WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, February 3
5:30 – 8:00 PM, Mustache Mondays! at The Mansion on O Street, 2020 O St. NW. Curious Traveler Treasure Hunt and happy hour specials. $15, includes beer, mustache, and unlimited snacks. chips & dip and popcorn, info.
(all day), DC's 5th Annual Meat-Free Week at participating area venues. Dinners, cooking demos, cocktails, info.
7:30 PM, Women of Vision at National Geographic, 1600 M St. NW. Meet three photographers whose work is featured in NG’s Museum exhibit, book sale, signing. $24, info.
Tuesday, February 4
7:00 – 8:30 PM, The Maria Weiss Women’s Heart Health Forum at Landon School, Mondzac Performing Arts Center, 6101 Wilson Ln. Bethesda. Host NPR’s Diane Rehm in memory of Landon mom Marlin Perkins. Free, info.
6:00 – 10:00 PM, Crystal Couture Fashion Show & Sale, 251 18th St. South (11th Floor) Arlington. Fashion show and high-end bargain retail pop-up sale including 50 DC’s top boutiques, designers, and fashion retailers. Free make-up, hair makeovers, tips from stylists. Free, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Nerds in NoMa at The Lobby Project, 1200 First St. NE. Speaker series explores nerdy topics, from transportation to local brewing. Free, info.
8:00 – 10: 00 PM, Tuesdays with Funnie: Comedy, Music, Improv, and Vaudeville at The Brixton, 901 U St. NW. New shows every Tuesday. Today: DMV Roast of sports teams, public figures, and current events. Free, info.
6:30 PM, Share Your Love Dinner at Urbana, 2121 P St. NW. Benefits Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation. Participating chefs include: Ethan McKee, Dennis Marron, Jennifer Nguyen, Todd Weiss. $125, info.
7:00 PM, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 15th Anniversary Opening Night Gala at The Kennedy Center. $500 - $1,000, info.
Wednesday, February 5
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Create at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $30, includes supplies, wine and light snacks. Gallery admission included, info.
7:00 – 9:00 PM, 2014 Sugar & Champagne Affair at the Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Benefits Washington Humane Society. $90, dessert and drinks, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, Opera on Tap presents Love is in the Air at Black Fox Lounge, 1723 Connecticut Ave. NW. Local opera singers celebrate Valentine's Day with classic songs and scenes from musical theater. $12, info.
Thursday, February 6
6:00 — 9:00 PM, Larissa Johnson Events hosts a Beauty and Wellness Cocktail Reception at Heron's Wellness Centers, 321 S. Patrick St. Alexandria. Kick-start the New Year with a new you. Light hors d'oeuvres, demonstrations and live testimonials, raffles, info.
5:00 – 8:00 PM, The Children's Inn at NIH Young Ambassadors Council Happy Hour at Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Cocktails, dessert bar, and 35% off to all WINNter Affair ticketholders, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Pearls and Pumps: A Spey Soirée at the St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St. NW. $35, includes champagne or specialty cocktail, and ticket to luxury raffle. Cocktail chic attire is encouraged, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Fashion Week Events with Four Top American Designer Collections at the W Hotel, 515 15th St. NW. Today: DVF show streams live. Informal modeling, beauty stations and hair primping + $10 cocktails, rsvp.
Friday, February 7
8:00 PM, SOME Junior Gala at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Evening of cocktails and dancing for young professionals supporting SOME's Affordable Housing programs. $85, info.
6:30 PM, NEA Foundation’s 2014 Salute to Excellence in Education Gala at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW.Hosted by Phylicia Rashad, of The Cosby Show.info.