WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, January 30
5:30-8:30 PM, “Ancient Ales and Archeology” Shipwreck Heavy Seas Beer Tasting at The Powerhouse, 3255 Grace St. NW. Hosted by The Capitol Archeological Institute, discussions with underwater archaeologists. $40, 6 drink tastings, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Capital One Comedy Night: Sara Schaefer at The Kennedy Center, Featuring the Emmy-winning comedian. Special post-show happy hour. Free performance, info.
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Art 2.0: The Art of Collecting Online at Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Ct. NW. $10/advance, $15/door, info.
7:00 – 9:30 PM, Sloop Betty Honey Vodka Launch Party at Libertine, 2435 18th St. NW. The eastern shore distillery hosts free tastings with founders Chris and Jon Cook. Free, info.
Friday, January 31
8:00- 11:00 PM, “Ditch Your Keys” Launch Party by Zipcar, Uber, and WMATA at The Dunes, 1402 Meridian Place NW. Free, includes one drink and survey raffle, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, NCC Chinese New Year Celebration at Ping Pong Dim Sum, 900 7th St. NW. Benefits The National Children’s Center (NCC). $75, includes hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, dragon dancers, open bar, valet parking, info.
Saturday, February 1
12:00 – 3:00 PM, Brunch for a Cause at Ulah Bistro, 1214 U St. NW. Benefits Safe Shores Children's Advocacy Center. Free, info.
8:00 – 10:00 PM, Arts for Autism Gala & Runway Show at The Tower Club, 8000 Tower Crescent Dr. Tysons Corner. reception, dinner, fashion show and silent auction. Emcee WUSA’s Peggy Fox, $75, info.
Saturday, February 1, Open Mic Stand Up at Old Arlington Grill, 2903 Columbia Pike Arlington. More than 20 local comics will hit the stage. Free, info.
Saturday, February 1, 2:00 – 5:00 PM, On Tap DC 3rd Annual Chinatown Challenge at Regional Food & Drink, 810 7th St. NW. $5, info.
Sunday, February 2
2:00 – 3:15 PM, Cupid's Undie Run Fundraiser Pole Jam at Pole Pressure Capitol Hill, 315 G St. SE. Benefits Children's Tumor Foundation. Donations,info.