To Do Thursday: Party Like Gatsby

gatsbyGreat Gatsby fans, if you’re passing through Washington, D.C., make sure to check out the party for A Fitzgerald Companion: Libations, Destinations and Quotable Ruminations Favored by the Literary Mascot of the Jazz Age by Steve Garbarino, contributing writer to The Wall Street Journal. This classy evening of cocktails in the St. Regis Bar is hosted by Laura Schofield, manager of the St. Regis, Washington, D.C., and Luke Ives Pontifell, founder of publisher Thornwillow Press. The elegant edition, whose paper version is limited to 250 numbered and signed copies, promises a mix of travelogue, recipes and quotes (die-hard fans will want the even more exclusive $585 half-leather edition, limited to 26 copies).

The Bar at the St. Regis, 923 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, D.C., 212-505-8200, 6:30 p.m., free with RSVP