WHERE TO BE SCENE
Friday, February 3
5:30 – 7:00 PM, First Fridays at GA at 1776/General Assembly, 1133 15th St NW. Tech networking event over drinks! Free, info.
5:00 – 10:00 PM, Crystal Couture Show and Sale at the Crystal City Shops, 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. 30+ of the metropolitan area’s most stylish boutiques and designers all under one roof. Continues through Saturday. Free, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, WinterLights at Canal Park, 1100 New Jersey Ave SE. Ice Rink hosted by Capitol Riverfront and drinks on the rooftop cash bar provided by il Parco. $9, info.
Saturday, February 4
2:00 – 10:00 PM, Crystal Couture Show and Sale at the Crystal City Shops, 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. 30+ of the metropolitan area’s most stylish boutiques and designers all under one roof. Continues through Saturday. Free, info.
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, 12th annual Alexandria Warehouse Sale at The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA. Warehouse sale is free and admission is first-come, first-served, info.
7:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Dancing After Dark at Dock5 at Union Market, 1309 5th St NE. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dancing with 500 young professionals and emerging community leaders to reach our goal of raising more than $175k for children’s health — benefits Children’s National. $125, info.
9:00 PM – 3:00 AM, Taste of the South 2017 Pre-Party at Hawthorne, 1336 U St NW. $25, includes admission and access to full open bar. $25/door, info.
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Sweethearts and Patriots Gala and Silent Auction at City Tavern Club, 3206 M St NW. Enjoy an open bar, silent auction, Revolutionary War re-enactors, desserts, dancing, and a few special surprises.$95+, info.
10:00 PM -3:00 AM, Fathom’s Experiment No. 2 Angelika Pop-Up at Union Market, 550 Penn St NE. The event collaborative implores visual artists, musicians, designers, and filmmakers to interpret prompts and create an interactive live art experience for guests. $25, info.
Sunday, February 5
9:00 AM, third annual Leo’s Run 5K run/walk at East Silver Spring Elementary School, 631 Silver Spring Ave. Benefits Leo’s Garden, a nonprofit that sponsors healing in families touched by stillbirths or other tragic losses. $30, info.
3:00 PM, Sports Junkies’ Big Game Party at TAP Sports Bar at MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave, National Harbor, MD. Enjoy 72 TVs, unlimited food, and craft beer with entry ticket. $255, info.
11:00 AM, opening exhibit of MUSEUMS at The National Gallery of Art, 6th & Constitution Ave NW. Showcasing sculptor Luca della Robbia. Workshop will be open through June 4. Free, info.