Week In Lifestyle // October 21-27

Published On October 21, 2013 | By Richeen Ariel | Lifestyle

THIS WEEK

Dance Til Dawn Zumbathon: Join VIDA Fitness for a 2-hour Zumbathon with special guest, Zumba Jammer, Jose Asmat. After you sweat it out, join the fun at a “Masquerade Social” immediately following, featuring a LIVE performance by Elijah Rock. Monday, October 21. 6pm-11pm. Howard Theatre, 620 T St NW, WDC. Cost: $35.

Aura Spa Grand Opening: Celebrate the grand opening of Aura Spa (www.auraspa.net) on U St at VIDA Fitness. Tour the facilities, and enjoy complimentary champagne and delectables. The first 100 guests will receive a gift bag! Wednesday, October 23. 6:30pm-8:30pm. 1612 U St NW, WDC. Cost: Free with RSVP to Michelle Hicks at mhicks@vidafitness.com.

Ella Rue Pop-Up Trunk Show: Shop 50-70% off designer cashmeres and jewelry during Ella Rue’s Pop-Up Trunk Show at The Washington Post. Thursday, October 24. 9am-4pm. 1150 15th St NW, WDC. Cost: Free entry.

Intermix 1st Anniversary at Tysons Galleria: Blogger Elizabeth Fassbender of “So Much To Smile About” invites you to celebrate the first anniversary of Intermix at Tysons Galleria. Explore must-haves and exclusive styles of the season; plus enjoy champagne and sweets while DJ Phlipz spins of-the-moment music. Thursday, October 24. 6pm-8pm. Intermix – Tysons Galleria – Lvl 1, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free entry.

WEEKEND

Kiki McDonough Personal Appearance: Meet the jewelry designer and view her latest collection. Friday, October 25. 10am-3pm. Neiman Marcus – Lvl 2, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free.

Kaufman Franco Trunk Show: View the Fall designer sportswear collection from Kaufman Franco. Friday, October 25-26. 10am-4pm. Neiman Marcus – Lvl 3, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free.

SPANX Booty Bash: Get the skinny on the new SPANX denim leggings, shapers and more. The first 25 guests will receive a gift card with a surprise dollar amount and every 15 minutes, guests can enter to winTower of Powergiveaways. With a purchase of $50 or more, you’ll receive a SPANX booty bag (lingerie bag)! Saturday, October 26. 1pm-3pm. SPANX – Tysons Corner – Lvl 2/2E, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA. Cost: Free entry.

Tysons Galleria 25th Anniversary – Macy’s Fashion Directors: Join retail and fashion veterans, Nicole Fishelis and Durand Guion in conversation about style, designers, translate trends in today’s digital age. Nicole and Durand will present the latest trends and best styled looks for men and women. Reception will immediately follow at Macy’s.Saturday, October 26. 12pm-2pm. Macy’s, Center Court, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free.

David Yurman Celebrates Tysons Galleria’s 25th Anniversary: The store plans to serve creative mocktails while you shop their collections. Saturday, October 26. 12pm-7pm. David Yurman – Tysons Galleria – Lvl 2, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free entry.

Lily Pulitzer Celebrates Tysons Galleria’s 25th Anniversary: Lily Pulitzer celebrates Tysons Galleria’s 25th Anniversary by bringing one of the famous Lilly Pulitzer jeeps and the Lilly Pulitzer juice stand for customers to get their picture taken while sitting behind the wheel! Also, an original painting to commemorate Tysons Galleria’s 25th Anniversary and Lilly Pulitzer will be raffled off in store that day; along with live music. Saturday, October 26. Lily Pulitzer – Tysons Galleria – Lvl 1, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free entry.

Tommy Bahama Celebrates Tysons Galleria’s 25th Anniversary: Tommy Bahama invites customers to an “Anniversary Bash”. Enjoy live music, anniversary treats and a gift with any purchase of $100 or more during the event. Saturday, October 26. 12pm-5pm. Tommy Bahama – Tysons Galleria – Lvl 1, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free entry.

Diamonds & Pearls Red Carpet Fashion Gala: Mingle with industry movers and shakers, and celebrities at this exclusive red carpet fashion gala, featuring an industry contest for best MUA, hairstylist, designer, and model + birthday party for Grammy winner Ski Johnson. Enjoy a performance from the Indiggo Twins, DJ set, and complimentary beverages. Saturday, October 26. 6pm-10pm. Kabin, 1337 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC. Cost: $47.

Lagos Trunk Show: View the latest collection from this jewelry designer. Saturday, October 26. 10am-4pm. Neiman Marcus – Lvl 2, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free.

Konstantino Trunk Show: View the latest collection from this jewelry designer. Saturday, October 26. 10am-4pm. Neiman Marcus – Lvl 2, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA. Cost: Free.

Nations Capital Fashion Show:The Nations Capital Fashion Show gives designers a platform to showcase their talent and brand, while benefiting HIV awareness. Designers from all over the US will showcase the country’s newest fashion trends, high-fashion, couture, ready to wear, and boutique fashion collections on the catwalk with over 30 top models. Network with industry professionals, designers, celebrity guests, and enjoy a complimentary “champagne and dessert” reception after the show. Sunday, October 27. 6pm-10pm. Eastern Market North Hall, 225 7th St SE, WDC. Cost: $30.

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is a wife, mommy, writer, social media influencer, and founder of TheDistrictInsider.com. What began as an email between friends in 2005 – about a few good events in D.C. – has turned into one big adventure in the city! Richeen majored in English at VCU, and finds refuge in creative writing. Her life mantra? “Live life to the fullest and LOVE in the fast lane…”