Sep
22
Sat
Wiener 500 2018 @ Yards Park
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wiener 500 2018 @ Yards Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Kick off Oktoberfest at the Seventh Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 on the boardwalk at The Yards Park in the Capitol Riverfront! Cash and prizes will be awarded to the speediest dachshunds! Don’t have a dog? Come listen to a live DJ, enjoy authentic Oktoberfest beer from Spaten – an official Munich Oktoberfest brewery, participate in the stein hoisting competition, munch on great food and watch the funniest race around on a 17-foot jumbotron! This is a family-friendly, FREE event, but you must be 21+ to drink beer, no outside alcohol allowed. Race proceeds will be donated to Humane Rescue Alliance.

Don’t have a Dachshund? You can still take part in the excitement with the all breed contest for best dressed dog! Plus, there will be local vendors and giveaways from DC’s best pet friendly businesses. For more information and to sign up your Dachshund to race, visit www.wiener500.com!

About the races: Dogs will race in heats of up to eight dogs each, with a semi-final and championship race for the winners of each of the heats. First prize is $100, second place is $75 and third place is $50. Please note, due to high demand, the total number of dogs racing is capped at 96.

Sep
23
Sun
Bipawtisan March 2018 @ Union Square U.S. Capitol grounds
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am
Bipawtisan March 2018 @ Union Square U.S. Capitol grounds | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

We the Dogs DC will be hosting the 2nd annual Bipawtisan March in Washington D.C on September 23, 2018. The goal of the Bipawtisan March is to bring the community together as animal lovers and advocates. Registration and check-in will begin at Union Square (U.S. Capitol grounds) at 10:30 a.m.  The event will start at 11:00 a.m.with a Rally on the U.S. Capitol lawn.  The March will conclude at noon with a “Yappy” Hour at Wunder Garten (First St. NE and L St. NE). Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy food, beer and wine, pose with their pooches in a photobooth, and win raffle prizes donated by local businesses.  Yappy Hour attendance is limited to the first 300 registered participants.

4TH ANNUAL HEROES OF CHILD JUSTICE @ Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
Sep 23 @ 2:30 pm
4TH ANNUAL HEROES OF CHILD JUSTICE @ Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center  | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Singing legend Johnny Mathis will appear and perform at the 4th Annual Heroes of Child Justice Event in the nation’s capital. The goal of the event is raise funds in support of Child Justice’s life saving programs, which protect children “lost in the system” after exposure to family violence, physical/sexual abuse, substance addictions or neglect. The event also includes a tribute to heroes of Child Justice who have contributed to the organization’s vision of a future that is safe, stable and nurturing for children, and a live auction giving guests the rare opportunity to bid on a round of golf with Mr. Mathis and Child Justice’s Tim Goodman at The Riviera Club in LA. Ticket prices start at $200 per person.

Sep
28
Fri
Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day

The Hoopla Adventures are activities, events and workshops that celebrate the seven amazing values that make up the Devils Backbone culture: beer positive, passion, adventure, family, humility, integrity and stewardship. Every activity starts with a question, “Where do we want to go and how are we going to get there?” Devils Backbone’s answer is doing things the right way, never losing focus of the destination and all the while having fun! Come check out the award-winning beer, meet the 2018 artists and check out all the adventures!

For daily schedules and ticket packages, visit http://dbbrewingcompany.com/events/event/devils-backbone-hoopla/

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Sep
29
Sat
Ono Brewing Company Anniversary Party: Hawaiian Luau @ Ono Brewing Company
Sep 29 @ 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Ono Brewing Company Anniversary Party: Hawaiian Luau @ Ono Brewing Company | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

Ono Brewing Company is turning ONE! To celebrate, we are having a Hawaiian LUAU! Put on your Hawaiian shirts and your slippahs (that’s what Hawaiians call flip-flops) and come get lei’d at Ono Brewing Company on September 29. There will be Hawaiian entertainment all day starting at 2 p.m., doors open at 11:30 a.m. Settle in for the day and see a dozen different Hawaiian performances including a variety of musicians and competitive hula groups, learn to hula with interactive performances, visit vendors and crafters displaying their handmade Hawaiian-themed items and watch lei making demonstrations and learn how to make your own lei. Odd BBQ will be serving an outdoor pork roast buffet along with additional a la carte items and Kona Ice truck will be there selling Hawaiian shaved ice. There will be raffle giveaways all day! One anniversary pint glass will be raffled off every half hour with a grand prize drawing at 9  p.m. for an anniversary event T-shirt. There will be an admission fee to participate in the outdoor concert/event. Pre-sale tickets available below. SAVE MONEY by purchasing in advance.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Leesburg @ Village at Leesburg
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Leesburg @ Village at Leesburg | Leesburg | Virginia | United States

The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival will be a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’ and barbeque eatin’. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy all-you-care-to-taste samplings of beer and bourbon from table to table and tent to tent, featuring 40 bourbons and 60 beers on tap. Some of the best barbecue vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and live music all day. The barbecue selection includes pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixins’ you could imagine.  The portions are heavy and the prices low. The VIP Bacon & Whole Hog Session is noon-2 p.m., and the regular session is 2-6 p.m.

Hops & Harvest Festival @ Columbia Lakefront
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hops & Harvest Festival @ Columbia Lakefront | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Fall is the perfect time for a festival, and a festival is the perfect place to showcase the finest craft beer, music and food. Come out to The Hops & Harvest Festival located on the Columbia, Maryland lakefront on September 29 from 12-9 pm (two sessions, 12-4 p.m., 5-9 p.m.) to enjoy unlimited tastings of over 100 Maryland beers, wines and spirits and take home a souvenir cup! Additional offerings include live entertainment, fresh local food, artisans and vendors, games and more.

Oct
10
Wed
Shakespeare YPN: The Comedy of Errors @ Lansburgh Theatre
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm
Shakespeare YPN: The Comedy of Errors @ Lansburgh Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Two sets of twins, each with the same name—what could go wrong? Everything, apparently. Leave logic behind and delight in the confusion of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, where servants misplace their masters, wives overlook their husbands, and sons forget their fathers. The blunders double, triple and cube until chaos reigns—and everyone is pretty sure that everyone else is completely insane. Purchase a ticket to Young Prose Night (YPN) for Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m. and you’ll see the live performance and be invited to a post-show reception with the cast, including complimentary drinks from a special guest brewery and STC’s wine sponsor.

Oct
19
Fri
Shakespeare YPN: The Comedy of Errors @ Lansburgh Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
Shakespeare YPN: The Comedy of Errors @ Lansburgh Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Two sets of twins, each with the same name—what could go wrong? Everything, apparently. Leave logic behind and delight in the confusion of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, where servants misplace their masters, wives overlook their husbands, and sons forget their fathers. The blunders double, triple and cube until chaos reigns—and everyone is pretty sure that everyone else is completely insane. Purchase a ticket to Young Prose Night (YPN) for Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m. and you’ll see the live performance and be invited to a post-show reception with the cast, including complimentary drinks from a special guest brewery and STC’s wine sponsor.