Weekend Round Up November 14, 2013

The Georgetowner Holiday Pop Shop

December 4th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | $40 online or $50 at the door | corrie@georgetowner.com | Tel: (202) 338-4833 | Event Website

The Georgetown Holiday Pop Shop is a seasonal event sponsored by Georgetown Media Group, EagleBank, PamShops4You and Long & Foster. This unique evening features top local vendors in a one-stop shopping and cocktail party event. Get into the holiday spirit while you shop, drink and eat, all while benefiting the Georgetown Senior Center. This year's event is popping up in Tony & Joe's at Georgetown's Washington Harbour from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Specialty cocktails and small plates featured as well as a dessert bar.

Address

Tony & Joe's at Georgetown's Washington Harbour; 3000 K St NW

2013 Winter Contemporary Show

November 15th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

The Old Print Gallery’s 2013 Winter Contemporary Show will open on Friday, November 15, with a celebratory nighttime reception from 5-8pm. Eleven different artists, who use printmaking as their primary medium for artistic expression, were selected for the show. The works chosen resonate with skill and intention, and reflect the current eclecticism of contemporary printmaking. Highlights include new prints by Jake Muirhead and Heather McMordie. The show will remain on view until February 15. Address

The Old Print Gallery; 1220 31st Street NW

Ann Taylor Chic Makeover Weekend

November 15th, 2013 at 09:00 AM

To help you get styled from head to heels, Ann Taylor stores nationwide will be offering personal styling appointments with their expert stylists who will be available by appointment.

From Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17, stores will also have sweet treats, wine and one client from each store will win a head-to-toe-look, valued at $300.

Address

Ann Taylor Stores nationwide

Curio: Christine Gray, Sue Johnson, Caitlin Teal Price, Olivia Rodriguez, Esther Ruiz, Julie Wolfe

November 16th, 2013 at 11:00 AM | info@heinercontemporary.com | Tel: 202.338.0072 | Event Website

Curio will offer a contemporary twist on 16th and 17th century cabinets of curiosity, encyclopedic collections of natural rarities reflecting both fact and fiction. The show will consider why certain things are collected, the way information is catalogued, and how that imposed order can be subverted or updated to reveal something new.

Address

1675 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Fall Harvest Tea at Tudor Place

November 16th, 2013 at 01:00 PM | $25-$30 | info@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | Event Website

Enjoy a traditional Victorian tea complete with tea sandwiches, scones, delicious desserts and historic tea blends in a beautiful 1870s Georgetown house. After the tea join docents for guided tour through the 1816 National Historic Landmark mansion.

Address

1670 31st St NW

Art Preview and Children's Workshop at Jackson Art Center

November 16th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | Free | Event Website

The Jackson Art Center invites Georgetown neighbors to a special preview of select artists' studios on Saturday, November 16 from 3 pm to 5 pm. Children are invited to make holiday cards at a ‘crafts and cookies’ workshop led by Jackson artists.

Preview will be held the day before Jackson’s Fall Open Studios, Sunday, November 17, noon to 5 pm featuring works of more than 40 local artists in their studios.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Address

Jackson School, 3050 R Street, NW, across from Montrose Park, Georgetown, Washington, DC

Jackson Art Center Open Studios

November 17th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | Free | nancysmurphy@aol.com | Event Website

Visit the studios of more than 40 local artists in old D.C. school building. Oils, watercolor, pottery, photography. Refreshments and music. Noon to 5 pm. Free.

Address

Jackson Art Center, 3050 R Street, NW. Across from Montrose Park, Georgetown

Opera Nova Presents - Monkey See Monkey Do

November 19th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $4-$6 | mcdm1@verizon.net | Tel: 703-536-7557 | Event Website

This one-act bilingual opera was created for family audiences and is both a stirring musical and a visual treat. Based on the universal tale of the Hat Seller and the Monkeys, the score blends elements of Mexican mariachi and traditional folk melodies with the contemporary style of the Texas composer, Robert Xavier Rodriguez. The opera’s lively musical score encourages audience involvement and participation.

Address

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Theater located at 125 South Old Glebe Road, Arlington, VA

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