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Oktoberfest at the Armed Forces Retirement Home:

Fresh Details about Oktoberfest! on Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (333 Rock Creek Church Rd, NW):

Wings Over Washington Kite Club will wow the kids with their flying skills and help them build and decorate their very own kite to fly. Master kite fliers will fly sport kites to music if the winds cooperate and answer questions about kite flying.

Vendor added — Stix Chix! Featuring lemon peppered shrimp, sweet & spicy steak and tequila lime chicken. Stix Chix joins Captain Cookie, DC Crepes and Rolls in Rolls.

The kids’ art tent will feature making and decorating of German hats, paper model cars, castles, coo coo clocks, beaded necklaces, bracelets and key chains.

Don’t forget — the legendary DC German Band and Bairisch und Steierisch Dancers will perform.


For the duration of the event, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.:
-Art Bazaar
-Antique cars on display
-Kids Art station (with art supplies raffle at 4:45 p.m.)
-Food vendors, beer, water, soda

Music/ Dancing from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – kids are encouraged to dance with the professional dance troupe!

-Kite Flying starting at 1:30 p.m.!

Story teller John Fariss, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Kids in Sports providing kids’ games and activities, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

See you on Sunday, and please thank our veteran friends when you see them there for opening up their campus for this wonderful community celebration.

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