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The Weekend Guide

crafty bastards!

It’s Black Friday for Pinterest fans.

EXPLORE
Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair
What:
Score one-of-a-kind goods from more than 100 vendors, including Project Runway’s favorite patch worker Jay McCarroll (booth No. 62) and Goth jeweler Georgia Varidakis (No. 77).
Why: Arrive early to cherry-pick necklaces by Anne Marie Chua Lee (No. 24), demented plush toys by Heidi Kenney of My Paper Crane (No. 83), and textured stockings by Origei (No. 20).
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Union Market, 1309 5th St. NE, at Neal Pl. Tickets ($5) at realdeal.washingtonpaper.com.

SHOP
C. Wonder
What:
Wander the preppy boutique stocked with clothing, accessories, home accents, and pet wear.
Why: Most items hover around the $50 mark, and monogramming options abound.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., lvl. 2, McLean (703-761-3970).

DECORATE
Salt & Sundry Holiday Pop-Up
What:
Food writer Amanda McClements previews her home and kitchenwares shop, including a ceramics collaboration with Cloud Terre artist Amber Kendrick, linens from Lithuania, and farm tables made by her dad in North Carolina.
Why: Your Thanksgiving table isn’t going to scape itself.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Union Market, 1309 5th St. NE, at Neal Pl.

FETE
Champagne Gala
What:
Clink flutes, nibble petits fours, and let Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palm Orchestra set the room spinning at the black tie-optional wingding.
Why: Bid on vacation packages and luxury goods to raise funds for the French-American Foundation.
When: Fri. Dinner, 7 p.m.; dancing and after-party, 8:30 p.m.
Where: La Maison Française, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. Tickets (VIP, $165; dancing only, $85) at eventbrite.

SEE
An Evening of Comedy & Music with David Alan Grier
What:
The funnyman and In Living Color alum jokes with standout standup Faizon Love and jazz man Jason Moran.
Why: It’s all about improvisation, baby.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, at Virginia Ave. Tickets ($20-$55) at 202-467-4600 or kennedy-center.org.

SUP
Farmers Fishers Bakers Restaurant
What:
Founding Farmers has a sibling in Washington Harbour. Among the treats are a sushi bar, tiki drinks, ten Nice 8 Buck salads, open-range steaks, weekend brunch, and a slice of strawberry cake big enough to please a dozen forks.
Why: In-house recycling and water filtration programs.
When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Wed., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-midnight; Sat., 10 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 3000 K St. NW (202-298-8783).

Photo: Courtesy of Crafty Bastards

LOCATIONS
1961 Chain Bridge Rd
in Tysons Corner Center, lvl 2
McLean, VA 22102
703-761-3970
3000 K St NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-298-8783
1309 5th St NE
@ Neal Pl
Washington, DC 20002
301-652-7400
La Maison Francaise
4101 Reservoir Rd NW
Embassy of France
Washington, DC 20007
202-944-6400
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037
202-467-4600
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