Monday, October 29, 7:00 PM, Wrap Party: Star Extravaganza at Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom St, NW. Celebrate the wrap of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, with cocktails, appetizers, raffle, and music by DJ Tom from Prague. Free, rsvp.
Monday, October 29, 8:00 - 11:30 PM, The Dead & The Dying Halloween FREE Comedy Show at The Pinch, 3548 14th St. NW. Featuring 15 of DC's best stand-up comics, with dead comedy legends (Rodney Dangerfield, Sam Kinison, Andy Kaufman), info.
Monday, October 29, 6:30- 8:00 PM, Book Discussion with Helen Caldicott & Arjun Makhijani at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St, NW. Discusses Loving This Planet: Leading Thinkers Talk about How to Make a Better World. Free, info.
Monday, October 29, 7:30 PM, Avanti Orchestra of the Friday Morning Music Club at The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St., NW. Orchestra will perform Brahms and Shostakovich. Free, info.
Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 PM, Travelogue Discussion with author Alexandra Fuller at the National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St, NW. Discussion of Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness. $20, info.
Tuesday, October 30, 4:30-7:00 PM, Doggie Halloween Costume Contest at Jackson 20 Restaurant, 480 King St, Alexandria. Join in this pet costume annual tradition to benefit the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. $10 suggested donation, info.
Tuesday, October 30, 8:00 PM, Lucy: Song and Dance- An Opera without Words at the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium, 101 Independence Ave, SE. Free, info.
Wednesday, October 31, 6:30-10:30 PM, Violence is Scary V at One Lounge, 1606 20th St, NW. Enjoy Shocktail open bar, horror d’oeuvres, and trick-or-treat sweets benefitting DC Safe. $40, info.
Wednesday, October 31, 7:00- 10:00 PM, Paint & Sip Halloween Trick or Treat at Moca DC, 1054 31st St, NW. Create your canvas masterpiece while enjoying treats & wine. costume contest. $25, info.
Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 PM, Invasion of the Party Snatchers at Liv Nightclub, 2001 11th St, NW. Includes drink specials, costume contest, and music. $10, info.
Wednesday, October 31, (all day), Dance for the Dying at Wonderland Ballroom, 1101 Kenyon St, NW. Support the performers' new EP, Puzzles for the Traveler - info.
Wednesday, October 31, 5:30 - 11:00 PM, Costume Party & Divas Drag Show at The Mansion on O Street, 2020 0 St. NW. $40, one glass of champagne, costume party & drag show, info.