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Make a Wreath at Tudor Place

December 13, 2016

Don’t leave your front door empty this holiday season! Join Tudor Place for a mixed greenery wreath making workshop with all the trimmings. Craft your wreath from historic Tudor Place garden materials including holly, cedar, and magnolia leaves to create that perfect wintery touch for any holiday celebration. Leave your wreath green or add bows, bells, and ornaments to capture the Christmas spirit.

Mixed greenery wreaths from Tudor Place materials are a beautiful, classic, and sustainable alternative to boxwood wreaths and help us ensure the strength of our boxwood population. Boxwoods across the globe are suffering from two widespread, incurable diseases that irreparably harm them. To conserve our centuries-old boxwoods for all visitors, we will trim no on-site boxwood for wreaths this holiday season nor bring other boxwood material onsite. Holding this workshop offsite further ensures the future health of Tudor Place boxwoods.

If you are interested in making a boxwood wreath this year, please consider the offsite boxwood wreath workshops on Friday, December 16.


Saturday, December 17, 2016

10 am – 12 pm

Saturday, December 17, 2016

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Register here.


Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown

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'A View From the Bridge' at The Kennedy Center

November 15, 2016

Internationally renowned Belgian director Ivo van Hove stages a limited engagement of Arthur Miller's masterwork, A View From the Bridge, winner of two 2016 Tony Awards including Best Director and Best Revival of a Play. Join tragic protagonist Eddie Carbone in this dark and passionate tale of family, love, and duplicity. The limited engagement is from November 18 through December 3, 2016.


In association with Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, the Kennedy Center presents the Young Vic's two-time 2016 Tony Award–winning production of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, coming to the Center direct from the Los Angeles engagement. The play is helmed by internationally renowned Belgian visionary Ivo van Hove, whose lauded production of Antigone graced the Eisenhower Theater in the fall of 2015.


Following its hit run on Broadway, this dark and passionate tale of family, love, and duplicity explores 1950s America in a small Italian-American Brooklyn neighborhood. Longshoreman Eddie Carbone is obsessed with his 17-year-old niece Catherine. When she falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie spirals into a jealous rage that consumes him, his family, and his world.


The New York Times exclaims, "A View From the Bridge must be what Greek tragedy once felt like, when people went to the theater in search of catharsis…. You also feel ridiculously blessed to have been a witness."


For more information and tickets, click here.

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The North Face Celebrates 50 Years

November 9, 2016

The North Face will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Wednesday, November 16th at The North Face Georgetown at 3333 M Street.


From a tiny shop in San Francisco to the worldwide leader in outdoor performance apparel, The North Face has been innovating and exploring to bring the greatest in apparel and gear for the last 50 years. There will be music, a timeline presentation of photos and products highlighting the evolution of the company, the outdoor industry, and the latest advancements in gear technology over the last half century.

Refreshments and beverages will be provided. There will also be great giveaways and chances to score extra VIPeak points.


Free event. Tickets available here.



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