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From Compass Rose:



The spirits of the dead have moved us to celebrate Halloween weekend in honor of all of the divas who have passed. We’re hosting three days of Halloween events, enough time to honor all of the divas.

Saturday, October 29th

We’re bringing back Rose’s House Party, hosted by the spirit of Frida Khalo. We will have a DJ playing all the Old School Hip Hop, featuring divas who have gone before us, just like Frida. Starts at 11:00pm!

Sunday, October 30th (more…)


From an email:

“Spreading the word about the Fiber Arts Festival, coming to DC for the first time this year! Located at the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market which is in the parking lot of Hardy Middle School (1819 35th Street, NW). It is this Saturday from 9am to 1pm, there will be a free petting zoo, 5 local fiber farms, tons of hand knit yarn and wares, plus bountiful local food. Its a great way to celebrate all things local within the community! Yoga District of Glover Park is even hosting free yoga in the garden of the school from 10am to 11am.

Here is the eventbrite link: (more…)


From an email:

“After a successful Georgia Ave Winter Fest in December 2015 that drew over 1200 attendees, Georgia Avenue Thrive will host the Georgia Ave Fall Fest on October 22, 2016 from 12pm-5pm at Bruce Monroe Park (3000 Georgia Ave NW). This family-friendly event will include local performers, vendors (both food and other goods), city and NGO services, kids activities, pumpkins sales, an interactive community mural creation, and more!

The purpose of the Georgia Ave Fests is to: (more…)

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From MPD:

“On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the Annual High Heel Race will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration.

The following streets will be closed from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm:

· 17th Street, NW between Riggs Place, NW to P Street, NW – Southbound

· Riggs Place, R Street, Corcoran Street, Q Street, and Church Street, NW (Eastbound and Westbound), between 16th Street NW and 18th Street NW


The race will start at 9:00 pm. The race will begin at 17th and R Street NW and travel southbound on 17th Street and disband prior to 17th and P Street NW.”


From a press release:

Rhode Island Avenue Main Street Fall Fest 2016
October 1, 2016 | 10:00am-4:00pm | FREE
Rhode Island Ave NE between 20th-24th Streets NE | Washington, DC 20018

Autumn has arrived, and Fall Fest returns – this Saturday! Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street’s (RIAMS) signature annual event brings together local businesses, vendors, performers, and neighbors in a celebratory day, taking place from 10am-4pm. The event is free and open to the public, and is both family and pet-friendly. Fall Fest is conveniently located along Rhode Island Avenue NE between 20th-24th Streets NE.

40+ local vendors, including Zeke’s Coffee, The Capital Candy Jar, District Dance Arts, Hands on Drums, and Quilts in Color, will be set up along the Avenue. Performances by Capoeira Males DC, Handsome Hound, and more will take place on the Access Green Entertainment Stage, with opening remarks by Mayor Bowser at 10am.”

Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

From a press release:

“What: Barracks Row Fall Festival – Stage acts, bands, large petting zoo, crafts
booths, festival foods, sidewalk cafes, beer garden.

Who: Mayor Bowser opens Festival at noon; Max Major, Mentalist; Marine
Corps Silent Drill Platoon; Trapeze School NY; Belga-Matchbox beer
garden. Magicians, stilt walker, dog acts.

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016; 11AM to 5PM

Where: Along Barracks Row- 8th St, SE, between Pennsylvania Ave and I St, SE.
Eastern Market Metro Stop- Orange, Blue, Silver lines

Why: Celebrate revival of the oldest commercial corridor in DC as friends
citywide come back together to usher in Fall in the historic
heart of Capitol Hill. Meet new businesses: &pizza; Eat Bar; Summit to
Soul; Taoti Creative; The brig, Wiles-Mensch and, opening in
November: The Skill Zone”

and from MPD: (more…)

art all night

It will be epic. This year neighborhoods where you can the action are: Congress Heights, Dupont Circle, H Street, NE, North Capitol (Bloomingdale, Truxton Circle), Tenleytown, Van Ness

From Art All Night DC:

“Art All Night: Made in DC is Washington, DC’s free overnight arts festival, starting at 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 24, 2016 and running until 3:00 AM the following morning. The festival will take place in seven DC Main Streets neighborhoods, bringing visual and performing arts, including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, fashion, music, dance, theater, film, and poetry, to indoor and outdoor public and private spaces, including businesses.

A ‘pre-party’ sponsored by JBG will begin at 4:00 PM on the 1900-2100 blocks of 8th Street, NW in Shaw, with over 25 aerialists, jugglers, gymnasts, and other performers from the Nuit Cirque troupe, in addition to art installations and music in businesses along those blocks.”