Weekend Round Up July 23, 2015

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Divas Outdoors: Classic Films Under the Stars, July 24, 2015

Wait Wait…Don’t tell Me!

July 23rd, 2015 at 08:00 PM | Event Website

Watch comedians, journalists, celebrity guests, and more compete in NPR’s award-winning current events quiz show, hosted by actor and playwright Peter Sagal, for their chance to win a coveted prize from scorekeeper emeritus Carl Kasell.

Address

Filene Center; 1551 Trap Road; Vienna, VA 22812

Summer Sights and Sounds

July 24th, 2015 at 05:30 PM | 0 | isobel@taapr.com | Tel: 2026258370 | Event Website

The Shops at Wisconsin Place will be holding the final installment of the Summer Music Series. Guests are invited to join us on the plaza to enjoy food and beverage items from select restaurants, sing along with Luke James Shaffer, and “Enter To Win” raffle prizes.

This event will also feature a variety of beautiful Nepali art pieces created by local artists. The silent auction of the artwork will benefit PHASE Worldwide in bringing relief to the areas recently struck by disaster in Nepal.

Address

The Shops at Wisconsin Place; 5310 Western Avenue; Chevy Chase MD 20815

Walnut-Themed Food Truck Visits The Yards Park

July 24th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | FREE | chelsea.michael@edelman.com | Tel: (312) 233-1312 | Event Website

California Walnuts teamed up with Chef Devin Alexander (New York Times bestselling author and chef from “The Biggest Loser”) to bring a giant walnut food truck to Washington, DC on July 24 with a mission of inspiring consumers to experiment with walnuts and enjoy them in entirely new ways.

Chef Alexander will celebrate the culinary versatility of walnuts by handing out free samples and demonstrating how to prepare her new summertime dessert recipe: the Chocolate Vanilla Walnut Grahamwich.

Address

The Yards Park; 355 Water Street SE

Divas Outdoors: Classic Films Under the Stars

July 24th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $20, $10 for members | Tel: (202) 686-5807 | Event Website

The evening begins with picnic spreads across the lawn, all vying for the top spot in the best picnic spread competition. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and creative and delectable picnics inspired by the sophisticated setting at Hillwood.

The evening also includes strolls through the splendid gardens and the opportunity to tour the special exhibition, Ingenue to Icon: 70 Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post.

Around 8:45 pm John Water’s 1988 film “Hairspray” will begin.

Address

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW

Cupcakes of Georgetown Walking Tours

July 25th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $25 | marketingintern@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown- with history and cupcakes! The tour will begin at Dumbarton House and make stops at Baked & Wired, Sprinkles, and Georgetown Cupcake to pick up our pre-ordered cupcakes, meaning you get to skip the long lines! Enjoy your treats as you learn about Georgetown – DC’s most historic neighborhood. The tickets includes one cupcake from each shop.

Address

2715 Q St NW

4th Annual Beer Fest presented by Drink the District

July 25th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $35-$50 | ilovebeer@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 202-618-3663 | Event Website

On Saturday, July 25th, Drink the District presents 4th Annual Beer Festival.Participants will have access to tastings of 75+ American beers and wines while enjoying DC’s best food trucks, lawn games and musical entertainment.

With two 3-hour sessions to choose from, participants can celebrate from noon until night!

Find tickets at drinkthedistrict.com

Dates and Times

SaturdayJuly 25th

Session 1: 1:00 -4:00pm

Session 2: 6:00-9:00pm

Admission

$35.00 Online/ $50.00 Door

Address

The Block; 500 New York Ave, NW

Neon Trees

July 20th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $25.00 | Tel: 202-265-0930 | Event Website

The pop band plays music from its latest album, “Pop Psychology.”

Address

9:30 Club
815 V St. NW

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