Wednesday, September 28 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM, DCYRs Happy Hour at Biergarten Haus,1355 H St NE. Network, eat, drink, info.
Wednesday, September 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Diamonds & Denim at the Lost Society, 2001 14th St NW. $13, must rsvp.
Wednesday, September 28 starting at 12:40 PM, DC celebrates National Literacy Month with saxophonist Ski Johnson at Marie Reed Community Learning Center, 18th & Chaplain St, NW. info.
Wednesday, September 28 sundown to Thursday, September 29 sundown: Rosh Hashanah. Happy New Year!
Thursday, September 29 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, the Gift of Hope l Charity Event at Busboys and Poets, U St at 2021 14th St NW. $25, RSVP Required – info.
Thursday, September 29 from 8:00 - 11:00 PM, FFP at The Gibson, 2009 14th St NW. Support Fashion Fights Poverty, watch Jon Harris speak about mixology while pouring cocktails. $15, RSVP Required - info.
Thursday, September 29 starting at 7:00 PM, Viva Chile! Latin American Food & Wine Festival at Caribbean Breeze, 4100 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA. Enjoy Latin events, food, and music - $40/advanced $60/door, info.
Friday, September 30 from 6:30 – 10:30 PM, Runway Moms for a Cause, presented by L~Shandi, at the Embassy of Nigeria, 3519 International Ct. NW. $100 or $150/VIP, info
Friday, September 30 from 12:00 – 9:00 PM, Stuff a Truck at Truckeroo, Half St. SE. Bring a canned donation from home or buy produce from the virtual store at the bus. info.
Friday, September 30 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM, The Great Gatsby Prohibition Party at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Prohibition cocktails and a performance by Washington Ballet dancers. $175, info.
Friday, September 30 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM, join the Fitness Walk of DC’s Circles and Squares, starting at Thomas Circle Park, 14th and M St. NW. Tour DC’s unusual parks and landmarks. Free, info.
Friday, September 30 at 7:30PM, Thomas Shelton: HAIR XPLOSION, showcasing his 2011 hair creations with live models and music at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley NW. $15 suggested donation, portions supports Whitman-Walker Clinic, info.
Saturday, October 1 from 11:00 - 4:00 PM, Taste of Bethesda 2011 in Downtown Bethesda, Norfolk & Woodmont Ave., info.
Saturday, October 1 from 12:00 - 5:00 PM, Thai Village in Georgetown at The Royal Thai Embassy, 1024 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Food, drinks and free cultural performances. Free, info.
Saturday, October 1 from 5:00 - 10:00 PM, Structure of Sprit – Design of the Heart reception at the American Institute of Architects National HQ 1735 New York Ave. NW. Free, info.
Saturday, October 1 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM, the 2011 Latin Fashion Gala Awards, benefits United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation at Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St NW. $150, info
Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, the DC State Fair in the Craft Food Market area of Crafty Bastards at Marie Reed Elementary, 2200 Champlain St. NW. Free, info.
Sunday, October 2 from 10:00 - 5:00 PM, the 2011 Takoma Park Folk Festival at Carroll Ave., Takoma Park. Enjoy music, artisans, community groups, children's activities and food vendors. Free, info.
Sunday, October 2, 1:30-3:30 PM, Art + Coffee: Luce Unplugged with Amy K. Bormet at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th & F St. NW. Art talk followed by performances. Free, info.
Sunday, October 2 from 8:00 - 10:00 PM, enjoy performances at the Local Music Showcase hosted by Future of Music Coalition at IOTA Club & Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. Free, info.
Thursday, October 6 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, join the Rachael’s Women’s Center for its Annual Silent Auction Gala at The Warner Building, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, entertainment and 100 auction items to bid on. $60/young professionals, $80/advance, $100/door, info.
Thursday, October 13 beginning at 6:30 PM, The Higher Achievement Program announces The fourth annual GoingPlaces! Gala at The Warner Theater, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $250, includes dinner and dancing - info.
Friday, October 14 beginning at 6:30 PM, The Meridian International Center presents the 43rd annual Meridian Ball, 1630 Crescent Place NW. Black tie - $450-$650, info.