WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Friday, April 26-28, 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.
Friday, April 26-27, 6:30 PM, Exclusiva Fashion Show Spring at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, 3100 South St. NW Meet and greet designers and models. benefit Operation Smile. $40/general. VIP tickets 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.
Friday, April 26, 8:00 11:59 PM, Gregs List DC & What Do I Wear The Great Gatsby Movie Party at SunTrust Bank Penthouse, 1445 New York Ave. NW. $40, open bar, light hors doeuvres, DJ, dancing, photo booth, after party at George, rsvp.
Saturday, April 27, 6:30 PM, Gala Opening of Opera Camerata 2013 Season: Mozarts The Magic Flute at the Residence of the Ambassador of Colombia,1520 20th St. NW. Cocktail reception, performance and dinner buffet. $150, info.
Saturday, April 27, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM, 2013 Georgetown House Tour beginning at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3240 O St. NW. Featuring eight of Georgetowns homes and 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.
Saturday, April 27, 12:00-9:00 PM, Pink and Drink DC 2013, the nations biggest breast cancer awareness bar crawl at various participating DC venues. Includes music, drinks and prizes. $15, info.
Saturday, April 27, 7:30 10:30 AM, Run Me Home 5K/10K at Catoctin Elementary School, 311 Catoctin Cir SW, Leesburg, VA. Perfect run for families includes prizes and snacks. benefit both Loudoun County Foster Care and Adoption, and Mobile Hope. $25-$30, register.
Sunday, April 28, 7:00 AM, Nikes Womens Half Marathon at Near Freedom Plaza, 10th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. A running tour of our nations capital around numerous memorials, museums, and the beautiful Potomac River. Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. $160/person, info.
Sunday, April 28, 11:00 AM 3:30 PM, The Ladysmiths,a group of local jewelry artists, host a show of hand-crafted art jewelry at The Dennis & Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda. Light refreshments and complimentary valet parking. Free entry, info.
Sunday, April 28, 3:00-6:00 PM, Raise a Glass to Clean Water: A Benefit for Potomac Riverkeeper at SNR Denton Penthouse, 1301 K St. NW. Includes tastings from local breweries and wineries, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live auction, music, prizes and more! $150, info.
Sunday, April 28, 12:00 PM, join The Mo Co Humane Society for Paws in the Park Dog & Walk Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Ave. Gaithersburg. Family and pet-friendly mile-long walk with games vendors, demos, food, music. $20/individual, $35/family, info.