Still scratching the surface.

September 10
FASHION’S NIGHT OUT – Georgetown and U Street Corridor
Local boutiques and fashion merchants pull out the stops for this evening of special events, displays, and open houses. This was Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour’s brainchild for NYC merchants. You can watch the NYC version on Remember, the purpose is to get people shopping, not browsing. (hat tip Simone Butterfly)

September 8 – 11
18th Annual Arts On Foot
presented by the Washington Examiner
7th & F Streets NW (Penn Quarter)
Three days of juried exhibits and art market followed by the all day festival on September 11. Entertainment, cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities.

Saturday, September 11
DC VegFest at George Washington University
12 noon – 6 PM
Speakers and cooking demonstrations by Chef Tal Ronnen (The Conscious Cook), Chef Lauren Von Der Pool (“Ecolicious” Cooking), Tracye McQuirter, M.P.H. (By Any Greens Necessary)

National Council of Negro Women Black Family Reunion Celebration
National Mall
8:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Theme pavilions, food vendors, health fair, performance stages for all ages. Special tribute to the late Dorothy Height by the Step Afrika! dance ensemble.