PAST EVENT: Fall Fest at the Soldiers’ Home
Enjoy an array of activities throughout the day, including: an Antique Car Show, beer and bourbon tasting tents, children’s games and activities, golfing, live music, a military drill team, and tours of buildings in the historic core of the Soldiers’ Home campus, including the Sherman Tower.
Schedule of Events:
9:00 a.m – 12:30 pm. Antique car show (AFRH)
9:00 a.m. Golf scramble tournament-associate members/community (AFRH Residents)
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Spirit of People’s Nature Walk (CM and FOSH)
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Military band performance (AFRH/MDW)
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm Sherman Tower and Quarters 1 tours (PLC)
-Sherman Tower tours – Every 30 minutes starting at 9:30AM
-Quarters 1 tours – Every 30 minutes starting at 9:30AM
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Information booths/exhibits (AFRH) and bake sale (CM)
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Military static displays (AFRH)
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Military drill team performance (AFRH/MDW)
11:00 – 2:00 p.m. Beer and bourbon tent, and President Lincoln’s Cottage tours (PLC)
-President Lincoln’s Cottage tours – Every hour starting at 11:00 am. Reserve tickets in advance online.
11:45 a.m. Model T club demonstration (AFRH)
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Brass band performance (DN)
12:15 p.m. Car show awards presentations (AFRH)
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Oktoberfest, band, dancers, and German games (FOSH)
1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Activities, including: pumpkin patch, bounce house and kettle corn (CM)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. PAL animal visit (AFRH)
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Fishing rodeo (wounded warriors and trout unlimited) (FOSH)
1:30 p.m. Golf tournament-military (AFRH Residents)
Note – All activities are subject to change without notice.
AFRH-Armed Forces Retirement Home
PLC-President Lincoln’s Cottage
DN- Double Nickels Theater Company
FOSH- Friends of the Soldiers’ Home
MDW- Military District of Washington
This event is hosted by the Armed Forces Retirement Home, in partnership with President Lincoln’s Cottage, Double Nickels Theater Company, Friends of Soldiers’ Home, Military District of Washington, and Creative Minds International Public Charter School. Special thanks to our partners DC Brau and Woodford Reserve for donating craft beer and bourbon for our program.