1. Super Bowl XLVII
When/Where: Kick-off is expected around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Both Washington and Arlington bars are planning viewing events and drink specials.
Why Go: It's an American tradition? For the commercials? We all have our own answers.
2. Give Your heART to a Child Benefit
When/Where: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Mason Inn, 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington.
Why Go: An evening of food, drinks, music and art supports the Family & Youth Initiative's efforts to find permanent families for teens in foster care.
Price: $50 per person, buy tickets online.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday at the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Why Go: Artipshere presents a one-night-only screening of Quentin Tarantino's classic "Reservoir Dogs" — a look back thanks to the recent release of the director's "Django Unchained."
When/Where: Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday, show starts at 9 p.m. at the State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
Why Go: ZOSO is a Led Zeppelin tribute band that's been touring for years and puts on a great show. You'll feel like it's the '70s again — or maybe your retro phase in the '90s — hear all the classics, and leave ready to pack your bag for the Misty Mountains.
5. Schneider's Wine Tasting at the Historic Atlas Theater
When/Where: 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Atlas Theater, 1333 H St. NE.
Why Go: Taste wine, enjoy food and schmooze with the principals and winemakers from 15 wineries from Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Chile and the Rhone Valley.
Price: $40 includes $20 off of a case purchase.