Have you checked out NoMa Lunch Box yet? This fresh lunchtime destination features fun outdoor seating every weekday, and concerts, games and giveaways every Wednesday from 11 AM - 2 PM. Bring your lunch or pick up something from a food truck, and enjoy activities and a great atmosphere. Take your outdoor lunch break and this fantastic fall weather while you can - NoMa Lunch Box will close its gates with the arrival of cold weather in November.
NoMa Lunch Box is located at 1250 First Street, NE, at the intersection of First and N Streets, NE. This temporary pop-up activation is powered by JBG Companies, Brandywine and NoMa BID.
Save the date: Pumpkin Carving Happy Hour
Mark your calendars for the Pumpkin Carving Happy Houron Thursday, October 22. Stop by NoMa Junction @ Storey Park from 4-7 PM to carve a pumpkin, visit the cutest petting zoo in D.C., and hear 90's cover band the Lloyd Dobbler Effect. The event is free and open to the public, and food trucks will be selling delicious, seasonal food and beverages on site. Tweet @NoMaBID to hype your favorite jack-o-lantern pattern. Want to lend a hand, give back to your neighborhood and have some fun? If you are interested in volunteering at the Pumpkin Carving Party, please contact NoMa BID Events Manager Alissa Perine.
U.S. Veterans' Rooftop Rendezvous
Join the U.S. Vets at Socialize and Serve: A Rooftop Rendezvous. Enjoy an evening of music and the arts, and a silent auction that supports U.S. veterans. This event takes place on Friday, October 9 at 111 K Street, NE from 6-9 PM. Tickets are $40 per person. Please click here for more information.
TOD Conference Comes to NoMa
Visionary industry leaders are coming together for the Transit Oriented Development and Urban Real Estate Conference in NoMa October 20-22. NoMa is an internationally known example of transit oriented development; the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro Station was a catalyst for the tremendous development the neighborhood has seen over the last 10 years.
Get up to speed on the best practices of TOD development, design, financing, and place management. Hear from the nation's trend setters and cutting edge developers building the future. Click here for more information.
What exactly is a Thingamajig? It's a community gear swap. Essentially, REI and Wunder Garten are teaming up to throw the best outdoor gear flea market you've ever seen. There will be live Appalachian music, Wunder Garten's selection of local and international beers, and the opportunity to buy/sell/trade used gear with other outdoor enthusiasts. The REI Thingamajig comes to town Saturday, October 17 from 12-5 PM. Please click here for more information.