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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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Education

National Mall Bike Tour of Trees 13193
Bike along the National Mall at a leisurely pace, stopping to explore the trees and grounds of the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Museums, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG). As a grand finale we will loop our way back through the lushly landscaped Capitol grounds, home to many venerable and impressive tree specimens, arriving back at Union Station. Register online at http://ct.convio.net/calendar
Hosted By: Casey Trees
Time: 900AM - 1200PM Cost: FREE
Location: Massachusetts Ave NE & 1st St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Entertainment

Das Best Oktoberfest 13621
Oktoberfest has become an annual tradition around the world and now it is time to bring the festival alive in Charles County, MD. Oktoberfest is a colorful, fun, festive celebration of German heritage with Oompah at its best! Oktoberfest will be a community event of family entertainment featuring two live stages, German food and beers, art & crafts, children's fun area, dancing, and entertainment all weekend long for a good cause. All the proceeds from the event will benefit the Society for the Friends of Hospice.
Hosted By: Charles County Fairgrounds
Time: 1200PM - 0500PM Cost: $10/Advance, $15/On-Site
Location: 8440 Fairgrounds Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646
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Family

Lost and Found Horse Rescue Fall Festival 13566
On Sunday, October 23, 2011 from 12-4, Lost and Found Horse Rescue 15800 Darnestown Rd, Germantown, Maryland will hold a Fall Festival and Open House with Equine Holistic Health Demos.
For families, there will be pony rides, games, paint your own horse shoes, a petting zoo with a mini horse, donkey, sheep & goats and the Second Annual Dirty Donkey Contest!
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Time: 1200PM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 158000 Darnestown Rd, Germantown, Maryland 20874
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Festival on the Square 13623
Join us for an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment! Schedule includes registration for Reston Interfaith's 8th Annual Help the Homeless Walk, petting zoo, face painting, and other children's activities, and Z Car Club's judging and People Choice awards (sports cars). Outdoor restaurant grills will have food available, and Reston Community Center brings you live music on stage.
Hosted By: Reston Heights
Time: 1200PM - 0500PM Cost: FREE
Location: 11790 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191
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Halloween

Fright at the Museum: Dead Men Walking 13428
This Halloween season the museum will no longer be just a storage house for criminal artifacts; it will become a hunting ground for these dead men walking. Experience Fright at the Museum. Hear the screams... Smell the fear... See the horror... and if you're lucky -- They won't TOUCH you!

Dates: Oct 21, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31
Hosted By: National Museum of Crime & Punishment
Time: 700PM - 0700PM Cost: $25/person
Location: 575 7th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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Museums

John Cage 100th Anniversary Preview Concert 13488
Emphasizing the intersection of acoustic and visual art characteristic of composer John Cage's life, this preview for the 2012 Cage festival will take place in the American University Museum, exploiting its unique acoustic qualities. NYC percussionist Ross Karre will play three works from different stages of Cage's career. Each piece will incorporate live audio transformation and spatialization over loudspeakers via software designed and operated by AU faculty member William Brent.
Hosted By: American University Museum
Time: 300PM - 0500PM Cost: $10 general admission, $5 AU students
Location: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Music

Odd Future 13094

Odd Future
Late Show! 10:00 PM Doors
$30
Hosted By: 9:30 Club
Time: 1000AM - 0100AM Cost: $30
Location: 815 V. Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman 13409
Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman, the voice and sound of the classic line up of legendary rock band YES, join forces for a special tour this fall, including a stop at GW Lisner Auditorium.
Hosted By: Lisner Auditorium
Time: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: $45, $55; GW Students & Alumni: $36 at the Lisner
Location: 730 21st Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052
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HOWARD U HOMECOMING EVENT EARTH WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE 13477
Great local Earth Wind & Fire Tribute band. Same night as Howard U's homecoming. Get there early as this event only hold 125 people. The venue is small and will be jumping all night. First Come First Serve, don't be late!!!!
Hosted By: Axum Frit & Ed Productions
Time: 830PM - 0130AM Cost: $12
Location: 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Howard U Homecoming Event - Earth, Wind, Fire Tribute 13531
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
Hosted By:
Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: $12
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Afton Presents 13532
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
Afton website:http://www.aftonshows.com/
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Time: 800PM - 1200AM Cost: $12
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Shopping

Weekend Shopping Oct. 22, 23 at Local Bloomingdale's Will Support Help the Homeless Program 13617
Fannie Mae and Washington-area Bloomingdale's stores are working together to raise funds and awareness to help end homelessness. Ten percent of all tracked purchases Saturday, October 22 and Sunday October 23 at any of these three Bloomingdale's locations: Friendship Heights, White Flint, and Tysons Corner.
Shoppers simply ask when checking out that their purchases support the Help the Homeless program.
Hosted By: Fannie Mae and Washington-area Bloomingdale's
Time: 900AM - 0900PM Cost: FREE
Location: Bloomingdale's Friendship Heights 5300 Western Ave, Chevy Chase, Maryland
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Singles

Columbia Speed Dating 13517
Professionals in the City invites you to attend our popular Speed Dating event in Columbia! Once you join us, you will see why this local speed dating event is so highly anticipated! Use Promo Code DCPages10-23C 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: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: $30
Location: Cafe de Paris, 8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21045
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