THE MET GALA Viewing Party

When: May 6, 2019 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Saint Yves, 1220 Connecticut Ave NWWashington, DC 20036

Join FGIDC for fashion’s most anticipated night of the year THE MET GALA Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a buffet, a custom photo booth experience and a panel discussion with local celebrity stylists. Local fashion artist, Cris Clapp Logan, will be in attendance, live sketching all of the best Met… Read More

Refugees International’s 40th Anniversary Dinner

When: April 30, 2019 @ 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, , 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Refugees International will honor former special representative of the United Nations Secretary General for International Migration and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and senior counsel at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Louise Arbour with its highest humanitarian honor, the McCall-Pierpaoli Award, for her lifetime of work… Read More

Melrose Georgetown Hotel’s Annual Derby Day Viewing Party

When: May 4, 2019 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Jardenea, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

 Melrose Georgetown Hotel’s Annual Derby Day Viewing Party. Guests are invited to experience the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” in Jardenea Lounge on Saturday, May 4, from 3-7 p.m., offering partygoers and racing enthusiasts an authentic Derby Day program including classic Derby cocktails and dining options.… Read More

Walters Art Museum Presents Second-Annual Community Youth Arts Celebration

When: April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles StreetBaltimore, MD 21201

Learn how the next generation of Baltimore’s artists and leaders are harnessing the power of creativity to tell their stories. As part of the day’s activities, attendees can create their own museum memes, buttons, and custom banners, learn how to screen print with Jubilee Arts: Youth… Read More

American Pops: A Tribute to the Legendary Jerry Herman and His Music

When: May 18, 2019 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: Arena Stage , 1101 6th Street Southwest Washington, DC 20024

What happens when you combine a “Trading Spaces” star with a madcap musical about trying to trade one’s identity? Or a “Drag Race” contestant with songs about the larger than life “Mame”? It promises to be an incredible evening of entertainment as The American Pops… Read More

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

When: August 24, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Where: National Harbor , Fort Washington, MD 20745

August 24, 2019 On The Waterfront at SouthPointe National Harbor, MD Session 1: 11am-3pm Session 2: 5pm-9pm This is the 10th Annual Maryland Tradition! The Festival is an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 50,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and… Read More

SPECIAL PROGRAM: Beyond the Julep: Mint and Historic Cocktails

When: May 3, 2019 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: U.S. Botanic Garden , 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20001

Dwight Grimm, Owner and Head Mixologist of the Projectionists Club at the Greenville Drive-In, Greenville, NY Lamiaceae, commonly known as the mint family, contains over 7,000 species found around the globe. Many of the species contain distinctive medicinal and flavor properties that humans have been… Read More

LECTURE: Around the World in 80 Trees

When: May 2, 2019 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Conservatory Garden Court, US Botanic Garden , 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20001

Jonathan Drori, author and environmentalist From India’s sacred banyan to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, trees offer us sanctuary, inspiration and companionship – not to mention sustenance and raw materials – and forests have surprising parallels with human communities. In this fascinating and beautifully illustrated… Read More