Washington, DC

Update: Canceled due to Shutdown

“Sunday, Oct. 6, 1-5 p.m., southern grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. (Gate entrance 333 Rock Creek Church Road, NW.)

Washington DC German Band, inductees in the Polka Hall of Fame and an institution in the nation’s capital since 1942
Bairisch und Steierisch Dancers, entertaining people in the Washington region for more than 35 years
Magician Paul Timms practicing the art of illusion for 20 years, using doves, wands, cards, and even a power drill now and then; also makes balloon sculptures, 1:30-3:30
Petunia the Clown, for more than a decade she has blended comedy, magic, face painting, balloon sculpting and some story-telling, 2:30-4:30
Cars from the 56th Antique Auto Assembly, Oktoberfest coincides with annual event sponsored by the Armed Forces Retirement Home and the Capitol Model T Club.

Craft Beer from DC Brau***Rain or Shine Under The Big Tent***Hike and Bike on the Beautiful, Historic Grounds***Bring a Picnic Lunch or Sample Our Delicious Food Vendors***Please No Dogs Transportation: Metro Green Line to Georgia/Petworth stop; H8 bus; park inside the gates for a donation of $5 per vehicle to Friends of the Soldiers Home.

Friends of the Soldiers Home is grateful for support from the Armed Forces Retirement Home, the AFRH Resident Fund Advisory Board, and DCMTB, DC’s only mountain bike team and organizers of the DCCX cyclocross race held at AFRH on October 20, 2013.”


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