October 2016 Things To Do: Part One

October 1, 2016

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– Upcoming WISH Events –

National Mall Tour– Wednesday, October 5, 6:30pm-8:30pm: Smithsonian Metro Stop at the National Mall exit
Wear your walking shoes and join us for a tour of the monuments and memorials. We will meet up with at the Smithsonian Metro Stop at the National Mall exit (12th St. at Jefferson Dr. SW) to begin the tour.

Facebook Ticket Giveaway- Wednesday, October 5- Thursday, October 6: WISH Housing Facebook Page
Two day only event!  #WISH You could win 2 FREE TICKETS to the “All Things Go” Fall Classic on October 8? C lick here for details on how to enter!

The Washington Resume Workshop – Wednesday, October 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
Want to make sure employers respond every time? Join us to learn how to best tailor your resume for a job in Washington!

Halloween Extravaganza – Friday, October 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm: WISH Venue on Capitol Hill
Party with WISH this Halloween weekend! A special prize is in store for the resident with the best executed costume. Winner will be featured on our Instagram and receive an exclusive prize! Snacks will be provided.

– See What’s Happening Around D.C. – 

Taste of Georgetown | Saturday, October 1, 11am-4pm
Washington, D.C.’s most anticipated epicurean festival will be celebrating its 23rd year with creative tastes from over 30 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants and featuring craft beer and wine pairings. Buy tickets here.
Location: K Street NW next to the Georgetown Waterfront Park

Crafty Bastards | Saturday, Oct. 1 & Sunday Oct. 2
Join us Oct. 1-2, 2016 when D.C.’s favorite art festival returns to Union Market for another year of shopping, noshing, and big, awesome fun! Buy tickets here.
Location:1309 5th Street NE, and accessible via the NoMa-Gallaudet University/New York Ave. station on Metro’s Red line.

Scream City | Friday, October 7- Saturday, November 5, Time varies
Steelhead Productions presents Scream City Washington DC featuring two completely indoor high-end state of the art haunted houses in one location at RFK Stadium/DC Armory in the District of Columbia! Buy tickets here.
Location: 2400 East Capitol Street Washington, DC 20003. One block from the stadium/armory metro station

Taste of DC | Saturday October 8 & Sunday, October 9, Time Varies
Taste of DC is a premier food festival in Washington, D.C. featuring tastings from more than 70 of DC’s best restaurants, food trucks, caterers and purveyors, a Beer Garden with more than 50 local, national and international brews, and a Wine Walk with more than 100 wines. The event has a Farm-to-Fork Zone, a Family Zone with interactive games and entertainment, and demonstrations from local chefs cooking up their favorite recipes. Buy tickets here.
Location: Pennsylvania Ave NW 3rd-7th Streets. Walking distance from Judiciary Square and Archives/Navy Mem’l stops on the Metro.

All Things Go Fall Classic  | Saturday, October 8, 11:30am-10pm
The 2016 festival is set to take place at the Yards Park at The Capitol Riverfront, and will feature a hand-picked selection of world class music and food experiences. Buy your tickets here
Location: The festival will take place on Parcel A, which is located on the block between M St, First St, N St and New Jersey Ave NE. That’s just steps from of the Navy Yard metro and only a few blocks away from Nationals Park.

Soul Strolls | Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, Time Varies
Soul Strolls, the Congressional Cemetery’s annual twilight tours, explore these stories through guided tours and costumed interpreters.  Typically only open from dawn to dusk, this special event allows nighttime access to the public. Don’t miss out on this exclusive experience unlike any other Halloween tour! Buy tickets here.
Location: 1801 E Street, SE Washington, DC 20003 accessible via the Stadium Armory Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver lines.

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