WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, June 26
6:30 – 10:00 PM, join The House DC for for its first Jazz Cruise benefitting inner city youth. The Spirit of Washington cruise departs at 7:00pm, 600 Water St. SW. Buffet, live jazz and scenery. info.
5:30 PM, Picnic Theatre Company returns to the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW, final performance of Langdon Mitchell's The New York Idea. Wine reception and show. $12, info.
7:00 PM, Banding Together: Battle of the Bands at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. Celebrate the 11th anniversary with 18 bands representing DC law firms. Benefits DC metro homeless. Donations, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Paddle the Potomac beginning at Key Bridge Boathouse, 3500 Water St NW. Join 100 young professionals to benefit the Potomac Conservancy, and National Parks Conservation Association. $10, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Americana Party at Goorin Bros, 1214 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Treats and cocktails, The Rickey, provided by Green Hat Distillery. Free, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Chefs Behind Bars happy hour at The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. $40, poolside cocktail tasting, hors d'oeuvres, DJ, auction, info.
Friday, June 27
12:00 - 2:00 PM, Picnic in the Park at Farragut Square Park, Connecticut Ave. and K St. NW. Chairs, games, prizes, table tennis tournament. Free, info.
5:00 - 8:30 PM, Jazz in the Garden DC Summer Series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, 700 Constitution Ave. NW. Concert series featuring an array of jazz artists. Free, info.
Friday, June 27
7:30 PM, 3rd annual Bikini Revolution at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley, NW. Beautiful girls, mingling in high fashion swimwear. Benefits Becky's Fund, donations - info.
8:00 - 10:00 PM, DCFF Charity All White Event at The Park at Fourteenth, 920 14 St. NW. Young aspiring designers will love Camp Runway! $25, info.
Saturday, June 28
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Free Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Performances, series, tours and workshops. Free, info.
2:00 - 4:00 PM, Frugal Fashionista Clothing Swap at Lincolnia Senior Center, 4710 Chambliss St. Alexandria. Bring five pieces of clothing and two accessories to swap or cash for general purchases. $5, info.
6:30 - 10:00 PM, K9s For Warriors Inaugural Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. 94% of donations are applied to directly support program dog training and operations. $250, info.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Wimbeldon Watch Party at RiRa, 3125 M St. NW. Hosted by Citi Open and RAMW. Complimentary first drink and brunch. Free, info.
4:30 - 6:30 PM, poetry and music by Dolores Kendrick, Poet Laureate and the music of SynchroniCity at The Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free, info.
7:00 – 8:00 PM, Mount Vernon Nights Concert Series at Grist Mill Park 4710 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy Alexandria. Jazz, Motown & bluegrass. Free, info.
Sunday, June 29
2:00 PM, DC Jazz Festivals presents Rebirth Brass Band, Irma Thomas at the Capitol Riverfront, 355 Water St. SE. $20 - $100, info.