Georgetown’s Fall Days of Design are underway in Cady’s Alley, with a cocktail crawl tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. Also tonight: legendary jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, 90, will speak at the Library of Congress.
Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.
Plenty of macaroni will get its cheese on in Buzzard Point on Saturday. And it’s your last chance to see “Stormy Weather” at the Atlas and “Fences” at Ford’s.
Saturday choices for those with toddlers and tweens: Fall Family Fun Day at the American University Museum and Art Safari at the Torpedo Factory.
Two much-admired musical acts — Over the Rhine and India.Arie — will perform on Friday night. And two classic, 400-year-old dramas — by Shakespeare and Calderón — are closing this weekend.
The Kennedy Center is celebrating the centennial of modern choreographer Merce Cunningham. Dancer or not, you can get moving early on Friday morning at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building.
Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.
Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.
On Friday at noon, cartoonist Lynn Johnston will illustrate a presentation in real time. Up Wisconsin Avenue from Georgetown, 19 Tenleytown venues are participating in Art All Night on Saturday.
The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22.