Guests grabbed their lederhosen and joined The Madison to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest at the Rookery Wednesday night. Beer and appetizers were part of the benefit for StreetWise Partners of DC.
Guests grabbed their lederhosen and joined fund-raising group The Madison to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest and help benefit StreetWise Partners of DC at the Rookery Wednesday night. Mary Campbell, Claire Ferguson and Laura Johnson greeted party-goers.
Judy Mayka and Courtney Stecker gladly raise a beer glass in support of StreetWise Partners.
Jesse Biggers does a taste test of The Madison's Oktoberfest beer selection.
Alana Harrington and Rebecca Canan were excited to try some of the evening's curious beer and food pairings.
Frank Carighill, Chris McNerney, Sergio Arzadum and Jeffrey Caubmancht tasted the four featured beers upstairs at the Rookery.
Madison officers Chelsea Maughan and Maggie Pitts were part of the welcoming crew for the 2nd-annual Madison Oktoberfest charity event.
Kristen Murdock, Amanda Gilmore, Maura Megroardy, Katie Kern celebrate the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest.
Abby Watts shows off Beck's Oktoberfest, the original Oktoberfest beer, for tasting at the event.
Carl Becker, Grant Allen and Matt Gerber do some taste testing of the Rookery's fare downstairs before heading upstairs for beer and bites.
Lederhosen and other costumes were encouraged -- here the ladies of The Madison plait the hair of a fellow beer maiden.