by Tim Regan October 21, 2016 at 1:15 pm 1 Comment

Pumpkinpalooza 2015, photo via NoMa BID

A lot in NoMa will be transformed into a festive pumpkin patch next week as part of an annual fall celebration.

The NoMa BID is set to kick off this year’s “PumpkinPalooza” event at Storey Park (1005 1st St. NE) next Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m.

The event will include food trucks, a bluegrass band, pumpkin carving and a chance to pet some animals, the BID said in a press release. Additionally, the BID will provide pumpkins and carving tools for the first 200 people who show up for the party.

PumpkinPalooza will also have a pet costume contest, a moon bounce, face painting and a class on making terrariums.

More information from the BID:


by October 2, 2012 at 5:00 pm 1,903 1 Comment

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OLD CITY green extends its lease to offer fall produce and festivities. (Borderstan)

OLD CITY green, an urban garden center in the heart of Shaw, extended its 9th and N Streets NW lease through the end of the year, meaning the co-op garden retailer will be selling fall vegetables, pumpkins, perennials and even Christmas trees.

OLD CITY green also offers a variety of events, classes and tips for seasonal gardening. For more information, visit the website or the Facebook page.

OLD CITY green is located at 902 N Street NW and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 am until 5 pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am until 3 pm.

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