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Monday, October 21, 2013

Free Pumpkin Carving & Petting Zoo in NoMa 10/24

Pumpkin carving by indigoprime
Pumpkin carving, a photo by indigoprime on Flickr

What better way to prep for Halloween then an old fashioned pumpkin carving party with hot apple cider? How about a party featuring both of those, plus a petting zoo, a candy scavenger hunt, live music, and food and adult beverages? Oh, they also have PUMPKIN ICE CREAM. Press release after the jump.

Stop by the NoMa pumpkin patch on Thursday, October 24, and enjoy happy hour with friends and the cutest petting zoo in the city! Reserve your pumpkin today, and bring some friends to carve your jack-o-lantern. Union Kitchen members will sell beer, wine and more: Running Byrd Tea (hot apple cider), Milk Cult (pumpkin ice cream), and Quickstep Catering (Asian 5 Spice Pulled Pork Sandwich and Edamame Wrap).

Don’t want to get your hands in pumpkin guts? No problem! Hear Sam’O perform live music, and join a candy scavenger hunt for children starting at 5:30 PM.

Details:

Thursday, October 24 4:30-7 PM
1150 First Street, NE (Corner of First and Pierce Streets, NE)
Closest Metro: Union Station or NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line)
This event is free and open to the public
Tweet @NoMaBID to hype your favorite jack-o-lantern pattern

Live music, petting zoo, candy scavenger hunt, pumpkins and carving utensils are free; click here to reserve your pumpkin. All unreserved pumpkins will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Food and drinks are available for purchase. The mini petting zoo will feature cute critters such as bunnies, chicks, sheep and more.

Sponsors: Special thank you to Camden NoMa (opening soon on L Street!) for sponsoring this event, and to Tishman Speyer for providing the site.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Finally an event posted on this blog with a time and location. It's great to see some of the usual sloppiness in reporting being cleaned up around here.

Don said...

Dear person who just the above comment. You are the worst.

Anonymous said...

I agree with Anon 9:04. Many of the events posted on this blog do not include locations....so it's impossible to attend them.

Anonymous said...

I see the haters are out early this morning.

Anonymous said...

This seems more like constructive criticism. The reaction should really be more along the lines of "Thankyou, I do need to work on this." Rather than "Your astute observations are bad, and you are bad." Alas, this is the world we live in....

Anonymous said...

It's great to see some of the usual sloppiness in reporting being cleaned up around here.

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This is not "constructive criticism." this is hating.
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"Many of the events posted on this blog do not include locations....so it's impossible to attend them."
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now this is more like constructive criticism.

Anonymous said...

The first comment seems like a comment, with a sense of encouragement. That seems like a nice pat on the back. I'd be glad if I did sloppy work and someone noticed that my work was somewhat less sloppy.

Grr said...

You guys are so perfect, why don't you create your own blogs?