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Georgetown Walking Tour Aug. 25

July 30, 2018

Looking for a unique walking tour? 

 

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, on August 25, 2018 for a glimpse of this historic neighborhood for a look back at Georgetown during the “Second Revolutionary War.”  Visit and view the part of Georgetown that was part of the conflict that finally established the United States as a country and not just a former British colony.

 

Tickets include a tour of Dumbarton House.

 

Note: This walking tour does not include access inside any other sites.

 

•Meet at the corner of Q and 27th Streets, NW (by the east garden gates of the Dumbarton House, the tour will start at 12:00 pm sharp. It will take place rain or shine and will last 2 hours.

 

•You are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. They are $20; cash or check only on the day of tour.

 

•Children 3 years or younger are free, but must be in a stroller. No pets please.

•Tour ends at Francis Scott Key Park at 34th & M Streets, NW.


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Full Moon Walk Among the Monuments July 27

July 25, 2018

Join an evening walk on the National Mall this full moon Friday, July 27, 2018. Meet new friends with Washington, DC History & Culture group starting and ending at the National World War II Memorial and cover approximately 3 miles past Washington DC's most famous monuments and memorials.

 

Schedule:

Meeting Time/Socializing = 6:45-7:00 pm

Departure = 7:00 pm (sharp)

Moonrise = 8:26 pm

Sunset = 8:37 pm

Ending Time = 9:30 pm (approximate)

 

Itinerary:

National World War II Memorial (starting point)

The Tidal Basin

Jefferson Memorial (10-minute photo/restroom break)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (10-minute photo/restroom break)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Lincoln Memorial (10-minute photo/restroom break)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

National World War II Memorial (ending point)

 

Registration: Free - this event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend including children and groups (unfortunately, non-service pets are not allowed within the monuments and memorials due to National Park Service regulations).

 

Weather: This event will take place light rain (sprinkles) or shine 

 

Meeting Point: Meet at the National World War II Memorial, on the 17th Street side, and look for a large group of friendly people with name tag stickers, which we'll hand out.

 

Ending Point: The National World War II Memorial. However, from there many our group will walk back to the Smithsonian Metro for those interested.

 

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Jazz in the Garden Through Aug. 24

July 18, 2018

Through August 24, 2018, kick back and groove to the music with sangria in hand at Jazz in the Garden on Fridays from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. 

 

Held in the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden (6th and Constitution Avenue NW), enjoy an eclectic mix of DC area jazz musicians lend a soundtrack to one of the city’s most idyllic scenes set around the sculpture garden’s central fountain. This is a free seasonal tradition.

 

July 20- Dave Chappell (blues guitar) 

July 27- Incendio (instrumental world guitar) 

August 3- Son Del Caribe (pan-Caribbean salsa) August 10- Andrea Brachfeld (jazz flutist) 

August 17- 3Divas (swing piano trio) 

August 24- Speakers of the House (funk and boogaloo)


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