Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman
From an email:
“The Capital Dragon Boat Regatta is happening at The Wharf this Saturday, August 25th.
All Day Event 6am – 6pm
The Wharf – District Pier
101 District Square SW
Event Description: Dragon boat racing has been part of the Chinese celebration of Duanwu Jie (the Dragon Boat Festival) for centuries, and it’s been a tradition on the DC waterfront for the past four years. Settle in on District Pier to watch this year’s dragon boat teams race along the Washington Channel in their ornately carved boats!”