Weekend Roundup, April 23
Lexington Spring Premiere
April 24th, 2015 AT 12:00 AM | EVENT WEBSITE This United States Equestrian Federation “AA”-rated hunter and jumper horse show fea-tures a $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby on Friday and a $25,000 Grand Prix Show Jumping on Saturday evening. Address: Virginia Horse Center, 487 Maury River Rd., Lexington, Va.
Friends of the National Arboretum Garden Fair
APRIL 24TH, 2015 AT 12:00 PM | ADMISSION IS FREE. | EVENT WEBSITE FONA’s 25th annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of plants for sale, a performance by Washington Revels and a strawberry-planting activity for children. Address: 3501 New York Ave. NE.
‘Trading Futures’ Opening Reception at Artist’s Proof
April 24th, 2015 AT 12:00 PM | EVENT WEBSITE The Book Hill contemporary gallery Artist’s Proof will host an opening exhibition of works by promising local artists aged 25 and under. The show will run in conjunction with an online charity auction benefiting the D.C. nonprofit College Bound. Address: 1533 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Walking Tour: Georgetown Worships
April 24th, 2015 AT 12:00 PM | TICKETS ARE $15 | EDUCATION@DUMBARTONHOUSE.ORG Dumbarton House offers a walking tour of places of worship, old and new, in Georgetown. Highlights will include Mt. Zion, a historically African American church that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad, and Holy Trinity Catholic Church, used as a hospital during the second Battle of Bull Run. Address: 2715 Q St. NW.
April 24th, 2015 AT 07:00 PM | FREE | ENQUIRY@APROOF.NET | TEL: (202) 803-2782 | EVENT WEBSITE Trading Futures is an exhibition of works by promising young local artists aged 25 and under. Artist’s Proof will also hold an opening reception on April 24th from 7 to 9pm. For more information please visit: http://www.aproof.net/exhibitions/ The show will run in conjunction with an online charity auction, to benefit the DC nonprofit College Bound, which will open at midnight on April 17, 2015. Use the following link to place your charitable bid: www.charitybuzz.com/ArtistsProof. Address: 1533 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
Live Music at Greenhill Winery
April 25th, 2015 AT 06:00 PM | INFO@GREENHILLVINEYARDS.COM. | TEL: 540-687-6968. Singer, pianist and guitarist Brandon Diaz will perform live in the tasting room at Greenhill Winery and Vineyards. For details, call or email. Address: 23595 Winery Lane, Middleburg, Virginia.
We’re all DOOMed
April 25th, 2015 AT 08:00 PM | FREE EVENT | SHANE@ARTWHINO.COM | TEL: 301-567-8210 | EVENT WEBSITE Art Whino presents “We’re all DOOMed” a group art show inspired by MF DOOM. His work is engraved in the psyche of many artists, with a career that spans over 26 years. His creativity with references from comic books, freestyle, and instrumentals inspires a vast pool of international artists want to pay homage to him in their artwork. We will have MC Ciphering as well as live performances of MF DOOM Cover songs by top MC's such as DC's Own Flex Mathews. Address: BLIND WHINO:Sw Arts Club 700 Delaware Ave, SW Washington, DC 20024
Filmfest DC 2015 Closing Night: I Can Quit Whenever I Want
April 26th, 2015 AT 04:00 PM | $25.00 | TEL: 202-274-5782 | EVENT WEBSITE Closing Night at the Lincoln Theater, sponsored by the DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development will premiere the new Italian comedy I Can Quit Whenever I Want. An after party at The Brixton will follow the film. Address: Lincoln Theater 1215 U St., NW Washington, DC 20009
Closing Night of Filmfest DC
April 26th, 2015 AT 06:00 PM | TICKETS ARE $25. | EVENT WEBSITE The D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development is sponsoring the premiere of a new Italian comedy, “I Can Quit Whenever I Want,” as the closing-night screening of the 2015 Filmfest DC. There will be an after-party in Brixton. Address: Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW.