Depart DC: DC Funky Fresh Foodie Fest

I don’t know about you but those of us with kids heading back to school Monday are lamenting the return of the crazy fall schedule. The 1st Annual DC Funky Fresh Foodie Fest on Saturday August 25th from 1-9PM at the DC Fairgrounds is just the cure! How cool to combine food trucks in one locale with beer, cocktails, music, giveaways and Nats Park next door!

Check out the deets here:
Regular Admission Tickets Include:
• Access to the Main Event Area from 1-9pm
• Commemorative Funky Fresh Foodie Fest Beer Stein
• Delicious food from TEN of D.C.’s best food trucks dishing up specially prepared small portions
• THREE full drinks (or 10 tastings of) premium craft beers, wine, Tito’s Vodka & Red Bull, or margaritas
• TWO refreshing non-alcoholic drinks
• Entertainment by FOUR Incredible D.C. bands
• Live voting in the first ever D.C. Karaoke Invitational
• Announcement of the D.C. Trucky Awards winners (vote now at Food Truck Fiesta)
• Tons of free giveaways
• Funky Fresh Interactive Art
• Access to the Google Lounge and KIND Misting Tent
• Complimentary Honest Tea Solar-Powered Cell Phone Charging Stations
• See the 2013 Ford Fusion before it hits showrooms
• Purchase Regular Admission Tickets (over $100 value) for $59.99 HERE

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Depart DC/Sip: Reston Challenge Spring Festival to benefit 4Paws

Spring Festival May 12, 2012 at Lake Anne Plaza Reston Virginia

Reston Challenge Spring Festival May 12 2012 

Lake Anne Plaza in Reston plays host to the Reston Challenge Spring Festival from 11:00AM-5:00PM.  Admission is free!  Bring the kids for a scavenger hunt with a first place prize of a $100 GiftCard to Whole Pet Foods & Assorted Treats from the Cup Cake Lady! Local restaurants will provide food and beer from Starr Hill and Old Dominion Brewing Co. will be available for purchase.  An added bonus is all the proceeds will benefit the 4Paws Rescue Team!  I can tell you first hand this is a worthwhile organization that finds homes for cats and kittens while never putting them to sleep unless medically necessary.  We have a dear friend, Zelinda, who has a recue cat as a pet and can safely say that this was one of the best cats she has EVER owned!  Consider coming out to enjoy the gorgeous weather, eat and drink in a lovely setting, and help a good cause!