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Breathe Deep and Jump DC
Watch fundraisers who’ve pledged a minimum of $50 rappel down the eleven-story Woodward & Lothrop building in support of Lungevity’s efforts to successfully treat lung cancer.
Why: Madame Tussauds is no longer the scariest thing on the block.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1025 F St. NW, b/t 10th & 11th Sts.

Breast Cancer Bites
Expect food from a dozen dynamite chefs, tunes from local Eric Hutchinson, and a silent auction of music memorabilia. Exec chef Scott Drewno (The Source) chairs the event, a tribute to his breast cancer survivor mom.
Why: Kitchen creatives Haidar Karoum (Estadio), Eric Ziebold (CityZen), and Victor Albisu (forthcoming Taco Bamba) provide a feast for both eyes and belly.
When: Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 S. Potomac Ave., at Crystal Dr., Arlington (703-413-1300). Tickets at breastcancerbites.eventbrite.com ($30) or the door ($40).

Urban Country Fall Anniversary Sale
A week before the sale opens to the public, shave 30 percent off the first piece of furniture, 35 percent off a second item, and 40 percent off a third (and fourth, and so on) when you mention DailyCandy.
Why: Fancy fresh accessories? Save 20 percent on sale items, including bedding and rugs by Dwell Studio.
When: Thru Oct. 4. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 7117 Arlington Rd., at Bethesda Ave., Bethesda (301-654-0500).

Cosmo Couture
Review fantastical garments crafted by D.C. interior designers using architectural materials (wood veneer, carpet, tile, wall covering). The show kicks off with a reception followed by a discussion about the intersection of fashion and interior design.
Why: Finally, the carpet matches the drapes.
When: Thru Oct. 14. Reception, tonight, 5-7 p.m.; discussion, 7 p.m.
Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1700). Panel discussion tickets ($15) at getinvolved.corcoran.org. Admission to the exhibit is free.

The Board Room Opens

What: The gang behind Atomic Billiards invites you to play Mystery Date at (or invite one to) the beer bar stocked with more than 200 vintage games.
Why: Get a clue, Miss Peacock. It happened in the bar with a pint glass (filled with one of 21 drafts).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Fri., 4 p.m.-3 a.m.; Sat., noon-3 a.m.; Sun., noon-2 a.m.
Where: 1737 Connecticut Ave. NW, at S St. (202-518-7666).

Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market
Mobile paleta purveyors park their sustainable sweets in a corner store that also stocks organic eggs, yogurt, and green market comestibles like Gordy’s pickles and Bigg Riggs Farm jam. Pop in for coffee and Wi-Fi or a sandwich to go.
Why: Score one of Anthony Dihle’s six-color screen prints of a giant ice pop ($30) while supplies last.
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1781 Florida Ave. NW, at California St. (202-558-5224).

Photo: Courtesy of Lungevity

Woodward & Lothrop Building
1025 F St NW
bt 10th & 11th Sts
Washington, DC 20004
2800 S Potomac Ave
@ Crystal Dr
Arlington, VA 22202
1781 Florida Ave NW
@ California St
Washington, DC 20009
1737 Connecticut Ave NW
@ S St
Washington, DC 20009
7117 Arlington Rd
@ Bethesda Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
500 17th St NW
@ New York Ave
Washington, DC 20006