38th Annual Adams Morgan Day is Sunday!

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From an email:

“38th ANNUAL ADAMS MORGAN DAY– the longest continuously running neighborhood festival in the nation’s capital — once again invites residents, neighbors and friends to experience our renowned eclectic culture, businesses and lively artistic beat this Sunday, September 11, from noon to 6 p.m., centered at 18th Street NW and Columbia Road NW, and at participating Adams Morgan businesses. Bands play all day at SunTrust Plaza; artists will vend on the corner plazas and in front of businesses; and games take place in Unity Park. A pre-arranged basketball tournament will be held simultaneously at Kalorama Park. 18th Street will remain open and visitors will enjoy specials at the many international and local sourced participating restaurants of Adams Morgan. See for information, a full list of activities and to volunteer. Maps will be available on the plazas at 18th and Columbia. Follow us at and @AdamsMorganDay #AdMoDay. The festival is free and welcomes all.

A partial list of activities planned for Adams Morgan Day follows.

· SunTrust Plaza featuring bands all day organized by Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe
· Kalorama Park will host a basketball tournament
· BB&T Plaza will provide information about local businesses and non-profit services
· Artists will have work for sale around the neighborhood and in our Artists Alley behind SunTrust
· Games and kids crafts will be hosted in Unity Park
· The event’s design partner Josue Martinez, a local multimedia artist and owner of Corinto Gallery, will organize live painting by area artists
· BicycleSPACE will display bikes and accessories for the discerning cyclist and beginner alike
· The Make Fix Anything Project will help you fix anything from bicycles to broken hearts
· Life Asset, a non-profit, will host a small indoor market featuring art, goods and services from their micro-entrepreneur loan recipients
· Shenanigan’s Irish Pub will donate 25% of its sales to the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
· Roofers Union will feature live music, art and specials
· El Tamarindo will provide music and specials
· Bedrock Billiards will offer free pool until 6:00 p.m. (21+) and board games in Unity Park
· Mellow Mushroom will feature music on the roof top, face painting, balloon twisting, artists on the patio and specials
· The Blaguard, Meze, Smoke and Barrel, Pop’s Sea Bar and Tryst will have festival-day specials”

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