Weekend Round Up October 22, 2015

Georgetown Shuck It Beer and Wine Festival

October 24th, 2015 at 02:00 PM | $75 Tel: 202-944-4545 | Event Website

Shuck’n Time! Last chance to get tix to this year’s Shuck It! 3rd Annual Beer & Oyster Festival. Don’t be left saying “Oh Shucks”… get your tix before they’re all shuck’n gone! Enjoy grilled and freshly shucked oysters by local suppliers, whole roast proqueta, steamship of beef, locally brewed beers, local wines, oyster shooters and live music entertainment by rockabilly band, Jumpin’ Jupiter.


Tony& Joe’s Seafood Place; 3000 K ST NW (Georgetown Waterfront)

Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic

October 21-25th, 2015 | $35 | wsupport@onlinecitytickets.com | Tel: 844-854-1450 | Event Website

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt comes to the Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax, Va


EagleBank Arena; 4400 University Dr; Fairfax, VA 22030

The Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Screening

October 24th, 2015 at 07:30 PM | $20 | wolftrap@wolftrap.org | Tel: 703-255-1900 | Event Website

Lederhosen and veils welcome! Maria, the Von Trapp family, and even the Lonely Goatherd are back to bring you a few of your favorite things—don’t miss the 50th anniversary showing of this classic film starring Julie Andrews.


The Barns at Wolf Trap; 1635 Trap Road; Vienna, VA 22182

A Far Cry: Transamericana

October 24th, 2015 at 08:00 PM | 30-35 | office@dumbartonconcerts.org | Tel: 2029652000, ext. 100 | Event Website

Four amazing works of the string orchestra literature open our season with Boston’s outstanding and innovative conductorless orchestra, A Far Cry. TransAmericana takes us on a journey through North and South America with Philip Glass, Symphony #3 for String Orchestra, Lena Frank’s Leyendas: an Andean Walkabout, Villa-Lobos – Bachianas Brasileiras #9 and Ginastera’s Concerto per Corde.


Dumbarton Concerts; 3133 Dumbarton Street NW

Howl-O-Ween at Market Common Clarendon

October 24th, 2015 at 09:30 AM | 0 | Event Website

Market Common Clarendon has partnered with Homeward Trails and Doorways VA to host the 2015 Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk on Saturday, October 24 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The walk will start and finish at Market Common Clarendon with trick-or-treating, an exciting pet costume contest, and a dog agility course. Also joining in on the fun, 94.7 Fresh FM will be the official radio partner with The Tommy Show’s, Jen Richer, as host for the day! Be sure to register online at bit.ly/Howl15!


Market Common Clarendon; 2700 Clarendon Blvd; Arlington VA 22201

Sunday Serenity: Fall Yoga in the Park

October 25th, 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

English Country Dance

October 25th, 2015 at 12:30 PM | $5 | education@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

English Country Dance is a social, folk dance form, which has earliest documented instances in the late 16th century. English Country Dance (ECD) was popular well into the Baroque and Regency eras. No partner or experience necessary. All that’s needed is a desire to have fun and the willingness to put your best (dance) foot forward!


Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NW

Alan Turing Decoded: An Evening with Sir Dermot Turing

October 26th, 2015 at 06:30 PM | $10 | info@spymuseum.org | Tel: 2023937798 | Event Website

Famous codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing’s legend has grown through books and films such as The Imitation Game, and it has become a challenge to discern the real man from the story. Now, Alan Turing’s nephew, Sir Dermot Turing, has taken a fresh look at the influences on Alan Turing’s life and creativity in his new biography Prof: Alan Turing Decoded.


International Spy Museum; 800 F Street, NW

The Holocaust as History and Warning

October 26th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | free | Event Website

Today, fears that were familiar in Hitler’s time are being revived, asserts Yale professor Timothy Snyder. Join us for a discussion of his new book, ‘Black Earth’, which offers a provocative new perspective on the origins of the Holocaust. Snyder’s analysis urges us to learn the lessons of the past—and better understand our own nature—before it’s too late.


U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW


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