This weekend marks the end of this year’s summer and beginning of your best autumn yet.  So ring in the new season this weekend with some of these awesome events.

ARTECHOUSE: Spirit of Autumn

In this new era renaissance of art and technology, ARTECHOUSE is pretty much the epitome of your 21st-century art experience. Brought to you by the minds behind ArtSoiree, ARTECHOUSE is a 15,000-square-foot area equipped with a versatile technology and art antiquates. It is installed to give people of all ages, a multi-sensory and digital art experience like no other.

The event starts, with participants coloring leaves of their own on a paper, then the magic opens when their leaves subsequently come to life on a 270-degree wall projection. Then, as they move, along, participants find they will bring life to forest floors through the leaves as autumn dance moves fill the floor with gushing colors of the season.

This event will also be a debut of ARTECHHOUSE augmented app, with the surprise of a digital imagination in space. In the evening, the autumn landscape will change into a beautiful setting sun, eloping into twilight.

All ages are welcome from the time frame of 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, while only visitors over 21, will be allowed inside from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets are also available for purchase online.

ARTECHHOUSE is located at 1238 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024.

American Field & Union Market Dock 5

American Field is a market known for its authentic connection with brands. It was founded in 2012, where the creator wanted to get the people acquainted with their brands in an innovative style.

This weekend, American Field is open to the public for a two-day exhibition which will feature the quality of US made, goods, clothing, accessories, and furniture. Also, the visitors will get a chance to meet the makers of these fine quality products and have them share their experience. This event will take place at the Union Market event avenue, Dock 5.

This event is open to all and is FREE (#yass) on Sep 30th and Oct 1st from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

DuPont Underground Uncensored: The Cocktail party.

This week The DC Public Library initiated their Uncensored Banned books week. Over the week, The DC Public Library celebrated their theme ‘Texts against Tyranny’’ and did a hunt for uncensored books all throughout September. To end their celebration, they are marking it with yet another uncensored theme.

The event will take place at DuPont Underground, following the theme of Uncensored Cocktail Party. This is the public Library’s foundation fundraiser, which emphasizes on the freedom to read, create and express.

The event will feature the following:
• Cocktails based on the theme of banned books from the hands of DC’s local best.
• JoGo Project and Cheick Hamala Diabate will contribute live music performances.
• Robin Bell and Dana Jeri Maier will exhibit Provocative Art.
• DC Public Library Librarians will lead a maker’s craft.
• A pop-up market with the local retailers.

Individuals over 21 are welcome to this exclusive event on Saturday, September 30th with tickets available for purchase online at UnCensoredDC.

Navy Mile

This week also celebrates the birthday of United States Navy, a large source of pride for our nation, giving us time to  really appreciate all the amazingly brave and awesome actions our valiant (and hunky) service men have done to serve our country.

On the 1st of October, everyone has a chance in or around Pennsylvania Avenue to be a part of the team.

This one-mile race is presented by USAA, which brings a chance to people of all ages, to be part of a race with the world’s top class runners in the United States and from all around the world.  So take some time out of your weekend and watch the avenue fill with support for our brave guys and gals in an event you absolutely can’t miss.

This is a race for everyone; anyone in your family is welcome to take part by hitting the Navy Mile pavements and competing with the hearts of every age and ability. Everyone after the race is also allowed to visit the grounds of Navy memorial plaza. So show some support ya’ll. #hooyah.

If you’re in Washington, DC or anywhere near, this is the chance for you to enjoy the limited remaining weekends of this year. There is no better place for you to meet your artistic, party animal friends so gear yourself up and head outside to live out the last bits of the beautiful warm season before it’s over.

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