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Friday, October 14

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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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Arts

11th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival 13347
More than 250 of the nation's most accomplished craftspeople will personally show and sell their handmade works at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, 2011. The jury-selected artists will offer thousands of one-of-a-kind crafts, including functional and decorative pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood, metal, furniture, home accessories, photography, and fine art.

Hosted By: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals
Time: 1000AM - 0500PM Cost: $7 online, $9 at the door
Location: 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
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Beads of Courage 2011: An evening of hope and domestic violence awareness for women and girls 13518
What: Beads of Courage 2011

Storytelling and Jewelry making workshop in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Who: Women and Young Girls
Cost: $35/woman. Girls ages 16 and under participate free of charge - includes supplies and refreshments.
Join us for a special evening, in honor of all the women who are affected by domestic violence at home and around the world.
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Time: 600PM - 0830PM Cost: FREE
Location: Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA, Alexandria, Virginia 22302
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Beads of Courage – An evening of hope and domestic violence awareness for women and girls 13558
An evening of storytelling, jewelry making and strength sharing. During the event we'll be also providing information about domestic violence resources in the DC Metro Area. If you've ever wanted to learn how to make jewelry or want to improve, join us to make jewelry as a symbolic reminder of the personal strength and courage of domestic violence survivors.
Hosted By: Empowered Women International
Time: 600PM - 0830PM Cost: $35
Location: TBD, Alexandria, Virginia 22302
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Fund Raisers

A Night At the Yards 13150
The best annual party on the Washington, DC Waterfront to celebrate the important work of Living Classrooms in the National Capital Region. Catered by more than 25 of Washington DC's most popular caterers and restaurants, accompanied by beer, wine, special liquor samples, soft drinks and a cash bar.
Hosted By: Living Classrooms NCR
Time: 700PM - 1200AM Cost: 125
Location: 10 Water ST SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
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Wrinkle Erase for the Cure 13599
Donate Your Wrinkles to End Breast Cancer!

Dr. Paul Ruff, Georgetown board-certified plastic surgeon, & Erwin Gomez, celebrity make-up artist, hold their 3rd annual Wrinkle Erase for the Cure on Friday, October 14th from 7 AM to 7 PM.  Eliminate your wrinkles with Botox Cosmetic & Juvderm and 100% of proceeds go to Living in Pink, a DC volunteer organization that funds local and national breast cancer research.
Hosted By: Ruff Plastic Surgery
Time: 700AM - 0700PM Cost: FREE
Location: 2440 M Street NW Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia
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Happy Hours

DC Dance Marathon Happy Hour 13626
An extended happy hour with the friends of DC Dance Marathon and Scout Mob, raising money for Children's National Medical Center. $5 at the door gets you $3 "you call it" mixed drinks, $3 select beers and house wine, and $5 appetizer and burger menu. Come out and celebrate a night FOR THE KIDS!
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Time: 500PM - 0900PM Cost: $5 Donation
Location: Sign of the Whale 1825 M Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Music

Bonerama @ Bayou 13523

After TWO SOLD OUT SHOWS in June, Bonerama makes their triumphant return to Bayou in DC!
Hosted By: Bayou
Time: 945PM - 1245AM (ends on Friday, Oct 14) Cost: $20
Location: 2519 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
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Singles

Singles Seated Speed Double Dating 13469
Professionals in the City is hosting an event for singles to experience many first dates in one evening, and to have a friend along to help! If you do not bring a friend with you, we will assign you a new friend to pair up with. Use Promo Code DCPages10-14K 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 - 0930PM Cost: $30
Location: kstreet lounge 1301 K Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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