Weekend Round Up June 27, 2013

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath opening June 29 at The Corcoran Gallery of Art
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath opening June 29 at The Corcoran Gallery of Art

DDOT Streetcar Meeting

June 27th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | Event Website

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will provide updates and general information on various aspects of the DC Streetcar project. The format of the meeting will be an open house set-up featuring information stations staffed by members of the DC Streetcar team.

Address

Atlas Performing Arts Center – Great Hall; 1333 H Street, NE

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

June 29th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Event Website

This landmark exhibition revolutionizes our understanding of this subject, immersing viewers in the experience of soldiers and civilians during wartime. WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY brings together images by more than 200 photographers from 28 nations and covers conflicts from the past 165 years. Epic in scope and ambition, WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY takes us from the home front to the battlefield and back again. It is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and arrives on the East Coast as part of a nationwide tour. Runs to September 29.

Address

Corcoran Gallery of Art; 500 17th Street NW

Drink the District: Red, White, & Brew

June 29th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | $35 | jake@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 202-618-3663 | Event Website

Drink the District is back and better than ever with our all-American Red, White, and Brew edition. Join us on June 29th and 30th at Yards Park for a patriotic party complete with unlimited beer and wine, brewed and bottled in the U.S.A.

Session 1: Saturday, June 29th, 12 pm to 4 pm

Session 2: Saturday, June 29th, 6 pm to 10 pm

Session 3: Sunday, June 30th, 12 pm to 4 pm

Address

Yards Park; 355 Water Street SE

Charlie Palmer's American Fare

June 29th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | $150-195 | Event Website

American Fare is Charlie Palmer's first ever Celebration of American Regional Cuisine, teaming regional Charlie Palmer Group chefs with top Washington DC-area chefs and restaurants, designed to uncover the many layers of American cuisine in a fun, competitive event in the heart of Washington DC. Each team will create a unique American themed dish representative of their restaurant grouping and will collaborate to produce the best signature drink to pair with their dish.

Teams will compete and be judged by our esteemed panel of judges based on two factors: 1) Best "American" Dish and 2) Best "American" Food & Beverage Pairing. Attending guests will also have the opportunity to voice their opinion by taking part in the People's Choice vote. Event proceeds will benefit Share our Strength and the winning team's charity of choice.

Address

Charlie Palmer Steak DC; 101 Constitution Ave NW

Independence Day Tea

June 30th, 2013 at 01:00 PM | $25-30 | Event Website

Where better to celebrate the nation’s birthday than at the home of early patriots? Get "a taste" of first first family by enjoying a delicious tea with scones, sandwiches, and sweets. After the tea, visitors will join docents for a Washington Collection highlight tour of the historic mansion.

Address

Tudor Place; 1670 31st Street, NW

Brainfood Burger Battle

June 30th, 2013 at 03:30 PM | $75.00

Guests enjoy 10 burgers from 10 of DCs chefs, desserts from Small Comforts, and all you can drink from Mad Fox Brewing. Raises funds for Brainfood- an organization that teaches teens healthy life skills.

Address

Poste Modern Brasserie; 555 8th St NW

Fifteenth Annual Four Seasons of Oatlands Art Show and Sale

July 1st, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Free | marcia@bendurepr.com | Tel: 703.777.3174 | Event Website

The fifteenth annual Four Seasons of Oatlands Art Show and Sale will be displayed in Oatlands' historic Carriage House from July 1 through July 31. The show is free and open to the public, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Oatlands' Carriage House is air-conditioned for a pleasant and unique gallery experience.

Address

20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane; Leesburg, VA 20175

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