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FEATURED EVENTS

Location:

Joslin Garden
2431 West Lake Drive
Raleigh, NC, 27609
United States

Phone:

919.996.4773

Owl-A-Ween Festival - The City of Oaks Foundation

Join the American Wildlife Refuge and The City Of Oaks Foundation as we present the second annual Owl-A-Ween festival.
Dates: 
10/28/2018
2 PM – 5 PM
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Location:

1821 Crownsville Rd
Annapolis, MD, 21401
United States

Phone:

1-800-296-7304

Maryland Renaissance Festival!

25 Acre English Village with 85 acres of free parking, 140 craft and specialty shops, 42 food and beverage emporiums, games, attractions, displays, 11 stages of ever changing entertainment with shows repeated throughout the day, 3,000 seat jousting arena and visited by the Royal Court of King Henry VIII.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10 am - 7 pm
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Location:

Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC, 20560
United States

Phone:

202-633-1000

Promised Land at the Smithsonian - National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is hosting the film in conjunction with the National Congress of American Indians and the Alliance of Colonial Era Tribes.
Dates: 
11/02/2018
6 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000

Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans

In honor of our nation's veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or retired military personnel.
Dates: 
11/11/2018
9:00am - 4:00pm
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Organization:

Washington Redskins

Location:

1600 Fedex Way
Hyattsville, MD, 20785
United States

Phone:

301-276-6800

Washington Redskins - Home Game 4:25 PM

Come cheer on the Redskins!
Dates: 
10/21/2018
4:25 pm
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Taste of DC 2018

Taste of DC is the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier culinary cultural festival.
Dates: 
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
FRIDAY, 5 - 10 P.M. SATURDAY, 12 - 10 P.M. TASTE AFTER DARK | FRI. & SAT., 7 - 10 P.M.

Location:

Audi Field - Washington, D.C.
100 Potomac Ave. SW
Washington, DC, 20024
United States
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Organization:

Village at Leesburg

Location:

1602 Village Market Blvd SE
Leesburg, VA, 20175
United States

Phone:

(571) 291-2288

MONSTER MASH: EXTREME PUMPKIN EDITION - Village at Leesburg

Costume contests, pumpkin carving, and live music—oh my!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
3 PM – 7 PM
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Organization:

Adams Morgan - D.C.

Location:

1640 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, VA, 20009
United States

Phone:

+1 202-997-0783

Adams Morgan Apple Festival and Pie Contest - Adams Morgan - D.C.

Each fall, the Adams Morgan Partnership teams with Licking Creek Bend Farm to organize a family friendly apple festival with a pie baking contest.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:30 AM – 1 PM
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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon

Trick-or-treat at Mount Vernon! The estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
3:30pm - 6:30pm
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Location:

Red Square, 3700 O St NW
Washington, DC, 20057
United States

Georgetown University Farmers' Market

The GU Farmers' Market is ready for the fall season packed with delicious goodies and hanging out with friends on the front lawn. Don't forget to rent a free picnic blanket!
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/24/2018
10/31/2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Location:

614 Oronoco Street
Alexandria , VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

703-548-1789

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt - Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden

Alexandria’s ghosts and goblins will fill our garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled pumpkins for local children to discover.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:30 AM
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Silver Spring Crafts, Desserts & Sweets Fair - Silver Spring, MD

Just in time for kids' candies celebration, join us for a delectable excursion in the world of sweets and desserts!
Dates: 
10/28/2018
12 PM - 5 PM

Location:

Veterans Plaza - Silver Spring, MD
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
United States

Phone:

(703) 889-0202
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

The Wizard of Oz - National Museum of American History

In celebration of the return of the Ruby Slippers, Smithsonian Theaters will be showing The Wizard of Oz on 35MM at the Warner Bros.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
1:50 PM - 3:52 PM and 4:10 PM - 6:20 PM
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

Celebrate the return of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers - National Museum of American History

Dorothy's Ruby Slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" will step back into the limelight on Friday, October 19!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location:

3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC, 20002
United States

Phone:

202-544-8733

OAKtoberfest & 5k Fun Run - Friends of the National Arboretum

The Second Annual OAKtoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 27th. Plans for this fall festival include a 5k fun run, tree-climbing for kids and adults, guided tours of the grounds, food and product vendors, and a beer garden with live music. Family activities include a scavenger hunt, a costume parade, and helping with our 1-acre demonstration garden. There will even be a visit from the Humane Rescue Alliance’s pet adoption van!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
8 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

2020 O St. NW
Washington, DC, 20036
United States

Phone:

202.496.2020

Halloween Hunt / Cash Bar - The Mansion on O Street

This Halloween night celebrate the BOO season on this zany treasure hunt. Come in costume and have a spooktacular time exploring our 100 room Mansion -- decorated special for Halloween.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
4 PM – 12 AM
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

Halloween Film Festival - National Museum of American History

Join Smithsonian Theaters for some scary good films this October during our Halloween Film Festival.
Dates: 
10/25/2018
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
see website for details
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D.C. United - Home Game 3:00 PM

Cheer on the Black and Red!
Dates: 
10/21/2018
3:00 pm

Location:

Audi Field - Washington, D.C.
100 Potomac Ave. SW
Washington, DC, 20024
United States

Phone:

202-587-5467
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