Weekend Planner: Boutique District Sale, Groundhog Day and Super Bowl Sunday

Things to do this weekend (Feb. 1 - 3) in Alexandria and beyond.

Weekend Planner: Groundhog Day, Super Bowl Sunday and More

The first weekend in February is sure to be interesting… if you care about weather or football.

If you don’t really care about either of those, there are other things to do, too! Here’s our round-up of things to do this weekend in Alexandria and beyond.

8th Annual Old Town Boutique District Warehouse Sale

Where: George Washington Masonic Temple, 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2

Why go: Shop for fashions at up to 80 percent off retail prices from local stores. Hard core shoppers line-up early for this annual event.

Price: Free admission. Parking is $4 all day at the Colonial Parking garage on Diagonal Road.

The Fabulous Hubcaps

Where:  The Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle Street

When: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1

Why go: “Rock ‘n Roll is alive and well,” according to this oldies show band formerly known as “Harvey Hubcap and the Do Ron Ron.”

Price: $25. Buy tickets here.

'Reservoir Dogs' at the Dome Theatre

Where: The Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

When: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1

Why go: Artipshere presents a one-night-only screening of Quentin Tarantino's classic "Reservoir Dogs" — a look back thanks to the recent release of the director's "Django Unchained."

Price: $8

ZOSO: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

Where: State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church 

When: Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday, show starts at 9 p.m. 

Why go: ZOSO is a Led Zeppelin tribute band that's been touring for years and puts on a great show. You'll feel like it's the '70s again — or maybe your retro phase in the '90s — hear all the classics, and leave ready to pack your bag for the Misty Mountains.

Price: $17

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training Info Session

Where: Crystal Gateway Marriot, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway

When: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2

Why go: If one of your new year’s resolutions was to run a half-marathon or marathon, or complete a century ride or triathalon, you can train with this group while raising money for cancer research.  Learn how at this meeting.


Potomac Phil’s Prediction

Where: Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

When: 7:30 – 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2

Why go: Potomac Phil is the D.C. taxidermy cousin to Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania. Potomac Phil will make his weather and political predictions,

Price: Free.


Super Bowl XLVII

Where: At home, at a friend’s place or at one of Alexandria’s sports bars—your choice!

When: The game starts around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 Before the game, you can turn into the Animal Planet 2013 Puppy Bowl.

Why go: Most Super Bowl watchers fall into two camps: Football fans and people who are just interested in the commercials. Your choice!

Price: Varies.

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