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2016 DCAFF Daytime Activities

DAYTIME ACTIVITY SCHEDULE & EVENTS

We’ve expanded our weekend to include Official DC Adventure Film Festival activities during the day on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th.

Be sure to come to our evening film and speaker programs afterwards!

Over $3,000 worth of raffle prizes from our sponsors:  REI, The North Face, Arc’teryx, Flylow, Immersion Research, and more. 

Ninkasi Brewing Company will also be joining us each night.

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Friday September 9, 2016

10:00 am – 5 pm

DCS16_fest_Carousel_300pxFREE filmmaker workshops:  seminars in video production, filmmaking, post-production, as well as contracts, permits, fundraising, and directing.  Friday Sept 9th, 10am – 5pm. In partnership with the DC Shorts Film Festival.  For more information and to register please click here: http://festival.dcshorts.com/events/workshops/

 

Saturday September 10, 2016

12:15 pm

Event Bright Banner LayersFree IMAX Film: National Parks Adventure 3D

Saturday Sept 10th at 12:15 pm at the Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, National Museum of Natural History.  DC Adventure Film Festival presents in partnership with the Smithsonian and MacGillivray Freeman Films to honor the 100th Birthday of the National Parks System.  Register for free tickets:  http://goo.gl/3PByBa

 

 

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

sj_logo_largeAll Female DC Urban Adventure Challenge to benefit SheJumps:  Women adventure challenge featuring yoga, 3.5 mile course, parkour, and more.  Saturday, Sept 10th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Wunder Garten, DC.  In partnership with SheJumps.  For more info and to register: http://goo.gl/ny0CLs

 

 

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (times vary per class)


REI Classes GraphicREI Outdoor School Classes: 
Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing, Introduction to Mountain Biking, Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard,  FloYo: SUP Yoga, and Introduction to Map and Compass Navigation.  See below for more info and to register.

 

 

 

11:00 am Race Start – 3:00 pm

Potomac Whitewater FestivalPotomac River Festival:  Great Falls Race.  Race or watch top kayakers from around the nation in the adrenaline-packed timed descent of the Potomac’s spectacular Class V+ Great Falls.  Saturday, September 10th.  In partnership with the Potomac River Festival and Great Falls Foundation.  FREE to spectate, plus NPS parking fees.  For more information:  http://potomacfestival.org/race.html

 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

DCS16_fest_Carousel_300pxFREE filmmaker workshops:  How to write a film review.  Saturday, September 10th.  In partnership with the DC Shorts Film Festival.  For more information and to register please click here: http://festival.dcshorts.com/events/workshops/

 

 

 

 

Sunday September 11, 2016

 

11:00 am Race Start 

 

Potomac Whitewater FestivalPotomac River Festival:  Little Falls Race – kayak/paddleboard.  Race or watch kayakers descend the Potomac’s Little Falls.  Sunday, September 11th.  In partnership with the Potomac River Festival and Great Falls Foundation.  FREE to spectate, plus NPS parking fees.  For more information:  http://potomacfestival.org/lfr.html

 

 

 

Saturday September 17, 2016

10:00 am 10:00 pm

DCS16_fest_Carousel_300pxFREE Actors Day workshops:  Resumes, headshots, SAG-AFTRA, pitches, monologues, networking, and more.  Saturday, September 17th.  In partnership with the DC Shorts Film Festival.  For more information and to register please click here: http://festival.dcshorts.com/events/workshops/

 

 

REI OUTDOOR CLASSES – SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

Class: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing

Location: Carderock Recreation Area

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 9:30 am -3:30 pm

Pick-up Location: Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station

Pick-up Time: 9:00 am

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/introduction-to-outdoor-rock-climbing-class-level-1/potomac/154759

 

Class: Introduction to Mountain Biking

Location: Schaeffer Farms

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 10:00 am -4:00 pm

Pick-up Location: Shady Grove Metro Station

Pick-up Time: 9:00 am

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/introduction-to-mountain-biking-class-level-1/germantown/153991

 

Class: Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard

Location: Seneca Creek State Park: Clopper Lake

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 10:30 am -12:30 pm

Pick-up Location: Shady Grove Metro Station

Pick-up Time: 9:45 am

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/learn-to-stand-up-paddleboard-sup-class/gaithersburg/153986

 

Class: Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard

Location: Seneca Creek State Park: Clopper Lake

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 2:30 pm -4:30 pm

Pick-up Location: Shady Grove Metro Station

Pick-up Time: 1:30 pm

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/learn-to-stand-up-paddleboard-sup-class/gaithersburg/154012

 

Class: FloYo: SUP Yoga

Location: Seneca Creek State Park: Clopper Lake

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 10:30 am -12:30 pm

Pick-up Location: Shady Grove Metro Station

Pick-up Time: 9:45 am

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/floyo-sup-yoga-with-the-rei-outdoor-school/gaithersburg/153908

 

Class: Introduction to Map and Compass Navigation

Location: Rock Creek Park

Date: 9/10/16

Class time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm

Pick-up Location: N/A

Pick-up Time: N/A

Link: https://www.rei.com/events/introduction-to-map-compass-class-level-1/washington/154772

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