Weekend Roundup April 5, 2012

2012 GW Rowing Invitational Launches

April 6th & 7th, 2012 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | mgustafson@nsl.org | Tel: (540) 687-6542 | Event Website

The George Washington Rowing Invitational, the largest collegiate rowing competition in the Washington metropolitan area, will take place this Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 on the Potomac River race course. Racing commences on Friday from 1-4 p.m. and resumes with two Saturday sessions from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony. Marquee races are scheduled for Saturday afternoon between 2-4 p.m.


Course begins near the Spout Run area of the Potomac River

with the finish line at Washington Harbour (3050 K Street, NW) in Georgetown

Scraps: British Sporting Drawings

April 6th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | mgustafson@nsl.org | Tel: (540) 687-6542

From the Paul Mellon Collection at the VMFA, Richmond, this exhibition takes its title from Henry Alken's series of drawings and prints that depict varied and often-humorous episodes of sporting and country life.


The National Sporting

Library and Museum

102 The Plains Road

Middleburg, Virginia 20118

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

April 7th, 2012 at 01:00 PM | Free and open to the public | Tel: 877.442.5666 | Event Website

Enjoy eight hours of free music, water-related activities, cultural experiences, live entertainment and delicious foods. At 8:30pm, fireworks will light up the Washington Channel.


Kastles Stadium at The Wharf: a waterfront arena with multiple outdoor areas.

800 Water Street, SW.

Korean Culture Night

April 7th, 2012 at 07:30 PM | FREE | auksa.rules@gmail.com | Tel: 267-255-1685 | Event Website

American University's Korean Student Association is hosting an event celebrating traditional and contemporary Korean culture. Participants will enjoy a food tasting of Korean cuisines, playing Korean games, try on traditional Korean costumes. There will also be performances showcasing the evolution of Korean performance entertainment featuring the Asian American Arts Center Drum and Dance, beat boxer Chip Han, and K-Pop cover group RAW Movement.


American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Mary Graydon Center The Tavern


April 10th, 2012 at 02:00 AM | Free * Donations appreciated | jannamleepson@aol.com | Tel: 540-687-5192

This American Daffodil Society accredited horticulture competition will amaze you. View hundreds of daffodils of all sizes, colors and forms, posed and submitted by amateur daffodil growers. Learn about growing and showing these wonderful spring flowers. All amateur growers are invited to exhibit. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the beauty of the daffodils and join us for tea.


Buchanan Hall

8549 John Mosby Hwy

Upperville, Va 20184

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