WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 PM,The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Centennial Galaat theJCCGW,6125 Montrose Rd.Rockville. Cocktails, dinner, auction. $180+,info.
Wednesday, April 24, 6:30-9:30 PM, Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce Creative Mix: The Look Book at the Penthouse 9 (PH9), 1318 9th St. NW. $15, info.
Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 9:00 PM, Capital CauseYoung Philanthropists Spring Soiree at Indulj Restaurant, 1208 U St. NW. Networking, free drinks, dessert and giveaways. Free, info.
Thursday, April 25-28, 10:30 AM 8:30 PM, Smithsonian Craft Show at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. 121 distinguished craft artists, showing one-of-a-kind and limited edition work from furniture and basketry to wood and wearable art $13, info.
Thursday, April 25, 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Dining Out for Life at participating DC bars & restaurants. Stand up against HIV/AIDS, cancer and life-challenging illnesses by pledging to dine out, info.
Thursday, April 25, 6:30 9:30 PM, Illuminate, a Light It Up Blue cocktail hosted by Autism Speaks at House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW. Includes hors doeuvres, drinks and music. $50, info.
Thursday, April 25, 7:00 PM, BLK SHP + MTP launch;Millennial Trains Project at VeraCruz Gallery, 2108 Vermont Ave. $20, info
Thursday, April 25, 12:20 PM, Victims Rights Run Walk at George Mason, 4400 University Dr. Fairfax. $20/donation for GMU Victims of Violence Fund & Rape Aggression Defense Program, info.
Friday, April 26from 6:00 11:00 PM,Arthritis Foundation Corks & Forks Galaat theGrand Lodge of MD, 304 International Circle, Cockeysville. Cocktails, food and wine, music, auctions. $225,info.
Friday, April 26, 8:00 11:59 PM, Gregs List Great GatsbyMovie Party at SunTrust Penthouse, 1445 New York Ave NW. $40, open bar, light hors doeuvres, DJ, dancing, after party at George, rsvp.
Friday, April 26-27, 6:30 PM, Exclusiva Fashion Show Spring at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, 3100 South St. NW Meet designers & models. benefit Operation Smile. $40/general. VIP available, info.
Friday, April 26, 6:30 PM, Benefit House Concert for Kidsave at Casa Phoenix, 1307 Corcoran St NW. Help children find adoptive families live music all night. $35, info.
Saturday, April 27, 6:30 PM, Gala Opening of Opera Camerata 2013: The Magic Flute at Residence of Columbian Ambassador, 1520 20th St. NW. Cocktails, performance, dinner. $150, info.
Saturday, April 27, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM, Georgetown House Tourstarting at St. John's, 3240 O St. NW. with 8 homes & gardens.$45, includes parish tea in Blake Hall from 2-5pm, info.
Saturday, April 27, 1:00 8:00 PM, Events DC The Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival, 575 Oklahoma Ave. NE (entrance to RFK Stadium). $10, info.
Saturday, April 27 7:00 PM, Spring Gala, at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Ln. Leesburg, benefit its preservation and education programs. Black tie; auction, dinner and dancing. $225, info.