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Oktoberfest comes to National Harbor

Oktoberfest comes to National Harbor

On October 24th and 25th, receive a souvenir tasting mug and enjoy Das Best Oktoberfest, Maryland's largest beer festival at National Harbor.

The show features over 200 International Beers and Wines, Oompah bands, live music, German food, German performers including cultural dancing, accordion sing-alongs and carnival games. The show has hundreds of arts, crafts and other exhibits. The two-day celebration of Germany's annual beer extravaganza offers different admission packages and specials. Two day VIP admission is $85. VIP admission is $55 on Saturday and $45 on Sunday and can be purchased in advance only.

More Than 100 Authors To Highlight 2011 National Book Festival

More Than 100 Authors To Highlight 2011 National Book Festival

 

This notice comes to us from Jennifer Clark:

An unprecedented 112 authors, poets and illustrators will speak and meet with their readers at the 2011 National Book Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress. The event, to be held Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 on the National Mall – rain or shine – also will offer more authors and activities for young readers than ever before.

The event is free and open to the public. Saturday hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday hours will be from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Authors’ speaking and book-signing schedules are available on the festival website, www.loc.gov/bookfest.

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

SAINTS CONSTANTINE & HELEN
GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival
Celebrates 51st Anniversary in Sept.

 The Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church festival celebrates their 51st annual festival, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16, 17 and 18, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday (rain or shine). The largest and oldest DC Greek Festival is located at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of 16th and Upshur streets in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE.

American Heroes Inspire Carving of 13-Acre Maze at Frederick Farm

American Heroes Inspire Carving of 13-Acre Maze at Frederick Farm

 

The following information was sent to us by Teresa Summers:

Embarking on its 15th season, Summers Farm Adventure opens September 24-25; however, this year the quintessential American spirit is the focus during its popular six-week, farm-fresh festival.

Updated Event Cancellations Due to Hurricane Irene

From drink specials to cancellations, everything you need to know here! 

Jimmy Buffet at Jiffy Lube- Postponed until Thursday September 1st

Journey and Foreigner at Jiffy Lube - Postponed until Sunday September 4th

D.C. State Fair - Postponed (new date TBA)

Columbia Heights Day -Now Columbia Heights Bar Crawl!

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication Party w/ Biz Markie at 9:30 Club - Postponed

Chuck Brown at 9:30 Club - Postponted to Sunday August 28th at 7 p.m.

Washington Humane Society Announces 2011 DC Walk for the Animals

From the Washington Humane Society:

 

 

Washington, D.C. — The Washington Humane Society (WHS) will host its annual DC Walk for the Animals on Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan. Event registration opens August 16.

 

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington, D.C. – To mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Washington National Cathedral joins the three sites most affected on that day to present "A Call to Compassion." The program will gather Americans to honor the memories of those who were lost, heal the wounds caused by terrorism and war, and gain new strength to move forward as a nation. All are invited not only to commemorate, but also to unite in compassion, sharing in a commitment to create a more hopeful and just world.