DC Fashion Week Returns Sept. 19-23

Much like this summer’s all-star week of baseball at National Park, DC Fashion Week plans to “hit it out of the park” by uniting fashion designers from around the world to showcase their latest collections. This all takes place during the 14th-anniversary celebration of fashion week in Washington Sept. 19-23. Highlights include the Emerging Designers Showcase Presented by Sprite and the International Couture Collections Show at the Embassy of France. Visit DCFashionWeek.org for complete details.

Peace Mountain Theatre Company Presents A Shayna Maidel in October

Peace Mountain Theatre Company will present Barbara Lebow’s A Shayna Maidel, a beautiful and poignant story about family, loss, different generations and cultures, set in Brooklyn in 1946. A Shayna Maidel will be performed over three weekends in October. Evening performances at 8 p.m.; matinees at 2 p.m. Performances held at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac, Maryland. PeaceMountainTheatre.com

  • Thursday, Oct. 11; Saturday, Oct. 13; Sunday, Oct. 14
  • Thursday, Oct. 18; Sunday, Oct. 21
  • Saturday, Oct. 27; Sunday, Oct. 28

&pizza Opens Potomac Yard Shop Location

&pizza, the D.C.-based craft pie purveyor, opened its doors at Potomac Yard on July 12. Known for culinary innovation, community-driven retail design and its unique employee culture, &pizza celebrated its 27th shop opening by treating the first 27 guests to free pizza. The shop is designed around the vibe of the surrounding Alexandria community and features &pizza’s signature black-and-white aesthetic throughout, plus all-new digital menu boards. In addition to &pizza’s signature hits, guests can craft their own one-of-a-kind pies for just $10.75. AndPizza.com


2nd Annual MCPAW Party Presents: The Great Gatsby Oct. 13

The 2nd Annual MCPAW Party will be an extravagant Great Gatsby-themed evening of dinner, live music, special guests, auctions, signature cocktails and more. Please feel free to bring along your faithful canine companions to this benefit event. Dog walkers will be on site to help out, and outdoor areas for your four-legged friends are available. Dress in your best Roaring Twenties outfit and party for a great cause at the William F. Bolger Center. For more information, visit MCPAW.org.


11th Annual Taste in Potomac Returns Oct. 6

Taste in Potomac brings together leaders in our community, advocates for children and friends who care at the Bolger Center. Guests enjoy an evening of fabulous auctions and delicious food from Potomac area restaurants. Nearly 30 restaurants donate their fare for the enjoyment of the guests and to help Adoptions Together raise awareness and funding to find homes for children in foster care. For more information, visit AdoptionsTogether.org.