The Weekend Guide

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Madeline Wade Hair Style Studio Opens
The friendly, supremely talented hairdresser’s tiny salon hosts one client at a time for flawless cuts, color, and makeup appointments ($35-$300). Rather stay home? She’ll go to you. 
Why: Total privacy and all of Wade’s attention.
When: Any hour of the day — that’s the beauty of it.
Where: 3147 Dumbarton St. NW, at Wisconsin Ave., 2nd lvl. (202-333-2223).

H Street Festival
Head to the party for a crazy car exhibition, tattoo competition, speed chess challenge, local fashion shows, plus food and drinks from bars along the strip.
Why: Three stages packed with musical acts like HR (of the legendary Bad Brains), Power Pirate, and Lucky Dub.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: H St. NE, b/t 8th & 14th Sts. Admission is free.

Oxfords & Oysters
Help nonprofit Oyster Recovery Partnership restore the Chesapeake Bay by attending the overboard-preppy waterside fete.
Why: Rock out to party band Burnt Sienna while sipping G&Ts and filling up at the raw bar.
When: Sat., 3-7 p.m.
Where: Little Havana, 1325 Key Hwy., Baltimore (410-837-9903). Tickets ($85) at the door.

Old Town Boutique District Scavenger Hunt
Trek from shop to shop throughout the Alexandria neighborhood to earn stamps and score free giveaways (chocolate-covered pretzels, gift cards, a week of Fitness on the Run classes). Those who visit all 28 stores vie for a $2,800 shopping spree.
Why: Participating boutiques like Mint Condition, The Sugar Cube, Periwinkle, and La Cuisine.
When: Fri.-Sun.
Where: Various locations around Old Town. Find hunt maps and cards online at oldtownboutiquedistrict.com. Participation is free.

 Photo: passamanerie / Flickr

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H Street Festival
bt 8th & 14th Sts
Washington, DC 20002
Little Havana
1325 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230
Madeline Wade
3147 Dumbarton St NW
@ Wisconsin Ave
Washington, DC 20007
Old Town Boutique District
King St
bt S Union & S Saint Asaph Sts
Alexandria, VA 22314