WL Lists: Balls & Galas 2017-2018

Your Guide to the Season’s Grandest Social Events

 

Don’t miss a single social event this season. Click below for our searchable listing of balls, galas and charitable events in 2017 and 2018.

SEPTEMBER

NOCHE DE GALA DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: Encouraging the presence of Latinos in the community and media platforms by supporting them through the arts.
DATE: Monday, September 11, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Mayflower Hotel
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Lyndon Boozer, Mariella Trager and Ginny Grenham
PRICE: Starting at $1,250
CONTACT: info@hispanicarts.org

WOMEN BUILD CELEBRATION

WHAT TO EXPECT: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, which raises funds, advocates and raises awareness for low- and moderate- income women with housing needs.
DATE: Thursday, September 14, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Lyndon Boozer, Mariella Trager and Ginny Grenham
PRICE: Young adult $75; $125
CONTACT: Maria Mastorakos (202) 882-4600, maria.mastorakos@dchabitat.org

JOAN HISAOKA ‘MAKE A DIFFERENCE’ GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: In its 10th year the gala dedicates 65 percent of its proceeds to Life With Cancer, the educational, informative and emotional support initiative of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. Life with Cancer provides support for cancer patients and their families free of charge. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, the only independent cancer support center based in Washington D.C., receives 35 percent of all proceeds.
DATE: Saturday, September 16, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Omni Shoreham Hotel
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Robert G. Hisaoka
PRICE: $700
CONTACT: Susan Hubert (202) 689-1917, hubert@slslaw.com

ATLAS CORPS SOIREE

WHAT TO EXPECT: Atlas Corps works on developing global social change leaders from across the world by bringing them to the United States.
DATE: Saturday, September 16, 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Event Space
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jason Kampf and Crystal Boyd
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: events@atlascorps.org

 

CHEFS FOR EQUALITY

WHAT TO EXPECT: Advocating for LGBTQ equality through the support of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the largest civil rights organization nationwide.
DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Union Market
ATTIRE: Semi-formal/cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: David Hagedorn, Christopher Vazquez and Rick Davis
PRICE: $200
CONTACT: feedback@hrc.org

ALLISON GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Research for triple negative breast cancer being done by the Triple Negative Breast Cancer
DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Long View Gallery
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: contact info@tnbc.org

INOVA HONORS DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: An event to honor physicians, nurses and health professionals as Philanthropy Champions for their hard work and dedication in the Inova health care community.
DATE: Friday, September 22, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE: Black-tie optional
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Shaza Anderson and Loring Flint, MD
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Kara.Burke@inova.org

ALIANTA AWARDS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Celebrate achievements in the Romanian-American community and strengthen ties between Romania and the United States.
DATE: Friday, September 22, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: U.S. Institute of Peace
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Anamaria Maior and Chang Oh Turkmani
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: Daniela Kammrath (202) 798-8971, dk.alianta@gmail.com

WOLF TRAP BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Wolf Trap Foundation of the Performing Arts, a non-profit organization that provides educational performance programs for people of all ages.
DATE: Saturday, September 23, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: The Filene Center
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Nancy Laben and Jon Feiger; Karen and Fred Schaufeld; H.E. Ambassador of Monaco Maguy Maccario Doyle (Honorary)
PRICE: $750
CONTACT: (703) 255-4030, events@wolftrap.org

 

AFTERDARK@THEARC

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus and its partners, which host dance and music classes, fine arts and other programming and services for underserved communities.
DATE: Saturday, September 23, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ami Aronson and Patrice King Brickman
PRICE: Committee seats start at $1,000
CONTACT: Rahsaan Bernard rbernard@thearcdc.org

 

THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SEASON OPENING GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The NSO’s educational and community engagement programs. A musical performance from cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Tony-Award-
winning Cynthia Erivo; both artists will showcase the works of American composer Leonard Bernstein followed by the Notte di Carnevale dinner and
reception.
DATE: Sunday, September 24, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Kennedy Center
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Earl W. and Amanda Stafford
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: (202) 416-8102, NSOSeasonOpening@kennedy-center.org

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB YOUTH OF THE YEAR GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Helping teens working to accomplish their personal and academic goals and dreams.  Celebrity participation from Andre Reed, Steve Baggs and Nick Cannon.
DATE: Tuesday, September 26, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE: Business or cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Condoleeza Rice and Denzel Washington (Honorary)
PRICE:$1,000; young patron tickets $475
CONTACT: Kara Johnson (202) 507-6699, kajohnson@bgca.org

 

NO KID HUNGRY DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: A seated dinner with samplings from chefs Bryan Voltaggio (Range), Erik Bruner-Yang (Maketto), Ruben Garcia (Minibar) and Spike Gjerde (Woodberry Kitchen) along with food, travel and lifestyle auctions.
DATE: Tuesday, September 26, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Range
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:$1,000
CONTACT: Wendy Catbagan (202) 649-4352, wcatbagan@strength.org

 

ANGELS IN ADOPTION GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s program promotes and supports adoption agencies and child welfare programs.
DATE: Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
ATTIRE: Business or cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: (202) 544-8500, taylor@ccainstitute.org

 

SPANISH CATHOLIC CENTER GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Catholic Charities’ Spanish Catholic Center, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary as one of the leading service providers to the region’s immigrant population.
DATE: Saturday, September 30, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Honorary)
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Carmen Joya (202) 772-4334, Carmen.Joya@cc-dc.org

 

OCTOBER

 

ARENA STAGE WINE AUCTION

WHAT TO EXPECT: Following a sparkling wine reception and silent auction, guests will be treated to a five-course dinner with wine pairings.
DATE: Tuesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Arena Stage
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:Judith Batty and Sandra Taylor
PRICE: $300
CONTACT: Maria Corso (202) 600-4025, mcorso@arenastage.org

 

HOPE FOR HENRY BOWLING TOURNAMENT

WHAT TO EXPECT: Strikes for Smiles raises funds for Hope for Henry’s comprehensive, year-round, in-hospital program that reinvents how hospitals care for seriously ill children and their families. Celebrity bowlers will include Jake Tapper of CNN and David Brooks of the New York Times.
DATE: Tuesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Pinstripes, Georgetown
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Judith Batty and Sandra Taylor
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: Laurie Strongin (202) 277-2710, laurie@hopeforhenry.org

 

TIM RUSSERT CONGRESSIONAL DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: Recognizing young leaders in Washington with proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, which offers activities and a safe environment for young people.
DATE: Wednesday, October 4, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: JW Marriott
ATTIRE: Business
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Honorary)
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Daphne Benbow (202) 540-2320, dbenbow@bgcgw.org

 

SUPERFIERCE

WHAT TO EXPECT: Ebeauty, an online wig exchange program for cancer patients. Exhibit featuring work from over 25 female artists.
DATE: Thursday, October 5, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Blind Whino
PRICE: $75
CONTACT: superfierce.org

 

MARY’S CENTER NOCHE TROPICAL GALA: UN CARNAVAL

WHAT TO EXPECT:Mary’s Center will honor the region’s most distinguished partners who work to provide opportunities for the Center’s participants and neighbors to build a better future. NBC4’s Susan Hogan will emcee the event.
DATE: Friday, October 6, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Washington Hilton
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Doug and Ashley Kollme
PRICE: $325
CONTACT:Ivy Fairchild (202) 420-7071, ifairchild@maryscenter.org

 

A WIDER CIRCLE COMMUNITY BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: A Wider Circle’s mission to end poverty. Programs focus on the provision of basic need items, workforce development, wraparound support and neighborhood revitalization to alleviate poverty and make long-lasting changes to low-income families.
DATE: Wednesday, October 11, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The National Building Museum
ATTIRE: Business or cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Marty Durbin
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: Emily Meyer (301) 608-3504, emily@awidercircle.org

 

AMBASSADORS BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, which supports the treatment, research, and other programs for patients and families.
DATE: Thursday, October 12, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Yousef Al Otaiba and Abeer Al Otaiba; Cristina Antelo and Jennifer Kildee
PRICE: $600
CONTACT: Andrew Edwards (202) 375-5602, Andrew.Edwards@nmss.org

 

BETHESDA GREEN GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Gala awards business leaders, communities, schools and nonprofit organizations that have made major contributions to sustain the environment. The organization promotes environment-friendly practices to build and protect a healthy environment.
DATE: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Tracey Dorfmann
PRICE: $80
CONTACT: (240) 396-2440, info@bethesdagreen.org

 

NIGHT OF HOPE

WHAT TO EXPECT: Community of Hope’s work to end homelessness and improve health for families in the District. Joshua Johnson, host of 1A on WAMU and NPR is the master of ceremonies.
DATE: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Roof Terrace
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Amy McNamer and Jim Neill; Maria and Lee Weber
PRICE: $85
CONTACT: Lisa Rajaram lrajaram@cohdc.org

 

FAIR CHANCE BUTTERFLY BASH

WHAT TO EXPECT: Nonprofit organizations that work with over 80,000 children and low-income families in the nation’s capital.
DATE: Friday, October 13, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Dock5 at Union Market
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Elizabeth Spratt Cooper and Elisabeth Cohen
PRICE: $175
CONTACT:Benjamin Bradburn (202) 467-2428, bbradburn@fairchancedc.orgor lfeigenbaum@fairchancedc.org

 

CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NETWORK GALA & CHILD HEALTH ADVOCATE AWARDS

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Children’s Environmental Health Network celebrates 25 years of leadership in the children’s environmental health movement.
DATE: Friday, October 13, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Josephine Butler Parks Center
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $85
CONTACT: Kristie Trousdale (202) 543-4033, kristiet@cehn.org

 

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS GALA 

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s education and outreach programs. Actress Laura Linney will be honored.
DATE: Sunday, October 15
LOCATION: Sidney Harman Hall
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michael Klein; Landon and Carol Butler; Barbara Harman and Jane Harman (Honorary)
PRICE: $750
CONTACT: Amanda Herman (202) 547-3230. HCAGala@ShakespeareTheatre.org

 

PEN/FAULKNER CELEBRATION: ‘BELONGING’

WHAT TO EXPECT:Authors André Aciman, Randa Jarrar, Gish Jen, Alexander Maksik, Imbolo Mbue, Alexandra Petri, Rion Amilcar Scott, Akhil Sharma, Hannah Tinti, D. Watkins and master of ceremonies Calvin Trillin will present work written on the theme of “Belonging.”
DATE: Monday, October 16, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Showroom
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:Sen. Thad Cochran and Sen. Patrick Leahy (Honorary); Mary Haft, Ginny Grenham, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Susan Richards Shreve and Katharine Weymouth
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: (202) 898-9063, RSVP@penfaulkner.orgHCAGala@ShakespeareTheatre.org

 

USO GALA ‘FORCES BEHIND THE FORCES’

WHAT TO EXPECT: Recognizing enlisted service personnel from each branch of the armed forces for their extraordinary bravery, loyalty and heroism.
DATE: Thursday, October 19
LOCATION: Washington Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE: Black-tie/military equivalent
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: Sponsorships start at $15,000
CONTACT: (703) 740-4942, gala@uso.org

 

BLUE HOPE BASH

WHAT TO EXPECT: Today Show national correspondent Craig Melvin will emcee the event.
DATE: Thursday, October 19, 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Avi and Michelle Benaim
PRICE: $450
CONTACT: bluehopebash@ccalliance.org

 

CAPITAL FOR CHILDREN’S TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT

WHAT TO EXPECT: Capital for Children’s charitable efforts in the Washington metropolitan area.
DATE: Thursday, October 19, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Hotel Monaco
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ken Doyle
PRICE: $
CONTACT: Cassandra Hanley, (703) 237-4978, Cassandra@capitalforchildren.org

 

MERIDIAN BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: A nonprofit, global leadership organization that prepares U.S. and international leaders to meet challenges and opportunities to improve a shared global future.
DATE: Friday, October 20, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Meridian International Center
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Tom and Ann Korologos, White-Meyer, Andrew and Heather Florance, Glenn and Suzanne Youngkin
PRICE: $650
CONTACT: Olivia Dorieux, (202) 939-5892, odoreux@meridian.org

D.C. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHOICE AWARDS & GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Celebrating the achievements, innovations, and success of businesses in the Washington metropolitan area.
DATE: Friday, October 20, 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: William Von Hoene, Marie Johns, John O’Brien, Adrian Chapman and Vincent Orange
PRICE: $450
CONTACT: Janelle Morris, jmorris@dcchamber.org.

CIRIZENS ASSOCIATION OF GEORGETOWN GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Continued prosperity of Georgetown businesses and their surrounding community.
DATE: Saturday, October 21, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michelle Korsmo, Colman Riddell and Amy Stroh
PRICE: $325
CONTACT: cagmail@cagtown.org

CIRIZENS ASSOCIATION OF GEORGETOWN GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Continued prosperity of Georgetown businesses and their surrounding community.
DATE: Saturday, October 21, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michelle Korsmo, Colman Riddell and Amy Stroh
PRICE: $325
CONTACT: cagmail@cagtown.org

BEST BUDDIES FRIENDSHIP WALK

WHAT TO EXPECT: Best Buddies International – the worlds largest nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
DATE: Saturday, October 21, 8 a.m.
LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michelle Korsmo, Colman Riddell and Amy Stroh
PRICE: $325
CONTACT: cagmail@cagtown.org

MARK TWAIN PRIZE FOR AMERICAN HUMOR

WHAT TO EXPECT: Honoring the world’s greatest humorists.
DATE: Sunday, October 22, 8 p.m.
LOCATION: Kennedy Center Concert Hall
ATTIRE: Business
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jane Watson Stetson and E.William Stetson III
PRICE: $99
CONTACT: (202) 416-8196, mtp@kennedy-center.org

THURDGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND AWARDS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Commemorating Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s 30 years of service and commitment to the Historically Black College and University community.
DATE: Monday, October 23, 5 p.m.
LOCATION:Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jim Clifton
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Angela Mauldin, angela.mauldin@tmcf.org

WHITE HAT GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Helping high-risk children and providing opportunities for the cyber security community.
DATE: Thursday, October 26, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE: Black-tie optional
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Paul Innella and David Trout
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Kelsey Presswood, kpresswood@childrensnational.org

SMITHSONIAN FOOD HISTORY GALA          

WHAT TO EXPECT: Danny Meyer, CEP of Union Square Hospitality Group, will receive the third annual Julia Child Award.
DATE: Thursday, October 26
LOCATION: National Museum of American History
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Kari Fantasia, (202) 633-3302, FantasiaKa@si.edu

SOUTHEAST TENNIS AND LEARNING CENTER ‘TENNIS SHOES, TIES AND AFTER FIVE’ GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event will celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Blacks In Wax, which preforms annually at the Kennedy Center and Millennium Stage.
DATE: Friday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Southeast Tennis and Learning Center
ATTIRE: Guests are encouraged to wear tennis shoes with their cocktail attire.
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Tanisha Williams, (202) 678 7530

AFRICAN ART AWARDS DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: Artists Ghada Amer and Mary Sibande will be recognized, while guest chef Carla Hall of “Top Chef” and “The Chew” will provide a unique dining experience.
DATE: Friday, October 27, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: (202) 633-3773, NMAFAAwards@si.edu

WALK THIS WAY FASHION SHOW

WHAT TO EXPECT: Professional athletes walk the fashion runway to pledge their commitment to healthy relationships.
DATE: Friday, October 27, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE: Black-tie optional
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: Becky Lee, becky@becksfund.org

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN NATIONAL DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: Enjoying dinner with the leading national organization that fights for LGBTQ rights, education, and programs.
DATE: Saturday, October 28, 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Walter E. Eashington Convention Center
ATTIRE: Black-tie optional
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Bruce Rohr and Rachael Gresson
PRICE: $400
CONTACT: HRC events team, galadinners@hrc.org

WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW PRESIDENT’S CUP PARTY

WHAT TO EXPECT: Cocktails, dinner and a world class equestrian competition.
DATE: Saturday, October 28, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: PwC Club at Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)
ATTIRE: Cocktail/equestrian chic
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Bonnie Jenkins
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: hospitality@wihs.org

NOVEMBER

HIGHER ACHIEVMENT GOING PLACES’ GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Higher Achievement educates, trains, and coaches middle school students by hosting after school academies, and transition and summer programs
DATE: Wednesday, November 1, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Warner Theatre
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Mitchell N. Schear, Sara Akbar, Wendy Feldman Black, Jay Epstien, Michael Goodwin and Michael Kelly
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: Janelle Hunter, jhunter@higherachievement.org

KNOCK OUT ABUSE GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Four local beneficiaries that aid victims of domestic violence.
DATE: Thursday, November 2, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C.
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Elissa Davidson and Sarah O’Keef; Patricia Coleman and Ellen Spiegel
PRICE: $650
CONTACT: (202) 223-1906, rebecca@knockoutabuse.org

FIGHT NIGHT

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Live boxing and mixed martial arts matches and musical performances.
DATE: Thursday, November 2, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Washington Hilton
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Raul Fernandez
PRICE: $1,050
CONTACT: Judy Wrench, (202) 772-0417, Judy.Wrench@FightForChildren.org

HEROINES OF WASHINGTON

WHAT TO EXPECT:  March of Dimes, which works to decrease infant mortality rates in the community and ensure healthy and happy lives for babies.
DATE: Thursday, November 2, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jennifer Felix and Dondi Saunders
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: Kate Leib, (571) 257-2309, kleib@marchofdimes.org

JDRF HOPE GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Raise critical funds for Type I Diabetes (TID) research to progressively reduce the impact of TID on people’s lives.
DATE: Saturday, November 4, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michelle Dolansky and Susan Faries
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Alexandra Barker, abarker@jdrf.org.

NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  The 42nd annual event is dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the Italian American heritage.
DATE: Saturday, November 4
LOCATION: Washington Marriott
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Michael Zarrelli
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: NIAF gala@niaf.org

MEHREGAN GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  The Iranian American Medical Society of Greater Washington
DATE: Saturday, November 4, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Willard InterContinental
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $175
CONTACT: iamsstaff@gmail.com

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME ‘MOMS PROM’ GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The NOFAS Leadership Award to be presented to Sen. Tim Kaine.
DATE: Wednesday, November 8
LOCATION:
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (honorary) and Kate Boyce Reeder
PRICE: $300
CONTACT: Kate Boyce Reeder, (202) 253-2569.

LBJ LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL AWARD   

WHAT TO EXPECT:  David Rubenstein will be honored.
DATE: Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: National Archives Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Lloyd Hand and Cappy McGarr
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: Amy Barbee, (512) 721-0265, abarbee@lbjfoundation.org

THE LAB SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON’S AWARDS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The reception and silent auction helps the need-based financial aid for students at The Lab School of Washington, which nurtures students with learning differences.
DATE: Thursday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: National building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Pamela Kabati and Tara Turturro-Fuss
PRICE: Sponsorships start at $7,500
CONTACT: Marty Cathcart, marty.cathcart@labschool.org

INOVA SUMMIT

WHAT TO EXPECT:  A weekend of food, cocktails and conferences with thought leaders and health professionals dedicated to improving the quality of patient care and continue to generate health education and research in the community.
DATE: Friday-Sunday, November 10-12
LOCATION: Salamander Resort & Spa
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Scott Miller and Sharon Virts
PRICE:
CONTACT: Kara Burke, (703) 289-2077, kara.burke@inova.org

PASSION FOR CARING GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Recognizing Capital Caring’s ingoing efforts to improve efforts to improve care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families public education and public advocacy.
DATE: Saturday, November 11, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: MGM National Harbor Resort
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Tom and Carrie Koutsoumpas
PRICE: $400
CONTACT: Jeff Kost, jkost@capitalcaring.org

CELEBRATE EVERY BREATH GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova Health Systems will be honored with the Hitchcock Humanitarian Award.
DATE: Sunday, November 12, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C.
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Kieran Donahue Marinucci
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Erin Leahey, (301) 657-8444, eleahey@cff.org

SALUTE TO SERVICE GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: American Red Cross’ Services for the community.
DATE: Saturday, November 18
LOCATION: Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE: Black-tie or mess dress attire
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Lisa Futterman, lisa.futterman@redcross.org

LOMBARDI GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:
DATE: Saturday, November 18, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jerry and Catherine Conway Castro, Bruce Merlin Fried and Lisa Hill
PRICE: $750
CONTACT: Cristy Heffernan Seth, ch1175@georgetown.edu

S.O.M.E (SO OTHERS MIGHT EAT) GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The gala helps support SOME’s affordable housing programs for homeless and low-income families.
DATE: Saturday, November 18, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Joseph Kelley
PRICE: $400
CONTACT: Ingrid Feigenbaum, (202) 797-8806, ifeigenbaum@some.org

AMERICAN PORTRAIT GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Honorees include Spike Lee and Madeleine Albright.
DATE: Sunday, November 19
LOCATION: National Museum of American Art, Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ambassadors of Switzerland Martin Dahinden and Anita Dahinden, Rick and Susan Goings, Robert and Arlene Kogod; David and Alice Rubenstein
PRICE: $200
CONTACT: (202) 633 8553, NPG_Gala@si.edu

WASHINGTON BUSINESS HALL OF FAME GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Junior Achievement’s financial literacy programs for K-12 students n Washington, Maryland and Virginia.
DATE: Wednesday, November 29, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Terri McClements
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: (202) 777-4485

THE HONORABLE WILLIAM H. WEBSTER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD DINNER      

WHAT TO EXPECT: The international spy museum honors the former FBA and CIA director who has served the nation with integrity and distinction.
DATE: Wednesday, November 29, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $475
CONTACT: Rebecca Diamond, (202) 654-0954, rdiamond@spymuseum.org

DECEMBER

KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event will honor Carmen de Lavallade, Gloria Estefan, LL COOL J, Norman Lear and Lionel Richie.
DATE: Sunday, December 3
LOCATION: Kennedy Center Opera House
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Dennis Muilenburg; Buffy Cafritz and Ann D. Jordan (honorary)
PRICE: $475
CONTACT: honors@kennedycenter.org

IMAGINATION STAGE’S ‘BELLA NOTTE’ GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Celebrating Immigration Stage’s 38 years as the largest and most respected multidisciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the Washington metropolitan region.
DATE: Friday, December 8, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Embassy of Italy
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Erika Martin and Monique Pressley
PRICE: $250
CONTACT: events@imaginationstage.org

WASHINGTON BALLET’S NUTCRACKER TEA PARTY

WHAT TO EXPECT: Children will have the opportunity to pose for photographs with the members of The Nutcracker cast.
DATE: Sunday, December 10, 1 p.m.
LOCATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts; performance at Warner Theatre
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Andrea Rinaldi and Ginger Dietrich
PRICE: $200
CONTACT: Elissa Staley Holub (202) 274-4518, estaley@washingtonballet.org

THE CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON’S HOLIDAY CONCERT AND GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Kristi Kauppi, the Ambassador of Finland will serve as Honorary Patron as the Embassy of Finland celebrates 100 years of independence.
DATE: Monday, December 18, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Kennedy Center
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Julia Chase
PRICE: $675
CONTACT: Carolyn Purcell, (202) 244-3669, cpurcell@choralarts.org

JANUARY

WASHINGTON WINTER SHOW PREVIEW NIGHT

WHAT TO EXPECT: This year’s Chinoiserie-themed special exhibit will feature pieces from over 40 dealers.
DATE: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Katzen Arts Center American University
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Benjamin Depuy; Charlotte Moss (honorary)
PRICE: Young patrons under 40 $675; $300 over 40.
CONTACT: (202) 248-7159

RUSSIAN BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: Celebrating Washington’s White Russian ‘émigré’ community.
DATE: Thursday, January 18, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: A private club in Washington
ATTIRE: Black-tie or white-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Paul and Irina du Quenoy
PRICE: $245
CONTACT: therussianball@gmail.com

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER WASHINGTON: FEARLESS WOMAN AWARD BENEFIT

WHAT TO EXPECT: Barbara Hawthorn will be honored.
DATE: Saturday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE: Cocktail or business
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Elaine Weinstein Forman
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Terri Johnson, (202) 540-2323, tjohnson@bgcgw.org

VETTYS

WHAT TO EXPECT: Awards are presented to exceptional organizations, projects and individuals in service of veterans of the Armed Forces.
DATE: Saturday, January 20, 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel
ATTIRE: Cocktail or Business
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $300
CONTACT: MinazS@AUSVets.org

FEBRUARY

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER’S OPENING NIGHT GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The program is creating news works, arts-in-education and scholarship to talented young dance students to attend the Ailey School in New York.
DATE: Tuesday, February 6, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Kennedy Center
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: (202) 518-6908, bobette@eventsbyandrewells.com

STANDING OVATION FOR DC PUBLIC SCHOOLS

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event till celebrate D.C. educators, thanking them for their work and commitment to D.C. Public Schools.
DATE: Thursday, February 8, 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Anthem at the Wharf
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Jenna Spencer, jspencer@dcedfund.org

S.O.M.E (SO OTHER MIGHT EAT) JUNIOR GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Proceeds from the event support SOME’s affordable housing families.
DATE: Friday, February 9
LOCATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts
ATTIRE: Black-tie optional
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Ingrid Feigenbaum, ifeigenbaum@some.org

TEACH FOR AMERICA GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Rep. John Delaney and April Delaney are the evenings keynote speakers for the gala.
DATE: Wednesday, February 21, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Jeff and Chrissy Bril; Bill and Keren Sonneborn
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: Elisabeth Wraase, (202) 552-2400 ext. 21208, elisabeth.wraase@teachforamerica.org

ST. JUDE GOURMET GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The evening features restaurant and cocktail tastings from several of Washington’s top restaurants as well as a silent and live auction.
DATE: Wednesday, February 21, 5 p.m.
LOCATION: National building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Paul Hatch
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Alexis Fedora, (703) 650-4515, Alexis.Fedora@stjude.org

GREATER WASHINGTON REGION HEART BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: The evening includes heart and stroke survivor celebrations, dinner, dancing, and a live band as well as a silent auction.
DATE: Saturday, February 24
LOCATION:
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: Kara Laing, (703) 248-1745, kara.laing@heart.org

MARCH

LATINO STUDENT FUND GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Latino Student Fund which provides a strong academic foundation for underserved PreK-12th grade students of Hispanic descent to promote higher education and professional leadership.
DATE: Thursday, March 8
LOCATION: Organization of American States
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Richard and Evelyn Bynum
PRICE: $300
CONTACT: Maria Fenanda Borja, (202) 244-3438, mfboraja@latinostudentfund.org

CHANCE FOR LIFE

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event consists of an amateur Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament with over 650 players and a tasting reception featuring restaurant concepts cross the MGM portfolio, celebrity chefs, world-renowned wine, local craft beer and electric spirits.
DATE: Saturday, March 10
LOCATION: MGM National Harbor
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Ryan Hayes, info@chanceforlife.net

WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTS GALA    

WHAT TO EXPECT: Proceeds support WPA’s youth education and community programs.
DATE: Thursday, March 10
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $750; 250 for young professionals
CONTACT: Helen Aberger, (202) 533-1877, haberger@washingtonperformingarts.org

THEARC WACKY AND WHIMSICAL TEA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The familt-friendly event offers live performances, games, and high tea.
DATE: Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
ATTIRE: Tea attire
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Rahsaan Bernard, rbernard@thearcdc.org

N STREET VILLAGE GALA          

WHAT TO EXPECT: N Street Village is a nonprofit that empowers homeless and low-income women to claim their highest quality of life through shelter and a variety of programming.
DATE: Wednesday, March 14
LOCATION: Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Tom and Hillary Baltimore
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Stuart Allen (202) 939-2085, sallen@nstreetvillage.org

SIBLEY HOPE AND PROGRESS GALA 

WHAT TO EXPECT: Sibley Memorial Hospital maintains a standard of excellence in public health services, including cancer research, maternal services and joint replacement care.
DATE: Sunday, March 18
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $750
CONTACT: Kristen Pruski, (202) 660-6814 kpruski@jhmi.edu

FOCUS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Support for Washington’s public charter school movement.
DATE: Thursday, March 22, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Longview Gallery
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $150
CONTACT: Cherrelle Swain, (612) 229-9970, cswain@focusdc.org

APRIL

CHILDREN’S BALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: Critical support for the mission of Children’s National Health System including medical care, research and advocacy for children.
DATE: Friday, April 6, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Union Station
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Patrice King Brickman, Marcy Cohen, Kay Kendall, Michelle DiFebo Freeman and Jean-Marie Fernandez
PRICE: Sponsorships start at $12,500
CONTACT: Jen Fleming jbleming2@childrensnational.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES GALA   

WHAT TO EXPECT: An effort to foster a spirit of community through service.
DATE: Saturday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Kimani Superville, (202) 772-4331, kimani.Superville@CC-DC.org

MAKE-A-WISH MID ATLANTICS ‘EVENING OF WISHES’

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event funds wishes for local children with life-threatening illnesses
DATE: Saturday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: International Trade Center
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Vito Germinario
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Patricia Gill, pgill@midatlantic.wish.org

AN EVENING TO BENFIT INNOCENTS AT RISK

WHAT TO EXPECT: Innocents at Risk’s mission to combat child trafficking.
DATE: Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Mayflower Hotel
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Tony and Staci Capuano
PRICE: $500; $300 for young professionals
CONTACT: Deborah Sigmind, (202) 625-4338, debsigmund@gmail.com

YOUNG ORCHESTRA OF THE AMERICAS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Secretary general Luis Almagro will receive YOA’s Global Leadership Statesman Award.
DATE: Friday, April 13
LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ambassador of Panama Emanuel Gonzalez-Revilla and Luciana Gonzalez Revilla
PRICE:
CONTACT:

MARCH OF DIMES GOURMET GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: More than 50 U.S. senators and representatives participate in this competitive cook-off as celebrity chefs, serving their favorite hors d’oeuvres desserts and drinks.
DATE: Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: National Building Museum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Caroline Aderholt, Vivian Bishop, Colleen Ochoa Peters and Gayle Wicker
PRICE:
CONTACT: Tina Cavucii, CCavucci@marchofdimes.org

FREE EXPRESSION AWARDS

WHAT TO EXPECT: Recognizing those who exhibit passion for and dedication to free expression.
DATE: Tuesday, April 17
LOCATION: Newseum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Sonya Gavankar, SGavankar@newseum.org

LUNGEVITY’S MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF HOPE GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Hope Award for Corporate Leadership Recipient will be presented to the Whirlpool Corporation.
DATE: Friday, April 20, 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Greta Kreuz and Larry Aschenbach
PRICE:
CONTACT: (240) 454-3104

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS SPRING GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Support for the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and public audience engagement initiatives.
DATE:Friday, April 20
LOCATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: (202) 266-2825

BALL FOR THE MALL

WHAT TO EXPECT: Trust for the Notional Mall’s efforts to maintain the National Mall.
DATE: Thursday, April 26,
LOCATION: National Mall
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Vanessa Chebli, (202) 407-9415, vchebli@nationalmall.org

A VINTAGE AFFAIR

WHAT TO EXPECT: Guests will sample wine and good pairings and participate in lice and silent auctions that include wines, exotic trips, and unique dining experiences.
DATE: Saturday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Anne Polk and Kim Trundle
PRICE: $400
CONTACT: Melanie McCarty, atmmccarty@childernsnational.org

PHILLIPS PROGRAMS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The 50th anniversary event celebrates Phillips Programs’ service to youth with behavioral health needs. Proceeds benefit its Career Partners program, which matches youth with employers.
DATE: Saturday, April 28, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Hilston McLean, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE: Themed or cocktail attire
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Joe Burke
PRICE: $200
CONTACT: Debi Alexander (703) 941-8810, debi.alexander@phillipsprograms.org

AN EVENING FOR HOPE

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Children’s Inn at NIH which is a nonprofit residential “place like home” for seriously ill children and their families to stay together free of charge while participating in medical treatments at the NIH.
DATE: Saturday, April 28, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Todd Pantezzi
PRICE: $800
CONTACT: Anne Manderville (301) 451-9461

MAY

REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL DINNER

WHAT TO EXPECT: Protection and assistance for refugees and displaced people.
DATE: Wednesday, May 2, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE: Business
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Tamala Scott, (202) 540-7004

PHILLIPS COLLECTION ANNUAL GALA AND CONTEMPORARIES BASH

WHAT TO EXPECT: Phillips Collection’s educational programs that forward K-12 educational reform, art, and wellness and lifelong learning in the Washington community, across the country and globally.
DATE: Friday, May 4
LOCATION:
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Ambassador of Australia Joe Hockey and Melissa Baddage
PRICE:
CONTACT: Sarah Corley, (202) 387-2151, scorley@phillipscollecton.org

FASHION FOR PAWS

WHAT TO EXPECT: Protection and assistance for refugees and displaced people.
DATE: Saturday, May 5
LOCATION:
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Isoke Salaam,, isoke@isokesalaampr.com

CITYDANCE DREAMSCAPE

WHAT TO EXPECT: An after-school program that provides dance classes and performance opportunities; mentoring and tutoring to students from D.C.’s most underserved communities.
DATE: Saturday, May 5
LOCATION: Lincoln Theatre
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT:

KENNEDY CENTER SPRING GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The Center’s performance, education programs and outreach initiavties.
DATE: Sunday, May 6
LOCATION: Kennedy Center Concert Hall
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: (202) 416-8338, springgala@kennedy-center.org

HEART’S DELIGHT WINE TASTING AND AUCTION

WHAT TO EXPECT: Events include Congress Has Heart and Collectors Dinner (May 9) Embassy and Winemaker Dinner Series (May10), Vintners Dinner and Auction (May 11) and Bordeaux Master Class and grand tasting (May 12).
DATE: Wednesday-Saturday, May 9-12,
LOCATION:
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Mitch Bainwol
PRICE: $200-2,000
CONTACT: Heidi Arnold, (703) 248- 1720, heidi.arnold@heart.org

ARENA STAGE SPRING GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Artistic production and community engagement programs.
DATE: Thursday, May 10
LOCATION: Arena Stage
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Maria Corso ,(202) 600-4025, mcorso@arenastage.org

PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection. Funds support research, education, advocacy and outreach programs.
DATE: Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: National building Museum
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $1,000
CONTACT: Jacob Peterson, (703) 837-3688, Jacob.Peterson@prevencancer.org

GLEN ECHO GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Programs and historic building maintenance of Glen Echo Park.
DATE: Saturday, May 19
LOCATION: Glen Echo Park
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Jenni Cloud jcloud@glenechopark.org

NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MUSEUM GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Recognizing a select group of women who have made a significant contribution to their field.
DATE: Tuesday, May 22
LOCATION:
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: (703) 461-1920, RSVP@womenshistory.org

JUNE

HALCYON AWARDS

WHAT TO EXPECT: Honorees will include Chef Jose Andres, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield and Rep. John Delaney
DATE: Saturday, June 2
LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $750
CONTACT: David Corson, d.corson@halcyonhouse.org

HILLWOOD GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The evening will feature an exclusive preview of Hillwood’s special exhibition “Faberge Rediscovered” and a formal seated dinner on the Lunar Lawn.
DATE: Tuesday, June 5
LOCATION: Hillwood Museum
ATTIRE: Black-tie
EVENT CHAIRMEN: Mark Lowham
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: Adrienne Starr, (202) 243-3974, astarr@hillwoodmuseum.org

DINNER UNDER THE STARS

WHAT TO EXPECT: The event will celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and include festive cocktails in the Herb Garden followed by a tented dinner against the backdrop of the historic U.S. Capital Columns. Guests are invited to stroll around the columns following dinner.
DATE: Wednesday, June 6
LOCATION: The National Arboretum
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE: $125 (young professionals under 35) or $250
CONTACT: Cathy Kerkam, (202) 544-8733, cathy@fona.org

WASHINGTON NATIONALS DREAM GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: Guests will have the opportunity to mingle and snap pictures with Nationals players and coaches at the event.
DATE: Saturday, June 9
LOCATION: Marriott Marquis
ATTIRE: Cocktail
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: (202) 640-7124

SANDY HOOK PROMISE’S ANNUAL PROMISE CHAMPIONS GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT: The mission of Sandy Hook Promise is to prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide and accidental discharge.
DATE: Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
ATTIRE:
EVENT CHAIRMEN:
PRICE:
CONTACT: Sarah Lopez, sarah@transend-me.com

 

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