Weekend Round Up April 11, 2013

Fashion for Paws April 13th, 2013 at 06:00 PM
Fashion for Paws April 13th, 2013 at 06:00 PM

Georgetown Visitation Presents 'Into The Woods'

April 12 at 7:30 p.m. | $10-15 | annie.burns@gmmb.com | Tel: 202-362-3461 | Event Website

Georgetown Visitation’s Award-Winning Theatrical program presents Stephen Sondheim’s whimsical, song-and-dance-studded journey "Into the Woods" on April 12, 13 and 14 at the Nolan Performing Arts Center. Please join us on this Tony Award-winning trek, beginning on the Nolan Center Stage and running April 12 through 14. (Show times are 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 13, and 2:00 p.m. April 14.) Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students/seniors.

Address

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School; Nolan Center; 1524 35th St., NW

French Fete at M29 Lifestyle

April 13 at 11 a.m. | FREE | M29@fourseasons.com | Tel: 202-295-2829

A party hosted by M29 Lifestyle and Alliance Francaise with patisseries and crepes courtesy of Paul Bakery and Cafe Bonaparte. 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 p.m.

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

Address

M29 Lifestyle; 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington Fine Properties' 3rd Annual Home & Design Weekend

April 13 at noon | Free | lauren.hakim@wfp.com | Tel: 202-243-1644 | Event Website

Join Washington Fine Properties in celebrating fine design and home furnishings in the vibrant 14th & U Street corridors. Visit participating merchants and receive free in-store lectures, hands-on demonstrations conducted by industry experts and great home decorating secrets.

Saturday, April 13, noon to 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 14, noon to 6 p.m.

Address

14th & U Street Corridors, Washington, D.C. 20009

Fashion for Paws

April 13 at 6 p.m. | General Admission: $150; Table Seats, $250 | TdeNicolas@washhumane.org | Tel: 202-683-1827 | Event Website

The Washington Humane Society’s Fashion for Paws Runway Show in Washington, D.C., launched in 2007, raising more than $2.2 million dollars for homeless animals so far and receiving a mass amount of national and regional media coverage.

The Fashion for Paws Runway Show will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the National Building Museum. Tickets are $150 per person (general), with individual table seat tickets for $250. (limited)

Address

National Building Museum; 401 F St., NW

ROUTES: A Day of Jewish Learning

April 14t at 10 a.m. | $18 - $25 | lleblanc@pjll.org | Tel: 240-283-6200 | Event Website

From comedy to community, text study to tikkun olam, soul mates to soul searching. Sixty great conversations with inspiring speakers; sponsored by the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning.

Address

American University, Ward Circle Building; 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Loudoun Hunt Point-to-Point

April 14 at 11 a.m. | Event Website

Held each year at the historic Oatlands Plantation, the Loudoun Hunt Point to Point Races feature some of the most challenging timber and hurdle courses available in Virginia. Riders from across the state and the globe travel to test their mettle in a thrilling contest that always has the crowds gasping to take in that final, thrilling run to the finish line. Gates open at 11 a.m. Post time is 1 p.m. For more information, visit www. loudounhunt.com.

Address

Oatlands Plantation

Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists at St. John's

April 14 at noon | Event Website

Georgetown Concert Series will present the Washington National Opera: Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists. The Young Artists will perform semi-staged ensembles and arias from popular operas, including music from the upcoming production of “Show Boat.” The performers were personally chosen by Plácido Domingo to train for two years at the Washington National Opera, and they are “poised for major careers.” Visit www.stjohnsgeorgetown.org

Address

St. John’s Episcopal Church on O Street

Tudor Place: Film Viewing & Director Q&A 'Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North'

April 16 at 1 p.m. | Members, $10; non-members, $12. | Tel: 202-965-0400 | Event Website](http://tracesmovie.eventbrite.com/#)

In honor of D.C. Emancipation Day, join Tudor Place on Tuesday, April 16, at 1 p.m. for a film screening of Emmy-nominated, award-winning documentary "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North" and discussion with the director/producer Katrina Browne. In the film, Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. With nine relatives, Browne traced the "Triangle Trade" that enriched her forebears, uncovering the vast extent of Northern complicity in slavery and gaining new perspective on the racial divide.

Address

1644 31st St., NW

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