Weekend Roundup November 1, 2012

Montpeliuer Hunt Races on November 2, 2012
Montpeliuer Hunt Races on November 2, 2012

AIA of DC 125th Anniversary Party

November 2nd, 2012 at 06:30 PM | cdenby@markitectureconsulting.com | Tel: 703-665-1311 | Event Website

Attendees to the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will have the opportunity to explore the District Architecture Center, win door prizes, toast the Recognition Award Winners, and enjoy custom made cocktails. All proceeds will fund AIA DC's educational and public service programming.

Address

District Architecture Center 421 7th Street NW Washington DC 20004

Montpelier Hunt Races

November 3rd, 2012 at 12:30 PM | Begin at $15.00 | education@montpelier.org | Tel: (540) 672-2728 | Event Website

Experience the thrill of steeplechase horse racing at the 78th running of the Montpelier Hunt Races on the historic grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier.

Montpelier Hunt Races always hosts seven races. The first race post time is 12:30 PM and the last race usually begins between 4:30 and 4:45PM.

Address

James Madison's Montpelier, Orange, VA

The Bayou: DC’s Killer Joint

November 3rd, 2012 at 07:00 PM | Adult $12 Senoir $10 | Event Website

World Premiere. The Bayou Documentary, directed by David Lilling, chronicles the club's unlikely rise, changing faces, jaunty anecdotes, gaudy on- and off-stage high jinks and mystical allure. The 13-year project culls nearly 100 hours of interviews with prominent performers, impresarios, employees and patrons, and exclusive musical footage in a playful, poignant and revealing homage to a musical icon.

Address

The Center Stage at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191

Atheist's Paradise

November 3rd, 2012 at 08:00 PM | $15.35 | UniversePlayers2@aol.com | Tel: (202) 355-6330 | Event Website

With performances from November 3rd through November 25th, the play follows the story of “Doc” Johnson, a philosophy professor and football coach who dedicates most of his time to teaching critical thought. Conflict ensues when a new college president pressures “Doc” to create a winning football team and scale back his teachings. Along the way, “Doc” mentors students Sheila and Bob, who both come to his defense when his role at the college is jeopardized.

Address

Melton Rehearsal Hall, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

641 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

American Girl Fashion Show

November 4th, 2012 at 11:00 AM | $55-75 | communications@youreyes.org | Tel: 202-234-1010 | Event Website

Presented by the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. Fundraising event perfect for families. Fun and entertainment for everyone. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit www.youreyes.org.

Address

9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac, MD 20854

Washington Bach Consort presents "The Virtuoso Bach" featuring Elizabeth Futral

November 4th, 2012 at 03:00 PM | Tickets $23-$65, Students 18 and younger $10, Pay Your Age 18-38 | contact@bachconsort.org | Tel: 202.429.2121 | Event Website](http://www.bachconsort.org/index.php)

Bach famously wrote that music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. Allow your soul an afternoon of delight with an all-Bach program featuring some of the master’s most virtuosic and challenging writing for solo singers and instrumentalists. Concertmaster Andrew Fouts and guest soprano Elizabeth Futral, who performs two of Bach’s most brilliant Cantatas for solo soprano, join other supurb performers in this showcase of musical treasures.

Address

National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Freshfarm Markets 2012 Farmland Feast

November 12th, 2012 at 05:00 PM | $250 and up | Tel: 202.362.888 | Event Website

10th annual Farmland Feast showcases our Chesapeake Bay farmers and producers. Local chefs will prepare a spectacular six-course anniversary dinner with local food and local wine pairings. Our mission driven, selective auction takes place during the seasonal cocktail hour; a live auction is held during the dinner. This benefit is a prominent part of the local-food movement in the Washington, DC area, and was named "the locavore party of the year" by DC magazine in 2010.

Registration closes: Friday, November 09, 2012.

Address

The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St NW

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