The Weekend Guide


Here today. Gown tomorrow.

Meeps Reopens
Cathy Chung and Katerina Herodotou of Treasury refresh the 20-year-old Adams Morgan vintage store with contemporary designers and a revolving art collection.
Why: A Cosmic Costume room is set to open in time for Halloween.
When: Mon. & Tues., noon-8 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., noon-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 2104 18th St. NW, b/t California St. & Wyoming Ave. (202-265-6546).

Funky Fresh Foodie Fest
Craft breweries and notable mobile kitchens (Pepe, Takorean, Pleasant Pops) park it near Nats Park for the inaugural Truckie Awards. 
Why: Belt one out at the D.C. Karaoke Invitational and paint your own album cover at the Art Whino station.
When: Sat., 1-9 p.m.
Where: Half Street Fairgrounds1299 Half St. SE, at M St. All-inclusive tickets ($52-$75) at ticketfly.com; use code FRESH10 at checkout to get $10 off.

Outdoor Film Festival
Three consecutive nights of alfresco crowd-pleasers (All the President’s Men, Midnight in Paris, We Bought a Zoo) on a screen that’s 70 percent larger than ever before.
Why: Proceeds from concessions support NIH Children’s Charities.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8:30 p.m.
Where: Rockville Mid-Pike Plaza, 1810 Rockville Pike, b/t Old Georgetown Rd. & Montrose Pkwy., Rockville. Admission is free.

Hitched Styling Night
Pile on the belts, headbands, veils, and jewelry at the bridal salon; owners Carin Levine and Julia Kepniss provide hands-on help.
Why: Get 10 percent off accessories purchased at the sale.
When: Tonight, 5-8 p.m.
Where: 1523 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at Volta Pl. (202-333-6162). R.S.V.P. to info@hitchedsalon.com

Bake Bethesda a Pie Contest
Preheat your ovens! Register to enter no more than five sweet or savory pies at the third annual challenge for amateur bakers judged by serious restaurateurs.

Why: Aspire to the upper crust.
When: Applications due by Wed., 5 p.m.; judging, Sept. 2, 11 a.m.
Where: Register online at centralfarmmarkets.com. Judging takes place at Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd., Bethesda. Entry fee ($5) benefits Manna Food Bank.

Photo: Kate Gibbs for DailyCandy

Bethesda Elementary School
7600 Arlington Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
Rockville Mid-Pike Plaza
1180 Rockville Pike
bt Old Georgetown Rd & Montrose Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20852
1299 Half St SE
@ M St
Washington, DC 20003
2104 18th St NW
bt California St & Wyoming Ave
Washington, DC 20009
1523 Wisconsin Ave NW
@ Volta Pl
Washington, DC 20007