WHERE TO BE SCENE:
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 DC present 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 Street NW. Benefiting the Hope Marietta Foundation. $105, includes premium open bar and food, silent auction, photo booth, live casino action, music and dancing. Info and Ticket Sales.
6:00 – 10:00 PM, Decades Night at at Rockville Town Square Ice Rink, 200 E Middle Lane, Rockville, MD. $7 (12 and under), $8 (13 and older), $3 skate rentals, info.
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).
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.
12:00-10:00PM, the DC Mardi Party brings New Orleans to Chinatown. Enjoy special prices at 6 venues. Portion of proceeds to Standup For Kids DC and Washington Humane Society. Check in 12:00-3:00pm at R.F.D., 810 7th St. NW. Tickets/Info.
Sunday, March 2
7:00 PM, Art Soiree presents, OSCARS: 86th AnnualAcademy Awards Viewing Night at The Ritz Georgetown, 3100 South St. NW. Hollywood glamour, black-tie optional. $25, includes champagne & hors d'oeuvres station, info.
6:00 – 11:00 PM, Snuggle with the Stars Oscar Party at U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Benefits DC Shorts and Washington Jewish Film Festival. $25, includes snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks, info.
8:00 PM, John Shaw Red Carpet Party at Lost Society, 2001 14th St NW. Black tie/cocktail/business attire. Best dressed award and pool to pick the winners. $12, info.