The National Museum of Women in the Arts is hosting its2013 Fall Benefit: An Evening with Elizabeth Futral. The fundraiser will include a cocktail reception, a seated dinner, and a performance by Futral, a Metropolitan Opera singer. Proceeds will benefit the Shenson Chamber Music Concerts and support the museum’s education programs. 6:30 p.m. 1250 New York Ave. NW, 202-783-5000; nmwa.org"Christmas in Black and White" at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe
Experience a special holiday event combining music and film at Angelika Film Center & Cafe. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and Mosaic present "Christmas in Black and White", where a live pit orchestra and women's chorus will accompany clips from classic black and white holiday films like 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and A Christmas Carol. $15 here. 2910 District Ave., Fairfax; for tickets, click hereRIS' Holiday Workshop Event
RIS will host a holiday workshop to teach the tricks of building and decorating the perfect gingerbread house. Guests will sample the latest holiday treats from new pastry chef Beverly Bates while making gingerbread masterpieces. Open to all ages with a suggested donation of $20/adult or $10/child. Proceeds benefit DC Central Kitchen. NOON-2 p.m. 2275 L St. NW, 202-730-2500; risdc.comThe Choral Arts Society of Washington's Holiday Gala
The Choral Arts Society of Washington will be holding its 33rd annual Holiday Gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The night will begin with a holiday concert followed by a black-tie reception, dinner, and dancing. Proceeds from the event will benefit Choral Arts’ artistic programming and community initiatives. For individual tickets or to purchase a table, contact Patricia Kramer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-244-3669. 2700 F St. NW; choralarts.orgSpend the Holidays With The Collection at Chevy Chase
Enjoy the holiday season with The Collection at Chevy Chase. Take pictures with Santa & his elves, nibble on holiday treats, and listen to holiday carolers. NOON - 3 p.m. Through December 22. 5471 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD, 301-654-2292; thecollectionatchevychase.com'The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess' Hits DC
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess stops in Washington at the National Theatre for one week only. 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 800-514-3849; thenationaldc.com4th Annual Washington Winter Show
The 4th annual Washington Winter Show will be held at the Katzen Arts Center at American University. The show features 45 premier antiques dealers, distinguished events centered on Southern cooking, style and art, and a Loan Exhibition from Stratford Hall. Benefits will go to three charities including Bichop Walker School, THEARC Theate,r and The Founders Board of St. John’s Community Services. Through January 12, 2014. 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, 202-248-7159; washingtonwintershow.com
Celebrating the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner at Carnegie Library.