Weekend Round Up April 18, 2013

Spanish Hills. [Nevada.] By Clare Romano.
The Old Print Gallery Ross/Romano Opening & Exhibt
Spanish Hills. [Nevada.] By Clare Romano.

10th Annual Georgetown French Market

April 19th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Event Website

The charming Book Hill neighborhood of Georgetown will transform into a Parisian open-air market during the 10th Annual Georgetown French Market on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 35 shops, cafés, and galleries along Wisconsin Avenue, from P Street to Reservoir Road, are offering up to 75% off clothing, art, home furnishings, French fare, and more. Whimsical mimes, strolling musicians, arts & crafts with Alliance Francais and live art demo by Art Soiree will offer fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Address

TD Bank Parking Lot; 1611 Wisconsin Avenue NW

The Old Print Gallery: Ross/Romano Opening & Exhibit

April 19th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Tel: 202.965.1818 | Event Website

The Old Print Gallery is pleased to announce its new summer show Ross/Romano. The show will open on April 19th and stay on view until July 13th. The exhibit features the work of John Ross and Clare Romano, internationally known printmakers, teachers, and husband and wife creative duo. Their prints sample architecture, waterways, and canyon vistas - a visual record of their travels to Italy and the Southwest. Working in the medium of collagraphy and woodcuts, prints by Ross and Romano marry texture and color in a skillfully layered way. A free nighttime reception will be held on Friday, April 19th, from 5 to 8 p.m,. at The Old Print Gallery (1220 31st Street, NW) to the celebrate the show's opening.

Address

The Old Print Gallery; 1220 31st Street, NW

Dumbarton House: Jazz Soiree

April 19th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $20 (cash only) | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website

join The International Club of D.C. as they host an evening of jazz, dancing, refreshments and conversation on the grounds of one of Georgetown's historic homes and one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture in the U.S.

Address

The Dumbarton House; 2715 Q Street, NW

DC Fund Film Benefit

April 20th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | Donation - any amount | info@diversecityfund.org | Tel: Brigette Rouson Wilson, 202.460.2025 | Event Website

DC’s grassroots funder, Diverse City Fund, hosts a benefit showing of Traces of the Trade – a story of wealth built on slave trading – and dialogue with filmmaker Katrina Browne, a DC resident, about racism today.

Trailer and film info: http://www.tracesofthetrade.org/view-clips/

Address

Location: Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street, NW, DC 20009.

Accessibility: For elevator, enter from the parking lot at the rear (drive into alleyway from Fairmont off Georgia Ave., or Euclid Street off Sherman Ave.)

Sleepout: WPA Housewarming and Slumber Party

April 20th, 2013 at 09:00 PM | $25-35 | bmurphy@wpadc.org | Event Website

Wear your pajamas and party with WPA at our first poolside sleepover party to celebrate our move to the Capitol Skyline Hotel! Bring a tent or a sleeping bag and sleep with us under the stars (or in the ballroom if weather doesn’t cooperate).

Address

Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I (eye) St. SW,

Glen's Garden Market Opening Day Celebration

April 21st, 2013 at 12:00 PM | Free | info@glensgardenmarket.com | Tel: 602.418.0316. | Event Website

Come celebrate the opening of Glen’s Garden Market, the region’s first all-local, full-service grocery store. Doors open at noon with a toast.

At the opening, customers can taste free samples of the market’s in-house menu and can shop the locally sourced produce, meats, dairy products and specialty foods. To celebrate Earth Day and Glen’s Garden Market’s commitment to be environmentally sustainable, shoppers will receive one reusable bag per purchase. Please visit GlensGardenMarket.com

Address

2001 S Street NW

“Summer in February,” NSLM dinner and a movie fund-raiser

April 21st, 2013 at 04:00 PM | Holly@webstergroupinc.com 202.741.1294 | Holly@webstergroupinc.com | Tel: 202.741.1294 | Event Website

“Summer in February,” NSLM dinner and a movie fund-raiser and preview of the exhibition Munnings: Out in the Open, April 21, 2013. In conjunction with the opening, the NSLM will host a private preview of the film “Summer in February” starring Dominic Cooper, Dan Stevens and Emily Browning. Based upon Jonathan Smith’s 1996 novel with the same title, the film explores the relationships Munnings developed while in Lamorna.

Address

National Sporting Library & Museum; 102 The Plains Road; Middleburg, Virginia 20118-1335

Choral Evensong

April 21st, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Free | Tel: 202-333-6677

Music of Richard Ayleward, Williams H. Harris, and Edward C. Bairstow. Sung by the professional Choir of Christ Church, the series is free and open to the public as a gift to the community.

Address

Christ Church, Georgetown; 31st & O Street NW

Citizens Association of Georgetown Meeting

April 22nd, 2013 at 07:00 PM

Georgetown University will host CAG to view its new state-of-the-art science building, Regents Hall. With reception before tour.

Address

Georgetown University - Copley Formal Lounge in Copley Building, off Healy Circle

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