Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest and American Field are this weekend’s picks

One of our weekend’s picks celebrates the beer culture and Oktoberfest. The other brings together great American made products at one pop-up location.

Capital City Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest

Capital City Oktoberfest
Photo courtesy of Bulldog Public Relations

On Saturday, September 30, Capitol City Brewing Company will host its 18th annual Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest celebration. More than 65 regional breweries and 30 local restaurants will serve up their best fares at this year’s Oktobefest celebration. The event runs from noon to 7 p.m. at The Village at Shirlington. Ticket sales begin at 11:30 a.m. and beer taps close at 6 p.m. Entrance is free for children.

The $30 admission ticket for beer drinkers includes an official Oktoberfest wristband, a Capitol City branded tasting glass, and 10 drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are available for purchase for $2 each with a five-ticket minimum. Admission is free for non-drinkers. Beer- drinkers must be 21+ to purchase a ticket.

For more information on Capitol City Brewing Company, please visit: http://www.capcitybrew.com/oktoberfest17.php. Find Capitol City Brewing Company on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CapCityBrew and on Twitter: @CapCityBrewers.

American Field Pop-Up Market

Photo courtesy of American Filed

Two weeks ago American Field kicked off its first event of fall 2017 in Boston and now is set to return to DC this weekend September 30 and October 1. This is the second of our weekend’s picks not to be missed.  Attendees will have the chance to shop from over 75 amazing brands ranging from menswear to womenswear, home goods to apothecary and everything in between. This is the third time the event will be held at Dock5 at Union Market. It’s American Field’s  fourth time in the Washington area.

The pop-up showcases some of the best in American made goods featuring some fantastic emerging and innovative brands. In addition to the shopping, Makers Mark and Virginia Dare winery will be offering complimentary samples of their newest products (21+).  American Field began in 2012 and is in 13 markets in cities including Boston, Brooklyn, Washington D.C, San Francisco, Nashville, and Atlanta. The event is free and open to the public. For further information, please visit American Field’s website.

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