In A Salute to Great American Song Writers, John Eaton plays a salute to Irving Berlin, composer of “God Bless America” and “Annie Get Your Gun.” March 5 he will pay tribute to Frank Loesser, March 12 to Vernon Duke and Kurt Weill, and March 19 to George Gershwin. Show runs from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. S.W., 202-633-3030; smithsonianassociates.orgElliott Yamin Performs
American Idol alumnus Elliott Yamin takes the stage at the Hamilton to promote his new album, Let’s Get to What’s Real, which he co-wrote and co-produced. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. 600 14th St., N.W., 202-787-1000; thehamiltondc.comArgentine and Chilean Wine Dinner
Come out for an Argentine and Chilean wine dinner at Vinoteca Wine Bar and Bistro. Enjoy a four-course meal with accompanying wines. Dinner is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and costs $80 per person plus tax. 1940 11th St. N.W., 202-332-9463; vinotecadc.comFirst Concert of the "Ertegun Jazz Series"
In celebration of Black History Month, Ambassador Namik Tan of the Republic of Turkey presents the first concert of the "Ertegun Jazz Series", to be held at his residence. The cocktail reception runs from 6:45 pm to 9 pm. Turkish Embassy Residence, 1606 23rd St. N.W., 202-612-6700
Celebrating the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner at Carnegie Library.