Get Out: Jazz Fest, Cocktail Party, Wolf Trap

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When/Where: The concert is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Why Go: Enjoy one of the 2012 D.C. Jazz Fest's "Jazz in the 'Hoods" concerts at the historic Dumbarton House on Q Street in Georgetown. The event will help honor the 70th Anniversary of the D.C. Chapter of The American Red Cross having used Dumbarton House during World War II from 1942-1945.

Pricing: Tickets are $10.


When/Where:The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at , 1524 35th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Why Go: "Friends of Volta Park are hosting a cocktail party fundraiser June 8, 2012. Enjoy cocktails and a silent auction from 7 to 9 p.m. in Founders Hall at Georgetown Visitation School."

Pricing: Tickets are $100.

3. Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat at Wolf Trap

When/Where: The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at .

Why Go: According to Wolf Trap's website, this is can't-miss opportunity to see two of contemporary music's brightest stars. "Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat bring together the best of New York and California pop-rock for an unforgettable evening of stellar music made famous with hits like 'Bubbly,' 'Brighter than the Sun,' 'I Don’t Want to Be,' and 'Not Over You.'"

Pricing: Tickets range in price from $25 to $40.


When/Where: The event is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Friday at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington.

Why Go: "Washington Wine Academy presents pre-movie 'Wine Night at the Movies' every Friday night at the Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse. A guided, interactive wine-tasting features 8 or more wines from around the world." This week, the cinema will feature "The 5-Year Engagement."

Pricing: Tickets for wine tasting are $2 per taste or 6 tickets for $10. Movie tickets are $5.50.


Where/When: International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. The event is scheduled from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday.

Why Go: "Visit the International Spy Museum on the second Friday of the month, from 6 to 11 p.m., for the Spy at Night experience, which provides visitors with exclusive, after-hours access to the museum's permanent collection and an evening full of intrigue, deception and cocktails."

Pricing: General admission to the museum is $19.95. Operation Spy at Night admission is an additional $14.95. A combination of a general admission ticket and access to Operation Spy at Night is $27.95.

What are your weekend plans? If you care to share, let us know if the comments section. Maybe we'll see you there.


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