Weekend Round Up July 11, 2013

Storming of the Bastille July 14, 1789.
The Storming of the Bastille, by Jean-Pierre Houël
Storming of the Bastille July 14, 1789.

Bastille Day at French Embassy

July 12th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $110-150 | Event Website

The highly anticipated Bastille Day soirée offers foodies the chance to rub elbows with Washingtons top chefs, dancers the opportunity to "cut a rug" in style, bargain hunters the thrill of finding amazing deals and Francophiles a spectacular night behind the gates of the Embassy of France. There is also an online auction full of tempting luxurious vacation packages.


Embassy of France; 4101 Reservoir Road NW

Annapolis Irish Festival

July 12th, 2013 at 04:00 PM | $10-20 | Event Website](http://www.annapolisirishfestival.com/Annapolis_Irish_Festival/Home.html)

The 3rd Annual Annapolis Irish Festival is expected to attract over 22,000 people and will feature traditional Celtic music, nationally recognized bands, Irish dancing, special workshops and exhibits and authentic Irish food as well as a large children’s area. The event will once again kick-off with a special Friday night Twilight Concert from 4-10 pm, sponsored by the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Three bands will take the stage for this salute to the military and will include free admission for everyone between 4-5 pm and free for all men and women currently serving the country with an active military ID.


Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds; 1450 General's Highway; Crownsville, MD 21032

Union Market Drive-In: Dr. Strangelove

July 12th, 2013 at 09:00 PM | Event Website](http://unionmarketdc.com/events/dc-drive-in/)

Union Market will host Washington D.C.’s first drive-in movie experience, which will screen on Fridays. Watch classic Washington D.C.- centric films on Union Market’s 3-story wall. Pre-show festivities will include music, contests and special giveaways. A variety of Union Market vendors will also participate, serving food, drinks and fun snacks.

The DC Drive-In is free to attend, however reservations are suggested for cars. Don’t have a car? There will be a picnic area in the parking lot for bikers and walkers – no reservations are required for the picnic area.


Union Market; 1309 5th Street NE

Lake Anne Plaza – 4th Annual Ukulele Festival

July 13th, 2013 at 11:00 AM | 0 | Event Website](http://www.lakeanneplaza.com/)

Ukulele fans will grab their ukes and converge on the Lake Anne waterfront in historic heart of Reston. The free music festival will feature performances by several internationally known and local ukulele musicians, music demonstrations, open to the public jam session, beer garden, festival vendors, and other family friendly activities. www.lakeanneplaza.com for performance line up.


Lake Anne Plaza (Waterfront) - 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190

Bastille Day Fete

July 14th, 2013 at 02:00 PM | | Tel: 202-817-3340 | Event Website](http://malmaisondc.com/)

Celebrate Bastille Day at Malmaison from 2 to 9PM featuring children activies from 2-4PM, coffee and juice bar, pastries and sandwiches and a live crepe stand. There will also be a Parisian Flair costume contest and a Waiter Race commemorating the storming of the Bastille Fortress Prison. At 8:00 PM a dinner for two gift card ($50 value*) will be awarded for the guest who most exemplifies the fashion savvy of a Parisian socialite!


Malmaison; 3401 Water Street, NW

The Goddess Diaries

July 14th, 2013 at 04:30 PM | $17 | DianeHN@cox.net | Tel: 703-628-9112 | Event Website](https://www.capitalfringe.org/festival-2013/shows/15-the-goddess-diaries)

A production in this year's Capital Fringe Festival, The Goddess Diaries uses music and storytelling to weave together mythology and the modern journey of real women.


The Mountain at Mt. Vernon Methodist Church; 900 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Georgetown Walking Tour with Cupcakes

July 14th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $20 | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website](http://julycupcakewalkingtour.eventbrite.com/)

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown- with history and cupcakes! The tour will begin at Dumbarton House and make stops at three cupcake shops in Georgetown- Baked & Wired, Sprinkles, and Georgetown Cupcake. The ticket price includes one cupcake from each shop. Please note, the tour will not return to Dumbarton House, but will end at Sprinkles.Comfy walking shoes a must! No pets, please.


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q Street, NW

Cocktail Happy Hour

July 16th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | $15

Capital City Ball presents a cocktail happy hour to benefit the fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. $15 suggested donation at door. Raffle will be held night of.


The Graham; 1075 Thomas Jefferson St NW

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