Abernathy Family Reunion Schedule of Events

Kickoff location
 

LE MERIDIEN ARLINGTON
1121 19th St. North, Arlington, VA 22209 US


Thursday, July 12, 2018/Travel Day

3:00-6:00pm - Hotel check-in
6:30-7:00pm - Family reunion kickoff / Ice-Breaker!!!
·       Meet and greet
·       Welcome message from Carl
·       Go over schedule of events
·       Hand out welcome bags
·       Hand out family reunion T-shirts

7:00-8:30pm - Social time/light meal

9:00pm - End of day

Friday, July 13, 2018

7:30-9:00am - Breakfast (on your own local area or hotel) 
9:30-4:00pm - Depart hotel for National Mall/DC city tour
10:00-12:30pm - National Museum African American History & Culture???
12:40-1:40pm - Lunch (Ben’s Chile Bowl or National Mall???)
2:00-2:45pm - Drive by White House/Washington Monument/US Capital
2:50-3:50pm - Stop at Martin Luther King & Lincoln Memorial
***Optional: time permitting (Vietnam/Korean/World War II Memorials)

4:00pm - Everyone meets at bus to return back to hotel
4:00-6:00pm - Free time
***Optional: run to mall or stores to pick up items for banquet or
       additional time sight seeing

Note: Family members can tour National Mall on their own without the main group as all museums and monuments are within walking distance. Maps are in welcome packets for folks that want to venture out on their own.
 
6:00-7:00pm - Dinner Social hour at banquet room & pictures
            6:00-7:00pm - Family photos by professional photographer
6:45pm - Inform Family members to take seats and prepare for dinner
7:00-11:00pm - Dinner and social events
            7:00-7:45pm – Prayer by (TBD), Dinner served
            8:00-8:30pm - Trivia games results, Family reunion history
            8:15-9:15pm - Talent show or slide show or heritage brief or TBD
9:30-10:30pm - Live Band or DJ & Dancing
11:00-1:00am - Casinos/local bars/free time
1:00am - End of day

Saturday, July 14, 2018

7:30-9:00am -
Breakfast (on your own local area or hotel)
11:00-4:00pm - Cook out
            Games (3-leg race, sand bag toss, egg race, water ballon war, etc.)
            Face Painting for kids
4:00-until
            ***Optional events
5:00pm-8:00pm - National Harbor (Shopping, entertainment, Outlet Malls)
​5:00pm-8:00pm - Dave and Busters (kids & teens)
5:00pm-8:00pm - National Mall/DC City tour (cont)
9:00pm-0100am - Casinos/local bars/free time
1:00am - End of day

Sunday, July 15, 2018

9:30am-11:00am - Church Service (Mt Ennon Baptist Church)
11:30am-1:00pm - Brunch
1:00pm - End of Family Reunion 2018, get ready for Alabama 2020!!!
Abernathy Family Reunion 2018 Where: Washington, DC