Weekend Round Up August 8, 2014



August 15th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | $35.00 - $125.00 | philipc@wolftrap.org | Tel: 703.255.1900 ext. 1729 | Event Website

Globally acclaimed composer whose epic orchestrations fuse otherworldly synthesized sound with gorgeous instrumentation


1551 Trap Road Vienna Virginia, 22182

Architecture 101: Bio-architecture

August 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM | $12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member. | marcommintern@nbm.org | [Event Website](http://go.nbm.org/site/Calendar/123528731?view=Detail&id=117261

Special series pricing for all three Architecture 101 lectures: $30 Member | $25 Student | $50 Non-member. Bio-architecture demonstrates the growing influence of nature in Western buildings through the predominance of organic, nature-inspired patterns and shapes. Ruth Connell, AIA explains this unusual philosophy of architecture, exemplified by the work of architects like Antoni Gaudí and Santiago Calatrava. 1.5 LU (AIA)


National Building Museum, 401 F St., NW

National Bonsai Foundation Celebrates John Naka's 100th Birthday

August 16th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | Free | averyanapol@gmail.com | Tel: 4148612076 | Event Website

Join the National Bonsai Foundation as we celebrate the legacy of John Naka, North American bonsai master who would have been 100 years old on this date. The event will feature videos and photos of Naka at work, remarks by the Museum’s assistant curator Aarin Packard, a display of Naka’s bonsai from the museum’s permanent collection and birthday cake.


The National Arboretum, 3501 New York Ave., NE

IEF Old Fashioned Family Picnic

August 17th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | $70 per person, $150 for family | cbaerveldt@iefusa.org | Tel: 240-290-0263 ext 118 | [Event Website](http://iefusa.org/

Second Annual Old Fashioned Family Picnic to benefit the International Eye Foundation. Great family picnic fare, wine, beer, sodas. Hay rides, and listen to the music of King Street Bluegrass. Children welcome.


Farm of Dr. & Mrs. A. Raymond Pilkerton, 15111 River Road, Potomac, Md.

Georgetown Family Festival

August 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 AM | info@dumbartonhouse.org | Event Website

Dumbarton House invites you to a weekend full of events that are fun for the whole family. Programs include, Georgetown walking tours, ice cream making, a Dolley cake and Federal period games and crafts. Events begin Saturday, August 23rd at 10am and conclude Sunday, August 24th at 4pm.Admission to the museum is free this weekend.


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q ST, NW

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