WASHINGTON — Delays and cancellations for events, games and school activities are starting to roll in as the region is being hit with heavy rain and anticipating more of it to come this weekend from Hurricane Joaquin.

Here’s a list of what has been delayed or cancelled so far:


Anne Arundel County Public Schools is moving all varsity football games on Friday to 4 p.m., and all junior varsity football games scheduled for Friday have been canceled.

Several Fairfax County Public Schools events have been rescheduled due to the weather. Click here for the full list.

“FCPS Administrators will meet Sunday evening to make decisions regarding FCPS operating status for Monday and an update will be provided Sunday evening.”

Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Prince George’s County
“Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Prince George’s County on Saturday, October 3 has been cancelled due to potential severe weather conditions. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 10.”

Howard University Homecoming Parade
“Due to decreased participation of parade performers as a result of the anticipated weather, the Howard University Homecoming Parade scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd at 10:00AM has been cancelled. All other activities are scheduled to continue.”

Washington Metro DachtoberFest
“Due to the severe weather and states of emergency being declared for this upcoming weekend, as well as for the safety of you and your dachshunds, which is of course our main concern, the Washington Metro DachtoberFest, scheduled to take place this Saturday, October 3rd, IS BEING MOVED TO SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2015. We ask for your patience as we work out the details and make sure that every detail is worked out for this postponement.”

Baltimore County Police Outreach Bike Ride
“This event has been canceled due to weather concerns. Another Community Outreach event will be scheduled for March 2016.”

Burgers and Brews for the Bay
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has rescheduled Burgers and Brews for the Bay for Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1-4 p.m.

Breathe Deep Baltimore 5K Walk
“The Orioles announced today that LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep Baltimore, a 5K walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer in memory of Orioles’ late Public Relations Director, Monica Pence Barlow, will be rescheduled for Sunday, October 18, at 9 a.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. All current registration will be automatically rolled over to the new date. Registration is available online for those who have not yet signed up at http://www.orioles.com/lungevity.”

Fells Point Fun Fest
“After discussions with the Baltimore’s Department of Emergency Management, Fell’s Point Main Street has made the decision to postpone this weekend’s Fells Point Fun Festival until later in the month. Our #1 priority is the safety and enjoyment of our festival goers.”

Virginia State Fair
The operators of the State Fair of Virginia are ending the agricultural attraction’s run because of the threat of severe weather.

The Doswell fair held at The Meadow Event Park will close Thursday and not re-open for the scheduled remainder of its run. The fair was to run through Sunday.

Taste of Bethesda
“We are sad to report that the 26th annual Taste of Bethesda, scheduled for Saturday, October 3, has been CANCELLED.” Tast of Bethesda will not be rescheduled.

Smithsonian Autumn Conservation Festival
“With the declaration of a State of Emergency in Virginia due to Hurricane Joaquin, we have made the tough decision to cancel the Autumn Conservation Festival at SCBI this year. More information to come.”

Maryland-Michigan Game Rescheduled
The Maryland-Michigan game, originally scheduled for 8 p.m. kickoff in College Park, Md., has been rescheduled for noon on Saturday.

The Arlington Environmental Collection and Recycling Event has been rescheduled.

Redskins vs. Eagles
The game is still on schedule for Sunday as of now, but NFL officials are reportedly keeping an eye on the weather.


22nd Annual Taste of Georgetown Still On
“Despite anticipated rain, thousands are expected at tomorrow’s Taste of Georgetown…The popular foodie event will take place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the heart of Georgetown. The event’s location—K Street between Wisconsin Avenue, NW and Thomas Jefferson Street, under the Whitehurst Freeway—means that that attendees will be both covered from rain and well-fed.”
Presale ticket deals are available until midnight Saturday at http://www.tasteofgeorgetown.com and there is a Joaquin Special: get one free ticket when you buy either a tasting pack (5 tickets, $25) or a Craft Beer & Wine tasting pack (3 tickets, $10).

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