Weekend Roundup, Oct. 27

Friday, Oct. 28

L2 Lounge in Cady’s Alley is hosting the Wizard’s in the Kitchen cookbook launch party. Learn dozens of magical recipes while getting your fortune read and enjoying specialty cocktails and “potions.” Come dressed in your best wizard inspired costume as prizes for best costumes will be awarded. Tickets are $25 in advance online or $30 at the door. Ticket includes one complimentary cookbook per guest. Call 202-965-2001 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Carve a PAUL Pumpkin

PAUL is inviting patrons to come carve a PAUL pumpkin in their soon-to-open store. But here’s the twist: they’re not carving pumpkins, they’re carving delicious bread. Cost is $15 per person plus one child. Refreshments will be served, and everyone gets to take their prized “pumpkins” home. Pumpkin carving sessions will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. To reserve a spot, email paulb03@paul-usa.com.

Gustafer Yellowgold’s “Stripe Of The Sock” Fall Tour

“The show is a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” – The New York Times

Groovy Gustafer Yellowgold is a small, yellow, cone-headed fellow, who came to Earth from the Sun and has a knack for finding himself neck-deep in absurd situations as he explores his new life in the Minnesota woods. Equal parts pop rock concert and animated storybook, Gustafer Yellowgold concerts are a truly different multimedia experience that entrances children and adults alike. Jammin’ Java?227 Maple Ave. E?Vienna, Va. 22180. Event begins at 10:30 a.m., tickets are $10.

Artomatic SurrealDC Halloween Masquerade

Artomatic’s SurrealDC Halloween Masquerade will be held at Washington Harbour in Georgetown (3050 K St NW) on Saturday, Oct.29, 2011 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Admission to SurrealDC 2011 is $25 which includes open bar, beer and wine only, from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM and Halloween treats. The event will only accept patrons age 21 and over. Tickets can be purchased online at www.surrealdc2011.eventbrite.com and will not be sold at the door. For more info, please visit www.artomatic.org.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Choral Benediction

Choristers from Saint Luke Catholic Church, Saint Francis Episcopal Church, Reston Chorale, and the Amadeus Community Singers join together under the baton of A. Scott Wood. Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, op. 9, a 20th-century masterpiece with Gregorian plainsong as its source. The Amadeus Orchestra also takes a solo turn in Bach’s Suite No. 3, a triumphant celebration with the exquisite “Air on the G String” at its center. 7001 Georgetown Pike McLean, Va. 22101. Event begins at 4 p.m., tickets are $25 for general admission.

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