Friday, October 26, 7:00- 10:00 PM, DC Prep’s Back to School Bash at Edgewood Elementary, 708 Edgewood St, NE. $100, includes drinks, food, and dancing, info.
Friday, October 26, 6:30 PM, theatreWashington’s Star Gala & Auction at Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave, NW. cocktails, cuisine, live and silent auctions, and awards. $290, info.
Friday, October 26 – 28, 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Craft2Wear’s Show & Sale of Wearable Art at Nat’l Building Museum, 401 F St, NW. Advance Chance Party has hors d’oeuvres, music, modeling, sale of clothes, jewelry and accessories; benefits the Smithsonian. $50, info
Friday, October 26, 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM, join BYT & The Temple of Doom Halloween Spectacular at the Sphinx Club, 1 Franklin Sq. NW. Hypnotists, Scaryoke, Cocktails. $20/advance, $25/day-of, info.
Friday, October 26, 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM, visit The Witches Soiree a Halloween Event at Sax Lounge, 734 11th St. NW. 1st hour has free drinks, table res specials, show, music, costumes. $30, info.
Friday, October 26, 8:00 PM, Halloween Bash at The W POV Rooftop Lounge, 515 15th St. NW. Benefits Wash Humane Society. Costumes required! $40, live performances and prizes, info.
Saturday, October 27, 7:00- 11:00 PM, ROCKtoberFête: The Wildest Party in the West! at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd, Vienna. music, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, open bar; supports Wolf Trap Education Programs. $66/members, $75/non-members, info.
Saturday, October 27, 10:00 PM-3:00 AM, Halloween Costume Party at Masa 14, 1825 14th St. NW. specialty foods and drinks, info
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 PM- 12:05 AM, Halloween Boo Cruise on the Spirit of Washington. food, entertainment, haunting late-night views of DC. $44.90, info.
Saturday, October 27, 12:00-3:00 PM, Pumpkin Carving Party at RIS, 2275 L St, NW. Taste seasonal specialties while carving. benefit DC Central Kitchen. $20 suggested donation, info.
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 PM-1:30 AM, Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Black Jack, 1612 14th St, NW. Drink specials and entertainment. $15/with a costume, $20 without, info.
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 PM- 1:00 AM, Halloween at Carnegie Library, 801 K St, NW. Access to three different parties with bands, DJs, open bar, and movie theatre. $65, info.
Saturday, October 27, 6:00 PM, 2012 Chamber’s Choice Awards Gala at Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW. Celebrate the best of DC business. $300/members, $500/non-members, info
Sunday, October 28, 1:00 PM, Special Screening: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Nat’l Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave. Screening followed by a panel discussion, info.
Sunday, October 28, 1:00-4:00 PM, Snail of Approval Award Party at Policy, 1904 14th St NW. Recognize the dedication & craft of local eateries & artisans. $40/members, $45/non-members, info.
Sunday, October 28, 6:00-9:00 PM, Hair to Heal Runway Hair Show at The Ballroom, 5521 Landy Ln., Bethesda. Supports Look Good Feel Better, teaches beauty tips to women with cancer. $40, info.