Looking for something to do? Here's the scoop on several events coming up in the next few weeks and beyond:
University Row at the
Virginia Gold Cup Races. As seen in DC Style magazine, University Row is back for a
ninth straight year. Sales began a few days ago and the entire Row is
more than 2/3 sold already. Last year's gathering featured a record involvement
of 55 alumni groups and sold out more than two weeks before Gold Cup.
This year 66 alumni groups are participating, including two new Anchors:
Fordham and Villanova. All-inclusive tickets feature open bar,
catered fare, and round trip bus transportation from Ballston. Organized by the Alumni Events Alliance, tickets
provide full access to all 11 Row tents. See the Website at
for news, reviews, photos, videos, history, roster, and more. Run
completely by volunteers, no staff
or promoter is paid from ticket revenue; all
proceeds benefit the non-profit missions of participating AEA member
Go nautical with the
Junior League at Hook, Thursday, April 26th, from 6:30pm. Enjoy
specialty cocktails and check out this newly designed seafood restaurant
in the heart of Georgetown! To get on the Evite list for this event,
please e-mail Amanda Walke at
ZooFari is a magical evening of gourmet foods, fine wines, fabulous entertainment, and dancing under the stars.
Thursday, May 17th, from 6:30pm until 10:00pm. A Washington tradition for more than 20 years,
this year’s ZooFari is a Savanna Soirée, celebrating the Zoo’s many African animals, including African lions, cheetahs, and scimitar-horned oryx.
Sweepstakes, silent auction, and food and drink from more than 100 restaurants, caterers,
and vintners. Musical acts playing everything from jazz and R & B to big band and acoustic guitar on five stages throughout the park.
Last year's ZooFari raised more than $300,000. Tickets are $125 for FONZ members
($175 for non-members).
Click here for more.
The Junior League of
Washington and the Corcoran's 1869 Society are co-hosting
Cultural Cocktails, Thursday, May 24th, from 6:30 until 8:30pm, in
celebration of the new exhibit Modernism: Designing a New World
Click here for more information.
Join the hosts of the Courage Cup for hors d’ouevres and
drink specials at Lounge 201 on Capitol Hill, from 6:30pm until 9:30pm, May 31st.
Located at 201 Massachusetts Avenue NE,
Lounge 201 will donate a percentage of the bar to the Courage Cup.
The 4th Annual Courage
Cup charity polo match will be held this year on Saturday, June 16th at Great
Meadow (site of the Virginia Gold Cup Races). A great party for a worthy
cause, the Courage Cup's second appearance at the new polo facilities at
Great Meadow is shaping up to be even more popular than its very
successful 2006 showing. Proceeds benefit Work to Ride, a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization that trains at-risk youth how to ride and
interact with horses. For more information about this year's event and
The Junior League
invites you to enjoy a warm weather happy hour, Thursday, June 28th, at
Agraria at the Georgetown waterfront. Recently voted by AOL City Guide
users as serving the best cocktails in DC, Agraria is quickly becoming a
favorite nightspot! Please e-mail Amanda Walke at
firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the
Evite list for this event.
Join the ladies of the
Junior League for their monthly happy hour, Thursday, July 26th, at
Poste. Located in the historic Hotel Monaco, this upscale contemporary
brasserie features modern American cuisine paired with a great wine list
of American, European, and Australian vintages. To get on the Evite
list, please e-mail Amanda Walke at
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