Get Out: Family Fun BYOT, Olympic Events and More

The weekend is only one day away. How are you going to use it?

1. Family Fun Day at Georgetown University, BYOT (Bring Your Own Toys)

When/Where: McShain Lounge, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday 

Why Go: It's been a hot, sticky summer. Get the kids out of the house and take advantage of the university's air conditioning and change of scenery. Bring your own toys, though crayons, stickers and bubbles will be provided. Childcare is not provided.

Pricing: Free. RSVPs are not necessary, but are appreciated neighborhood@georgetown.edu.


When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Encore Stage & Studio, 125 S. Old Glebe Road

Why Go: It's the final showings of a swashbuckling Gilbert & Sullivan classic. Starring Helen Hayes Award Winners Chris Sizemore and Erin Driscoll. 

Pricing: Free


When/Where: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Washington Studio School, 2129 S St. NW

Why Go: The art installation aims to raise awareness about "the estimated 12 million children orphaned and made vulnerable by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa," . Cradles were created from a variety of materials and made from individuals and groups around the country. Those on display in Washington "represent a fraction of the more than 500 submitted to The Cradle Project first organized by artist and TED Fellow Naomi Natale in 2008," .

Pricing: Free

4. Annie

When/Where: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Artipshere

Why Go: It's a one-time showing of the classic film based on the Broadway musical about a red-headed orphan named Annie. Starring Carol Burnett and Albert Finney.

Pricing: $6

5. L2 Lounge: Let the Games Begin

When/Where: 9 p.m. Friday at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley NW

Why Go: Celebrate American athletic prowess from the comfort of your neighborhood. Businesses in Georgetown and Arlington are getting into the Olympic spirit. Friday's event at this hip Georgetown club will have you sipping cocktails and taking in the opening ceremony with friends.

Pricing: Free for members, $30 cover charge for non-members.


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