This weekend is one for outdoor festivals — from live music showcases to film. You can also check out early Oktoberfest parties, Mitski and Meek Mill.
Oktoberfest parking lot party
It’s still a while until October begins, but you can get started early on the fall beer-drinking spirit this Friday. Port City Brewing company will host its Oktoberfest beers on tap a full six weeks before the real celebrations begin.
Port City Brewing. 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria, Va. 2 to 10 p.m. Free admission.
This up-and-coming indie rock singer released one of the best albums of the year this summer with “Puberty 2.” See her perform for free by attending a live studio audience recording that will broadcast later on WMUC.
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8270 Alumni Dr., College Park, Md. 8 p.m. Free admission.
Break the Internet Festival
Get ready for Meek Mill, Yo Gotti, OT Genesis and Kent Jones, hosted by Cultural Atige ‘s Karen Civil. The Break the Internet Festival will showcase millennial music and talent, including a philanthropic component in which they challenge Generation Y to “break the internet” with their innovations on social media.
The winner of the contest will win $50,000 in scholarships.
Gateway D.C. at St. Elizabeth’s East Pavilion, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. 3 p.m. $50.
D.C. Adventure Film Festival
Join D.C. filmmakers at the final day of the Adventure Film Festival, sponsored by sports brand REI. The festival is meant to educate through film, encourage outdoor activities and inspire others to document their adventures.
Hiking, swimming, rappelling, rock climbing – all are encouraged, and all are welcome. Lectures and speakers from experienced filmmakers are also included on the schedule.
U.S. Navy Memorial Burke’s Theatre, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 5 p.m. $20.