26 Sep 2019

Events:

To Do: Weekend of September 26th – 29th

The Hill Center’s Annual Family Day is Sunday

Final weekend of September. First weekend of fall. Mosquitoes on the hunt.

So spray yourself with whatever anti-skeeter concoction suits your worldview and get out there.

If you looking for live music, check out this week’s Set List.

Tonight our very own Maria, a.k.a. Madame Meow, is reading the tarot at the Pug on H Street! She will be there at 7 p.m. and will conduct both short- and long-form readings. You can pay with cash or Venmo.

Celebrate the 6th Anniversary of Culturehouse at The Blind Whino. The celebration coincides with the kickoff of Map Glover’s “Save The Seed” Exhibit.The event is free and there will be drinks and food available for purchase. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. Register here.

Friday, the Folger consort performs a concert Music for Machiavelli-Florence circa 1500. It turns out the man whose name became an adjective also wrote music. He wrote carnival songs for the Medici family and music to be performed during his plays. The consort performs his music as well as compositions by some Florentine peers at St. Mark’s this weekend. Tickets are $42.

Over in NoMa, Wundergarten is kicking off their Oktoberfest celebration. It will be an entire week of oompah, Märtzen beers, DOGtoberfest and more! Click this link for FREE tickets!

Saturday the National Postal Museum is participating in Capitol Hill Day celebrating “Thinking of You Week” with the support of the Greeting Card Association.  There will be story times for the littles and everyone can customize a greeting card donated bu the Greeting Card Association. The fun happens between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Barracks Row Fall Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Petting zoo! Donkey procession! Accordion Queen! The schedule is packed with performances and other events. Stop by the Southeast Library booth and say hello to Robert (and possibly Maria).

Also on Saturday, go to the Northeast Library, 330 7th Street NE, for their autumn used book sale. The sale goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and you know you need more books in your life!

Sunday is the Hill Center’s Annual Family Day and Concert. To celebrate the Hill Center’s 8th Birthday all are invited to attend the free event from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, interactive games and crafts, a magic show, face-painting, and balloon animals. The Hill Cneter will also look back in time with coppersmiths and blacksmiths showing off their work. King Bullfrog performs a family-friendly concert at 4 p.m. The event is free but you should register here.

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