Weekend Round Up June 23,2011
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Live Jazz at Historic Henley Park Hotel
JUNE 25TH, 2011 AT 07:30 PM
Nancy Scimone sings lively jazz and lush ballads by Mercer, Berlin, Jobim, Gershwin and Ellington. She's sung at the Kennedy Center, Twins Jazz, Carlyle Club and sparkles on the intimate stage of Henley's Blue Bar Lounge. Cozy tapestry seats and ambiance for conversation or listening. Classic cocktails, extensive wines, shareable small plates (tuna au poivre, pear bread pudding.) 7:30-11:30 pm Near Metro www.HenleyPark.com 202-638-5200 A prestigious member of Historic Hotels of America.
DC Caribbean Carnival
JUNE 25, 2011 AT 11:00 AM
The DC Caribbean Carnival is annual Caribbean style parade and festival that will help encourage cross-cultural programs within the DC community. The carnival’s colorful parade features 30 participating groups representing the Caribbean, Latin America and the Diaspora, and more than 3,000 masqueraders parade in colorful costumes portraying different themes. The DC Caribbean Carnival also includes a “Tropical Arena” with foods, games, and live performances.
200th Birthday of The Greenhouse at Oatlands
JUNE 26TH, 2011 AT 02:00 PM
The celebration will commemorate the 200th birthday of the greenhouse, built in 1810 by George Carter. The Loudoun Master Gardeners will be on hand to diagnose plant problems and provide gardening advice. Oatlands will offer half-price tours of the Mansion all day on the 26th. The party is complete with cake and balloons.
JUNE 26TH, 2011 AT 05:30 PM
RAMMYS is an annual awards gala and fundraiser that recognizes the exceptional talent of the restaurant industry in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Celebrating the 29th annual event in 2011, a lively awards presentation precedes a bountiful dinner reception and dancing. Fifteen awards are given annually in categories such as: Fine Dining Restaurant of theYear, Rising Culinary Star, New Restaurant, Restaurant Employee, Beverage/Mixology Program.
Great Georgetown Water Balloon Battle
JUNE 26TH, 2011 AT 12-3:00 PM
The Washington Harbour will being hosting Georgetown's first ever water balloon battle from 12 - 3 p.m. All are welcome to toss hundreds of pre-filled water balloons and compete to win prizes. The festivities will occur at Georgetown Waterfront and Super Soakers or any other water toys are permitted.