Weekend Round Up March 14, 2013

Embassy Chef Challenge

March 14th, 2013 at 07:30 PM | $250 | emily@pivotpointcom.com | Tel: 202-661-7581 | Event Website

Cultural Tourism DC presents the 5th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge. Embassy chefs from DC show off their international culinary skills in this annual competition, judged by a panel of celebrities and over 400 guests. Guests can look forward to silent and live auctions, five star global cuisine, and a top shelf open bar.

Address

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar: First Annual Mussels & Beer Tasting

March 15th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | 50 | afrancis@rbpropertiesinc.com | Event Website

On Friday, March 15th, join Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar (1054 31st Street, NW) for their First Annual Mussels & Beer Tasting. From 6 to 9 p.m., enjoy a selection of beers, unlimited pours, PEI mussels, wings, house-made potato chips and raffles and giveaways. $50 inclusive.

Address

Sea Catch Restaurant; 1054 31st St NW

Machiavelli's Prince Throughout The Centuries

March 15th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | Open To The Public | Event Website

On the 500th anniversary of the completion of "The Prince," the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C., and the Department of Italian at Georgetown University are proud to present a symposium on Machiavelli’s enduring legacy. Specialists will illustrate the relevance of "The Prince" within their disciplines, while filmmaker Luca Verdone will talk about his film-in-progress on the writer's life, seen both from a public and a private perspective.

Address

Georgetown University; ICC AUDITORIUM; 37th and O St., NW

Walk for Wishes

March 16th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | free | jhoffman@cvic.com | Tel: 202-232-6627 | Event Website

Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic’s 2013 Walk For Wishes® is a community-wide celebration and effort to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening medical conditions. Walkers of all ages will come together in our nation’s capital and enjoy a day that includes the walk itself and ongoing family-fun festivities including; great music, face painting and balloon art, special guest appearances and other surprises.

Address

The National Mall

Get Schooled in AnaphylaxisTM: An Interactive Experience at NBC4 Health Fair

March 16th, 2013 at 09:00 AM | Free | acline@ccapr.com | Event Website

A life-threatening allergic reaction, or anaphylaxis, can happen anywhere, and at any time. Learn more about life-threatening allergies and your role in keeping your school and community educated at Get Schooled in AnaphylaxisTM: An Interactive Experience.

Come out to explore an animated tour through the community to discover where allergens might be hiding, take home educational materials and receive free giveaways.

WHEN: Saturday, March 16 & Sunday, March 17 from 9am-5pm each day

Address

WHERE: 20th Annual NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo; Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Halls B & C, Booth #1213

Choral Evensong

March 17th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Free | Tel: 202-333-6677

Christ Church, Georgetown presents music of Richard Ayleward, Orlando Gibbons, and William Boyce. Sung by professional Choir of Christ Church.

Address

31st & O Street NW

PINOCCHIO. The Story of a Puppet

March 19th, 2013 at 07:30 PM | TICKETS ARE $30.00 | michele.giacalone@esteri.it | Event Website

One of the most renowned Italian books, Pinocchio: the Story of a Puppet, is often considered to be a children's story, but actually it is more than this. This performance combines literature, theater, dance, and music to bring to realization the most celebrated Italian "piece of wood," through the story of the timeless work of a wood carver that teaches beauty and truth.

Address

Terrace Theater at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; 2700 F Street NW

Alex and Ani Georgetown: Meet Your Neighbor Event

March 20th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | georgetown@alexandani.com | Tel: 202.333.4195

Join Alex and Ani Georgetown (3068 M Street, NW) for a Meet Your Neighbors Event on Wednesday, March 20th. From 7 to 9 p.m., come on in to shop, network and enjoy lite bites and energy punch. Invite and share with vendors. RSVP: georgetown@alexandani.com. 202.333.4195

Address

3068 M Street, NW

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