National Book Festival DC
Come join in the celebration in the joy of books and reading! This yearly event has a new location at the Washington Convention Center. This festival starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 10 p.m.
DC Blues Festival
The DC Blues Festival kicks off on August 30th at 12 p.m. Enjoy a soulful day of blues, music workshops, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo and many other child-friendly activities!
“DC Fest is an outdoor festival celebrating life in DC with live music, the city’s best food trucks, refreshing summer drinks, cornhole and your favorite outdoor games, and a first hand look at the cutting-edge brands and products DC has to offer.”
Day of Learning
“One day. Dozens of lessons, workshops, and classes taught by your neighbors — Washington D.C. residents. Day of Learning is an opportunity for the city’s community to learn from and teach each other.”
“The signature festival of the DMV Food Truck Association features 20 of the DMV’s favorite food trucks, live chef battles in the Curbside Cookoff Arena and people’s choice awards for categories including Food Truck of the Year, Chef of the Year and Breakthrough Dish.” Starts at 11 am and goes until 7 pm on Saturday, September 6 at 1st and M Street NE.
Set For September 6
Summer is coming to an end and D.C. pools are closing, but for your dog its good news! It is time for Doggie Day Swim. Five public pools will be open to your four legged pets on Monday, September 6th at 6 p.m. Locations: Banneker Pool (2500 Georgia Ave., NW), Francis Pool (2435 N St., NW), Upshur Pool (4300 Arkansas Ave., NW), Rosedale Pool (1701 Gales St., NE), Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Ave., SE).
By now you have probably seen someone or heard something about the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. While many people may know about the challenge, they may not know about ALS. To learn about ALS or to donate to ALS research, please click the learn more button below.
School is starting and the first few weeks can be hard on you and your child. Now is the time to help your child adjust to the new routines, get them excited about learning, and become more independent.
The Biltmore combines historical charm with modern day conveniences. The Biltmore is within walking distance to everything, including shopping, entertainment and the Woodley Park Metro station.