Weekend Round Up October 23, 2014

Hoya Homecoming, Georgetown University

October 24th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | advancementevents@georgetown.edu | Tel: Events Hotline 202-687-2064 | Event Website

Starting Friday 10/24 and continuing through the weekend students and alumni will have a chance to catch up with old friends and get acquainted with new ones. Some of the events will include: Homecoming Tailgate, The 2014 Mr. Georgetown Pageant and Homecoming Mass at Dahlgren Chapel.


Rafik B. Hariri Bldg., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20007

S&R Foundation’s Arts Concerts Series

October 24th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | $65 | Tel: 202.298.6007 | Event Website

Winner of the prestigious Primrose International Viola Competition in 2011, Ayane Kozasa also captured the competition’s Mozart Award for the best chamber music performance, as well as its Askim Award for her performance of the competition’s commissioned work.


1623 28th Street NW

Visit of the Restored Historic 1914 Copperthite Pie Company Truck

October 25th, 2014 at 01:00 PM | Tel: 202-727–0233 | Event Website

Meet Michael C. Copperthite, descendent of the founders of the Connecticut-Copperthite Pie Company (established 1885 in Georgetown), and learn about the restoration his company’s 1914 Model T Ford pie delivery truck.


3260 R St. NW

Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

October 25th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | $8 | austrpr@si.edu | Tel: 888.832.9554 | Event Website

A show and sale of wearable art featuring jewelry, clothing and accessories featuring over 50 American craft and wearable art designers, all previously juried into the renowned Smithsonian Craft Show.


National Building Museum; 401 F Street, NW

Marco Bicego Personal Appearances at Tiny Jewel Box // Saturday, October 25th

October 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM | N/A | vbustamante@lsagency.com | Tel: 212 242 9353 x 245 | Event Website

Marco Bicego redefines the phrase “timeless luxury.” He truly embodies the essence of an Italian brand, with all of his designs artisanally produced by hand in Vicenza, Italy.

Marco will be at Tiny Jewel Box in Washington DC on Saturday, October 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


1147 Connecticut Ave NW

Opera At The Plaza

October 25th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | isobel@taapr.com | Tel: 2026258370

Enjoy the sounds of the upcoming season’s best loved arias through a preview of the Washington National Opera’s talented Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists. All are welcome to enjoy the live musical performances, enter to win special shopping giveaways and enjoy light bites courtesy of the various restaurants at The Shops at Wisconsin Place, including the Capital Grille, Le Pain Quotidien and P.F. Chang’s.


5310 Western Avenue; Chevy Chase MD 20815

Fashion. Art. Design. Georgetown: Advance Style the Movie

October 25th, 2014 at 03:00 PM | $18 | Event Website

The Georgetown Business Improvement District, in partnership with Bond 360 and AMC Loews Theater, brings to Washington the much-anticipated fashion documentary, Advanced Style. This exclusive regional premiere is part of FASHION ART DESIGN, taking place in Georgetown on.


AMC Loews Georgetown 14; 3111 K St NW

Artist Talk with Michael Hampton

October 25th, 2014 at 03:00 PM | FREE | gallery@callowayart.com | Tel: 202-965-4601 | Event Website

Michael Hampton’s watercolors, part of the joint exhibition Observations of Form at Susan Calloway Fine Arts, draw from the artist’s passion for classical architecture. In his artist talk, Hampton will describe both his focus and inspiration from 17th and 18th century architecture of the French Ancien Regime, Italian Baroque and Palladianism in England. Hampton will explain his drafting technique and dedication to this specialized and fading art form.


Susan Calloway Fine Arts, 1643 Wisconsin Ave NW

The 2014 Community Ball

October 25th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | 125 | mark@awidercircle.org | Tel: 301-608-3504 | Event Website

Join A Wider Circle for its annual fundraiser, The Community Ball, a premier event that brings together hundreds of individuals and companies to celebrate the work of A Wider Circle and its mission to end poverty. The 2014 Community Ball will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington on Saturday, October 25. Enjoy a fantastic dinner, music, great company, and a program for the ages!

The mission of A Wider Circle is simple: to end poverty for one individual and one family after another.


1000 H St NW

Opera at the Plaza

October 25th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | $10 donation | info@shopwisconsinplace.com | Event Website

The free concert provides a unique
opportunity for music lovers to experience Washington National Opera’s (WNO) talented Young Artists perform
some of Opera’s Best Loved Arias and enjoy previews of the Opera’s season.


5310 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

39th Marine Corps Marathon

October 26th, 2014 at 07:55 AM | Event Website

Marines will fill streets in D.C. and Northern Virginia as they embark on the 26.2-mile journey through D.C. and Northern Virginia. The MCM promises a spectacular start with international flags from 54 different nations and the firing of the M2A1 Howitzer.


Intersection of Army Navy Dr & Fern St; Arlington, VA 22202

Fashion Yards

October 26th, 2014 at 01:00 PM | Free | shelby@brandlinkdc.com | Event Website

Fashion Yards at The Yards Park is DC’s most popular shopping pop-up market. The region’s top four-wheeled fashion trucks and stand-alone boutiques will give new meaning to the term “yard sale” when they line Water Street for an afternoon of shopping. Twenty retailers will offer an impressive selection of clothing, accessories, home décor and more. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary champagne lounge courtesy of Gilt City DC, RSVP here – http://www.giltcity.com/dc.


The Yards Park; 355 Water Street SE

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