Picnic Games of Chance

© 2019 Ashton Lindeman.

© 2019 Ashton Lindeman.

Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and boys and girls. Toss your tickets into the raffle ring and see what Lady Luck has in store for you. You can’t win fabulous prizes if you don’t play! (All proceeds help defray picnic costs.)

Children’s Spinning Wheel. New this year is a spinning wheel with a grab bag of prizes. Pick up tickets at kid-friendly prices ($1 for one spin; $5 for three) at the BCA raffle table and wait for the excitement to begin.

Adult Raffle. Try your luck at more than a dozen terrific prizes good for businesses in Georgetown, Glover Park, and Burleith. Tickets are $2 for one and $5 for five.

  • $150 gift certificate for dinner for two at Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar, the neighborhood institution that the Washington Post’s Tom Sietsema says “will make you forget 14th Street.”

  • $150 gift certificate to DC Acupuncture for an initial consultation and treatment by Burleith’s very own acupuncturist Bronwyn Clark.

  • $100 gift certificate to Arcuri, good for their top-notch wood-fired pizza, frozen limoncellos, and other summer favorites.

  • $100 gift certificate to Volta Esthetics & Massage Lab, where you can start your summer of self-care by scheduling a massage or facial with Sarah Howell.

  • $100 gift certificate to M Pilates+Yoga for a private Pilates session with Emily Miranda Thompson.

  • $90 gift certificate Georgetown Massage/Bodywork, applicable to a sports massage, pre- and post-natal massage, reflexology, and more.

  • $50 gift certificate to Fresh Baguette, home to the neighborhood’s best brioche rolls.

  • $50 gift certificate to Hinckley Pottery in Georgetown’s Blues Alley (where you can throw your own pottery or pick up beautiful creations by Jill Hinckley) plus a set of ceramic mugs handcrafted by Burleith’s Matt Amling.

  • $50 gift certificate to Outdoor Voices, Georgetown’s newest active wear store for women and men.

  • $50 gift certificate to Via Umbria, where you can pick up high-end Italian grocery staples, linger over an espresso, or participate in one of their entertaining cooking class.

  • $49 gift certificates (2) to Burleith-owned Mosquito Strikers for a full-lawn mosquito control treatment that will make your backyard even more enjoyable this summer.

  • $25 gift certificate to AMC for a blockbuster summer of movies at its Georgetown, Uptown, Mazza Gallery, and other nationwide locations.

  • A gift certificate to Chaia Tacos, a Georgetown C&O Canal gem featuring organic vegan tacos, fresh kombucha, and drinks.

  • Images of America: Burleith, Arcadia Publishing’s pictorial history of Burleith by Ross Schipper and Dwane Starlin.