Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: “Sounds of the Seminary Organ” concert. Julie Vidrick Evans, Michael Lodico and Benjamin Straley will perform the music of J.S. Bach, Maurice Duruflé, Jean Langlais, Vincent Persichetti, Phillips, Leo Sowerby and Ad Wammes. Immanuel Chapel at Virginia Theological Seminary, 3737 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. 703-461-1792.
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: The Thirteen, Washington’s all-star professional choir, will perform the last concert of its 2016-22017 season. The program, titled “The French Connection,” features works by Josquin, Lassus, Duruflé, Poulenc, Messiaen and the American composer Daniel Elder. Art by internationally juried watercolorist Pamela Price will be displayed. St. Columba’s Church, 4201 Albemarle St. NW. Washington. 202-363-4119. Advance tickets, $25 (students and D.C. choir members, $20). Tickets at the door, $30 (students and D.C. choir members, $25). www.TheThirteenChoir.org.
Sunday, 10 a.m.: Will Recant, chair of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, will discuss the coalition’s programs to assist Syrian refugees. Jewish primary day School, 6045 16th St. NW. Free. Email email@example.com. 202-686-1881.
Sunday, 4:30 p.m.: Bluestone Bluegrass concert. Mandolinist Dick Laird, guitarist/vocalist Carroll Swam, bass player Heath Laird, guitarist Jeff Laird, banjoist Tom Neal, violinist Jon Glik and dobro player Russ Hooper will perform traditional bluegrass with influences from gospel, country, blues, swing and folk music. A reception will follow. All are welcome. St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 25100 Ridge Rd., Damascus. Freewill offering. stannesdamascus.org. 301-253-2130.
Sunday, 5 p.m.: Baritone Nathan Gunn and his wife, Julie Gunn, will perform an eclectic program, from Schubert to pieces from the American songbook. A reception follows in Blake Hall. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown Parish, 3240 O St. NW. Free; donations welcome. stjohnsgeorgetown.org. 202-338-1796.
Sunday, 5 p.m.: Classical pianist Steven Silverman will perform “Whimsy,” a program featuring the music of Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Debussy, Chabrier and Hindemith. A reception follows the recital. Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church, 3215 Powder Mill Rd., Adelphi. Donations appreciated. 301-937-3666 or PBUUC.org.
Friday, 12:15 to 1 p.m.: Randall Sheets, a ceremonial organist for Arlington National Cemetery, will perform works by J.S. Bach, Robert Schumann, Charles-Marie Widor, Pietro Yon and Théodore Dubois. National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Cir. NW. Free; donations welcome. nationalcitycc.org. 202-797-0103.
Friday, 7 p.m.: Concert by Eya, a medieval music ensemble. Vocalists Crossley Hawn, Allison Mondel and Kristen Dubenion-Smith and guest artists Richard Giarusso, baritone, and Brian Kay, lute/percussion, re-create “Les Trois Maries,” an early 14th-century liturgical drama intended to illuminate the emotional journey of the three Marys as they prepare to visit the tomb of Christ. Accompanied on historical instruments, scenes from the drama will be interwoven with polyphony, plainchant and instrumental improvisation. A reception follows. Freewill offerings will benefit the Georgetown Ministry Center, which aids service-resistant, chronically homeless individuals and advocates for the homeless. Christ Church, Georgetown, 3116 O St. NW. christchurchgeorgetown.org or georgetownministrycenter.org. 202-333-6677.
April 13, 9 a.m. to noon: Donate women’s and children’s clothes to Women Giving Back (WGB), womengivingback.org, on the second Saturday of each month. WGB, 20 Export Dr., Sterling. Information: Margaret Kerfoot, St. John’s Episcopal Church, parish office, McLean. 703-356-4902.
April 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “A Mother’s Love,” Mother’s Day brunch. Entertainment will be provided by Norman Weeks and Groovetyme. Mount Ephraim Baptist Church, 610 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro. Tickets: $40; ages 9 and younger, $20. mountephraim.org. 301-808-1584.
April 13, 1 to 3 p.m.: Spring tea. Scones, sandwiches, desserts, fine teas and live piano music. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 415 S. Lexington St., Arlington. $20; ages 12 and younger, $10. stjohnsarlingtonva.org. 703-671-6834.
April 13, 7 p.m.: The Rock Creek Singers, a 34-member ensemble of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington. Ticket proceeds support Equality Virginia, an advocacy for LGBT individuals and their families. The doors open at 6 for a reception that includes beer, wine, soft drinks and complimentary treats. Tickets, $15; available at the door or at uusterling.org. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling, 22135 Davis Dr., Suite 105, Sterling. newuusterling.org. 703-406-3068.
April 13, 7:30 p.m.: “Give Our Regards to Broadway: An Evening of Music and Dancing.” The jazz ensemble Chalice Messengers and guest singers will pay tribute to Broadway greats from Eubie Blake and George Gershwin to Stephen Sondheim and others. Beer, wine and vegan-friendly snacks available. Wear your dancing shoes. Tickets: $30. Must be purchased in advance. Ticket information: 410-381-0097, or firstname.lastname@example.org with “UUCC Broadway Concert” in the subject line. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia.
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