Weekend Roundup August 2, 2012

Old Fashion, New Look

August 8th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | rsvp@streetsclotheir.com

Streets Of Georgetown cordially invite you to "Old Fashion, New Look" on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.

Join us for a distinguished evening of bourbon, antiques, and shopping- along with a fine tailoring, timeless style, and the finer things in life. To RSVP, email rsvp@streetsclothier.com

Cocktails and Hor d' oeures will be served.

30% Discount on Made to Measure Tailored Clothing Additional 10% Discount on Sale Merchandise.

Address

1254 Wisconsin Ave, NW (Georgetown)

Blues Alley: Freddy Cole

August 2nd, 2012 at 08:00 PM | Tel: 202.337.4141

This week at Blues Alley (1073 Wisconsin Avenue, NW), from Thursday, August 2 through Saturday, August 4, jazz and music lovers alike are in for a treat with performances by Freddy Cole.

Address

Blues Alley (1073 Wisconsin Avenue, NW)

BrickFair – Family fun at the largest LEGO fan festival in the United States

August 4th, 2012 at 11:00 AM | $10 | Event Website

Be inspired by original LEGO creations covering 100,000 square feet! Sat & Sun, August 4-5, 2012 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Get creative yourself in the Stay & Play area. Vote for your favorite creations. Play LEGO-themed games and win prizes. Check out some of the newest LEGO sets! Shop for unique souvenirs and original LEGO artwork and collectables. $10 at the door. Cash is recommended. Advance tickets are not available. Sorry, strollers are not permitted inside BrickFair.

Address

Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA

Signature Open House

August 4th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Tel: 703-820-9771 | Event Website

Free shows every 15 minutes on 4 signature stages! Featuring the best of DC and broadway. Including SIGNATURE IDOL, FAMILY CABARETS, BROADWAY ON THE PLAZA, and ALL THAT JAZZ. One day ticket sale! 50% off select shows for next season. Available at the box office only.

Address

Shirlington Village Plaza, 4200 Campbell Ave. Arlington, VA

"Go for the Gold" celebrates competition, history surrounding the Olympics

August 4th, 2012 at 01:00 PM | abibb-carson@ncm.museum | Tel: 216-926-3911 | Event Website

National Children's Museum Teams Up With Former Olympian To Get Opportunity in the Summer Games Spirit. Olympic athlete and local resident Tiombe Hurd will join the National Children's Museum in celebrating the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Address

National Children's Museum's Launch Zone 112 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745 (street and garage parking available)

Sports Zone: Meeting Jessica Brown

August 4th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | Tel: 240.277.0620

On Saturday, August 4th, from 8 p.m. until midnight, join Sports Zone (3140 M Street, NW) for an all-in-one night event. From 7 to 9 p.m., come out and meet Jessica Brown (MTV's Daddy's Girl), buy a pair of her new Piro TabloidKiss shoes and get them autographed. At 10 p.m., the store will reopen for a BTS Fashion Show with terrific models and great musical and comedian performances. You will not want to miss this fantabulous event!

Address

Sports Zone (3140 M Street, NW)

The Dandelion Patch: Summer Soiree

August 5th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Tel: 202.333.8803

Please join The Dandelion Patch for their Summer Soiree in their new Georgetown location. Joining to help cut the ribbon will be Page Stationery for a special stationery trunk show. While mingling with fellow Georgetown neighbors, sip sparkling beverages, sample tasty treats, and shop with a 20% discount store-wide. Enter to win a $200 shopping spree and receive a swag bag full of coupons, samples and goodies from fellow Book Hill retailers: Sassanova, Urban Chic, Sherman Pickey and more.

Address

The Dandelion Patch 1663 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

The Bump Bring Your Baby Matinee

August 7th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Event Website

The first Tuesday of each month, parents can enjoy movies in a baby friendly environment without worrying about baby making too much noise, no place to breastfeed or room to park the stroller. The featured movie is The Amazing Spider-Man. This month, we’re giving away a Little Pim Spanish Playtime DVD to the first 10 moms or dads in the theater!

Address

AMC Theatres across the country

U.S. NAVY MEMORIAL CELEBRATES THE U.S. COAST GUARD’S 222ND BIRTHDAY

August 7th, 2012 at 08:00 PM | Free | mweber@navymemorial.org | Tel: (202) 380-0723 | Event Website

In celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard's 222nd birthday, the U.S. Navy Memorial will host the United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band for a special birthday performance during the 2012 Concerts on the Avenue series. The five-member group was organized in 1970 to perform classic jazz, blues and rags with a “New Orleans” flavor and has since entertained audiences across the globe.

Address

United States Navy Memorial Naval Heritage Center 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20004 www.navymemorial.org

Concert Outdoor Plaza Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:00pm

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