The black-tie event will include a late-night component hosted by The Women’s Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design—Club Corcoran. $95-$200. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. 500 Seventeenth St. NW; corcoran.org/ballScience Celebrities Inspires Kids
Science Celebrities get hands-on with kids to inspire them to explore STEM fields. Lockheed Martin hosts the festival and book fair with 100 live performances by astronauts, explorers, celebrities, and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through April 27, 2014. 801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW, 202-459-0880; usasciencefestival.orgGeorgetown House Tour
Georgetown’s architecture and history are highlighted at the 83rd annual Georgetown House Tour. Barbara Wolf and Colman Riddell will co-chair the tour as nine residences are showcased. Those on the tour will also enjoy Parish Tea in the historic Blake Hall and St. John’s. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. $50-55. 3240 O St. NW, 202-338-2287; georgetownhousetour.comPearl Dive Oyster Palace's Spring Crawfish Boil
It's time for the spring crawfish boil. Two seating options are available at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace's spring event with Louisiana crawfish, suckling pig, and many New Orleans styled dishes. $65. NOON and 2:30 p.m. 1612 14th St. NW, 202-319-1612; PearlDiveDC.com27th Annual Evening of Comedy at Wolf Trap
Some of the nation’s funniest comedians keep audiences in stitches with this hugely popular evening of raucous stand-up. $25. 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, Virginia; wolftrap.orgWTEF's Tennis Ball
WTEF hosts the Tennis Ball at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. This VIP Dinner and Ball will also include a Round Robin tournament in the afternoon with James Blake, other tennis greats, and members of congress. Live and silent auctions will take place and honorees will be recognized. 1150 22nd St. NW; wtef.org/events.htmlWashington Performing Arts Society's Annual Gala and Auction
The Washington Performing Arts Society's annual Gala and Auction will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. This exciting and enjoyable evening will feature a silent and live auction as well as great food, live entertainment, and dancing. 6 p.m. $800. 2660 Woodley Rd., NW; email@example.comA Special Comedy Show Hits D.C.
The Buyer & Cellar comedy show has its first national tour—and it's stopping at the Harman Center for the Arts. 610 F St. NW, 202-547-1122; buyerandcellar.com
Celebrating the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner at Carnegie Library.