The American Alpine Club and GORE-TEX are hosting a cool event in Silver Spring on Wednesday October 2 from 7pm to 10pm. There will be free food & drink, guest athlete speakers, demos of GORE-TEX products, give-aways, and raffles. Mid-Atlantic Climbers and the Potomac Mountain Club (a.k.a the Mountaineering Section of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club) will also be there promoting their organizations.
More details at http://peeklaunch.com/GORE-TEX_Pro_and_AAC_Peek_Event/GORE-TEX_Pro_and_AAC_Peek.html
Register (free but required) at http://dcpeek.eventbrite.com/