Weekend Round Up May 16, 2013

Handel Leaded Glass and Bronze Table Lamp, Circa 1900 ($2,000-$4,000).
Handel Leaded Glass and Bronze Table Lamp, Circa 1900 ($2,000-$4,000).

Capital Collections Estate Auction

May 17th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Free | info@weschlers.com | Tel: 202-628-1281 | Event Website

Capital Collections Estate Auctions are held approximately six times a year and combine American & European furniture & decorations, Asian works of art, jewelry, coins & watches, paintings, prints, drawings & sculpture and 20th century decorative arts. The auctions are held on Fridays and are available for exhibit the Saturday prior to the sale through Thursday.

An illustrated catalogue accompanies each sale and is available for purchase and online viewing at www.weschlers.com


909 E Street NW

Concert for Life

May 17th, 2013 at 08:00 PM | $25.00 | carderdp@aol.com | Tel: 703-915-1889 | Event Website](http://www.concertforlife.org/)

The 20th Concert for Life AIDS benefit will be held at 8:00 PM on Friday, May 17, at Foundry United Methodist Church, 1500 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. This year’s theme will be “Looking Back, Living Forward.”

100% of the proceeds from this all-volunteer, non-sectarian concert will go to beneficiary organizations that help people living with HIV/AIDS. Tickets are available at the door or online at www.concertforlife.org - Concert $25, Concert/Reception $75.


Foundry United Methodist Church; 1500 16th Street NW

DC Shorts Laughs - Short Comedy Films and Stand-Up Comedy All in One Night

May 17th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $15-$25 | lgross@scottcircle.com | Tel: 202-393-4266 | Event Website

Summer is so close - so get ready for the giddy times ahead with some of the DC Short's favorite comedy films - and live performances by the area's top stand-up comedians from the famed Funniest Feds competition.


U.S. Navy Memorial Heritage Center - Burke Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; Washington, DC 20001

Coldwell Banker & Operation Paws for Homes to Host a Pet Adoption Event**

May 18th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | mnute@cbmove.com | Tel: 202-333-6100 | Event Website

OPH anticipates bringing a wide variety of dog breeds and ages… even puppies. Visit OPH’s “Adoptable Dogs” section on their website www.ophrescue.org . During our last three events a total of over 35 dogs were placed in their forever homes. With your help we can make this event even more successful. We hope that you will come to our meet and greet with the pets and visit with volunteers from Operation Paws for Homes and a group of Coldwell Banker’s very own pet friendly agents. Address

Georgetown Washington Harbour, 3000 K Street, NW, Suite 101

Music on the Lawn - Whitsunday

May 19th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | Free | office@gracedc.org | Tel: 202-333-7100 | Event Website](http://gracedc.org/news/upcoming.php)

Local musicians Herman Burney and Marshall Keys will be entertaining us with their bluesy jazz! Please join us and feel free to bring a picnic lunch. We'll also have cake and festive drinks to help celebrate Whitsunday, which is considered to the birthday of the church.


Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown; 1041 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Seven Hills Wine Dinner at Blue Duck Tavern

May 20th, 2013 at 07:30 PM | $145, plus tax & gratuity | marvina.williams@hyatt.com | Tel: 2024196755 | Event Website](http://www.blueducktavern.com/gallery/blueduck/index.html?icamp=blueducktavernredirect)

Join Executive Chef Sebastien Archambault & Chef de Cuisine John Melfi for an intimate, four-course dinner with Erik McLaughlin of Seven Hills Winery, one of the pioneering wineries in Washington State.

Wines to be poured include:

Seven Hills Riesling

Seven Hills Merlot

Seven Hills Cabernet

Plus, two single-varietal library selections


Blue Duck Tavern; 1201 24th Street NW

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