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Sunday, October 2

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Markoff's Haunted Forest 11690
Markoff's Haunted Forest Halloween event starts on Friday the 1st of October. Get a Halloween scare early! Walk down a dimly lit forest trail and encounter the chain saw man and 12 other scenes. There are Haunted Hayrides, a Haunted Bus, Spider Walk climbing wall, Bat Flight zip line, Death Jump trapeze and bonfires & food too. Oct. 1,2,8, 9,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30 & 31. From 6:30-9:30pm Thurs.& Sun. and 6:30-10:30pm Fri. and Sat. Go through Poolesville, MD on Route 107 and turn right onto Martinsburg Rd. Driveway is 300 yards on left. Price is $20 first 2 nights and $25 all others. See www.calleva.org for specific info. 301 216-1248. Markoff 's Haunted Forest -Best scare in the area!


MHF is in its 18th year and was rated as one of the top 13 Halloween attractions in the U.S. last year by AOL City Guide. In 2006, The Markoff's Haunted Forest was featured on the front page of the Washington Post.


Last year, we had approximately 20,000 adults and children from Metropolitan Washington walk down our scary forest trail and try our many activities in the staging area, the "circle."


As you know, we are Calleva and The Markoff's Haunted Forest is a fund raiser for our camp. We are a non-profit camp with an office in Poolesville, Maryland and our farm in Dickerson, MD.


We give youth scholarships to our camp and bring youth in the Phoenix School (drug and alcohol rehabilitation) to our camp for high adventure/esteem building activities.
Hosted By: Calleva Outdoor Adventure
Time: 100AM - 1030PM (ends on Monday, Oct 31) Cost: $25
Location: 19120 Martinsburg Rd., Dickerson, Maryland 20842
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Metro Washington, D.C. Tour of Solar Homes & Buildings 13319
Over 50 energy-efficient homes and buildings will highlight solar/passive design, technology and sustainable living concepts, including photovoltaic and solar hot water systems, radiant heat, energy-efficient appliances, and energy-saving construction techniques. A self-guided bike tour is planned. The Tour Guide is available for $5 at MOM's, Summer Delights, and the Bike and Roll Bikestation at Union Station. Or download it for free at http://www.solartour.org.
Hosted By: Metro Washington, D.C. Tour of Solar Homes & Buildings
Time: 1100AM - 0500PM Cost: FREE
Location: DC, MD, VA homes, DC, MD, VA, District of Columbia
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Arts

Closing Reception Celebrating The Florida Highwaymen - 13493
The famed Florida Highwaymen artists, will be honored at a closing reception at Howard University.

Two of the artists being exhibited includes, Mary Ann Carroll, the only woman in the famed group of African American artists, who presented one of her paintings to First Lady, Michelle Obama last May, and Dr. Carnell 'Pete' Smith.

FOR THE MEDIA: For photo and interview opportunities contact Sandra Wills Hannon by calling 240.888.9736 or email shannon@thehannongroup.com.

Hosted By: Howard University's Blackburn Center Art Gallery
Time: 400PM - 0800PM Cost: FREE
Location: 2397 Sixth Street, N.W. , Washington, D.C. , District of Columbia 20059
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Comedy

Get Rich Cheating with Jeff Kreisler - One Day Only 13233
“Somebody get Jeff Kreisler on ‘The Colbert Report’…The New York Times
“Timely & hilarious”. . . ShowbusinessWeekly.com
“Hilarious” - Chicago Tribune “
No need to talk this show up- they've already done it for us!!! This satirical how-to explores the real life scams that brought the world to its knees & made so many people so very rich. Jeff attacks politics, culture and life with passion, absurdity, and hope.
Hosted By: Riot Act Comedy Theater
Time: 830PM - 1000PM Cost: $15
Location: 801 E Street, NW (Penn Quarter), Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Museums

Kids @ Katzen 13461
Sunday, October 2, from 1-3 p.m.
American University Museum, Kreeger Lobby and Rotunda, Katzen Arts Center
Cash only $7 materials fee.

Join museum staff, volunteers and docents, for an art project related to the current exhibitions. Children will take a tour of the exhibition and then create their own art based on what they've seen. For more information and registration, visit the museum online at http://www.american.edu/cas/museum/form-kids.cfm
Hosted By: American University Museum
Time: 100PM - 0300PM Cost: $7
Location: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Music

Corigliano's Red Violin Concerto/Neethoven's Symphony No. 9 12857
CORIGLIANO'S RED VIOLIN CONCERTO
BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 3 PM

CORIGLIANO Red Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor (Choral)
Hosted By: National Philharmonic
Time: 300PM - 0500PM Cost: $32 - $79
Location: The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852
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Das Racist: Relax Tour w/ Danny Brown & Despot 13093
Das Racist: Relax Tour
w/ Danny Brown & Despot
Late Show! 11:30 PM Doors
$20
Hosted By: 9:30 Club
Time: 1130PM - 0200AM Cost: $20
Location: 815 V. Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Bad Krohma, Skelliton & Deaf Scene 13476
Great night of RockinRoll. Be there and rock with us!!!!
Hosted By: Axum Frit & Ed Productions
Time: 900PM - 0200AM Cost: $6
Location: 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Shopping

Boutique Week 13399
Bethesda Row will hold its second annual Boutique Week September 30-October 7, featuring trunk shows, discounts and special events from the Row's restaurants and shops. The week will culminate with the Washington, D.C. premiere of praised fashion documentary, Dressed, the story of NAHM designer Nary Monivong's rise from homelessness to the runway. The movie will premiere on October 6 at 7:45 p.m. at Bethesda Row Cinema.
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Time: 1000AM - 0700PM Cost: FREE
Location: 4950 Elm Street, Bethesda, Maryland
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Singles

Women Ages 45-55 and Men Ages 50-60~Seated Speed Dating 13328
Whether you are looking to meet many great singles or that one special someone, Professionals in the City Speed Dating event is a great opportunity. Join us for a night of fun and exciting conversations with women ages 45-55 and men ages 50-60. Use Promo Code "DCPages10-2T" in your order. The Promo Code is good for $5 off of the event only for tickets purchased in advance.
Hosted By: Professionals in the City
Time: 730PM - 0930PM Cost: $30
Location: Tommy Joes 4714 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Rockville Speed Dating 13329
Professionals in the City is hosting a speed dating event in Rockville. Meet singles in an organized and comfortable setting where a first date can turn into several. Use Promo Code "DCPages10-2O" in your order. The Promo Code is good for $5 off of the event only for tickets purchased in advance. The Promo Code will not be honored at the door for walk-ins.
Hosted By: Professionals in the City
Time: 800PM - 1000PM Cost: $30
Location: Oro Lounge, 33 Maryland Avenue #A, Rockville, Maryland 20850
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