Friday, September 28-29, all day, 2012 All Access Fashion at Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr., McLean. Three-day event proceeds benefit Make-a-Wish Mid-Atlantic, info.
Friday, September 28, 7:00-12:00 PM, Under:40 Music Marathon at Hard Rock Café DC, 999 E St. NW. Kickoff Pinktober and Breast Cancer awareness month with 40 hours of continuous music. $40, live performances by American Idol contestants, info.
Friday, September 28, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, join American Councils for International for a Silent Auction at their DC Office, 1828 L St NW, # 1200, to raise funds for international education programs. Beer, Wine, Hors D’oeuvres, and amazing silent auction items from local and national businesses. $15, info.
Friday, September 28, 6:30 - 11:30 PM, Euro Night at La Maison Française / Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. $35, info.
Saturday, September 29, 6:30- 11:30 PM, Lau Heritage Foundation’s Cultural Show and Fundraiser at NRECA Building, 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. Prominent Lao artists, cuisine, and traditional dance and music. $35/ticket, info.
Saturday, September 29, 11:30 AM, Stop Modern Slavery Walk at National Mall, Constitution Ave NW and 15th St. NW. Join in the fight to stop child trafficking. $25, registration, info.
Saturday, September 29, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep and Jump DC at Woodward & Lothrop Building, 1025 F St. NW. This rappelling event raises awareness & funds for effective cancer treatments. Pre-registration $50, info.
Saturday, September 29, 11:00 AM-7:00 PM, First Annual First Crush at The Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Highway, Centreville. Experience the harvest with a traditional grape stomping. info.
Saturday, September 29, 2:00-10:00 PM, The Crystal City Diamond Derby in Crystal City, 2345 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Enjoy indoor courses for all abilities and Cycling-themed Fashion shows. Admission free for spectators, derby registration costs vary, info.
Saturday, September 29, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, Washington Humane Society’s Pet-a-Palooza and DC Walk for the Animals at Marie Reed Elementary School, 2200 Champlain St. NW. Raise support and funds for Humane Society’s programs. $20, info.
Saturday, September 29, 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM, 5k Oktoberfest Run at The German School, 8617 Chateau Dr. Potomac. 5k run & family friendly Oktoberfest festival and silent auction. $20 registration, info.
Saturday, September 29-30, 10:00- 7:00 PM, Green Festival at Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW. Enjoy eco-friendly fashion show and workshops.$10/day pass, info.
Sunday, September 30, 7:00 PM, National Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Ball and Concert at Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. Enjoy gala concert led by Music Director Christoph Eschenbach and violinst Anne-Sophie Mutter. $47-$125, info.
Sunday, September 30, 6:00-10:00 PM, The Food Allergy Foundation’s Kitchen Band Ball at Gannett/USA Today HQ, 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. An evening of fun and fundraising, star chefs and celebrity mixologists. $275, info.