Weekend Roundup March 15, 2012

Pink Orchid #1- Monoprint with etching, relief rolled. 2011
Marti Patchell
Pink Orchid #1- Monoprint with etching, relief rolled. 2011

BLOSSOM DC

March 16th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

BLOSSOM DC, opens on March 16th with a nighttime reception and runs until May 11th. Inspired by the 100 year anniversary of the gift of cherry trees from Japan to DC, this show celebrates the youthful energy of spring's blossoms. A large number of prints by local DC artists are included in the show, coupled with a selection of works by NY contemporary artists and several early 20th century printmakers. Highlights include prints by local artists Marti Patchell, Susan Goldman, and Erwin Thamm.

Address

The Old Print Gallery

1220 31st Street, NW

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Not Alone's St. Patrick's Day Fundraiser

March 17th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | One (1) Ticket: $70; Two (2) Tickets: $125; Four (4) Tickets: $240 | danielle@notalone.com | Tel: 615-243-7400 | Event Website

Come learn about and support Not Alone, an organization that provides programs, resources and services to warriors and families impacted by combat stress and PTSD through a confidential and anonymous community. Enjoy unlimited beer and wine, kick up your heels to great music, and taste the exquisite food of Todd and Ellen Gray. Washington, D.C. 20007

Address

Watershed Restaurant

1225 1st Street Northeast

Washington D.C., DC 20002

Champagne Dinner

March 19th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | Event Website

Join Washington Women and Wine at The Curious Grape Wine Bar for a Champagne Dinner

Address

The Curious Grape Wine Bar

2900 South Quincy Street

Shirlington Village - Arlington, VA

2012 Pink Tie Party

March 15th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | $200 | Tel: 877.442.5666 | Event Website

Washington’s petal partiers will gather for the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s signature Pink Tie Party on Tuesday, March 20 at 7 PM. Chefs José Andrés and Roy Yamaguchi, innovators in the culinary community, will host the evening, exemplifying the international collaboration and creativity at the heart of the Festival. The sixth annual fundraiser and kick-off to the Centennial Celebration will be held at The Mayflower® Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel.

Address

Mayflower® Renaissance Hotel

1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Preparing for the Ball: Dancing

March 20th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | 10-12 | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website

Fourth in a series of four 19th-century skills & etiquette workshops, with the “American Ladies,” Pat Sowers and Jackie Geschickter. Become immersed in Jane Austen’s world at Dumbarton House’s annual Spring Ball on March 24. To prepare for the festivities, attend one or all four classes on period games and dances. Series includes: Feb. 28, Gaming; March 6, Dancing; March 13, Gaming; and March 20, Dancing. Classes are held in the Belle Vue Room. Each class $12; Members $10.

Address

Dumbarton House,

2715 Q Street, NW,

Washington, DC, 20007

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