Weekend Round Up March 6, 2014

David Berkebile and Georgetown Tobacco celebrate 50 years.
David Berkebile and Georgetown Tobacco celebrate 50 years.

Georgetown Tobacco: Celebrating 50 Years!

March 7th, 2014 at 03:00 PM | info@GTTobacco.com | Tel: (202) 338 5100 | Event Website

March 15, 1964 was the day David Berkebile opened Georgetown Tobacco. To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Georgetown Tobacco is holding a series of events with some of its favorite suppliers.

On March 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. Georgetown Tobacco's Ashton Cigar representative Alec Rubiera will be spotlighting two of its Nicaraguan brands including San Cristobal Elegancia, and the San Cristobal Revelation.


Georgetown Tobacco; 3144 M Street, NW

British Invasion: The Beatles & The Rolling Stones - The Washington Ballet

March 7th, 2014 at 07:30 PM | $25 - $125 | info@washingtonballet.org | Tel: 202.362.3606 x605 | Event Website

When the Beatles and the Rolling Stones invaded America in the 1960s, rock 'n' roll changed forever. Relive this revolution in Trey McIntyre's "A Day in the Life," an energetic, thrillingly visual and emotional journey set to classic Beatles' tunes. Through poignant lyrics, hard-driving guitar licks and strutting dance, Christopher Bruce's highly-acclaimed rock ballet Rooster, is the penultimate "battle of the sexes."


The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater; 2700 F St. NW

Dumbarton House: American Red Cross Blood Drive

March 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM | Tel: 202.337.2288 ext 227 | Event Website

Winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in thousands of uncollected blood and platelet donations. Help save lives by donating blood at the American Red Cross blood drive, hosted by Dumbarton House on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1.800.RED.Cross or go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code "05314425" to register. Questions and sign-ups can also be made by contacting Bridgette Rodriguez at 202.337.2288 ext 227.


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q St NW

Open Kitchen's Intro to Knife Skills

March 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM | $60 | holly.camalier@openkitchen-dcmetro.com | Tel: 7039428148 | Event Website

Don’t let the kitchen intimidate you any longer! Whether your menu is basic or upscale, perfecting your knife skills can go a long way in preparing a meal. Learn the basics of knife skills with our Culinary Director Doug Cooperman and dine on lunch you've prepared during class.


7115 Leesburg Pike #107; Falls Church, VA 22043

The Wacky & Whimsical Tea for THEARC

March 9th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | $85-$150 | jstone@thearcdc.org | Tel: 202-889-5901 | Event Website

The Wacky & Whimsical Tea for THEARC is a fun-filled Sunday afternoon that will include high tea & tasty bites, a performance by the students of The Washington Ballet and circus-inspired games and activities for children of all ages and their families. Parents can enjoy a silent auction of the area's most coveted experiences, a prize treasure trove and other fun surprises. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC).


The Ritz-Carlton Washington DC; 1150 22nd Street, N.W.

Washington Concert Opera Presents Verdi's Il corsaro

March 9th, 2014 at 06:00 PM | $15-$110 | info@concertopera.org | Tel: 202-364-5826 | Event Website

Starring Michael Fabiano, Nicole Cabell and Maestro Antony Walker in this story of pirates on the open seas, battles and adventure. Epic in scope and musical offerings but intimate and personal, this rarely performed Verdi gem appeals to fans of grand opera and intimate voices alike.


Lisner Auditorium at GWU; 730 21st Street NW

Sting, Paul Simon Headline Benefit for Georgetown's Duke Ellington School of the Arts

March 12th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | Tickets : $250, $375, $500, $7500 | info@ellingtonarts.org | Tel: (202) 333-255 | Event Website

Supporters of Georgetown's Duke Ellington School of the Arts will have the opportunity to help the school as well as see what will likely be an awesome concert by no other than Sting, Paul Simon and a special guest rumored to be Stevie Wonder.

The concert takes place Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Music Center of Strathmore in Bethesda

To learn more, call the Ellington Fund at 202-333-2555 or email info@ellingtonarts.org.


THE MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE;5301 Tuckerman Lane; North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385

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