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Saturday, October 8

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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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Community

Author Event and Signing with Rebecca Coleman 13504
DC-area novelist Rebecca Coleman will be in store to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel THE KINGDOM OF CHILDHOOD (Mira), answer your questions, and sign books. Booklist says that THE KINGDOM OF CHILDHOOD is "poised to generate major book group buzz."
Hosted By: Greetings & Readings
Time: 100PM - 0300PM Cost: Open to the Public, Free
Location: 118-AA Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
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Dancing

Little River Yoga host evening of Bharata Natyam ( South Indian Classical Dance) by Jaan R. Freeman 13258
Little River Yoga will host an evening of Bharata Natyam ( Classical Dance of South India) by Jaan R. Freeman. Mr. Freeman performs in the family style and lineage of the late great dancer T. Balasaraswati.
Hosted By: Little River Yoga (VA) & Dakshina Palli, Inc (NYC)
Time: 600PM - 0730PM Cost: $16 advance $20 at door
Location: 6205 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia 22205
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Entertainment

Fall Festival by Joshua's Hands 13338
Invite your friends and neighbors to join us for food, games, entertainment, crafts, demonstrations, pony rides, tractor rides, etc. Teens will love our new Teen Challenge - brought to us by Summit Adventure! All activities are FREE, however there will be a country store, donation buckets, and an auction that will provide opportunities for you to support the work of Joshua's Hands.
Hosted By: Joshua's Hands
Time: 1000AM - 0500PM Cost: FREE
Location: 38327 Charles Town Pike, Waterford, Virginia 20197
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Siren 13362
Mayzsoul Inc., a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area based dance company, will celebrate its fifth year with the presentation of its newest work "Siren".

"Siren" tells the story of two creatures drawn together by an undeniable attraction, who must struggle against forces outside of their control to maintain their affection. Unlock your heart and come feel the call of "Siren".
Hosted By: Mayzsoul Inc
Time: 800PM - 1030PM Cost: $20
Location: 1333 H St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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Fund Raisers

A Night of Pink Hope 13499
ROBERT ANDREW SALON AND SPA PRESENTS "A NIGHT OF PINK HOPE" RUNWAY HAIR AND FASHION SHOW CHARITY FUNDRAISER IN ANNAPOLIS, MD - OCT. 8TH.

Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders to Host VIP Reception Paul Wharton, Television Personality to Serve as Master of Ceremony

Hosted By: We Believe Foundation and Robert Andrew Salon and Spa
Time: 600PM - 1000PM Cost: $100
Location: Sheraton Annapolis 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis , Maryland 21401
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Music

Robert Randolph and The Family Band 13182
Robert Randolph and The Family Band will go On Sale Friday, August 19th at 10 AM through Ticketfly

TICKETS FOR 9:30 CLUB SHOWS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH TICKETFLY.COM, THE 9:30 CLUB BOX OFFICE AND MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION BOX OFFICES. THE TICKETFLY PHONE CHARGE NUMBER IS 1-877-4FLY-TIX. 9:30 CLUB SHOWS ARE ON SALE THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH 2011 AT 10:00 AM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Hosted By: 9:30 Club
Time: 800PM - 1100PM Cost: $25
Location: 815 V ST. N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Straight Up Tribal, Kabob-O-Taj, Chasing Scarlette 13526
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
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Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: $10
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Phoebe Novak, Sonic Flow 13527
If you have not heard her yet, don't miss this chance- Phoebe Novak opens for Sonic Flow. Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
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Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: $5
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Pets

Pet Adoption Event 13549
The Georgetown Office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to join forces with Operation Paws for Homes to host a Pet Adoption Day at the Washington Harbour in Georgetown. For more information about the event, you may call 202-333-6100 or visit us @ www.cbmove.com/georgetown.
Hosted By: Coldwell Banker and the Washington Harbour
Time: 1200PM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 3000 K Street NW, Suite 101, Plaza Level, Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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Singles

Ages 40-55~Seated Speed Dating 13384
Professionals in the City is hosting an event that joins together single men and women age 40-55. If you've attended our fast and fabulous Speed Dating events, then you know what an exciting and fun ride these sought-after events are! Use Promo Code "DCPages10-8Z" 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: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: $30
Location: Zen Bistro and Wine Bar 1301 South Joyce Street, Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Women

The EXPERIENCE featuring THE BAG LADY SERIES 13438
Come join the Anointed Women In Christ (A.W.I.C.) as they present The EXPERIENCE featuring The Bag Lady Series, a weekend that will help women know and understand their true value in Jesus. Described as an UnConference, The EXPERIENCE seeks to break the mold of traditional gatherings attended by women through a fresh new approach.
Hosted By: Anointed Women In Christ
Time: 600PM - 1200PM (ends on Sunday, Oct 9) Cost: 3 Ways to Attend. Check Website for costs.
Location: 18980 Upper Belmont Place Drive, Leesbirg, Virginia 20176
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