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Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District
MVT CID is a private, nonprofit organization established to enhance the overall quality of life for residents, employees, visitors, and property owners in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. The area has lively new and old architecture and attractive mixed-use programming set within the east end of downtown Washington, DC. 


PorchFest at Rhode Island Ave, NE The second annual Rhode Island Avenue, NE, PorchFest celebrates local talent by turning the front porches of neighborhood homes into performance spaces where local musicians play for the community. Rhode Island Avenue PorchFest is Saturday, September 26, between 2-6 pm and is free to the public and presented by Rhode Island Avenue Main Streets in partnership with Cultural Tourism DC.

Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC The free festival is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, encompassing five of DC's most vibrant neighborhoods: Congress Heights, Dupont Circle, H Street NE, North Capitol and Shaw. Watch as DC's creative community re-imagines public and private space and invites us all to see our city anew. Festivities start Saturday, September 26 at 7pm and run through 3 am, Sunday September 27.

Friday, September 25

Event - Uncensored: Opening Night 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Theater - The Guard
Ford's Theatre

Saturday, September 26

Concert - Dunbar Alumni Jazz Band Performs Strayhorn
Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church

Exhibit - Beatriz Echeverri 'Figurations'
Residence of the Ambassador of Colombia

Sunday, September 27

Event - Sunday Serenity: Fall Yoga in the Park

Dumbarton House

Film - Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Monday, September 28

Exhibit - Surveillance Blind
Goethe Institut

Theater - W.S. Di Piero and Rowan Ricardo Phillips
Folger Theatre

Tuesday, September 29 

Event - Spy Secrets that Can Save Your Life
International Spy Museum 

Wednesday, September 30

Lecture - Gallery Talk: Collection Connections
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Event - Grand Sake Tasting
The Carnegie Library

Thursday, October 1

Performance  - A Middle Eastern Odyssey of Rhythm, Harmony and Groove 
The Kennedy Center

Event  - Intersections@5
The Phillips Collections



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October 2

After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum
Kreeger Museum


October 3

Adams Morgan PorchFest
Adams Morgan Partnership Business Improvement District



October 10 
Haunted Chocolate House
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden


October  11

Author Talk: Michael Donoghue
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum



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Volunteer with us

Get a back stage glimpse at two of our signature events: WalkingTown DC and PorchFest when you volunteer. These events get you out in the community, experiencing DC culture. 

PorchFest is back

PorchFest turns front porches of homes and businesses into performance spaces in selected DC neighborhoods. Enjoy the music as you stroll along Rhode Island Avenue NE on September 26, and in Adams Morgan on October 3. 


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