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Great Gatsby Picnic at Dumbarton House

June 10, 2019

You’re invited June 12, 13, 14 to the mansion of mysterious multimillionaire Jay Gatsby for a summer party! 


Join Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House in Georgetown for a Roaring Twenties live action performance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby! 


Selected by Modern Library as the greatest American novel of the 20th century, you’ll experience the dreamers, debutantes, strivers, socialites and criminals that populate this classic cautionary tale of the American Dream. 


The green light is on at Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street NW. Rain or shine. Picnic and cocktails 6:00 pm, performance 7:00pm. Tickets $15 in advance, $17 at door. 

Proceeds benefit Dumbarton House and Courage for Kids.

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WFP Lists Federal Georgetown Stunner

April 15, 2019

Washington Fine Properties has listed a bright, sunny Federal Georgetown home with a deep garden and very spacious rooms throughout. 

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This luxurious historic residence at 3315 P Street, NW is offered at $1,950,000. 

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The 2,635 square foot property boasts a large living room with French doors opening to a garden, a spacious dining room and a huge eat-in kitchen.

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There are three bedrooms, two baths upstairs, and a large recreation room with a full bath on the lower level. 

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For more information, contact Nancy Shahin Itteilag at itteilag@gmail.com or 202.905.7762.

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2019 Georgetown Garden Tour May 11

April 14, 2019

Large and small, some never seen before, the 2019 Georgetown Garden Tour provides a visit to the elegant, the secret, the intimate and surprisingly spacious gardens of Washington’s oldest neighborhood.


This year’s tour takes place on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  


Tickets are $40 before April 30 on the website.


On May 1 the ticket price will be $45 on the website and on the day of the tour at Christ Church, 3116 O Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Refreshments for ticket holders will be served from 2 pm to 4 pm at Christ Church.


The tour is sponsored by the Georgetown Garden Club to benefit local organizations with emphasis on the preservation and maintenance of public gardens, parks and green spaces. Past beneficiaries have included Book Hill Park, Tudor Place gardens, Trees for Georgetown, the rose garden at Montrose Park, Rose Park, Volta Park Habitat Garden, Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy and the Georgetown Waterfront Park.

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