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By Aaron Kraut

Friday - 10/4/2013, 9:15am  ET

Out and about

County Losing About $760,000 A Day During Shutdown — Montgomery County Finance Director Joseph Beach said the county is losing about $760,000 a day in income tax revenue because of the federal government shutdown. Beach said the estimate was “fairly conservative.” Montgomery has about 70,000 residents who are federal employees. [Washington Post]

Central Farm Markets Caribbean Festival — Central Farm Markets on Saturday will hots a caribbean festival with live music, food, arts and crafts and giveaways from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mid-Pike Plaza (11806 Old Georgetown Rd.) [Central Farm Markets]

$20 Strathmore Tickets For Furloughed Workers — Strathmore is showing its support for furloughed federal worker with $20 tickets to four of October performances: Comedian Bill Engvall on Sunday, Oct. 6; Sutton Foster on Saturday, Oct. 12;  Les Violons du Roy with Stephanie Blythe on Tuesday, Oct. 15; and Dianne Reeves on Friday, Oct. 18. [Strathmore]

Reminder: B-CC Homecoming Festival — The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School boosters club will host a Homecoming Festival on the B-CC tennis courts before the football team’s homecoming game. The event starts at 4 p.m. [B-CC All Sports Boosters]