Weekend Round Up September 19, 2013


3rd Annual Chefs Go Fresh and Seafood, Sept. 30

September 30th, 2013 at 09:00 AM | Individual tickets are $75.00 | chefsgofresh@georgetowner.com | Tel: 202 338 4833 | Event Website

For the 3rd year, Georgetown Media Group continues the popular event, Chefs Go Fresh, while highlighting seafood this year. Local chefs rev up for a motorcycle tour of farms near Annapolis, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries, in an effort to introduce D.C. area chefs to purveyors of produce, meats, seafood and other local products.

DC Shorts Film Festival Office

September 19th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | Free-$100 | info@dcshorts.com | Event Website

For 10 years, the DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition has screened the world’s top short films to audiences throughout the region. This year, we will showcase over 153 films from 23 nations at 6 venues — including the country’s largest collection of short films by emerging Russian filmmakers. Hundreds of filmmakers and thousands of audience members will gather to mix, mingle and explore the art of short cinema.


E Street Cinema: 555 11th Street NW

11th Annual Michael Wilbon & James Brown Celebrity Roast & Golf Classic

September 20th, 2013 at 07:30 AM | $250-$650 | dccapgolf@sorellegroup.com | Tel: 202-248-1930 | Event Website

Join us on Lansdowne’s Greg Norman championship course to benefit DC College Access Program and the thousands of students DC-CAP serves. Registration/breakfast is at 7:30 a.m., then tee off at 9:30 with dozens of sports, broadcasting and political celebrities and compete for prizes. The day of golf is part of a 2-day event featuring a Celebrity Roast/Auction on Thursday, Sept. 19. Play golf, attend the roast/auction or both. See website for details and sponsorship packages. RSVP by Sept. 6.


Lansdowne Golf Resort; 44050 Woodridge Parkway

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Annual Fall Festival of Indian Dance and Arts

September 20th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | $27.50-$125.00 | esaluke@dakshina.org | Event Website

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company celebrate 10 years of excellence with its annual fall festival of Indian Arts and Dance. The festival features award winning artists who have been pioneers in the arts of classical to modern Indian dance, music, theater, and spoken word.


Shakespeare Theatre; 610 F Street NW

Rachel Farbiarz: Take Me With You

September 20th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | Free | info@heinercontemporary.com | Tel: 202.338.0072 | Event Website

Heiner Contemporary is thrilled to present Rachel Farbiarz: Take Me With You, an exhibition featuring new drawing, collage and installation by the DC-based artist.


Heiner Contemporary; 1675 Wisconsin Ave NW

Library of Congress National Book Festival

September 21st, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Event Website

Come to the 13th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are honorary chairs for the event. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


The National Mall, between 7th & 14th Streets

D.C. Green Festival

September 21st, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $10.00 Day Pass, Discounted tickets available online | jackelin@greenfestivals.org | Tel: 828-333-9432 | Event Website

Come to Green Festival D.C. on September 21st and 22nd and participate in an annual celebration of sustainability and ecological balance at the nation’s largest green living event. Enjoy cooking demos, environmental films, keynote speakers, kids activities, fashion, beer & wine, and a marketplace with hundreds of local and national green businesses at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A. Discounted tickets are available online- Visit Greenfestivals.org for more information!


Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A

Fashion 360 Conference

September 22nd, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $75-$125 | Event Website

District Fete brings the fashion industry to our nation’s capitol with The Fashion 360 Conference (“Fashion 360”). Fashion 360 was created to provide industry insights and participate in engaging skill-building workshops that aid in the proficiency of core areas. It’s where industry leaders and influencers collide with interactive experiences and challenge themselves to increase their performance.


District Architecture Conference Center; 421 7th Street NW

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