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Ice Skate in Georgetown Now

November 18, 2018

The Washington Harbour Ice Skating Rink on the Georgetown Waterfront is open November 18, 2018 through March 1, 2019.


Transforming from its interchangeable use as a picturesque fountain and is open for recreational skating every day, including all holidays.


Two for Tuesday Skate: 2 for 1 Admissions on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 pm*

College Night Skate: Each Thursday, $2 off Admission with a Valid College ID between 4:00 - 6:00 pm* 

Cartoon Skate: Saturdays - 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Rock the Rink: Saturdays - 8:00 – 10:00 pm

*Weekly Skating Events not valid on Nov 22, Dec 25, Dec 27 and Jan 1



Whether you’re new to skating, brushing up, or wanting to take your skating to the next level, you’ll love our Learn to Skate classes! Enthusiastic instruction along with an unbeatable view of the Potomac River from the Washington Harbour Ice Rink will make your skating lessons an experience to remember! We teach all ages (3 and up, including adults) and skill levels.  The program stresses a skating environment that is exciting, rewarding, safe, and fun.


Learn to Skate November 2018 – February 2019

Saturdays: 9:00 - 10:00 am or 9:30 - 10:30 am

Session I (9:00 am): December 1, 8, 15, 22

Session II (9:30 am): January 5, 12, 19, 26

Session III: (9:30 am) : February 2, 9, 16, 23

Wednesdays: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Session I: November 28, December 5, 12, 19

Session II: January 9, 16, 23, 30

Session III: February 6, 13, 20, 27

Register for Learn to Skate online

Any questions regarding group classes OR private lessons can be directed to the Skating Director at

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Veterans Day Tours and Lectures at Tudor Place

November 6, 2018

Tudor Place invites you to Veterans Day Tours and free local history lectures.


FREE lecture about the Custis family roots on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, this Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 pm.


Sunday, November 11 brings Veterans Day tours of the House. Tudor Place is marking #Armistice100, the centennial of the end of WWI with guided house tours focusing on stories and artifacts recalling six generations of an American family in wartime, abroad and at home.


FREE lecture on the friendship of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Martha Custis Williams Carter, Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 pm.

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Nordic Edge at Phillips After 5 Nov. 1

October 29, 2018

Experience Nordic Edge, featuring all five Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden) at The Phillips Collection on November 1, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:30 pm.

Groove to the beats of DJ Silia Glommi from Iceleand. Sample Nordic bites and Aquavit (a distlled spirit from Scandinavia) and grab a chilled Carlsberg or glass of wine. Build somethinf fantastic with Legos and catch a few short films from each of the Nordic countries.

Make sure to check out the Nordic Impressions exhibition.

The Phillips Collection is located at 1600 21st Street NW.

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