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Victura Park Open at The REACH

July 26, 2020

Victura Park is a family-friendly outdoor pop-up & wine garden located in the River Pavilion at The REACH.

A collaboration between the culinary creative team of The Hilton Brothers & Chef Erik Bruner-Yang, Victura Park is a winery-inspired landscape. Dotted with picnic & café tables and shade umbrellas, there’s plenty of space to enjoy a snack overlooking the Potomac or spread out a blanket on the grass with a glass of wine. 


Victura Park is located The Kennedy Center is located at 2700 F Street NW.

Note: The parking garage is not currently open at this time. 


Charcuterie Boards and light snacks available at the café counter inside the River Pavillon.  Beer, wine, grown-up seltzers & other
beverages available by the glass and in containers.


Guests are required to maintain social distance and wear a mask when not seated.

No more than 10 guests are allowed inside at the Pavilion for ordering and payment. No more than 8 guests are allowed inside for the use of restrooms.

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Hollywood & Spy: Virtual Happy Hour July 23

July 21, 2020

Join Spy Museum’s virtual Happy Hour with hosts: Amanda OhlkeShana Oltmans, and Hannah Saloio for a whirlwind visit to the corner of Hollywood and Spy on July 23, 2020 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. 


Registration is required but the event is free.


From John Ford’s Oscar–winning work to Marlene Dietrich’s sultry propaganda song to Sterling Hayden’s mysterious WWII activities.

Then superstar Spy Museum Advisory Board Member Jonna Mendez will give the inside story on her Hollywood experiences: from working with special effects artists to advising on films to walking the red carpet with her husband Tony Mendez.


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A History of France's National Day

July 13, 2020

Learn about the history and the present culture of France’s National Day.


“Is it a revolt? No, sire, it is a revolution!” 


Hop on a time-machine and go back to July 14, 1789 with special guest Gary Girod of the ‘French History Podcast’. 


Explore & understand the series of events leading up to the storming of the ‘Bastille’ and how it forever changed the tides of history. 


Learn about the profound social effect of France’s National Day post-WWI and the present-day celebrations on the Champs-Élysées.


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