Block Party on Chain Bridge Road: The Old Firehouse Teen Center is holding its 23rd Anniversary Block Party from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 1440 Chain Bridge Road. Admission is free. The day will feature a dunk tank, moon bounce, live music plus a McLean Teens Got Talent competition. More info here.
Restaurant Week Wraps Up This Weekend: Summer 2013 Restaurant Week lasts through the weekend. More than 200 restaurants in the greater Washington area are participating — including Assaggi Osteria, Capri Ristorante Italiano and four other McLean restaurants. Click the link above and then search by neighborhood for the complete list. Participating restaurants will offer three-course meals for a set price — $20.13 for lunch or $35.13 for dinner.
Varsity Football: The McLean High School varsity football team will play a scrimmage game at Patriot High School at 6 p.m. Friday.
Go Batty: Get a whole new outlook on local nightlife at the Gulf Branch Nature Center Bat Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy live bat shows, a festive lantern parade, games, crafts and more. The nature center is located at 3608 N. Military Road in Arlington. Register online at https://registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747. There is a $7 fee per participant.
Block Party at Bourbon Steak: Bourbon Steak at the Georgetown Four Season's Hotel is hosting a good old-fashioned block party, featuring, what else, Old Fashioneds. For $70 per person (includes tax and gratuity) you can enjoy food, drink and lots of Old Fashioneds. Top mixologists from the city's most popular cocktail spots — like The Gibson and The Occidental — will be mixing up their version of Old Fashioneds in a competition. The party starts at noon Saturday. Tickets are available online.