Weekend Round Up September 17, 2015

Eileen Fisher's Fall 2015 Shop Local Event at The Phoenix

Shop Local for Eileen Fisher at The Phoenix

September 17th, 2015 at 10:00 AM | Tel: (202) 338-4404

From September 17th – 19th, Join us in celebrating Eileen Fisher’s Fall 2015 Shop Local Event. Receive 10 percent off your full priced Fall Eileen Fisher purchase and enter to win one of 12 Gift Bags filled with goodies from your neighborhood businesses! 10 percent of all Eileen Fisher sales benefit Women for Women International.


1514 Wisconsin Ave NW

“20th Century People”

September 18th, 2015 at 10:00 AM | Free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: 2029651818 | Event Website

The gallery’s fall show, 20th Century People, will open on Friday, September 18th and remain on view through November 14. The exhibit is a compendium of “people in prints” by some of the most celebrated 20th century American printmakers. Creating in a time when the art world was pushing towards abstract expressionism and modernism, these artists stayed rooted in a sort of inherent figural humanism.


The Old Print Gallery; 1220 31st Street, N.W.

The Andrew & Mary P. O’Neal Cares Project Benefit Concert

September 19th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $65 | Event Website

WCJS Radio and the Andrew and Mary P. O’Neal Cares Project will sponsor a benefit concert featuring D.C.’s own, Lori Williams and Steve Washington, and a special appearance by, Scott “Bugs” Allen and 3rd Scenario. The event will be held at The American University Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall, 4400 Mass. Ave., N. W., Washington, DC. All proceeds from this event will go to two well deserving non-profits: Ghanaian Mothers’ Hope and Innocents At Risk. Tickets for the show are now on sale.


The Katzen Arts Center; 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Das Bier Bash presented by Drink The District

September 19th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $35-$50 | ilovebeer@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 2026183663 | Event Website

Tighten your lederhosen, raise your stein and prepare for the wurst at this ode to Deutschland. Das Bier Bash offers a heady mix of traditional German food, games, and music that will have you dancing to the oompah in no time.

The following items are included in your ticket:

Unlimited tastings of over 75 beers

Lawn games like corn hole, flip cup, and beer pong

Access to awesome local food trucks

Live entertainment all day


The Block; 500 New York Avenue NW

Fifth Annual Park After Dark

September 19th, 2015 at 06:00 PM

Mark your calendars for a special evening under the stars to benefit the C&O Canal National Historical Park.


Historic Great Falls Tavern, Potomac, MD

Wolf Trap Hosts Annual Charity Ball In Partnership with the Embassy of Italy

September 19th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $750 for individuals, with access to a VIP Reception starting at $1,500 | Tel: (703) 255-1900 | Event Website

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts will host the 2015 Wolf Trap Ball, this Saturday, September 19, 2015 on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Hosted in partnership with the Embassy of Italy and in cooperation with the National Park Service, this year’s Ball honors the thriving arts and culture of Italy. As Wolf Trap Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, the Ball and its proceeds benefit the Foundation’s nationally recognized arts and education programs.


Filene Center Stage; 1635 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182

Sunday Serenity: Fall Yoga in the Park

September 20th, 2015 at 09:30 AM | $5 | education@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

Sunday Serenity continues through the fall! Join local yoga instructor Lauren Jacobs in the East Park at Dumbarton House, which provides a serene, tree covered outdoor space, for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! Bring your own mat.


2715 Q Street, NW

Jane Austen Tea

September 20th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $30 | education@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

Enjoy one of the Regency Era’s favorite past times – afternoon tea! You are cordially invited to join Mrs. Bennett for a spirited discussion of Austen’s works and enjoy a lively period appropriate tea while learning the history of taking tea in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This afternoon tea is complete with tea sandwiches, scones, and assorted desserts. Arrive early to tour the historical Federal period house museum.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


2715 Q Street, NW

Lifestyle Seminar presented by Quarry Springs

September 20th, 2015 at 11:00 AM | Free | christine.basso@sothebysrealty.com | Tel: 2023022508 | Event Website

Real estate experts from TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, moving professionals from Town & Country Movers, and home consultants from TAD Relocation will discuss transitioning from an estate home to a luxury estate condominium.


8101 River Road, Bethesda, MD.

Washington Bach Consort presents “Mass Appeal”

September 20th, 2015 at 03:00 PM | Tel: 202-429-2121 | Event Website

Washington Bach Consort presents “Mass Appeal”

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):

Mass in A Major, BWV 234

Sanctus in D Major, BWV 238

Kyrie in F Major, BWV 233a

Mass in G Major, BWV 236

Katelyn Aungst, soprano

Sarah Davis Issaelkhoury, mezzo-soprano

Robert Petillo, tenor

Steven Combs, bass

All programs are subject to change without notice.


National Presbyterian Church; 4101 Nebraska Avenue NW

Landmark Society Author Coffee: Novelist Mary Louise Kelly and ‘The Bullet’

September 21st, 2015 at 09:30 AM | $0-20 | fherman@tudorplace.org | Tel: 202-580-7321 | Event Website

Join a personal conversation with renowned writer and Georgetowner Mary Louise Kelly about “The Bullet,” a heart-pounding story of fear, family secrets, and one woman’s hunt for answers about her parents’ murder. The author will share the inspiration for her latest novel, about beautiful professor Caroline Cashion, who discovers a bullet lodged at the base of her skull. Kelly weaves a captivating tale of mystery and suspense as her heroine uncovers the truth behind “The Bullet.”


1644 31st Street, NW

Michael Wilbon & James Brown Celebrity Roast Celebrating Gary Williams

September 22nd, 2015 at 05:30 PM | $500 | kaylan.somerville@dcccap.org | Tel: 202-503-2662 | Event Website

Join Michael Wilbon and James Brown for an evening of laughter and inspiration benefiting the DC College Access Program (DC-CAP) as we celebrate basketball coaching legend Gary Williams of the University of Maryland. Comcast SportsNet’s Chick Hernandez will emcee as celebrity roasters share humorous stories about Coach William’s career on and off the court. Before the dinner/roast, a silent auction will feature priceless celebrity memorabilia, sporting event tickets, travel, and more.


JW Marriott; 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

LGBT Shorts

September 17th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $12-$15 | intern@kendrarubinfeldpr.com | Tel: 202-681-1151 | Event Website

The LGBT community is so important to the fabric of DC culture, so join us in celebrating our pride with a special collection of films highlighting the LGBT experience or made by emerging LGBT filmmakers. Presented in partnership with Reel Affirmations.


Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema; 555 11th Street NW

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