Things to Do on the First Friday

Things to Do on the First Friday

Jersey Boys Picture

Jersey Boys

Post by Punch Preview Correspondent Whitney Stringer

Looking for some fun ways to spend your first Friday night of the year? Take a look at these suggestions:

Jersey Boys

Friday 8pm
Saturday 2 & 8pm

Playing at the National Theater, Jersey Boys is the Broadway hit that gives a behind the scenes look at music legends Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The high-energy fast moving musical (19 actors play 110 characters!) tells the tale of blue-collar kids sang their ways into the hearts of America becoming one of biggest acts ever selling 175 million records across the world. Sing along to some of your favorite tunes, whether you knew they were sung by the Four Seasons or not, including “Big Girls Don’t Cry,”Sherry,” and “Oh What a Night.”

Ticket prices start at $36.50 and can be purchased here.

Tea With Mrs B at the Bethesda Safeway Jan 6

Tea With Mrs B at the Bethesda Safeway Jan 6

Manners & Tea With Mrs. B

Friday 4:30pm

If you have a little one that would enjoy (or is in need of!) a fun etiquette lesson, the new Bethesda Safeway (5000 Bradley Boulevard) is hosting a free tea party with Mrs. B. Guests are encouraged to don their fanciest attire for the affair where they will be treated to a manners lesson, an chance to make a floral bouquet and of course participate in a formal tea.

Admission is free. To sign-up send an email to

Commander in Chic

Commander In Chic

Friday 5pm

Start of the year with a healthy does of First Lady Fashion. Head over to the downtown D.C. Barnes & Noble(555 12th Street, NW) and join author Mikki Taylor for a discussion and book signing for her newly released, Commander in Chic: Every Woman’s Guide to Managing Her Style Like a First Lady. Known for her fashionable choice, in this election year Mrs. Obama is sure to impress on the campaign trail, and maybe with some of these tips you too can look the part!

Get the details here

**Punch Preview Correspondent Whitney Stringer also covers fashion for the Punch as Pret-a-Porter.  She’s a PR pro by day and style focused Penn State grad by day and night.**
About Pamela Sorensen:
Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a platform for profiling people who "make it happen" in the Capital region, reviews & topical blog posts. She launched Punch Enterprises, a connector consulting business in 2015 and Pacific Punch based in LA, in 2012. Pamela comes from an extensive background in sales and business development from a variety of industries, has been involved with charities and fundraising for a number of years and holds several Board and leadership positions. She currently resides in Arlington, VA. Follow her on Twitter at @pamelaspunch.
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