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The Weekend Guide

There’s lots to love.

GIVE
Locks of Love
What: Donate ten inches of hair to the nonprofit and get a free cut and blow-dry.
Why: You’ll be the mane attraction.
When: Thurs. & Fri., by appointment.
Where: Bella Bethesda, 4733 Elm St., Bethesda (301-718-9111).

BUY
Last-Minute Candy Run
What:
Pick up Valentine’s ganaches and other locally made sweets in special boxes (complete with card).
Why: Get to the heart of the matter.
When: Thurs., noon-8 p.m.
Where: Biagio Fine Chocolate, 1904 18th St. NW, b/t T St. & Florida Ave. (202-328-1506).

SEE
Love, Etcetera: Dances to William Shakespeare and Willie Nelson
What:
The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange co-presents suites set to sonnets and songs.
Why: It’ll give you the willies.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University, 37th & O Sts. NW (202-687-2787). Tickets online at performingarts.georgetown.edu.

Slideluck Potshow
What:
Take a dish and check out works by local artists at the one-night-only potluck exhibit.
Why: Bring on the casserole.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Touchstone Gallery, 406 7th St. NW, 2nd flr., b/t E & D Sts. (202-347-2787).

EAT
La Formule Dejeuner
What:
Forgo the brown bag for the new prix fixe three-course lunch at Bistrot Lepic.
Why: Who said three’s a crowd?
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 1736 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t R & 34th Sts. (202-333-0111).

LOCATIONS
1904 18th St NW
bt T St & Florida Ave
Washington, DC 20009
202-328-1506
406 7th St NW
bt D & E Sts; 2nd flr
Washington, DC 20004
202-347-2787
4733 Elm St
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-718-9111
1736 Wisconsin Ave NW
bt R & S Sts
Washington, DC 20007
202-333-0111
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