Where & When Bridal: What to Do This Week(end)

Bridal events are sparse this holiday weekend: Do some planning during the week, and then take time to sit back and relax in the sunshine with your betrothed!

By: Arla Shephard

Wednesday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 27: The Pros Wine & Cheese Bridal Showcases
Pictures can say a thousand words, but video and music can say so much more. The Pros, a wedding disc-jockey, video, and photography business, is hosting two bridal showcases in the area for couples looking for ways to capture the feel and mood of their wedding day. Browse through photography, view videos, and listen to deejays while sampling free wine and cheese at Waterford at Fair Oaks  (12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Fairfax; 703-352-3200) on May 20 or the Marriott in Bethesda on May 27 (5151 Pooks Hill Rd.; 301-897-9400). Tickets are free and can be reserved online or by calling 800-843-7767 ext. 121. 6:45 to 9 PM, free.

Thursday, May 21: Better Events Catering open house at Top of the Town
Still haven’t found a caterer? Better Events Catering is hosting an open house at Top of the Town (1400 N. 14th St., Arlington; 703-387-8696) this Thursday with free Champagne, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. Take in the view of Washington as you chat with caterers about your big day. RSVP by e-mailing info@betterevents.com; reservations require a minimum of three guests. 5 to 8 PM; free.

To submit a bridal event, e-mail ashephard@washingtonian.com.