WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, April 24
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Autism Speaks Illuminate at LOOK Supper Club, 1909 K St. NW. A jazz-blues night out to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. Two hour open bar, buffet and silent auction. $60, info.
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Dine Out For Life at 100 DC bars & restaurants. Benefits Food & Friends, support those with HIV/AIDS and Cancer, info.
6:30 - 10:30 PM, EcoWomen Gala at Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St. NW. $75, silent auction, DJ, photo booth, food, cocktails, info.
6:30 - 10:00 PM, Canopy Awards at Union Market, Florida Ave. NE & 6th St. NE. $45/advance; $55/door, food, open bar, games photo booths, music, info.
7:30 PM, Washington Nat'l Opera Bravo Club Spring Gala at Embassy of Croatia, 2343 Massachusetts NW. preview The Magic Flute. $110, info.
6:30 - 10:30 PM, Cat in the Hat Gala at The Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Emcee Jeanne Meserve and Alma Powell in attendance. Benefits Reading is Fundamental. $500, info.
Friday, April 25
6:30 PM, National Museum of Women in the Arts Gala, 1250 New York Ave. NW. Dinner, cocktails and silent auction. $650, info.
7:00 - 11:00 PM, Divine Style DC Swanky Spring Fashion Soiree at Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Dr. Centreville, VA. $55, info.
8:00 PM, Double Time Jazz presents Bobbi Humphrey at THEARC Theater,1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. $20, info.
Friday, April 25
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM, Club Corcoran After party following the 59th Annual Corcoran Ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Dancing and refreshments. Dress: cocktail; black tie optional, info
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM, Sumeria Group DC Capitol Gala at The Sphinx Club, 1315 K St. NW. $85, full open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and music, info.
Saturday, April 26
7:00 - 1:00 PM, Smile, Don’t Stare Gala at Argyle Country Club, 14600 Argyle Club Rd. Silver Spring. Cocktails, dinner, open bar, auctions. $150, info.
(All Day), DISASTERTHON All-Day Marathon at Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden,Independence Ave. at Seventh St. SW. Free, info.
11:00AM - 3:00 PM Oyster Fest at Hank's Oyster Bar, 1624 Q St. NW. $80, all-you-can-eat fresh oysters, shrimp, fries/onion rings and beer, info.
12:00 – 5:00 PM, DC Design House, 4600 Linnean Way NW. $25, info.
2:00 - 7:00 PM, Crawfish for Cancer Crawfish Boil Benefit at The Yards Park, 10 Water St. SE $80, open bar, unlimited crawfish, corn, potatoes, live bands, activities, info.
8:00 PM, DC Public Opera: Don Giovanni at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. $25.00, $20/students, info.
Sunday, April 27
7:00 PM, Support Alie Fundraiser at Town Tavern, 2323 18th St. NW. Amanda Kaiser fundraises for a scholarship fund in memory of Alie Reichling. $10/door, rsvp.
5:00 PM, Tango Soul and Heart, a celebration of Argentine music at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall. $15 - $62, benefits Choral Arts, info.