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Your Saturday Guide to White House Correspondents’ Weekend

2013obamahenry660Tonight marks the start of White House Correspondents’ Weekend and we have your Saturday lineup. From the 2014 Annual Garden Brunch to a new and ticketed “Secret” brunch, of course the dinner, and to be followed by “Burgers & Bowties” and MSNBC, here’s what we have on tap.

The Atlantic and National Journal’s LGBT @ WHCD – Discussing the State of LGBT Progress and Challenges in America
Saturday, 3 May 2014, 9:30 – 11:30 am
A breakfast café discussion
Featuring actress and LGBT activist Cynthia Nixon, Undersecretary of the U.S Air Force Eric Fanning, Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist, White House Public Engagement Advisor Gautam Raghavan, and Bishop Gene Robinson. Atlantic and National Journal Washington Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons will moderate the conversation


2014 Annual Garden Brunch

Saturday, May 3, 11 am – 2 pm
Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Kevin Sheekey, Hilary Rosen, Steve and Jean Case, Mark Ein, Alex Castellanos, Anita Dunn, Bill Knapp, Steve McMahon, David Adler and Franco Nuschese
Honoring the work of Dog Tag Bakery and Blue Star Families


WHCD Secret Brunch at P.J. Clarke’s
Saturday, May 3, 11 am
We asked for event details, but all we got in response was a “
Shhhhh”
Tickets can be purchased for $32.64 here


White House Correspondents’ Cocktail Reception

Saturday, May 3, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hosted by Yahoo News and ABC News


White House Correspondents’ Cocktail Reception

Saturday, May 3, 6 pm
Hosted by CBS News, Atlantic Media, The Atlantic, and National Journal


White House Correspondents Association Dinner

Saturday, May 3, 7:30 pm
Joel McHale, star of the NBC’s “Community,” as entertainer
Proceeds from the dinner go toward scholarships for aspiring journalists and awards recognizing excellence in the profession


Bow Ties & Burgers In DC!

Saturday, May 3, 7:30 pm – 2 am
Hosted by BuzzFeed and Facebook; presented by Geico


Bloomberg and Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception
Saturday, May 3, 11 pm


MSNBC’s White House Correspondents Dinner After Party

Saturday, May 3, 11:30 pm
Expected attendees include Rev. Al SharptonChris HayesRonan FarrowMatt LauerSavannah GuthrieChuck ToddAndrea Mitchell, and Luke Russert
Four of Bravo’s “Top Chef” winners - Hung HuynhKevin SbragaKristen Kish and Nicholas Elmi - will prepare signature dishes
Occasions Catering will provide flavor waves of food throughout the night
CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka specialty cocktails
Constellation Brands beer including Corona, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Pacifico and Negra Modela as well as Smart Water
A performance by Jimmy Eat World
Rob Base and DJ BRyte
AT&T Departures Lounge with phone charging and Uber ride coordination
Presenting sponsor BMW will showcase a vehicle

Photo credit: White House Correspondents Association, http://whca.net/dinner.htm

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