The Weekend Guide

tweed ride!
Photos: Matt Shaw / Courtesy of Dandies and Quaintrelles

Try knickers, not snickers.

PEDAL
Dandies and Quaintrelles’s First Tweed Ride
What:
Dress to kill and hop on your bike to promote good old-fashioned style.
Why: Proceeds from the postride party benefit Arts for the Aging.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.
Where: Ride begins at H & 8th Sts. NE and ends at Marvin, 2007 14th St. NW, b/t U & V Sts. (202-797-7171).

GIVE
Denim Drive
What:
Donate old jeans and get 20 percent off, plus fit recommendations from J Brand’s chief stylist.
Why: Habitat for Humanity uses your denim donation as insulation.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: National Jean Company, 7301 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda (301-907-0295).

BROWSE
Museum Shop Around
What:
Sixteen museums, theaters, and galleries set up temporary gift shops with jewelry, art, books, and local crafts for early holiday shopping.
Why: Hop and shop.
When: Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda (301-581-5100).

DIGEST
Food and Folklore
What:
Eatonville hosts a themed three-course literary dinner with Zora Neale Hurston biographer Valerie Boyd.
Why: Your eyes are watching cod.
When: Fri., 6:30 p.m
Where: 2121 14th St. NW, at V St. (202-332- 9672). R.S.V.P. required at 202-332- 9672 or foodandfolklore@gmail.com.

STYLE
Bastani & Branding
What:
A tempting night of Persian ice cream in conjunction with I RAN Home (In America), the gallery’s exhibition of emerging Iranian-American artists.
Why: You’ll lick it a lot.
When: Sat., 6-9 p.m.
Where: The Fridge, 516 8th St. SE, rear alley (202-664-4151).

Photo: Matt Shaw / Courtesy of Dandies and Quaintrelles

LOCATIONS
516 8th St SE
bt E & G Sts, in rear alley
Washington, DC 20003
202-664-4151
Tweed Ride
H & 8th Sts NE
Washington, DC 20002
2007 14th St NW
bt U & V Sts
Washington, DC 20009
202-797-7171
2121 14th St NW
bt V & W Sts
Washington, DC 20009
202-332-9672
7301 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-907-0295
The Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pk
Rockville, MD 20852
301-581-5109
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