WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, February 26
6:30 – 9:30 PM, 48 Hour Filmmaker Launch Happy Hour at Passenger Bar, 1021 7th St. NW. Includes 48 hour filmfest registration, info.
7:00 PM, Dating in the District: A Panel with Local Bloggers and Washington Post’s Date Lab at Georgetown Public Library, 3260 R St. NW. Free, info.
7:00 PM, Pre-Screenings of 86th Academy Award Nominees at the National Archives –McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Highlights four categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Live Action Short, and Animated Short. Thru 3/2. Free, info.
Thursday, February 27
8:00 PM, Justin Willman’s Full of It Tour at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. Performance of magic, comedy and music. $15 - $18, info.
6:00 PM, Hands on DC Charity Bartending Happy Hour at Thomas Foolery, 2029 P St NW. ALL tips benefit Hands On projects and scholarships! Free, info.
7:00 PM, TECHnically Speaking w/ Google's Eric Schmidt at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $18, includes talk and book, info.
8:30 – 10:30 PM, LYGO DC Comics Against Humanity at Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St. NW. $10, includes two drinks with advance reservation and after-party, info.
8:00 PM, Art Soiree's & Alliance Francaise 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley NW. Masks, Dancing, and New Orleans style Jazz. info.
Friday, February 28
10:30 PM – 1:00 AM, Cocktails for a Cause at Mio, 1110 Vermont Ave NW. Benefits We Will Survive Cancer. $20, info.
6:30 – 10:30 PM,Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 World Police and Fire Games Casino Night at Westwood Country Club. Benefits Fairfax 2015. $80/advance, $90/door, info.
Saturday, March 1
8:00pm - 12:00am, 4th Annual Hope for Hearts Casino Night at the Sphinx Club at Franklin Square. 1315 K St NW. Benefiting Hope Marietta Foundation. $105, premium open bar & food, auction, photo booth, live casino, music, dancing. Info and Ticket Sales.
2:00 – 6:00 PM, 1K Wine & Beer Walks at Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr. Arlington. $40, includes sampling of 20 wines/beer and after-party, info.
6:00 – 8:30 PM, Irish tenor Anthony Kearns performs for Military Charities' Benefit at Salamander Resort & Spa, 500 N. Pendleton St. Middleburg. $100+, cocktail party w/ open bar and hors d'oeuvres, info (password: retreat).
6:00 – 10:00 PM, Decades Night at Rockville Town Square Ice Rink, 200 E Middle Lane, Rockville, MD. $7 (12 and under), $8 (13 and older), $3 skate rentals, info.
9:00 PM, Leverage Models + DJ Ayescold at The Lamont Collective, 1822 Lamont St. NW. Futuristic dance and revelry with the New York models. $5, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, Art Crimes presents Romantic Nationalism: The Art Of Gregg Deal at The Dunes, 1402 Meridian Pl. NW. Free, info.