The 15th Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, and feature more than 170 authors, poets, illustrators and special presenters. To mark this anniversary, as well as the the 200th anniversary of the Library’s acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, the festival has as its theme Jefferson’s quote, “I Cannot Live Without Books.”
To download the National Book Festival App, visit the Library of Congress Apps page at loc.gov/apps/.
WHAT: 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival
WHEN: Sep 5, 2015
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 03, 2015
There is never a dull moment in Washington, DC and the events planned for this fall do not disappoint. With the assistance of Tommy Middaugh, step outside the Smithsonian, take the Metro beyond the National Mall and prepare to be amazed by the all this magnificent city has to offer.
1. Air Show – The fascinating and highly entertaining air show returns to Andrews Air Force Base in September of 2015 after being cancelled for the past few years. The US Air Force Thunderbirds perform fast-paced aerobatic maneuvers of two, four, and six planes flying in formation. The Special Operations “Para-Commandos” Parachute Team will also perform with a few additional aerial and ground attractions. Some of the highlights of this show include the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, heritage flights with the P-51 Mustangs, and over 30 aircraft from several branches of the armed forces. This is a free event, open to the public, and families are encouraged to attend.
2. H Street Festival – This annual festival, which takes place between 4th and 14th on H Street, is intended to revitalize this developing arts and entertainment district. Each year the festival grows and 2015 is no exception. September 19th will bring more than 500 artists and performers to 14 stages as well as educational events, regional and local cuisine, and shopping. More than 150 food trucks, vendors, and restaurants are preparing to keep attendees well fed. Families are encouraged to attend and a family zone will be available with entertainment and a fitness area.
3. Book Festival – A fantastic literary event spanning the week of September 27th through October 4th, the Fall for the Book Festival celebrates literature and the arts with events throughout the capital region. Tommy Middaugh of Travel To Go notes that events are hosted at local libraries throughout Virginia, DC and Maryland as well as at George Mason University. Over 150 authors are expected to attend this series of events, each tailored to a specific genre or audience. This free event helps bring the joy of reading to all ages.
Travel To Go is ready to prepare the perfect mix of history and excitement for an autumn visit to Washington, DC. For more information on these great events and assistance with other travel planning needs, contact Travel To Go today.
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