Weekend Round Up January 22, 2015

Oatlands Historical House
Oatlands Historical House

The Widow Lincoln

January 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. | Starting at $20 | tel: 202-347-4833 | Event Website

Veteran stage, screen and television actress Mary Bacon embodies the life and spirit of a grieving Mary Todd Lincoln in a new play by James Still, who wrote the dazzling “The Heavens Hung in Black” (which re-opened the renovated Ford’s in 2009). Directed by Stephen Rayne with an all-female cast. At Ford’s Theatre, Jan. 23–Feb. 22.

Address: 511 Tenth St, NW, Washington, DC 20004

E-Reader Rescue Weekend

January 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. | Free | julia.strusienski@dc.gov | tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Did you get a new e-reader, tablet, or other digital device over the holidays? Want to use it to access library e-books, e-audiobooks, popular magazines, and more? Then join us for a special extended instructional session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., where library staff will provide one-on-one assistance with all of your library digital resource needs.

Address: 3260 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20007

Burns Night Supper at Oatlands

January 24, 2015 at 06:30 p.m.| $100 per person | lkimball@oatlands.org | tel: 7037773174 x.103 | Event Website

Snow date: January 25, 2015 – 6:30 p.m.

Join Becky and Scott Harris, owners of Catoctin Creek Distillery, to celebrate the birthday of poet, Robert Burns. A traditional Scottish dinner of local lamb, neeps, tatties, and trifle will be served. And, of course, there will be haggis! Advance reservations are required. Cash bar featuring local wines and Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey.

Address: 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg, VA 20175

Exhibition Opening: HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation

January 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. | efilar@nbm.org | tel: 202-272-2448 | Event Website

After the resounding success of their BIG Maze last summer, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group’s HOT TO COLD focuses on how local culture and climate shapes the firm’s design solutions. More than sixty three-dimensional models will be suspended from the second floor balconies of the Museum’s historic Great Hall in an unprecedented use of this public space. Featured projects from across Europe and the United States will draw from the firm’s extensive archive of process material. Through August 30, 2015.

Address: 401 F Street, NW, DC 20001

SOUP-er Bowl at Waterfront Station

January 24, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. | Free | shelby@brandlinkdc.com | tel: 202-733-5223 | Event Website

Soup for you! Waterfront Station launches first-ever SOUP-er bowl in DC. A championship soup competition and taste-off, SOUP-er Bowl will feature: Soup and chili samplings from the region’s top restaurants, a beer garden with complimentary football lounge streaming some of the greatest Super Bowl highlights, live music from Motown band The Original Moonlighters, DJs and more.

Address: 425 M Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

The DUMC Winter Festival

January 25, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.| mdoan96@yahoo.com| Event Website

Fun for all ages: youth, children and adults. There will be board games, life-size games, a snowball fight, arts & crafts, bolo toss game, a hunt for hidden penguins and food.

Address: Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW.

2028 Georgetown BID Meeting

January 26, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. | Free | events@georgetowndc.com | Event Website

The Georgetown BID invites you to a community meeting to celebrate accomplishments, discuss future goals, and mark one year of progress toward 2028 and a better Georgetown. The event will take place at House of Sweden from 6 to 8 p.m.

Address: 2900 K St. NW, Washington D.C. 20007

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