HOCKEY Our beloved Washington Capitals—remember, the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions?—are playing the first home game of the season on Wednesday at Capital One Arena. See the team hoist their first championship banner before they take on the Boston Bruins; fans attending the game will receive a replica banner. Fans without tickets to the game can watch the banner ceremony and game on the G Street outdoor video board (located above McDonald’s). Before the game, watch players arrive and walk the red carpet on F Street between 6th & 7th Streets NW. Red Carpet: Free, 4:45-5:30 PM. Game: $149-900+ (resale prices vary), 7:30 PM (pre-game ceremony at 7 PM).
SKATING See the new Disney On Ice show “Mickey’s Search Party” through Sunday at EagleBank Arena. Watch all your Disney favorites skating, interacting with the audience, and deftly pulling off aerial stunts. Catch Mickey and Minnie, Tinker Bell and Captain Hook, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, and of course, characters from Frozen. Through October 7. $15-90.