WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Friday, May 16
5:30 PM, The Phillips Collection’s Gala, honoring luminaries from fashion and philanthropy at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Black-tie, info.
8:00 - 11:00 PM, Future Fund Awards Gala at Alexandria Marina/Torpedo Factory, 105 North Union St. Alexandria. $95, info.
5:00 PM, Opening night party for Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at Reston Town Center, 12001 Market St. Reston, VA. $100, info.
5:00 - 7:00 PM, Art of Style happy hour, meet menswear startups at The Huxley, 1730 M St. NW. Free, rsvp.
Saturday, May 17
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 23rd Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at Reston Town Center, 12001 Market St. Reston, VA. Continues through Sunday - info.
7:00 - 11:30 PM, DC Listening Lounge: Sound Scene VII Privacy Settings at Goethe-Institut, 812 7th St. NW. 10, info.
9:00 PM, Super Art Fight at Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $15, info.
Saturday, May 17
12:00-10:00PM, the DC Bra Crawl takes over 7 bars in Dupont, with $3 beer specials. Donate a new or gently used bra, get a free drink! Charity partners: Avon Foundation & Bras For a Cause. Check in at the MadHatter, 1319 Connecticut Ave NW. Discounted tickets.
9:00 AM, The Color Run 5k at National Harbor, 137 National Plaza - Oxon Hill, MD. $45, info.
8:00 PM, Challenge Festival Closing Party hosted by iStrategyLabs, 300 Tingey St. SE. Live music, performances, and interactive experiences from No Kings Collective. $20, info.
Sunday, May 18
3:00 PM, Free Concert: DC Chamber Orchestra at Church of the Holy City, 1611 16th St. NW. Free, benefits the Organ Restoration Fund, info.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, The White House Historical Association and the David Rubenstein Center for White House History host The Diplomatic History Open House at Decatur House, 1610 H St NW. Free, info.
7:30 PM, Capital City Showcase at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. Benefits Wounded Warrior Project. $10, info.
1:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Meant 2 Live Foundation’s annual Bluebell Festival at The Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Hgwy, Centreville, VA. Live music, magic, grape stomping and bbq. $15, info.
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Adult Swim Pool Party Series opening at Capitiol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St. NW. Music, pool toys, burgers, hotdogs. Free, info.