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Washington, D.C.
Fagowees

Ski, Snowboard and Social Club

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    • 18 Sep 2023
    • 25 Sep 2023
    • Castle in the Sand, 3701 Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD

     Ocean City Beach Week Sept 18-25 


     Location: Castle in the Sand Hotel, Waverly Castle Building                                                         3701 Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD

     Join us for this return off season trip to the beach at the Castle in the   Sand. The hotel is located at 37th Street on the beach. The property  includes an onsite restaurant, Coconuts Beach bar**, Olympic size   pool, on site parking. This hotel does provide food & beverage service   on the beach.  Note: Only drinks purchased at Coconuts are allowed   on the beach. 

     Beach Party: 3pm on Saturday.  Party food and drinks(beer, wine,   soda) will be provided   

     Here are the FOUR options & prices for the week (members only):            Each efficiency has ocean views, with two queen beds, pull out   sofa, a small kitchen area and balcony. We have efficiencies in the       Fagowee block: 9 on the 1st floor & several on upper floors.

     Full Week:                                                                                       Mon, Sept 18-Mon, Sept 25: $1213.23 per efficiency, tax included. 

      Weekend Only:                                                                                     Fri, Sept 22-Sun, Sept 24: $608.28 per efficiency, tax included.   

     Extended Weekend:                                                                           Fri, Sept 22-Mon, Sept 25: $729.27 per efficiency, tax included.  

      Weekdays only: Mon, Sept 18-Fri, Sept 22: $483.96 per efficiency, tax included. 

     FAGOWEE PARTY FEE: $25 PER PERSON                                        Prices are per efficiency and reservations must be made directly  with the hotel against the Fagowee Room block. Reservations must  be made by Sept 4, 2023. There is no extra charge for roommates.  You will be asked to provide a deposit equal to the first night's rate.  Balance due upon check-in. Be sure you tell them you are part of the   Fagowee room block and make sure your room is on the 3rd or 4th   Floor or if you want an ocean view, Sand Dune Patio view on the 1st   floor. 

      Cancellation: Full refund up to two weeks prior to arrival.

     To make a reservation contact: Patricia Smith  groups@castleinthesand.com 410-289-6846.

     Questions, contact John & Sandy McIntire jgmcintire2@gmail.com 

     You must contact the hotel directly to reserve a room.  You must    pay the $25 party fee via this website.   

    • 21 Sep 2023
    • 2 Oct 2023
    • Munich, Germany
    • 3

     Oktoberfest Trip to Munich & Berlin                       Sept 21-Oct 2, 2023-2 spots left. 

     You can make a deposit by going to our Partial Payment Page 

     ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT! Contact LISA ASAP for more info 

    Prices are Ground only(no Airfare)                                                Munich Only/5 nights Sept 22-27, 2023                                                            Single: $1675  Double: $1100  Triple $940   

     Berlin Only/4 nights Sept 27-Oct 2, 2023                                    Single: $995  Double: $610  

     Munich/5 nights and Berlin/4 nights Sept 21-Oct 2, 2023                     Single: $2675  Double: $1710  Triple: $1550                                                                                                                                                  Prices based on going exchange rate of $1.15-which may go up or  down.

     Munich Package includes:                                                                        **Hotel-5 nights lodging at the Hotel Metropol(3 star) on  Mittererstrasse-walking distance to the Oktoberfest beer tents and  Marienplatz shopping district. One block off main Hauptbahn station  which connects S-Bahn, U-Bahn & trams, includes all VAT taxes &  charges                                                                                                 **Full European Breakfast Buffet each morning                                     **Rail transfers to/from Hotel to Airport                                                     **Tent Reservations at Oktoberfest for Thursday & Friday afternoon  includes lunch, 2 beers and a tray of meat & cheeses, pretzels and  radishes plus extras.                                                                       **Side tip to Innsbruck-includes train ride & transfers to/from Munich  and tour

     Oktoberfest Package Only**                                                                **Includes tent admission, side trip to Innsbrook, party platters at tents  and other extras                                                                                         $175 per person

     Berlin Package includes:                                                                         **Hotel room for 4 nights at Grimm Hotel in city center Potsdamer Platz  near Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie and a 2 minute walk  to the famous Teirgarten. Includes all VAT taxes & charges.                   **Welcome drink                                                                                     **Full Breakfast buffet each morning                                                       **Train pass from Berlin to Munich (4 hours)

     Estimated Airfare: $1200 to/from IAD 

     Payment information:                                                                                $200 deposit to signup                                                                             $500 payment by April 15, 2023                                                               Final payment due by June 51, 2023                       

     Cancellation Policy:                                                                                 Prior to June 15-$50 cancellation fee per person                                    From June 15-August 23, 2023 $250 cancellation fee                            Within 30 days of trip with substitution $200 charge                                Within 30 days of trip with NO substitutions-NO refund, NO exceptions  Name correction(not full substitution, just name correction)-$200  charge 

     **NON-MEMBERS must become members prior to final payment. 


     

    • 30 Sep 2023
    • 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Pohick Bay, VA
    • 3
    Register

    Sunset Kayak Tour 

     Let's go kayaking at Pohick Bay,  near Fort Belvior, VA. We will  enjoy a guided sunset tour with  our own private guide, a NOVA  park naturalist who will provide  insight on the bay ecosystem, animals and their behaviors. 

     WHAT: Sunset Kayak Tour at Pohick Bay, VA                                      Time: 5:30-7:30pm  Cost: $36 per person. You have the option of a  single Kayak or a 2 person tandem kayak. Please bring hat,  sunscreen, close-toed scandals, quick dry clothes and a dry bag for  personal items.  NOTE: You can bring your own kayak but the $36 fee  still applies.

     This event is limited to 15 people. 

     Pre-Kayak Get Together: Casa Tequila Bar & Grill, 9020 Lorton   Station  Blvd, Lorton, VA. Meet at 3:15pm.   

      RSVP via the website and email Miriam Alonso at  fredricka@rocketmail.com     Email Miriam with any questions 

    • 7 Oct 2023
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Looney's Pub, 8180 Maple Lawn Blvd, Fulton, MD
    Register

     October Bar of the Month: Looney's  Pub

     Time: 12:30pm-5pm

      


     Join the Fagowees for a fabulous Saturday Brunch or the tasty regular  menu. They have a fabulous bar menu too. Check out the website for  the menu options and other information.  www.LooneysPubMD.com

     Please sign up via this site by no later than OCT 5th.  Any questions, contact Karen  Eckert at peaceperson@gmail.com  

    • 28 Oct 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Marriott Ranch, 4439 Fiery Run Road, Linden, VA


    FALL HORSEBACK RIDE

       


     Do you like experiencing   nature's beauty in the   foothills of the Blue   Ridge mountains?  How   about savoring that   experience from the back of a horse riding through tranquil fields and   forests?  If so, please join us at the Marriott Ranch where you can   participate in a scenic trail ride with the Fagowees!  All riders must be 10 years of age or older.  The ranch provides horses for the ride from   it's barn in Linden, VA.  The beauty of this activity is that you do not   need to know how to ride a horse, just how to follow directions about   mounting, steering, riding and dismounting your horse, that will be   provided prior to your one hour scenic ride. We will ride in a group of   10 or 2 groups of 8 depending on sign ups.

    We only have 16 reserved slot-signups are on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.

    Date: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 12:00pm

    Place: Marriott Ranch, 4439 Fiery Run Rd, Linden, VA

    Cost: $75 per person ($80 per person if our group is less than 6)

    Please RSVP by OCT 2, 2023 directly to Regina Meade at rmbeaner@aol.com to reserve your spot or with questions. You will be paying the Marriott Ranch directly for this event.

    • 8 Nov 2023
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Freddie's Beach Bar, 555 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
    Register

     Drag Queen Bingo at Freddie's 

     Location: Freddie's Beach Bar, 555 23rd Street, Arlington, VA

     Join us for a fabulous night of Bingo & a   show at Fabulous Freddie's.  Happy   Hour until 7pm.  1/2 price burger night.     Free Bingo with Ms. Opehlia Bottoms  followed by karaoke at 10pm.

     Limited to 20 people.  No RSVP No     seat. RSVP by Nov. 7.   

     Questions, contact Stacy at hickman1928@hotmail.com 

      

    • 15 Dec 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • PJ Skidoos, 9908 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030
    • 65
    Register

     Christmas Party 2023

      Join your fellow Fagowees on   Fri, Dec 15 for a night of Holiday fun at PJ Skidoos  in Fairfax, VA.  Cost is $60 per person for a full   buffet dinner, dancing and door prizes.  We will have a cash bar and     50/50 raffle.  Please sign up by Dec 2nd, 2023. 

     To fully enjoy your evening, we have a block of rooms held at a nearby  hotel:  Hampton Inn Fairfax City located at 10860 Fairfax Blvd.  Just a 2  mile Uber ride away. Call 703-385-2600, select option 2 and request    Dec 15-Fagowee room rate of $134.47 a night.  We recommend early  booking for guaranteed availability & price.  

     We are looking for Door Prize Donations:  Please contact our party  planners for any questions or donations: Chris Carlson  CarlsonChris48@gmail.com or Sharon Blackwell at  blackwes50@gmail.com.


    • 17 Dec 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Toby's Dinner Theater, 5900 Symphony Woods Rd, Columbia, MD
    • 22
    Register

    Miracle on 34th Street DinnerTheater Sunday   Brunch

     

     Sun, Dec 17, 2023

     Brunch: 10:30-11:50am  /  Show: 12:30-3:30pm

     Location: Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Dr.,  Columbia, MD 410-703-8311 

     Cost: $78 per person (Price includes: Brunch buffet, coffee/tea, show,  taxes, tip for meal & show(Not included: Additional beverages)   Children (5-12) $67.40 per person. No Children under 5 allowed 

     Come join your fellow Fagowees for a lovely afternoon of enjoying the   Christmas spirit and a yummy brunch. Free parking. No refunds once   paid. Deadline to register & pay is Nov 17th.  Limited to 35 people.      Questions, contact Miriam Alonso  fredericka@rocketmail.com      

     

    • 26 Jan 2024
    • 4 Feb 2024
    • St. Veit Im Pongau

    Austrian Alps Adventure   

     Jan 26-Feb 4, 2024

     Join the Fagowees for a week of fun and exploration in the  beautiful  Austrian Alps.  We  will travel to St. Veit im Pongau about 60 km from  Salzburg.  Siegi  Tours presents us with a fun week for skiers and  non-skiers alike.  They offer comprehensive ski packages covering 6  interconnected ski  resorts in the Salzburger Sportwelt. in addition for  non-skiers, you  have the option of tobogganing, snow tubing, Nordic  skiing, event  sleigh rides, exploring Salzburg, Taking a Sound of music  tour,  exploring salt mines, seeing the Eagles Nest in Bavaria, visiting a spa  or just strolling the nearby village of St. Johann to enjoy a cafe.  

     All participants will arrange their personalized packages direct with  Siegi Tours as well as arrange airfare & transportation to the resort.  St. Veit im Pongau is easily reached by train from Munich or Salzburg.  The group will stay at the 4-star Hotel Metzgerwirt which includes full  breakfast buffet and dinner. 

     We are awaiting the 2024 pricing information. The 2023 price for 6  nights, 3 days of ski lessons and a ski safari was 1028 Euros, less 116  Euros for non-skiers.  More details will be available in September.    Take a look at the trip flyer HERE for more specific information on  what options there are for skiers and non-skiers.

     Questions, contact: Nancy McMahon at McMahon.nk@gmail.com or    Mary Ellen Feldcamp at maryellen.feldcamp@gmail.com 


2022 Washington Fagowees 


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P.O. Box 22516
Alexandria, VA  22304

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