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Get Out: Patch's Pick-and-Choose Weekend Planner

Need ideas to get your weekend going? Look no further.

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  • Where/When: , 2715 Q St. NW, Washington, D.C.
  • Why Go: Infuse a little classical culture into your weekend with this chamber orchestra concert, featuring the music of Bach and Mendelssohn.
  • Pricing: Free to attend. Donations encouraged.

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  • Where/When: 4951 Rockwood Parkway NW, Washington, D.C. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Why Go: According to the event listing, this will be the "Last chance to see the 5th Annual DC Design House spaces BEFORE the 23 designers begin transforming the rooms. In 37 days, the spaces will be stunning, reflective of the top D.C. design talent in the D.C. area."
  • Pricing: Tickets are $5. This purchase price can be applied to the purchase of a $20 ticket for the D.C. Design House, which will be open from April 14 to May 13.

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  • Where/When: , 2800 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Va. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
  • Why Go: According to the event listing, "Join Pi Beta Phi Nation's Capital Alumnae Club in celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday! We will have story time with Dr. Seuss at 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30. Decorate book plates that will be donated with a new book to a child in need."
  • Pricing: Free to attend.

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  • Where/When: , 3211 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Why Go: Stuck in a coffee rut? "Join the folks at Northside Social for coffee cupping every Saturday with head barista, Seth Cook. It's like a wine tasting, with coffee."
  • Pricing: Free to attend.

5. The Washington Ballet Presents "Twyla Tharp: AllAmerican"

  • Where/When: , 2700 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Why Go: According to The Kennedy Center's website, "In homage to the high priestess of contemporary dance, The Washington Ballet mounts an all-Twyla Tharp program. Showcasing works from two decades of Tharp's prodigious career, this program shows off The Washington Ballet dancers at their best."
  • Pricing: Ticket prices range from $20 to $125.

What are your weekend plans? If you care to share, please do. Maybe we'll see you there.

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