WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Friday, May 9
6:00 PM, Washington Tennis & Education Foundation’s Tennis Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Honors tennis great James Blake. cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions. $500, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Anna Beck Trunk Show at South Moon Under, 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington. Swag bags, giveaways, mini manicures, braid bar, light bites, info.
7:00 - 11:59 PM, Música y Sueños, a fiesta benefitting the Spanish Catholic Center at National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. $65/single or $110/couple. Lesson, tango performance, cocktails, and tapas, info.
5:00 – 9:00 PM, Ques X Art & Networking at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St. #103 Reston, VA. Network with the artists. Free, info.
Saturday, May 10
6:00 PM, WPAS Gala and Auction at Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. South African singer/songwriter Vusi Malasela. $1,600, info.
7:00 PM, 34th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony at the Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. $100, ceremony and buffet dinner, info.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, A Journey to Italy at The Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Day of full immersion, including: music, performances, activities and art displays. Free, info.
Saturday, May 10
6:00 - 9:00 PM, 2nd Saturday Art Walk at The Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way Lorton, VA. Featured artists and studio exhibitions. Free, info.
7:00 PM, CityDance’sDREAMscape, 1215 U St. NW. Performances: contemporary/classic ballet, tap and hip hop artists from around the country. Benefits its DREAM program, $25-$38, info.
5:00 - 10:00 PM, Side Yards at The Yards, 355 Water St. SE. Sideshow extravaganza: contortionists, fire breathers, magicians, jugglers, sword swallowers and more. Free, rsvp.
7:30 AM, Komen Global Race for the Cure on the National Mall, 700 Independence Ave. SW. $40, single, register.
2:30 - 7:00 PM, Eurovision Song Contest: LIVE Broadcast & Garden Party at Embassy of Denmark, 3200 Whitehaven St. NW. $15, info.
6:00 - 10:00 PM, Men Against Breast Cancer's Celebrating All Women for Mother's Day at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley NW. Cocktails, mini-manis and more. $15, info.
Sunday, May 11
1:00 PM, Discussion and Signing with the Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize winners; 5:00 PM, with author Nicole Mary Kelby on Pink Suit at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW. Free, info.