Thursday, October 20 from 5:00 – 8:30 PM, join CityLife pre-game for the start of Howard University Homecoming at Blackbyrd, 2005 14th St NW (14th & U) info.
Thursday, October 20 - Sunday, October 23 (all day), CityDance four days of performances from 20 professional dance companies. For more information on featured artists, festival schedule. Free, info.
Thursday, October 20 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, an evening of shopping, entertainment, cuisine and a kick-off to a shopping weekend benefiting Suburban Hospital’s women's cancer programs at Saks Fifth Avenue, 5555 Wisconsin Ave. Chevy Chase. $75/person,rsvp / info.
Thursday, October 20, 7:00 – 10:00 PM, the 4th Annual Taste of Success DC at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St. NW. Sample from DC notable restaurants & networking. $65, RSVP required – info.
Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 PM, A Night of Sitar Stars, the Sitar Arts Center 7th Annual Benefit supporting arts education for DC youth at the Meridian House, 1630 Crescent Place NW. Tours of the Sitar Arts Center will run from 6:00 – 7:00. $100, info.
Thursday, October 20 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, Project Panda at BoConcept Georgetown, 3342 M St. NW. Take fun photos and help raise money for organizations helping women fight breast cancer. $10, info.
Friday, October 21 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM, Pink Rocks the Runway featuring Christian Siriano at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $75+, RSVP required – info.
Friday, October 21 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM, Wine Riot DC Opening Night at the DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St., NW. Event includes 250 wines to sample, DJ, crash courses and photobooth. $60, RSVP required – info.
Friday, October 21 from 5:30 - 8:30 PM, the Advance Chance Party as part of Craft 2 Wear at The National Building Museum, 401 F. St. NW. Enjoy first-choice shopping, wine and hors d’oeuvres as well as ABC World News Weekend Anchor David Muir. $50, rsvp required – info.
Friday, October 21-22 - Brick Penguin, DC's premier sketch comedy group, returns with an all-new show. Brick Penguin Presents: Whitney. You don't have to go to New York for great comedy. 10pm. Info
Friday, October 21 from 8:00 - 11:59 PM, NOW @ Corcoran at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Join fellow contemporary art lovers and philanthropists for NOW at night and your last chance to view Chris Martin: Painting Big. (Pre-event cocktails and snacks on the Pink Line HQ terrace if you say you were referred by Philippa!). $150, info.
Saturday, October 22 starting at 8:30 AM, the National Autism Walk on the National Mall, 700 Independence Ave., SW. RSVP required, info.
Saturday, October 22 from 8:00 - 11:00 PM, the Arts for Autism Gala at the Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. $75, RSVP recommended – info.
Saturday, October 22 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Zoo Day by the LLDH Home at the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt-Home, 5425 Western Ave. Free petting zoo, artwork for sale, and photo booth with $25 donation. Free, info
Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 – 11:30 PM, the 4th Annual Joan Hisaoka “Make a Difference” Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave. SW. $600, info.
Saturday, October 22 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM, Wine Riot DC Night 2 at the DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St., NW. Event includes 250 wines to sample, DJ, crash courses and photobooth. $50, RSVP required – info.
Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM, join Fashion Fix at “Chic Society”, a fall fashion affair to raise funds for Calvary Women’s Services, at L2 Lounge at 3315 Cady’s Alley, NW. Doors open at 6:00 for VIP, 7:00 regular admission. $30/general, $50/VIP – info.
Sunday, October 23 starting at 7:30 PM, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presentation at the John F. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. This year’s prize will be given to Will Ferrell and the presentation will feature an array of top comedians. $50+, info.
Sunday, October 23 starting at 11:00 AM, Curating Your Closet as part of Craft 2 Wear at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Includes panel discussion and coffee. $30, info.
Sunday, October 23 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM, Wine Riot DC Night 3 at the DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St., NW. Event includes 250 wines to sample, DJ, crash courses and photobooth. $50, RSVP required – info.
Wednesday, November 2 from 6:30 - 10:00 PM, the 3rd Annual Walk This Way Fashion Event to support Becky’s fund at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW. $125, info.