CANCELLED: Fall Fest 2015

Due to the threat of Hurricane Joaquin, Fall Fest has been cancelled.

Celebrate Fall Fest at the Soldiers’ Home on Sunday October 4, from 9 am through 5 pm!

Lincoln Summer Home Fall by Carol M

 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (accurate as of August 27, 2015)

8:00 a.m. Antique Car Registration/refreshments served (AFRH)

9:00 a.m. Antique Car Show begins (AFRH)

9:00 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m. Medical Response Vehicles (WRNMMC)

9:00 a.m. Golf Scramble Tournament-associate members, employees/community (AFRH Residents)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Resident Arts and Crafts Sale (AFRH)

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Quarters 1, Sherman tower and Lincoln Cottage tours, Tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Center (PLC)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon PAL (People Animals Love) dog visit and Petting Zoo (AFRH)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Information booths/exhibits (AFRH)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Bake Sale (CM)

11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 noon Bourbon tasting (PLC)

11:45 a.m. Model T club demonstration (AFRH)

12:00 noon – 4:30 p.m. Food trucks open at the Oktoberfest

12:15 p.m. Car Show Awards presentations (AFRH)

12:30 p.m. Car show ends (AFRH)

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Arts and Crafts sale at the Oktoberfest

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Oktoberfest, band/dancers and German games (FOSH)

1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Activity options -Pumpkin Patch pumpkin and bake sale (CM)

1:30-4:00 p.m. face painting and filed day activities (FOSH)

1:30 p.m. Golf tournament-Military (AFRH Residents)

5:00 p.m. All events finished, clean up (FOSH)

  • Shuttle Service will be available by bus (waiting for confirmation)
  • Portable toilets will be available
  • Foot traffic will occur at both gates
  • Cars should enter at Randolph gate


AFRH-Armed Forces Retirement Home
PLC-President Lincoln’s Cottage
FOSH- Friends of the Soldiers’ Home
MDW- Military District of Washington
CM-Creative Minds
WRNMMC-Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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.

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