Kimono Exhibit and Fundraiser: View more than a thousand kimonos and accessories for sale, benefiting the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the Japan-America Society of Washington DC. Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 1330 Maryland Ave. SW. 6-9 p.m. Metro: Smithsonian

Cultural Performances at the Tidal Basin: Concerts, dance and other performances on an intimate stage. Tidal Basin Welcome Area, 15th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Metro: Smithsonian

Emerging Japanese Jazz Series: “Berklee College Night” featuring Mao Sone. Blues Alley Jazz Club, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. N. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. $10-$15. Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU