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In ad­di­tion to on-the- wa­ter fun, this river­side city loves to party by the dock. From al­fresco dance clubs to live mu­sic, here are a few events to dip your toe into.

SALSA NIGHT, AUG. 4.

The Wharf turns into an al­fresco dance club with tunes, cock­tails and pros of­fer­ing lessons. www. wharfdc.com

WA­TER LANTERN FES­TI­VAL, AUG. 4.

This In­sta­gram- wor­thy event has par­tic­i­pants scrawl­ing mes­sages onto paper lanterns then launch­ing them onto the wa­ter as the sun dips down at nearby Na­tional Har­bor. www. wa­ter­lantern­fes­ti­val.com

FRI­DAY NIGHT CON­CERT, AUG. 17.

The Capi­tol River­front in Navy Yard comes alive with tunes from lo­cal bands ev­ery week. “Pan- genre” La Unica takes the mic on this night. www.capi­tol­river­front.org

CAP­I­TAL DRAGON BOAT RE­GATTA, AUG. 25.

Teams in glid­ers dec­o­rated with dragon mo­tifs ply the Po­tomac for medals and tro­phies, while dock­side fans cheer them on. www. cap­i­tal­drag­onboat.com

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