Weekend ActivitiesGeorgetown Friday Music Series Violin and Piano: Georgetown University will host a special free concert featuring two Music Program faculty members acclaimed for their performances: Israeli violinist Netanel Draiblate and pianist Lura Johnson. According to the event notice, "The program includes Salut dAmour by E. Elgar; Sonata in F Major, Op. 8 by Edvard Grieg; Theme from Schindlers List by John Williams; Sonatina in G Major, Op. 100 by Antonín Dvorák; and Tango, from film score to Scent of a Woman by Carlos Gardel, arr. John Williams." The concert will begin at 1:15 p.m. in McNeir Hall, New North Building, on the Georgetown campus.
Get Festive. It may be Washington, D.C.’s smallest quadrant but southwest still has a lot going on. The third annual SW ArtsFest highlights neighborhood hot spot Arena Stage and its location near the waterfront. It also includes music, food, walking tours and kids’ activities. The festival begins at 9 a.m.and runs until dark. Swdcartsfest.org
First Annual Glover Park Community Yard Sale: Got some extra stuff to sell? Looking for a good deal locally? The Glover Park community yard sale planned for Saturday at the corner of 39th Street and Calvert Street is the place to be. If you've got stuff to sell, show up at 8 a.m. with a table and your items. If you're buying, stop by any time starting at 9 a.m. through about 1 p.m.
Clarendon Day 2013 Featuring the DC Chili Cookoff: Take a trip over the Key Bridge Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and join thousands of people from around the DC region for Clarendon Day. The annual festival features vendors, food from local restaurants, three stages work of bands and this year, the DC Chili Cookoff.
The event is accessible from the Clarendon Metro.
Thursday Jazz on the Lawn: Escape the fray on Wisconsin Avenue and stop by Grace Church for the weekly fall concert event on the lawn. This week's performance features the stylings of Marshall Keys, alto sax and Herman Burney, upright bass. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine (or an Octoberfest brew) and enjoy a sunny evening. Event begins at 6 p.m. at Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Tudor Place: America's Early Baristas Coffee was the original American counter-culture beverage if you think about it. Tax my tea? Bring on the coffee! Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. join Tudor Place (1644 31st St., NW) for a tour of the historic mansion's service wing and to learn a bit about how the Peter family of Georgetown prepared their perfect cup. There will be light refreshments and beverages, including a signature coffee cocktail provided by Vigilante Coffee Company. Tickets are $15 for non-members and complimentary for Tudor Place members. RSVP here.