Affordable things to do this weekend and delicious cheap eats—all right at your fingertips. There’s always something to do in the DC area. Here’s a list of interesting things to do the next few days.
- Make your own pizza – Stella Barra Pizzeria and Summer House Santa Monica in North Bethesda are offering a “Build Your Own Pizza Kit.” The box contains everything you need for a margherita pizza for two—tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil, with instructions on how to cook the best pie. $16.95, available on DoorDash or call 301-770-8609, more information can be found here.
- Hike the Billy Goat Trail – The 4.7 mile hiking trail follows a path that lies between the C&O Canal and the Potomac River. The trail is near Great Falls in Montgomery County within the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Free, more information can be found here.
- Bake with Sonny’s Pizza DC – The Georgia Ave. NW pizza shop is hosting baking classes via Zoom. This Sunday May 17th at 4 p.m., they’ll be hosting a class to learn how to make Jamaican patties and hand pies. Classes are free with a suggested donation. Upcoming classes include cake donuts on May 24th and focaccia on May 31st. Free, more information can be found here.
- Explore the National Museum for Women in the Arts (virtually) – The NMWA has put their current exhibits, Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico and the New York Ave. Sculpture Project on their website. Those interested can view the exhibitions from the comfort of their own homes while the museum is temporarily closed. Free, more information can be found here.
- Have a family day with the Phillips Collection at Home – The Phillips Collection’s blog is full of fun things to do with family. They have posts on how to make maracas using recyclables around the house, or how to create art projects using pieces from the collection as inspiration. Free, more information on the museum’s latest blog posts can be found here.
- Watch some Shakespeare with Folger Theatre – A previous performance of Macbeth is currently available on Folger Theatre’s web site until July 1st. The full performance can be streamed via YouTube and there’s lots of post-show commentary special features too. Free, more information can be found here.