Weekend Roundup November 8, 2012

The Georgetowner's Holiday Benefit & Bazaar 2012

November 29th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | $45 or $65 at the door | adra@georgetowner.com | Tel: 202 338 4833 | Event Website

Join us for an evening of shopping and holiday delights, as we honor and give back to a shining community star:


Shop for unique gifts from select vendors.Warm your senses with seasonal cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Gather in the joy of giving this holiday season.

Advance tickets can be purchased for $45 or $65 at the door.


Historic Georgetown Club; 1530 Wisconsin Ave NW

Live Jazz at The Henley Park

November 8th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | Free | Tel: 202-638-5200 | Event Website

The Henley Park Blue Bar Lounge presents vocalist Nancy Scimone and her pianists each Saturday night, 7:30 to 11:00. Scimone will sing songs by the greats, including Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin. The bar menu offers gourmet dishes, desserts, cocktails, and international wines and beers.


Henley Park Hotel Blue Bar Lounge; 926 Massachusetts Ave NW

Snooping with the Curator Tour

November 8th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | 10.00 | info@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website

This in-depth tour allows visitors see the insides and interiors of some of Dumbarton House's important objects, including the Baltimore desk, piano forte, and Charleston sideboard, not usually seen by the public. Learn about these wonderful objects and our on-going efforts to preserve the Dumbarton House collection. Scott Scholz, Deputy Director & Curator, will give the hour-long tour. The program begins in the Dumbarton House Visitor Center, located on the Q Street side of the house.


2715 Q Street, NW

Spy at Night

November 9th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | $14.95 | Tel: 202.EYE.SPYU | Event Website

Come to the International Spy Museum for Spy at Night, an experience providing guests with exclusive after-hours access to the museum exhibitions. A night of "intrigue, deception, and cocktails."


The International Spy Museum; 800 F St NW

Oceans in Focus Exhibit**

November 10th, 2012 at 01:00 AM | Free | Tel: 202.483.6000 | Event Website

As part of FotoWeekDC, the Oceans in Focus Exhibit at the Dupont Circle Hotel will showcase spectacular underwater photography from noted photographers David Doubilet, Brian Skerry, Michelle Westmorland and Octavio Aburto.


Dupont Circle Hotel; 1500 New Hampshire Ave, NW

Tea with Mrs. B Holiday Etiquette and Tea Party for the Entire Family

November 11th, 2012 at 01:00 PM | $29-$49 | Tel: 202 736-1459 | Event Website

Children are invited to learn about healthy eating and holiday manners at this fun-filled event. Culinary demonstration focusing on holiday meals and treats. Menu includes: house made finger sandwiches, mini desserts, cupcakes, tarts and fruit kabobs, along with green, black and white herbal teas. There will also be Silver butler service, a Holiday Photo booth, and a Gift bag.


The Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel, the iconic ballroom

Photographs of Social Life in Washington DC, 1900-196

November 11th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Free | Tel: 202-347-7978 | Event Website

Part of FotoWeekDC, this offers a glimpse of social life in Washington DC between 1900 and 1960, as documented by the National Geographic Society through photographs.

Exhibit runs through November 30


975 F Street 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


The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St NW

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