Saturday WHC Weekend Guide: Garden Brunch, Reuters, CBS, MSNBC & More

Stay hydrated and try to keep up.

Come Saturday, many of us will be riding the struggle bus pretty hard after two days of partying. But as Vince Vaughn once put it, “Rule #76: no excuses play like a champion.”

So, no matter where you end up, just remember — stay hydrated and try to keep up.

Check out the list, after the jump.

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2015 Annual Garden Brunch

  • Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Hosted by: Tammy Haddad, Kevin Sheekey, Hilary Rosen, Steve & Jean Case, Mark & Sally Ein, Anita Dunn, Bill Knapp, David Adler and Franco Nuschese
  • This year’s brunch will honor the work of Dog Tag Bakery and Blue Star Families.

The Thomson Reuters Pre-dinner Celebration and After-Dinner Drinks

  • Saturday, April 25: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Pre-Dinner Party) / 10:00pm – 11:30pm (After Dinner Drinks) 
  • Ben Chang, former Obama administration public relations flack who was named one of Politico’s 50 to watch, will be DJing at the parties.
  • Expected attendees: Ava DuVernay (director of Selma), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), Michael Kelly (House of Cards), Andre Holland (Selma), Chrissy Teigen (model), Brandon Marshall (New York Jets wide receiver), James Gorman (Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley), Jeh Johnson (United States Secretary of Homeland Security), Governor John Hickenlooper (Colorado), Senator Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota), Neil Eggelston (White House Counsel), Anita Breckenridge (Deputy Chief of Staff to President Obama), Michael Froman (U.S. Trade Representative), Todd Stern (United States Special Envoy for Climate Change) and Robert Malley (Senior Director, National Security Council)

CBS/Atlantic Media Pre-Dinner Reception

  • Saturday, April 25, 6 PM
  • Expected attendees: Gina Rodriguez (Peabody and Golden Globe award-winning actress) and her boyfriend actor Henri Esteve, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, stars of CBS’ Madam Secretary Téa Leoni and Tim Daly, Sen. Mark Warner, NYPD’s John Miller, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro and Rep. Joaquin Castro, Lebanon Ambassador to the U.S. Anotine Chedid, and former U.S. Ambassador to Italy David Thorne.

IJReview & DISCUS’ Speakeasy Party

  • Saturday, April 25, 8 PM
  • Hosted by: Juleanna Glover
  • drinks by Distilled Spirits & Industries Council
  • Expected Attendees: Kevin Brown (aka Dot Com from “30 Rock”)
  • Joe Biden was invited but RSVP is still pending

MSNBC White House Correspondents Dinner After Party

  • Saturday, April 25 11:30pm
  • Sponsored by BMW (A BMW M6 will be showcased at the party)
  • The official toast of the night will be served by GREY GOOSE Vodka, with signature GREY GOOSE Le Fizz and GREY GOOSE Executive Order cocktails, along with a bespoke Martini bar and a special tasting of the brand’s newest innovation, GREY GOOSE VX.  Constellation Brands beer (Corona, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Pacifico and Negra Modela) will also be served at the party and Occasions Catering will once again serve up refreshments for the night.  For some late night hydration, smartwater will be on the scene.
  • Expected Attendees Include: Mika Brzezinski, Joe Scarborough, Tom Collichio, Lawrence O’Donnell, Rev. Al Sharpton, Al Roker, Chris Matthews, Cecily Strong, Nasim Pedrad, Chris Hayes, Tamron Hall, Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell, Lorne Michaels, José Diaz-Balart, Ronan Farrow, Jim Cramer, Chris Jansing, Carl Quintanilla, Toure, Joy Reid, Krystal Ball, Abby Huntsman, Thomas Roberts, Joe Kernen and Becky Quick.