Head’s up, the 6th annual Celebrate Petworth Festival is on September 14th, 11am-5pm on the 800 block of Upshur Street NW, and it’s sure to be another amazing event.
There will be local vendors, a large music stage, the popular Dog Show & Contest, Taste of Petworth restaurant sampling and so much more. You can see more info on the Celebrate Petworth website, and keep up with updates on their Facebook page.
9-11am - Youth Basketball Clinic at the Petworth Rec Center, co-ed, for 8-14 year olds. Free t-shirts for the first 100 boys and girls!
Taste of Petworth runs all day, offering a really great way to sample all the local restaurants right there at the Festival.
12pm - 1pm: Dog Show & Contest, sponsored by Patrick's Pet Care, is on the Main Stage: 12pm - 1pm
12pm - 3pm: Adopt A Dog or Cat with Humane Rescue Alliance (at the corner of Upshur & 9th) from
2:30pm - 4pm: Petworth Oral History Storytelling at The Lemon Collective (810 Upshur St), and “Record Your Story” with the American University Humanities Truck
Main Stage Lineup:
11:15am To be announced!
12pm: Dog Show & Contest
1pm: American Pops Orchestra
2pm: Keith Butler Trio (local jazz)
3pm: Two's Featuring Joe Herrera + Tetsuya Ueda
4pm: DJ Unown Featuring Flex Matthews
Angie Whitehurst, Activist and Ward 4 Resident, StreetSenseMedia.org
Sheila White, UDC Student, StreetSenseMedia.org
Karen Abbott, Ward 4 Resident
August Hayes, Howard University Graduate and Poet
C. Etta Powers, Washingtonian Poet
Marion Gray, 2019 American Classic Women's Pageant Contestant
Local Historian: C.R. Gibbs presenting "Who Moved Georgia Avenue?!!"
Pamela Taylor, Owner & Founder of the Pamela Taylor Dance Workshop
Kristal Yancie, Petworth resident
Share your story about living in the Petworth neighborhood! Starting at 12pm at the American University Humanities Truck, parked at 9th & Upshur St NW. The Humanities Truck is a mobile recording studio, with a mission to collect, create, interpret, and curate local stories and return them to the communities they originated from.