Art & BookFair this month.
The 53rd annual Art & BookFair of the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) will take place Oct. 11-20 in the Main State Exhibit Hall and feature thousands of used books, paintings, art objects, textiles, stamps, coins, postcards, CDs, DVDs, maps, ephemera and more. A Collector's Corner will offer rare and unusual books.
On Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 14-18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event will be open to Department badge holders, spouses and escorted guests. On Oct. 12-13 and 19-20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the sale is open to the public, with access through the C Street entrance.
The fair accepts Visa, Discover and Mastercard, and personal checks. Proceeds benefit Foreign Service families, local and international community projects and the AAFSW Scholarship Fund.