Events


General Membership Meetings

Our General Membership meetings are held on the first Monday of every month (unless that date is a Federal Holiday – then the meeting moves the the first Tuesday of every month).

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held periodically and will be listed on the Imperial Court of Washington, DC web site Events Page. Some Board Meetings will be held in person and some will be as conference calls.  All Board Meetings are open to the public and anyone wanting to attend via the Conference Call should email the ICWDC Board Secretary for the dial-in information.

Unless otherwise noted, all Court Meetings will be held at Dignity Washington, 721 8th St SE, Washington DC 20003 (Barrack’s Row) and start promptly at 7:30 pm.

January 2017

January   1 (Sun)  Last day for Yankee Fundraising Campaign
January   9 (Mon) General Membership Meeting – 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151
January 17 (Tues) Board Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151
January  29 (Sun)  Imperial Toast to the New Year, 6 pm (Godfrey’s in Richmond)

February 2017

February   1 (Sun)  First day for Spring/ Summer Yankee Fundraising Campaign
February   4 (Sat)   Mardi Gras Masquerade – Event starts at 8:00 pm – (Cobalt)
February   6 (Mon) General Membership Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151
February 10 (Fri)    Beer Bar Takeover – Event starts at 10:00 pm (DC Eagle)
February 11 (Sat) Paint for a Cause – Event starts at 12:00 noon (Muse Paintbar)
February 21 (Tues) Board Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151

March 2017

March   3 (Fri) Seizures Are A Drag – Social Hour starts at 6 pm – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
March   6 (Mon) General Membership Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151
March 18 (Sat) Prince & Princess Royale “Black & Blue Ball” – 6 pm (DC Eagle) *State Function*
March 20 (Mon) Board Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151

April 2017

April   4 (Tues) General Membership Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151
April   8 (Sat)   Burlesque Review Show – Event starts at 7:00 pm (Cobalt)
April 14 (Fri)    Beer Bar Takeover – Event starts at 10:00 pm (DC Eagle)
April 17 (Mon) Board Meeting- 7:30 pm – Dignity Center – Call In #(302) 202-1110 / code: 644151

May 2017

May 6 & 7 (Sat & Sun) ICWDC’s Flea Market (Shen-Valley Flea Market)
May 6 (Sat) Rugged Maniac Challenge (Virginia Motorsports Park)
May 7 (Sun) Note date and time change: General Membership Meeting – 1:00pm – Destiny’s House – 2111 Rand Place NE – Potluck – E-mail Destiny for details and potluck information
May 13 (Sat) Candidate Announcement Show – 8:00 pm – (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
May 15 (Mon) May Board Meeting – 7:30pm – (Dignity Washington)
May 20 (Sat) Turnabout 2: Electric boog-a-loo– 7:00 pm -(Cobalt)
May 23 (Tue) Cause an Effect – 3:00 – 9:00 pm – (Chipotle – please see event flyer for location)

June 2017

June 3 (Sat) ICWDC and ONYX MA Bake Sale – 2:00 pm – (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
June 4 (Sun) Note date and time change General Membership Meeting – 2:00 pm – (Splittsville, Fredericksburg, VA)
June 9 (Fri) DC Beer Bar Takeover – 10:00 pm – (DC Eagle)
June 17 (Sat) Czars Ball and Monarch Election – 6:00 pm – (Diversity Richmond)

July 2017

July 8 (Sat) Mr & Miss DC Royale Pageant – 8:00 pm – (Cobalt)

August 2017

Aug 12 (Sat) Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes – 10:00 am – (Freddie’s Beach Bar)

September 2017

Sept 2 (Sat & Sun) ICWDC Annual Flea Market – (2163 Fairfax Pike, White Post, Va)

… Much more to come.

Previous Events

January 2016

January 3 – (Sun) Imperial Toast to the New Year, 8pm (Godfrey’s in Richmond)
January 4 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
January 9 (Sat) Empress’ Birthday Party, 8pm (Cobalt)
January 19 (Tue) Board Meeting
January 26 (Tue) Evening at Grey Gardens, 7pm, 26.00 online, (Little Theater of Alexandria)

February 2016

February   1 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
February 16 (Tue) Board Meeting
February 28 (Sun) Prince and Princess Royale Ball “An Evening At Hogwarts” – Doors Open at 4:00 pm – Ball starts at 5:30 pm & Jewelry Auction (Ziegfelds)

March 2016

March   4 (Fri) Paws For The Cause Part 2  Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
March   7 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
March 20 (Sun) Emperor’s Birthday Brunch & Show – Seating begins at 12:00 noon – Show starts at 12:30 pm (Pasture in Richmond)
March 21 (Mon) Board Meeting
March 25 (Fri) Seizures Are A Drag Part 2 – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
March 29 (Tue) Nellie’s BINGO benefiting the ICWDC – Event starts at 7:00 pm (Nellie’s Sports Bar)

April 2016

April   2 (Sat) DC Royales “A Night on the Red Carpet” Benefit Show – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Level One)
April   4 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
April 18 (Mon) Board Meeting

May 2016

May   1 (Sun) Drag Roulette (Freddie’s Beach Bar) – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Drag Roulette 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
May   2 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
May   6 (Fri) 80s Ladies Show – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm  (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
May   8 (Sun) Mother’s Day Brunch with the Dollie’s (Holy Ale)
May 14 (Sat) Candidate Announcement – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Level One)
May 16 (Mon) Board Meeting
May 20 (Fri) Roast the Royales – Social Hour starts at 6:00 – Show 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
May 21 (Sat) Benefit for the National Alliance on Mental Illness
May 28 (Sat) Eagle Beer Bust – 9:00 pm until ? (DC Eagle)
May 28-28 (Sat-Sun) Spring Yard Sale #2 (Shen-Val Flea Market)

June 2016

June   6 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
June 11 (Sat) Capital Pride Parade – Watch for our float
June 12 (Sun) Capital Pride Festival – Come visit out booth!
June 18 (Sat) Candidate Show  – Social Hour starts at 7:30 – Show 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Cobalt)
June 20 (Mon) Board Meeting
June 25 (Sat) Czar Ball and Monarch Elections – Cocktail Reception at 7:00 pm – Ball at 8:00 pm – Tickets $21.00 presale / $25 door (Diversity Richmond)

July 2016

July   2 (Sat) Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sales (outside of the Alexandria Target & Purcellville Giant)
July   5 (Tue) General Membership Meeting
July   9 (Sat) Twisted Sisters – Show starts at 8:00 pm (Cobalt)
July 10 (Sun) Mr. and Miss DC Royale Pageant (Ziegfeld’s)
July 16 (Sat) “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” – Disney themed Show – Show 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Level One)
July 18 (Mon) Board Meeting
July 22 (Fri) Beer Bar Takeover – Event starts at 9:00 pm (DC Eagle)
July 23 (Sat) ICP Show: Christmas in July – Show starts at 8:00 pm (Cobalt)

August 2016

August   1 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
August   4 (Tues) Membership Appreciation Night –  Just Social! 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Freddies Beach Bar)
August   4 (Tues) Please RSVP to CI Tooker Bottoms by  August 1st.
August   6 (Sat) Sashay! Shantay! Benefit for HIPS – Show starts at 7:00 pm (Level One)
August 12 (Fri) The Children Are Our Future – Benefit for the AGLA and ICWDC scholarship funds – Show 7:00 pm (Freddies Beach Bar)
August 13 (Sat) Imperial Pin Up Show – Show starts at 8:00 pm (Cobalt)
August 15 (Mon) Board Meeting
August 19 (Fri) Champions for Change – Peak Experiences Rock Climbing Gym 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Peak Experiences Richmond)
August 19 (Fri) Beer Bar Takeover 3 – Event starts at 10:00 pm (DC Eagle)
August 20 (Sat) Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sales – (outside of Purcellville Giant and another location tbd)
August  21 (Sun) Imperial Italian Feast and Cabaret – Dinner at 3:00 pm Cabaret at 5:00 pm  (Dupont Italian Kitchen)
August 21 (Sun) Tickets $30 – Contact Empress IV Muffy Blake Stephyns, Emperor III Manuel Diego Alicia, or any board member to get your ticket.
August 28 (Sun)  Spartan Challenge (Maryland International Raceway, Mechanicsville, MD)

September 2016

September   3 (Sat) Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sales – (outside of Purcellville Giant and another location tbd)
September   5 (Mon) Note date and location change: General Membership Meeting/Board Elections – 12:00 noon
September   5 (Mon) Destiny’s home (2111 Rand Place NE WDC 20002)  Food provided but BYOB!
September   7 (Wed) Court Social – Event starts at 7:00 pm (Nellie’s Sports Bar)
September   8 (Thu) Coronation V In Town Show – Show 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
September   8 (Thu) Mr. Nude DC Crew Club – Doors open at 11:00 pm – Contest at 11:30 pm. (Sponsored/hosted by the Crew Club – proceeds donated to ICWDC.)
September   9 (Fri)  Coronation V Cocktail Reception – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm (Marriott Host Hotel)
September   9 (Fri) Coronation V “Crowns On The Town”/Out of Town Show – 8:30 pm – 2:30 am (Cobalt and Ziegfeld’s /Secrets)
September   9 (Fri) Out Of Town Show hosted by Imperial Court of the Waterfall Empire
September 10 (Sat) Coronation V Cocktail Reception – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Marriott Host Hotel)
September 10 (Sat) ICWDC Coronation V “Gala of the Americas” – 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
September 10 (Sat) Coronation V Emperor and Empress V Victory Party – after Coronation (Ziegfeld’s /Secrets)
September 11 (Sun) Coronation V Awards Brunch – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Bistro Bistro)
September 11 (Sun) Coronation V Victory Show – 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Green Lantern)
September 16 (Fri) Beer Bar Takeover 4 – Event starts at 10:00 pm (DC Eagle)
September 24 (Sat) Virginia Pride – Browns Island – Richmond
September 26 (Mon) Board Meeting *Please note date change*
September 30 (Fri) Paws For The Cause 3 Benefiting Animal Welfare League of Arlington
September 30 (Fri) Social at 6:00 pm Show at 7:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)

October 2016

October    1 (Sat) NOVA Pride – Bull Run Special Events Center, Centreville
October 1  (Sat)   Turn-a-bout – Social at 7:00 pm Show from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Cobalt)
October    3 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
October    7 (Fri)    Yankee Candle Fundraising (runs through January 1, 2017)
October 16 (Sun)   Join us at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s  “Pints For Paws” – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Courthouse Plaza)
October 16 (Sun)   Investitures V – 3:00 pm – 5:00 (Dinner) 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Investitures) (Dupont Italian Kitchen)
October 16 (Sun)   Tickets: Dinner and Investitures $45 Investitures only $20. See Manuel for tickets.
October 17 (Mon)  Board Meeting
October 22 (Sat)    Pets With Disabilities Open House 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
October 28 (Fri)     Imperial Court of Washington DC  Spooktacular – 10:00 pm to 2:00 am (DC Eagle)

November 2016

November    1 (Tues)  NEW DATE General Membership Meeting
November 12 (Sat)     Join the ICWDC team at the Walk and 5K To End HIV (Freedom Plaza)
November 18 (Fri)      USO Show with AGLA Social at 6:00 pm Show at 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
November 21 (Mon)   Board Meeting

December 2016

December    2 (Fri)  DC Royale Ultimate 90’s Drag Throwback Show to benefit INOVA Juniper; Social at 6:00 pm Show from 7:00 pm (Freddie’s Beach Bar)
December    3 (Sat) 2nd Annual Winter Solstice Ball in collaboration with DC Leather Pride. Event benefits Wanda Alston House (DC Eagle)
December    5 (Mon) General Membership Meeting
December   10 (Sat) Paws for the Cause 4 Benefiting Pets With Disabilities Social at 6:00 pm Show from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm and continued social hour after the event.(Ziegfelds)
December   17 (Sat) Yule Ball 2016 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm Tickets $45 ($47 if through PayPal) which must be purchased no later than 12/10/2016. Sponsorships also available. (The Sphinx Club)
December   19 (Mon) Board Meeting