The Weekend Guide

national peach month menu!

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National Peach Month Menu
Station 4 chef Orlando Amaro serves summer on a plate.
Why: Seared scallops with pickled peaches on cilantro salad, Korobuta pork tenderloin with peach chutney and fava-corn relish, and peach tarte tatin with creme fraiche and basil sorbet.
When: Thru Aug. 31.
Where: 1101 4th St. SW, b/t I & M Sts. (202-488-0987).

Edited for Goodwill Pop-Up Shop
A thrift empire partners with rising stars from architecture and design firm Gensler to showcase vintage and contemporary fashions at bargain prices.
Why: It takes a village; donations of clothes, household goods, and electronics will be accepted.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Pepco’s Edison Place Art Gallery, 702 8th St. NW, b/t G & H Sts. (202-872-3396).

The Knitting Loft
Cheryl Steplight welcomes new students and old hands to the crocheting classes and weekly Sit ’n’ Stich sessions (Wed., 6:30-8 p.m.) at her wool-stocked store.
Why: It’s knotty and nice.
When: Opens Sat. Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Wed., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1227 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, b/t 12th & 13th Sts. (202-544-0702).

The Half Century Collection
A retrospective of microsculpture by British artist Willard Wigan includes a hummingbird inside the eye of a needle and works so tiny they fit on the head of a pin.
Why: Nanotechnology never looked this good.
When: Thru Jan. 2013. Tues.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Parish Gallery, 1054 31st St. NW, at Blues Alley (202-944-2310). Admission is $5.

Sail to Sable Trunk Show
Preview the debut line of tunic dresses by Jennifer Stocker, one-time merchandising manager for Lucky. The A-line cotton minis come in blocked colors or beachy stripes edged with rickrack.
Why: They’re preppier than a monogrammed napkin at an Amagansett clam bake.
When: Thru Aug. 8.
Where: Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t Q St. & Reservoir Rd. (202-338-5398).

Photo: Cosmo Condina / Getty Images 

1054 31st St NW
@ Blues Alley
Washington, DC 20007
702 8th St NW
bt G & H Sts
Washington, DC 20001
1101 4th St SW
bt I & M Sts
Washington, DC 20024
1227 Pennsylvania Ave SE
bt 12th & 13th Sts
Washington, DC 20003
1626 Wisconsin Ave NW
bt Q St & Reservoir Rd
Washington, DC 20007