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This Week: June 7-13

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2010 National Harbor Food and Wine Festival. This waterside festival features more than 100 exhibitors representing the Chesapeake’s unique restaurants, wineries, breweries, and retailers. Tickets: Saturday: $69 ($73 at the gate) for adults 21 years and older, $30 12-20 years old, $15 6-11 years old, Free under 5 years old. Sunday: $60 ($65 at the gate) for adults 21 years and older, $30 12-20 years old, $15 6-11 years old, Free under 5 years old. 137 National Plaza, National Harbor, M.D.

Paella Festival. Chef Jose Andres of Jaleo teams up with a guest chef from Spain to celebrate the nation’s signature dish. June 7-20. Jaleo, 470 7th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 628-7949.

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Oscar de la Renta Fall 2010 Collection. Check out the designer’s fall collection at Neiman Marcus in Tyson’s Galleria. Tues., June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  2001 International Drive, McLean, V.A.

Troubadour Trunk Show. Wink in Georgetown hosts a trunk show of Troubadour, a lovely line by designer Lindsey Carter, who will be on-site for you to meet. Wed., June 9, 4-8:30 p.m. 3109 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Pink Lips, Tan Hips. Saks Fifth Avenue at Tyson’s Corner hosts a beauty event—their experts offer the latest summer tips and tricks. Complimentary beverages and treats form Lebanese Taverna. Thurs., June 10, 2-4:30 p.m. 2001 International Drive, McLean, V.A.

Photo credit: Saks Fifth Avenue

Shoes and Cocktails. CityShopGirl hosts a party at SimplySoles in Georgetown. Complimentary polish change with sandal purchase. Wine and appetizers from Peacock Café, where the party continues until 9 p.m. RSVP to CityShopGirl. Tues., June 8, 5-7 p.m., Georgetown Park Mall, Washington D.C.

Go:

Ladies Night Luau Party with the Nationals.  CityShopGirl hosts a Luau Party from 4:30-7 p.m. at Nationals Park followed by the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 p.m. Meet the baseball players (yum!) and enjoy themed food, drink specials, and silly activities like the limbo and hula. Tickets, $30. Thurs., June 10, 1500 South Capitol St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

Seersucker Social. The Dandies and Quaintrelles host a spring tweed ride (a seersucker social!). Bike through the city in your finest 1940s attire and finish at the Hillwood Estate for a post-ride social. Saturday, June 12, 3:30 p.m.

Photo credit: Dandies and Quaintrelles

Soccer in the Circle Viewing Party. Thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association and some nice D.C. authorities, Soccer in the Circle is happening this Saturday! Organized by the same gang that brought you the Dupont Circle Snowball Fight, the party starts at 7 a.m. with two big screens broadcasting the World Cup all day long.

U Street Movie Series. U Street is hosting outdoor music-themed movies each month all summer long. This month, it’s Michael Jackson’s “This Is It.” Tues., June 8, gates open at 7 p.m., movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Harrison Rec Center, V and 13th N.W., Washington D.C.

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