SMYAL hosts its 18th annual fall brunch at the Mandarin Oriental (1330 Maryland Ave., S.W.) on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m.- 2p.m.
At 11 a.m. there will be a silent auction and cocktail reception featuring Blood Marys and screwdrivers from Nellie’s Sports Bar and mimosas from Duplex Diner. At noon there will be a seated brunch featuring keynote speaker, LGBT activist Zach Wahls. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.
General admission tickets are $150. Admiral level tickets, which include preferred seating in the Admiral section, are $250. For more information, visit smyal.org.