Weekend Round Up April 4, 2013

Charleen Weidell necklace will be auctioned at the Dumbarton House  Gala Auction- Metamo’rphosis I
Charleen Weidell necklace will be auctioned at the Dumbarton House Gala Auction- Metamo’rphosis I

Gala Auction- Metamo’rphosis I.

April 4th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | 100.00 | Tel: (202) 337-2288 | Event Website

The Ladies of the Dumbarton House Board and International Club of D.C. cordially invite you for an evening of music, food and cocktails with live and silent auctions featuring the one-of-a-kind commissioned pieces currently on exhibition in the museum.

Business/cocktail attire suggested

Proceeds from the auctions will go toward Dumbarton House's preservation efforts.


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q Street, NW

Bowen McCauley Dance: An Evening of Dance & Music, April 5 & 6

April 5th, 2013 at 07:30 PM | $36-40 | dance@bmdc.org | Tel: 800-444-1324 or 202-467-4600 | Event Website

In keeping with her commitment to collaborations and live music, Lucy Bowen McCauley brings together artistic partners Alan Paul of Shakespeare Theatre, the Witkowski Piano Duo, Italian virtuoso saxophonist Gaetano DiBacco, and a host of accomplished musicians. The company performs to musical works by Igor Stravinsky, Patrick Soluri, Larry Alan Smith, and Paule Maurice.

Individual concert-only tickets are $40 and can be ordered online or by calling the BMD Office at 703-910-5175.


2700 F Street, NW


April 5th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Tel: 202-434-7711 | Event Website

Senior DC residents and council members are invited to join the discussion of ways to make DC more age-friendly. Featuring AARP DC State President, Mercy Morganfield, AARP Board of Directors member, Diane Pratt and council members.


John A Wilson Building; 1350 Penn. Ave NW; Ground Floor Atrium

2013 Capital Art Fair

April 6th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $10 a person | rnewman@capitalartprintfair.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

Held at the Holiday Inn-Rosslyn Westpark Hotel in Alexandria, VA, the 2013 Capital Art Fair will bring over 25 established art dealers to the Washington, D.C. area. Visitors to the fair will find thousands of works on paper for sale, from great master prints to cutting edge, contemporary pieces. The fair is located just a block away from the Rosslyn Metro stop on the Orange and Blue Lines. Fair hours are as follows: Saturday, April 6, from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, April 7 from 11 am to 5 pm.


The Holiday Inn-Rosslyn Westpark Hotel; 1900 North Fort Meyer Drive; Alexandria, VA 22209

Drink the District: Wine Edition

April 6th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | Presale: 30. Regular: 39. Door: 50. | jake@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 304-280-6530 | Event Website

Drink the District: Wine Edition is a celebration of the world's favorite fermented drink on Saturday, April 6th from 12-4 PM and 5-9 PM at Yards Park. Guests will enjoy unlimited tastings and full pours of over 100 wines with access to games, food trucks and and plenty of like-minded wine lovers on site. Tickets can be purchased now for $30 or $50 at the door. For more information, go to www.drinkthedistrict.com.


East Lawn at Yard's Park; 355 Water St SE Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Marina - A Spanish Romantic Opera by Emilio Arrieta

April 6th, 2013 at 08:00 PM | $ 40 (General admission), $25 (Seniors), $ 23 (Students) | teatroliricodc@aol.com | Tel: 202-360-3514 | Event Website

Award-winning tenor Javier Bernardo of Chicago Lyric Opera stars in Emilio Arrieta's 1887 opera "Marina", staged by Teatro Lirico of DC. Set in a Mediterranean fishing village, the composer's grand tale of true love between an orphan girl and a ship's captain much delayed by misunderstanding is one of the most beloved bel canto works of the canon. Sung in Spanish, with English supertitles, "Marina" also features baritone Jose Sacin, soprano Callie Schlegel and the chorus.


Casa Italiana. 595 1/2 Third Street, NW – Washington, DC 20001 (Metro: Judiciary Square)


April 9th, 2013 at 02:00 PM | Free | patilu222@aol.com | Tel: 540-687-5229

Come and enjoy the beauty of hundreds of golden daffodils and join us for tea at our Golden Anniversary show! This is an American Daffodil Society accredited horticulture competition. It also includes beautiful artistic arrangements entered by individuals and various garden clubs. All amateur growers are invited to exhibit and enjoy the competition. The Public is invited to enjoy the beauty of the show and join us for tea.


Buchanan Hall; 8549 John Mosby Hwy; Upperville, VA

French Fete at M29 LIFESTYLE

April 13th, 2013 at 11:00 AM | FREE | M29@fourseasons.com | Tel: 202 295 2829

A party hosted by M29 Lifestyle and Alliance Francaise with patisseries and crepes courtesy of PAUL and Cafe Bonapart! Parents will discover treasures galore in the store while children enjoy a storytelling hour, puppet show and activities in and outdoors.

All guest can enter to wine one or two Kiki & Coco in Pairs books or a $25 gift card. Drawing takes place at 3 PM.

Complimentary valet parking at Four Seasons Hotel with store purchase of $50 or more.

RSVP at M29@fourseasons.com


M29 Lifestyle; 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW

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