Weekend Round Up May 28, 2015

A delightful walking tour of Georgetown on May 30th
A delightful walking tour of Georgetown on May 30th

Umbrian Food and Wine Tasting

May 28th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | 55.00 | orsuzy@viaumbria.com | Tel: 202.333.3904 | Event Website

The owners of Italian specialty shop invites you to a special wine tasting on Thursday, May 28, at the home of Sue Cimbricz. The evening will feature the wines of Giampaolo Tabarrini, as presented by Bill Menard from Via Umbria, as well as featured guest chef Simone Priori Pesci.

Prepare yourself for a night of exceptional wine and delicious Umbrian bites at this memorable and intimate evening. To RSVP and for tickets, click the event website link.

Address

Bethesda, Md.

The Army Historical Foundation Inaugural Classic

May 29th, 2015 at 08:00 AM | Event Website

Join us for a morning of golf to support Army history and the National Museum of the U.S. Army. The 18-hole scramble will be played on the Fort Belvoir Golf Course, providing views of the future site of the National Museum of the United States Army. The tournament course will be designed from a combination of holes from both the Gunston and Woodlawn courses to challenge even the experienced golfer. All levels of experience are welcome.

Address

Fort Belvoir Golf Club; 8450 Beulah St, Building 2920; Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Workhouse Arts Center Carnival and Art Party

May 29th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $5-$15 | info@workhousearts.org | Tel: 703-584-2900 | Event Website

Three day carnival at the Workhouse. Rides, games, music, vendors, food and fun will be on the baseball field on the south side of the Workhouse campus. Celebrate our military with us later in the evening on Saturday and Sunday as we host a special outdoor film screening and on Sunday afternoon for the kickoff of our special “Stars on Sunday” performance series! Parking is $5, but free with a military ID. Admission is free; rides and activities will require additional fees or tickets. Address

9518 Workhouse Way; Lorton, VA 22079

Awesome Con 2015

May 29th, 2015 at 12:00 PM | $79.32 | Tel: 240-346-0399 | Event Website

Awesome Con embraces all aspects of geekdom and pop culture, with special guests from TV, film, comic books, and the literary world, with a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, anime, original art, cosplay, and more. Special events include discussion panels, costume contests, trivia contests, gaming tournaments, and tons of activities for kids.

Price includes: 3-day Geekend pass. Single day tickets also available.

Address

Washington Convention Center; 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW

Two Gallery Demos and New Works in May

May 29th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | Event Website

Principle Gallery will feature two demos next month and an exhibition of new works by local artists Teresa Oaxaca and Robert Liberace. D. E. Hunt Burke of Burke & Herbert Bank will model for one of the demo nights. The talent these two artists display is incredible and we're pleased to exhibit their newest works the month of May.

Address

Principle Gallery; 208 King Street; Alexandria, VA 22314

Twilight Jumpers

May 29th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | General admission is $30 per car. | Tel: 540-253-5000.

This event, on selected Friday nights through Sept. 19, features two jumping competitions, a giant tug-of-war for kids, wine tasting and dancing.

Address

Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd., The Plains, Virginia.

Georgetown BID/Heart of Georgetown

May 30th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $25.00 | Event Website

A delightful walking tour of Georgetown -- with history and cupcakes

The tour will begin at Dumbarton House and make stops at Baked & Wired, Sprinkles, and Georgetown Cupcake to pick up our pre-ordered cupcakes, meaning you get to skip the long lines!

Ticket includes one cupcake from each shop. Spring flavors are in full swing! Perhaps this month you'll try Lavender Earl Grey, Strawberry, or Key Lime (Flavors subject to change).

Address

27th & Q Streets NW

Great Falls, Va., ArtFest on the Green 2015

May 30th, 2015 at 09:00 AM | FREE | GreatFallsStudios@gmail.com | Event Website

Celebrate.Great Falls Studios Spring Art Show & Sale under the big tent and a few little tents.Plein air competition and quick draw. Prizes and reception, Sponsored by Arts of Great Falls. Grand finale “Blues Explosion” to close the weekend and start the season of Concerts on the Green by Celebrate Great Falls.. Remember – an unforgettable weekend in our artful village. Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. For complete schedule and updates visit www.greatfallsart.org

Address

The Village Green in Great Falls at the intersection of Walker Road and Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066

Drink The District's Rock the Core Cider Fest

May 30th, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $39-$50 | ilovebeer@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 2026183663 | Event Website

A celebration of cider, Rock the Core transports the orchard to your mug with over 30 ciders and 20 beers offered on site. Sip on a McIntosh, swig a sweet Golden Russet and discover untapped apple flavors while savoring local eats and live music. During two sessions, participants will be able to sample ciders and beers, while enjoying the area’s finest food trucks, lawn games and musical entertainment.

Saturday, May 30th

Session 1: 1:00 -4:00pm

Session 2: 6:00-9:00pm

Address

The Block; 500 New York Avenue NW

Upperville Horse Show

June 1st, 2015 at 10:00 AM | Tel: 540-687-5740 (or 540-592-3858 during the show only).

The oldest horse show in the United States, Upperville extends a full seven days and involves more than two thousand horse and rider combinations. Call to make special arrangements, reserved parking or box seats. Address

8600 John S. Mosby Hwy., Upperville, Virginia.

Spotlight on Design: Ehrlich Architects: The Evolution of Multicultural Modernism

June 2nd, 2015 at 06:30 PM | $12 Museum | $12 Student | $20 Non-member. | Tel: 202-272-2448 | Event Website

The work of Ehrlich Architects is guided by “multicultural modernism,” a humanistic approach that melds classic California modernist styles with multicultural and vernacular design elements. Founding partner Steven Ehrlich, FAIA, discusses the firm’s architectural evolution in light of its recent receipt of the 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Firm Award. Following the talk, he signs copies of the firm’s latest book. 1.5 LU HSW (AIA)

Address

National Building Museum; 401 F Street NW

The Seven Show Fashion Event

June 3rd, 2015 at 12:30 PM | $0 | bethb.eller@gmail.com | Tel: 334-322-2010 | Event Website

Clear your calendar - It's going down! The Seven Show kicks off on June 3rd, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. The event will showcase fashion and styling inspired by the seven deadly sins. Merchandise and talent will emanate from local DC area fashion designers, small businesses, and art institute fashion students. The fashion show will further cultivate and promote the arts in the local DC metro area. RSVP at thesevenshow.splashthat.com.

Address

Artisphere; 1101 Wilson Boulevard; Arlington, VA 22209

Harbour Nights at The Washington Harbour

June 3rd, 2015 at 06:30 PM | Free | info@thewashingtonharbour.com | Tel: 2022955007 | Event Website

Come and relax on the plaza, enjoy the outdoor restaurants, and hear local bands performing live each Wednesday on the Georgetown waterfront at the Washington Harbour, June 3-September 30. Band schedule is subject to change and weather dependent. For confirmation and updates, check the Event Calendar at TheWashingtonHarbour.com, and TheWashHarbour on Facebook and Twitter.

Address

3050 K Street NW

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