Thursday, January 20, through Saturday, January 22
There’s a Monique Lhuillier trunk show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier this weekend. The designer’s fall 2011 collection features many textured looks with intricate embellishments. Call 202-965-4696 to make an appointment.
The Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel (5510 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase) is hosting a Vera Wang trunk show this weekend, featuring the famed designer’s fall 2011 collection. Call 301-652-2250 to make an appointment.
Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22
Flirty, feminine touches make Lela Rose’s elegant gowns a favorite of many brides. Hitched has the fall 2011 line in a trunk show this weekend, where you can save 10 percent on your dress. Call 202-333-6162 to make an appointment.
Friday, January 21, through Sunday, January 23
Designing wedding gowns for more than 30 years, Anne Barge is a staple of the bridal market. Her latest line is in a trunk show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection this weekend. Call 410-484-4600 to make an appointment.
Saturday, January 22
The Gauntlet Golf Course (18 Fairway Dr., Stafford) is hosting its fifth annual wedding showcase. You can tour the facilities, taste the club’s menu, and meet with other wedding professionals. Buy tickets ($5) on CG Marketing Systems. Noon to 4.
Sunday, January 23
Don’t forget to reserve your spot at the third annual Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled wedding showcase. Featuring portfolios from the area’s top wedding vendors, a Vera Wang bridal fashion show, and refreshments, the event is at the Park Hyatt Washington today. Buy tickets ($55) on Cvent. 11 to 3.
New Age Caterers (1900 Campus Commons Dr., Reston) is hosting a bridal tasting where you can sample full menus. Register ($20 per person) on the New Age Caterers’ Web site. Noon to 7.
The Great Bridal Expo comes to the Hilton Alexandria at Mark Center (5000 Seminary Rd., Alexandria) this weekend, featuring cake designers, resort representatives, photographers, and more. Buy advance tickets ($7) from Great Bridal Expo. Tickets are $9 at the door. Noon to 4.
Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania (about 90 minutes from Washington), is hosting a bridal fair this weekend. Tour the facilities and meet with 30 vendors from around the region. Purchase advance tickets ($4) from SkiLiberty. Tickets are also available for $6 at the door. 1 to 4.