alice Bergen Phillips, not to mention sampling it alongside wine and food. Tonight’s star is Petit Nuage. $25, 7:30PM