Where & When Bridal Edition

Road-trip-worthy trunk shows, dance workshops, and evening jewelry-and-wine events keep busy brides on their toes this weekend

Friday, August 20
Betsy Robinson Bridal hosts a double-whammy trunk show featuring bridal designs by Anne Barge and jewelry by Thomas Knoell. Those who purchase an item today through August 22 can take advantage of several discounts. Call 410-484-4600 for details and to set up an appointment.

Check out the Redwood Guitar Duo at a free concert in front of Marvelous Market on Capitol Hill (303 7th St., SE). The classical musicians are available to perform at weddings, cocktail hours, and other events. If you like what you hear, call 202-544-7127 to reserve your wedding date. 5 to 7.

Head north to J&B Bridals and Tuxedos in Pennsylvania (136 S. Main St.; Chambersburg) to check out a trunk show featuring designs by Maggie Sottero. Call 800-301-1935 to plan your visit.

Leesburg Bridal & Tuxedo (707 E. Market St.; Leesburg) is cleaning house to make way for next season’s styles. Through August 31, snag sample wedding gowns beginning at $99 and special-occasion dresses from $50. To make an appointment, call 703-777-8822.

Saturday, August 21
Want that first dance to be coordinated? The Wedding Dance Specialists offers two workshops today in its Falls Church Studio. Classes are $25 a pop. Call 703-626-7016 to reserve your spot. 1 and 2:30.

Wednesday, August 25
If you’re in the market for some big-day bling, head to Midtown Jewelers in Reston Town Center for a night of private shopping. Nosh on hors d’oeuvres, enjoy winetastings, and enter giveaways for prizes from Vinifera Wine Bar, Reston Limo, and Classic Wines. Free; e-mail to reserve your spot. 7 to 10.

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