September 2017

What: Bourbon Night in The Yard
When: Friday, September 8
Where: The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington DC
Why: Meet us at the Ritz to celebrate the kickoff of National Bourbon Month in The Yard! Sip refreshing bourbon-based cocktails under a canopy of trees in our cool, urban garden mixed to the sultry music. From Whiskey Sours with homemade marmalade syrup to Blackberry Mint Juleps by the pitcher, come enjoy an evening of all-things-bourbon. Happy hour pricing will be available on all beer, wine, and house liquors throughout the evening.

What: Yoga by No Excuse Workout
When: Saturday, September 9
Where: National Harbor – 165 Waterfront St, National Harbor, Maryland 20745
Why: Try something new and different that’s good for both mind and body. There are plenty of restaurants afterwards to “rehydrate” and good healthy and not so healthy foods on site.

What: Wine Dinner: The best French wines you’ve never had!
: Tuesday, September 19
Where: Northside Social – 3211 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201; In the Mezzanine at Lyon Hall
Why: Taste of the best French wines you’ve never tried! Join the Dynamic Duo of Executive Chef Matt Hill and wine Director Annika Collins as they guide you through a culinary adventure of oyster chowder with house-made bacon, line caught halibut bouillabaisse, dry aged Peking duck, and the best local purveyors of Southwestern French wines! The event will begin at 6:30 PM and will consist of 5 rounds of pairings for only $70! Seating is extremely limited, so grab your tickets as soon as possible!

Cocktail reception at 6:30, Seated Dinner at 7:00
$70 per person; excludes tax + tip
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What: Carabana Jerkfest
When: Saturday, September 23
Where: National Harbor – 165 Waterfront St, National Harbor, Maryland 20745
Why: The Carabana Jerkfest- Party on the Pier is a celebration of Caribbean Culture! Come out to the National Harbor East Pier for an amazing day of food, libations, music, and much more! Come out and enjoy the scenes of the waterfront, the Capital Wheel, the lively Caribbean music.

What: 2017 DC State Fair
When: Sunday, September 24
Where: Waterfront-SEU Station – 375 and 425 M St. SW, Washington, DC 20024
Why: The Fair will be packed with activities and entertainment for everyone. The Education Stage will feature demonstrations and workshops coordinated by Knowledge Commons DC. Our Main Stage will feature live competitions and performances from local artists. The Kid’s Corner will feature free activities for children and kid-specific contests like Ice Cream Eating and a Water Balloon Toss.

What: 2017 State Fair in Virginia
When: Friday, September 29
Where: The Meadow Event Park – 13191 Dawn Blvd, Doswell, Virginia 23047Why: The State Fair of Virginia is a 10-day event at the beautiful, pastoral setting of The Meadow Event Park. Since 1854, Virginians have celebrated community, agriculture, family, food and fun at this annual tradition. Whether it’s for a prize-winning fresh apple pie or giant pumpkin, a first date or first time milking a cow, find your blue ribbon moment this year.
You may reach the State Fair Office by calling 804-994-2800 or by emailing with questions.