Weekend Round Up November 11, 2015

Georgetown Visitation Esprit de Noel

November 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM | None | warddt@aol.com | Tel: 3019063677 | Event Website

A Christmas Market

Mark your calendars for the 45th year of this wonderful Georgetown tradition and just in time to get you into the holiday spirit. With a marketplace offering over 60 specialty boutiques, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School’s Esprit de Noel is not to be missed! Enjoy food, treats and family fun. This event is open to everyone and admission is free. There is plenty of free parking on campus. Visit www.visi.org/esprit for more information.


1524 3t5th St. NW

Fiber Art Show & Sale

November 7th, 2015 at 09:30 AM | FallFiberArtSale@gmail.com | Tel: 703.548.0935 | Event Website

Annual sale of wearable art and fiber art supplies by 26 members of the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery. Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind scarves, hats, garments, jewelry, yarn, fabrics, notions and gift items will be sold. Bargain tables include gallery-quality items and artists’ overstock of equipment, materials and supplies, books, and more.


St. Mark Presbyterian Church; 10701 Old Georgetown Road; Rockville, MD 20852

Ninth Annual Parade of Trabants

November 7th, 2015 at 10:00 AM | FREE | info@spymuseum.org | Tel: 202-393-7798 | Event Website

It’s been more than 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance, these little cars are now regarded as a symbol of East Germany and the fall of Communism. Trabants are a rarity here, but some of the finest examples in the US will chug their way to the International Spy Museum to celebrate our Ninth Annual Parade of Trabants.


International Spy Museum; 800 F Street, NW

Madda Fella’s Open House Event

November 7th, 2015 at 12:00 PM | 0 | thefellas@maddafella.com | Tel: 202-223-4933 | Event Website

Join Madda Fella, the premium Key West inspired menswear brand, this Saturday, November 7th for an open house from 12 PM to 6 PM for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. The Key West worthy bash will make you wish you were down south with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand. Get an early start on shopping before the cold sets in by enjoying a slice of the Florida Sunshine!


Madda Fella; 3277 M Street NW

Slovak Christmas Market

November 7th, 2015 at 10:00 AM | Free/Free parking available | Event Website

The Embassy of the Slovak Republic invites you to a unique Christmas Market on Saturday, November 7 from 10am – 5pm. The Christmas Market will feature beautiful handmade Czech and Slovak Christmas ornaments, world famous Czech and Slovak glassware; and performances of Christmas carols by children from Sokol Washington DC. Traditional Christmas soup and mulled wine will be served at the event. Location: , , DC 20008. Admission is free/Free parking available.


Embassy of the Slovak Republic; 3523 International Court NW

The Raven and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Nicholas White and The Raven Consort

November 7th, 2015 at 08:00 PM | $30-$35 | office@dumbarton.org | Tel: (202) 965-2000, ext. 100 | Event Website

Composers have always loved Poe and our deliciously Autumnal program, conducted by Nicholas White, starts with solo song settings by various composers of the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, readings of Poe poetry, and concludes with The Raven, White’s cantata in eight movements for vocal quartet, with string quartet, horn, cor anglais and piano.


Dumbarton Concerts; 3133 Dumbarton Street NW

English Country Dance

November 9th, 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

Our Walls Bear Witness: Iraq

November 9th, 2015 at 06:30 PM | free | calendar@ushmm.org | Tel: 202.488.0460 | Event Website

In a special nighttime display, the Museum will project images onto its exterior walls featuring religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq, such as Christians and Yazidis, who are being persecuted by the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The event will begin with a program on the evening of Monday, November 9, featuring a discussion with experts who will provide background information and context for the images. The photo projections at the Museum will run through Thursday, November 12.


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


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