WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Friday, March 28
7:00 - 11:00 PM, National Hospice Foundation Gala at the Gaylord Resort, 201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, to celebrate 40 years of hospice care. Cocktails, dinner, auctions, dancing. $175. Info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, 3rd Annual Dresses for Dreams Prom Dress Drive at Dirty Martini, 1223 Connecticut Ave, NW. Hosted by Family Matters, all prom dresses distributed to under privileged young ladies. Free, info.
7:00 – 9:00 PM, IPG - International Professionals Group at the Embassy of Croatia, 2343 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Cocktails, Croatian music, food, talk by the Ambassador. $35, info.
10:00 PM, Looks and Trends Fashion Show at The Huxley, 1730 M St. NW. Actor Lamont Easter w/ NY designer Nathalie Kraynina. Free/fashion show, $20/after party, info.
8:30 – 11:30 PM, Barenaked Comedy at The Pinch, 3548 14th St. NW. $5, info.
Saturday, March 29
6:30 – 10:00 PM, The Prevention of Blindness Society Night of Vision Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Cocktails, dinner, auctions. Black tie. $300, info.
8:00 PM, Taste of the South 2014 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. $130, info.
Saturday, March 29
(ALL DAY), Great Urban Race at Nick's Riverside Grill, 3050 K St. NW. City-wide scavenger hunt w/ teams of 2-4 solve clues and complete challenges. Compete for cash prizes - info.
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM, National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival at the Washington Monument, Constitution Ave. & 15th St. Free, info.
3:00 – 4:00 PM, Telephone Dance Project at Kogod Courtyard, National Portrait Gallery, 8th & F St. NW. Site-specific dance experience - look, listen, and move Free, info.
7:00 – 11:00 PM, Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party at The Church of Blind Whino, 150 H St. SW. $15, info.
Sunday, March 30
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Entrepreneur Fest 2014 at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Exposing students and emerging entrepreneurs to careers in startups. $18/students, $25/general, info.
4:00 – 6:00 PM, Yelp Passport to Mosaic Kickoff at Mosaic District, 2910 District Ave. Fairfax. Sample bites, drink specials, giveaways info.
2:00 PM, Lipstick Sister’s Bring Your Bra To Brunch at Malmaison, 3401 K St NW. Bra drive benefiting Bras for a Cause; donate new or gently used bras for girls in underprivileged nations to play sports. Free, info.
Monday, March 31
7:00 – 10:00 PM, Taste of the Nation at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Benefits No Kid Go Hungry. food and drink tastings, DJ, auctions. $120, info.
Tuesday, April 1, 6:00 PM
12th annual For the Love of Sight Visionary Awards Dinner, benefits the Foundation Fighting Blindness at The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. $1,000 per ticket, info.