Oct
1
Sat
Oktoberfest at National Landing @ National Landing
Oct 1 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Oktoberfest is back and better than ever with a free one-day community festival in the heart of National Landing. On Saturday, October 1 from 12 to 4 PM join the National Landing BID for an afternoon of games, crisp German Lagers and a live performance by the Alte Kumpel Band. Food and drinks, including beer and cider, are available for purchase throughout the celebration. Registered guest’s first beer will come with a complimentary stein while supplies last. Guests can then show their steins at participating restaurants, including Crystal City Sports Pub, Freddie’s Beach Bar, Los Tios, Beauty Champagne & Sugar Boutique and Portofino for Oktoberfest-inspired food and drink specials.

WHEN: Saturday, October 1 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM

 

WHERE: 556 22nd St S Arlington, VA 22202

 

HOW: Guests can register for this free event here

Atlas Brew Works 9th Anniversary @ Atlas Ivy City Brewery & Tap Room
Oct 1 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Atlas Brew Works is excited to celebrate its ninth anniversary on Saturday, October 1, at the Atlas Ivy City Brewery & Tap Room. From 1pm to 5pm, enjoy all beers for $5 all day, a variety of food trucks, live music, a special guest DJ, and a dunk tank with proceeds going to charity.

Grab a $15 ticket for entry to the event and a complimentary first beer, or a $35 VIP ticket for entry an hour early at noon, two complimentary beers, and a take-home 750ml bottle of Atlas’ Sunny Honey Saison, which was recently awarded silver at the National Honey Board’s Honey Beer Competition.

The Atlas team is ecstatic to debut its Ninth Anniversary Beer, Triple-Barrel Aged Tomb Essence, in honor of the birthday. The brewers took fan favorite Silent Neighbor Stout, went pedal to the metal with a larger grain bill, and then aged the results in a Sagamore Spirit Distillery barrel, Mt. Defiance Cidery & Distillery barrel, and an One Eight Distilling barrel for some extreme whiskey flavor.

WHERE:

Atlas Ivy City Brewery & Tap Room

2052 West Virginia Avenue NE, #102

Washington, DC 20002

WHEN:

Saturday, October 1, 2022

1pm to 5pm

VIP entry begins at 12pm

TICKETS: Purchase your Ninth Anniversary Party tickets at eventbrite.com/e/atlas-9th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-414248507437

Oct
4
Tue
Fainting Goat’s Industry Night with Catoctin Creek @ Fainting Goat
Oct 4 @ 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM

U Street neighborhood tavern Fainting Goat is calling all whiskey & food lovers for a special industry night celebration with local VA craft distillery Catoctin Creek on Tuesday, October 4. Not just for restaurant industry members and fully open to the public, the evening (7-11:30pm) will feature spirits tastings, cocktail specials, “cheffy” late night bites, raffle prizes and more.

Fainting Goat is excited to once again host Catoctin Creek, the first legal distillery in Loudoun County since before Prohibition, located in nearby Purcellville, Virginia. The award-winning craft distillery produces a variety of rye whiskeys made from local and organic grains, gins and fruit brandies. Catoctin Creek representatives will pour tastings of several spirits and also give away raffle prizes throughout the night.

The Goat’s bar team created several early fall-inspired cocktails showcasing Catoctin Creek’s diverse lineup of rye whiskeys and gins.

Tailored to the industry crowd, there’s also a menu of boilermakers & drink combos, such as the Grand Goat (DC Brau’s “Goat ‘n Brau” + Grand Marnier); Amaro Ranger (amaro nonino + Voodoo Ranger); Miller High Life + Chef Sam’s Caviar Bump.

Executive Chef Sam George will serve a creative menu of Late Night Bites: highbrow-meets-lowbrow, cheffed-up snacks inspired by industry folks’ favorite post-shift grub. Expect Pizza Rolls filled with ‘nduja, mozzarella and rosemary oil; and bone marrow-topped Steak of the Union cheesesteak with NY strip, roasted bone marrow, gruyere and pickled hatch chiles on sourdough.

He’s also curated Chips & Cheese pairings, coupling crispy snacks with fancy cheeses. Duos include Sour Cream & Onion + havarti dill from Wisconsin; BBQ Pringles + aged grafton cheddar from Vermont; and Takis + smoked blu cheese from Mold City USA.

The Fainting Goat’s Industry Night with Catoctin Creek is free to attend and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.faintinggoatdc.com, follow them on Instagram at @faintinggoatdc.

WHO:             The Fainting Goat

Catoctin Creek

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 4, 2022

7pm – 11:30pm

 

WHERE:           The Fainting Goat

1330 U Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

Oct
6
Thu
Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride @ Hillwood Museum
Oct 6 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 5:30-8 p.m. (Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.)

Kristina Haugland, Le Vine Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles and Supervising Curator for the Study Room at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, explores Grace Kelly’s role as a style icon, from glamorous young actress to elegant princess.

Oct
8
Sat
Dreaming Out Loud Annual Fall Festival @ Behind Kelly Miller Middle School
Oct 8 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Dreaming Out Loud works to create economic opportunities for the DC metro region’s marginalized communities, through building a healthy, equitable food system and has announced its fifth installment of the Fall Annual Festival, which will take place on Sat, October 8th, 2022 at 10 am to 2 pm in Washington, DC.

This year’s fall festival is a celebration of the end of the farm season and is designed to complement DOL’s programs.Featuring a mix of entertainment and networking opportunities, DOL’s Fall Festival will equip attendees with knowledge about the source of their food in a fun and unique environment. Individuals and families will also have a chance to interact with farmers, their peers, and vendors while enjoying mouth-watering delicacies.
Sponsors and or exhibitors are encouraged to participate in the event for a chance to promote their work within the community, showcase products/services, and to connect with end users.

This event will be in-person at 301 49TH ST. NE, Washington DC, behind Kelly Miller Middle School.

“DOL is in the business of disrupting the food system and creating meaningful impact,” says Christopher Bradshaw, Dreaming Out Loud Founder and Executive Director. “I entreat you to celebrate with us as we bring yet another fruitful farm season to an end.” Learn more online by visiting https://dreamingoutloud.org/

Infusions Class at Dovetail @ Dovetail
Oct 8 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Infusions at Dovetail – Saturday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m.

Learn how to make your very own boozy infusion while enjoying lite bites from Dovetail’s Chef James Gee. You’ll learn about the history of spirits, and sample examples of each. You’ll also get a one-on-one with Chef who will explain what ingredients and flavors pair well, and then get the chance to create your own unique infusion. After class, you can take the infusion home or store it in Dovetail’s “secret bar” for your next visit. Tickets can be purchased here ($75 per guest).

Dupont See You at the Circle Concert @ Dupont Circle
Oct 8 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Dupont Circle BID is excited to announce that their See You at the Circle Concert Series will kick off on Saturday, June 11th at 12pm in Dupont Circle with The Experience Band & Show and Deborah Bond. The concert series will take place on the second Saturday of every month through November. The July through September concerts will run from 5-8pm, and the October and November concerts will run from 4-7pm. A DJ will be performing for the first hour of every concert.

The series line-up includes:

  • 6/11: The Experience Band and Show (Go-Go) and Debórah Bond (Indie Soul)
  • 7/9: Michael Bowie presents “DC Jazz All Stars” (Jazz)
  • 8/13: Oddisee (Rap)
  • 9/10: Bio Ritmo (Salsa)
  • 10/8: La Mafia Del Guaguanco (Salsa)
  • 11/12: Leonardo Garcia & Son Horizonte (Salsa)

“After receiving rave reviews during last year’s Summer Jazz Music Series, the BID is thrilled to be bringing live music back to the Circle,” says Colleen Hawkinson, Executive Director of the Dupont Circle BID. “This year we’re offering a musical line-up that spans a wide array of genres including Go-Go, Soul, Jazz, Rap, and Salsa. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Circle on June 11th.”

Oct
11
Tue
Insights on Writing a Screenplay @ Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
Oct 11 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

The Cultural Arts Center presents the Master Artist Series featuring a lecture/practical
on October 11 th at 4pm. This event will be held in Theatre 2 from 4pm to 5:30pm. This event is located at the Cultural Arts Center.

Do You Have the Write Stuff? Insights on Writing a Successful Screenplay
You finished your movie but now you begin the REAL work- getting it out there for people to see. Jon Gann, author, film producer, and founder of multiple film festivals worldwide, explores screenwriting and storytelling, from defining an audience, to creating an enticing log line and treatment, the role of film and screenplay festivals, and the importance of joining a writing community.

About the Artist
Jon is a film producer and director, creating award-winning commercial, documentary and narrative films since 2000. His latest documentary, “Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color,” about the often-overlooked DC- based Black Woman artist, was created for a gallery retrospective, which is traveling to museums around the country. He is the founder of DC Shorts, a non-profit organization championing short film-making, and the creator of the DC Shorts Film Festival, one of the country’s premier short film showcases.

Oct
12
Wed
First Fashion Gala
Oct 12 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

A celebration of culture, fashion, history, and diplomacy with a special, first-ever event featuring international fashion designers who dressed First Ladies and First Gentlemen from all over the world…

Diplomacy and Fashion is putting Washington DC on the map as a First Ladies fashion hub in one of the most influential cities in the world. As the most prestigious non-partisan fashion event in Washington DC, First Fashion Gala showcases 40 designers who have dressed First Ladies, First Gentlemen, Kings, and Queens from around the world. We are thrilled to include a retrospective exhibit with pieces from Former First Lady Laura Bush, Edith Wilson, and Former Empress Farah Pahlavi to name a few. 

First Fashion Gala is a premier Black Tie Event chaired by Anne Simonian Totah that funds scholarships for low-income or single-parent students who want to study diplomacy or fashion in the nation or abroad. In addition, proceeds will go towards the goal of creating diplomacy and fashion courses in undergraduate programs nationwide. 

Oct
13
Thu
Christian Dior: Couture for Modern Living @ Hillwood Museum
Oct 13 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Christian Dior: Couture for Modern Living

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 5:30-8 p.m. (Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.)

Dr. Alexandra Palmer, Nora E. Vaughan Senior Curator, Global Fashion & Textiles at the Royal Ontario Museum, shares the story of the House of Dior, including the astonishing success of the house and the international dissemination of the Dior style.

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  3. DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates “National Cookie Month” in Washington DC with “Sweet Rides” for Amtrak Passengers.

    DoubleTree by Hilton is teaming up with Amtrak to delight travelers by giving DC and Baltimore-area communters a “sweet” surprise for National Cookie Month. On Thursday, October 8, DoubleTree by Hilton and Amtrak tam members will give away the hotel brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie and walnut cookies along select Amtrak trains for Washington, DC Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station.

    Travelers and fans around the world are also invited to share a photo or story from the own “sweet” DoubleTree by Hilton experience using #CookieCare for the chance to win a variety of rewards, ranging from free cookies to hotel stays.

    The “sweet rides” are part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s Cookie Car program, which celebrates the brand’s global commitment to delivering the “little things” that enhance guests’ travel experiences.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Amtrak Northeast Regional Routes from Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    11:30 AM -6:00 PM

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