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Wild Women of Washington Lecture & Book Signing March 3

February 11, 2016

Come to Dumbarton House and join Canden Schwantes, author of Wild Women of Washington, D.C. for a lecture on her most recent book. The work, a “history of disorderly conduct”, highlights the unconventional and wild practices of the women of Washington, D.C.

The FREE lecture will take place on Thursday, March 3, at 6:30-8 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book will available for purchase at the event.  

This lecture will be held in the museum’s Belle Vue ballroom. Please enter into the ballroom through the lower terrace. Dumbarton House is handicapped accessible, and there is limited parking behind the garden at 27th & Q Streets, NW. Groups are welcome. 

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Dumbarton House is located at 2715 Q Street in Georgetown.

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Pinstripes Georgetown Wine Dinner Feb. 12

January 26, 2016

Join Pinstripes on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm for an interactive four-course wine dinner featuring four perfectly paired wines from Milbrandt Vineyards.

Learn how each wine pairing enhances your dining experience through an interactive dinner and discussion. 


Reception: stuffed dates gorgonzola, applewood smoked bacon / 2013 Riesling, Evergreen Vineyard, Columbia Valley, Washington

Pasta: butternut squash raviolo brown butter & sage, honey spiced pumpkin seeds / 2014 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, Washington

Main: rain crow ranch bone in short rib american grass-fed beef, white grits, cajun shrimp / 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, Washington

Sweet: housemade truffles assortment of chef's artisanal hand-rolled chocolates / 2012 Red Wine, Brothers' Blend, Columbia Valley, Washington

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased here.

Pinstripes Georgetown is located at 1064 Wisconsin Avenue.

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Georgetown University Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 13, 2016

Georgetown University will honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week of musical, academic, spiritual and service events that includes a concert and the awarding of the 2016 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award on January 18, 2016.

This year's awardee Nakeisha Neal Jones (G’02), executive director of Public Allies DC, will be honored at the annual Let Freedom Ring! concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts featuring Grammy Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams. The event begins at 6:00 pm.

Georgetown and the Kennedy Center partner annually for the event that also showcases the Let Freedom Ring! Choir comprising members of the university and greater Washington, DC communities.

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