The Armed Forces Retirement Home, located north of Howard University and Park View, is holding another event for the public: Oktoberfest. It's Sunday, Oct 6 from 1-5pm, and you can get in through the gate at the intersection of Rock Creek Church Rd NW and Randolph St NW.
From the looks of it, there will be beer, German music and dance, things for kids, and a lot more.
Here's more info from them!
Sunday, Oct. 6, 1-5 p.m., southern grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. (Gate entrance 333 Rock Creek Church Road N.W., intersection of Rock Creek and Randolph)
Starring: Washington DC German Band and the Bairisch und Steierisch Dancers*rain or shine*craft beer*food*kids' activities
Friends of the Soldiers Home is grateful for support from the Armed Forces Retirement Home, the AFRH Resident Fund Advisory Board, and DCMTB, DC's only mountain bike team and organizers of the DCCX cyclocross race held at AFRH on October 20, 2013.
Friends of the Soldiers Home is a non-profit organization serving to strengthen the bond between the Armed Forces Retirement Home and the surrounding community