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Where to Wander: Sept 13-15

It's a beautiful day in your neighborhood this weekend.
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Friday, September 13 

NSO In Your Neighborhood: DC Eagle Bar

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In a previous sale, a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon was sold for $80, and could be resold for more than $500.

When: 6-7 p.m.

Where: DC Eagle Bar (3701 Benning Road, NE)

Enjoy the lovely music from Jeffery Weisner, Charles Nilles, Alexander Jacobsen and William Wasson's bass quartet. The performance will be hosted by The D.C. Eagle Bar, a historical LGBTQ bar in the area. So enjoy a few drinks along with the beautiful music.

NSO In Your Neighborhood: Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

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When: 6:30- 7 p.m.

Where: 3675 Ely Place, SE

The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy will be hosting a National Symphony Orchestra string ensemble at their All-Star Pavillion. Enjoy the (potentially) beautiful September night accompanied with the wonderful string instruments.

Invention-Con 2019

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When: Friday, 9 a.m- 6 p.m. Saturday, 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: 600 Dulany Street Alexandria, VA

Looking for some attention for your invention? Seeking to mingle with other small business owners or intellectual property professionals? Then you should attend Invention-Con. The two-day convention is the best place to learn more about how you can learn from other successful inventors.

Saturday, September 14 

Arts All Night 2019

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When: 7:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m.

Where: Congress Heights: 3200 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE

H Street: H Street Corridor

Tenleytown: Tenleytown Main Street

Dupont Circle: Dupont Circle Park

Minnesota Avenue: Minnesota Main Ave

Shaw: Shaw Main Street 

Deanwood: 4645 Nannie H. Burroughs Ave. NE

North Capitol Street: North Capitol Main Street

Spend time in various communities in the neighborhood that will be participating in the eighth annual Arts All Night overnight art festival. With a location in each of the eight wards in town, attendees can experience live performances, food vendors and more. Each neighborhood will have a unique art experience that anyone will enjoy!

Celebrate Petworth 2019

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When: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: 800 Upsher St. NW

If you would rather stay in for the night but still looking for something to do during the day, visit the Petworth neighborhood. On Saturday, the community will host their Celebrate Petworth festival. Events include a dog show, Petworth History Storytelling and more!

Paw Paw Party

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When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Oxon Run Park (1200 Mississippi Ave. SE)

Have you ever tasted the pawpaw fruit? Do you even know what a pawpaw fruit is? Well if you are just as curious as we are, the first Paw Paw party will be this Saturday and includes taste testing of the delicious fruit, pawpaw tree planting and other family games.

Sunday, September 15 

KID Museum's FutureFest

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When: 12- 5 p.m.

Where: 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD

Looking for a family-friendly activity for Sunday Funday? Well, the KID Museum's FutureFest will provide hands-on activities, exhibits and more that focus on STEAM learning. Bring the whole family for a fun learning experience.

Art Rave DC

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When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: 1514 15th St. NW

Local fashionistas this is for you! Art Rave is the place for all fashion designers, jewelry makers, and others in various art forms to visit with the featured vendors for the weekend. It's the perfect way to experience so many different art forms in a short amount of time.

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