Weekend Roundup April 26, 2012

Georgetown French Market 2011
Robert Devaney
Georgetown French Market 2011

The 9th Annual Georgetown French Market Friday & Saturday

April 27th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | FREE | Event Website

This Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 from 10am to 5pm, the 9th Annual Georgetown French Market will be held in the charming Book Hill neighborhood of Georgetown.

This year, La Maison Française will have its own booth – located in the TD Bank lot on Wisconsin and Q St., NW (Saturday from 11am - 4pm) – selling savory and sweet crêpes!

Address

Wisconsin Avenue, NW, between P Street and Reservoir Road

La Maison Française booth: TD Bank lot - 1611 Wisconsin Ave, NW Saturday, April 28 from 11am to 4pm

Christ Church Art Show and Sale

April 27th, 2012 at 05:00 PM | Event Website

The annual Christ Church, Georgetown, Art Show and Sale is coming up on April 27, 28, and 29 in Keith Hall. The opening reception is on Friday, April 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The show and sale continues on Saturday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and on Sunday April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Artists contribute at least 50% of all sales to Christ Church, and the proceeds are used to expand parish outreach.

Address

Christ Church Georgetown

31st and O Streets

“2012 REAL ESTATE ESSENTIALS SEMINAR” and OPEN HOUSE TOUR

April 28th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Tel: Lynn Mirante at 240-632-6700.

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc. has announced that its Georgetown Sales office, located at 1680 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007, will play host to “The 2012 Real Estate Essentials Seminar” jointly sponsored by Prosperity Mortgage, Long & Foster Insurance and RGS Title.

On Saturday, April 28th, 2012, at 10am, the seminar will address how 2012 has the highest buyer affordability ratios since record keeping began in 1970. In addition, attendees will learn the specific criteria for being a smart homebuyer in 2012, such as: “What is happening with local home prices”, “Is my credit good enough to qualify?” and “What are the banks new credit requirements.”

The 2012 Real Estate Essentials Seminar is open to the public, however, space is limited and reservations are advised. Refreshments, door prizes, and self-guided house tours to begin immediately after the Seminar.

Address

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc. (Georgetown Sales office)

1680 Wisconsin Avenue, NW,

Washington, DC 20007

Georgetown House Tour

April 28th, 2012 at 11:00 AM | $45 | Tel: (202) 338-1796 | Event Website

-Featuring 8-12 of Georgetown's most beautiful homes and their impressive gardens

-Homes are arranged for easy walking at your own pace taken in the order you prefer

-Tickets include a tour booklet full of useful information including a map of the houses which will make it possible to set your own route

Address

3240 O Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20007

Yoana Baraschi Trunk Show

April 28th, 2012 at 11:00 AM | everards1@aol.com | Tel: (202) 298-7464 | Event Website

Everard's Clothing is hosting a private unveiling of the latest collection from Yoana Baraschi www.yoanabaraschi.com, designer of au courant pieces found in some of the most sophisticated closets. The featured Collection will be on display, alongside the boutique’s most celebrated pieces. RSVP directly from the link below to enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a very privileged experience. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address

Everard's Clothing

1802 Wisconsin Ave NW

Washington DC, 20007

Lab School Spring Fair

April 29th, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Join us this Sunday, April 29 from 11AM - 3PM (Rain or Shine) at the LAB SCHOOL SPRING FAIR - The Year of the Dragon. There's something for everyone! The fair is sponsored by PALS, the Parents Association of the Lab School of Washington and proceeds benefit Lab.

FEATURE ATTRACTIONS include:

Fun Rides & Games - Laser Tag, Bungee Jumping, Rockwall Climb, Human Gyroscope and many more

Entertaining Performances - Live Music and Magician

Fantastic Vendors - Flowers, Books, Jewelry for Sale

Delicious Food

Student Art Show

Address

4759 Reservoir Road, NW

Washington, DC 20007

Tribute to James Brown and Dick Clark

April 29th, 2012 at 08:00 PM | $25.00 | Tel: 202 898 0899 | Event Website

A Tribute to James Brown and Dick Clark at "The New" Howard Theatre featuring live All Star Band, Mousey Thompson and The James Brown Experience. There will also be a screen of the acclaimed film "The Man, The Music, and The Message."

Address

Howard Theatre Box Office

620 T ST NW

Washington, DC 20001

Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo to perform at National Gallery

April 29th, 2012 at 06:30 PM | FREE

For the first U.S. tour, Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo will be performing pieces by Mozart and Beethoven and visiting D.C. to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry blossom trees to our city.

Address

National Gallery

4 Constitution Ave NW, DC

My Soul Look Back and Wonder: Life Stories from Women in Recovery

April 30th, 2012 at 07:30 PM | $25-$100 | jeff@theatrelab.org | Tel: 202-824-0449 | Event Website

The Theatre Lab presents the premiere of an inspiring original theatrical work developed and performed by participants from The Theatre Lab's Life Stories at N Street Village, a drama program serving homeless women in substance abuse recovery. The performance, which includes music, poetry, and drama based on the women's personal experiences, will be followed by a panel discussion featuring R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Address

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Terrace Theater,

2700 F Street, NW

Washington, DC 20566

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