Weekend Roundup September 12, 2013

Arianna Greenwich
Arianna Greenwich

Mark your calendars for The Third Annual

St. Jude Heart of Fashion Benefit

September 28, 2013 at 11:30 AM | Individual: $150, Friend of St. Jude: $300 | Tel: 703-351-5171 | Event Website

St Jude Heart of Fashion: "Join Neiman Marcus and Armani Collezioni at Mazza Gallerie in Washington, D.C., for a fabulous morning of fashion benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Featuring the Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection by Armani Collezioni, the event will include brunch bites and cocktails, followed by a seated fashion presentation."

Address

Neiman Marcus at Mazza Gallerie, Washington, DC

ACTIVATED! Art4All DC Social Media Launch Party

September 13th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | Event Website

The Cultural Tourism DC and Pepco Edison Place Gallery are holding a social media launch party to get everyone ready for the unveiling of new art activities, performances, workshops, open houses, and more.

Address

702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, DC

DC Wine Week Wine Tours: Plainly Perfect

September 14th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $95 | emily@pivotpointcom.com | Event Website

For the next few months leading up to DC Wine Week, we have partnered with DiVine Wine Tours of Virginia to offer a series of wine tours to various Virginia wineries.

Stops included: Grey Ghost Winery, Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn, Vintage Ridge Winery

The Plainly Perfect tour takes you to Delaplane, Va., where the scenery is simple and beautiful. With gorgeous backdrops, a friendly community and rich wine history, these wineries capture the essence of what Virginia wine is all about.

Address

Please see website for details

Hovercraft by American River Taxi

September 14th, 2013 at 02:00 PM | Event Website

From Georgetowndc: "Hosted by American River Taxi and Universal Hovercraft of America, catch the waves during a two day event... on the scenic Potomac River at Washington Harbour... Experience the transitional capability of a hovercraft from water to land and witness the new quiet fan in action as well as its versatility. The event will feature both on water and floor displays of the Renegade hovercraft."

Address

Georgetown Washington Harbour; 3000 K Street, NW

NUMARI Fall Fashion Preview at The Graham Georgetown

September 14th, 2013 at 02:00 PM | Event Website

From Georgetowndc: "Catch a glimpse of NUMARI's newest silhouette debuting at NUMARI's Fall Fashion Preview... at one of Forbes' "must visit rooftops"... Experience an afternoon out with the who's who of DC, a fall fashion show featuring models from T.H.E. Artist Agency, and complimentary early tastings of French 75... Send your RSVP for NUMARI's Fall Fashion Preview to events@numari.com. Dress to impress!"

Address

Observatory Rooftop of the Graham Georgetown; 1075 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW

Friends of McMillan Park Town Hall Meeting

September 14th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | free | estoremcmillan@gmail.com | Tel: 202-234-0427 | Event Website

The City’s plan to privatize and demolish historic McMillan Park as well as creative alternatives will be discussed. To familiarize yourself with the issues or to sign the petition to save the park, please visit www.friendsofmcmillan.org. We are also seeking volunteers. Please contact Kirby Vining at restoremcmillan@gmail.com or 202-234-0427 to learn more.

Address

St. Martin's Pioneer Room, 1908 North Capitol Street NW (@ T)

Frederic Yonnet Performs

September 14th, 2013 at 08:00 PM | $25.00 | Event Website

From Blues Alley: "Called 'the Jimi Hendrix of the harmonica,' Frédéric Yonnet brings the humble harmonica front and center, defying expectations and coaxing contemporary jazz, R&B, and a rainbow of genres from this versatile instrument. He’s performed with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, and Erykah Badu; recorded with the Jonas Brothers, toured with Prince — and won the respect of audiences everywhere."

Address

Blues Alley; 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW

An Afternoon of the Arts

September 15th, 2013 at 04:00 PM | $40 | aginsberg@sjcs.org | Tel: 202-274-3460 | Event Website

Please join us in an afternoon of musical talent by violin/piano duo Holly Hamilton, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Carol Barth, DC Board of Directors and Founders Board member, with solo piano Sara Daneshpour, Master’s of Music graduate from the Juilliard School. An art auction will feature the artistic talents of artists in the ART Options program.

Donations fund the advancement of community support and opportunities for people living with disabilities in Washington, DC.

Address

Hearst Auditorium; National Cathedral School; 3612 Woodley Road NW

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