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Georgetown Garden Tour May 9th

April 21, 2015

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The annual Georgetown Garden Tour is Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

You'll be taken to eight beautiful private gardens, each with its special, private treasured space behind a Georgetown historic home. Included on the tour is a grand and glorious garden with an elegantly simple design and several imaginative smaller gardens and a profusion of plants.

Tickets are $30 before April 30, available here. After May 1, 2015 tickets will be available at $35 on the website and on the day of the event at Keith Hall, Christ Church, 3116 O Street in Georgetown.

A tea for ticket holders takes place from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Keith Hall. 

This year, the Georgetown Garden Club has published a beautiful book called Gardens of Georgetown, which can be purchase along with a ticket for the special price of $70.

The Tour is sponsored by the Georgetown Garden Club to benefit local organizations, with emphasis on the preservation of gardens, parks and green spaces. 

Past beneficiaries have included Book Hill Park, Trees for Georgetown, Tudor Place gardens, the rose garden at Montrose Park, Rose Park, Volta Park Habitat Garden, Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy and the Student Conservation Association.

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Blossoming Georgetown

March 22, 2015

While tourists stream into the city, you can enjoy the beauty of spring right here in Georgetown. From the spectacular landscaping at Oak Hill Cemetery to bustling Washington Harbour, it's time to celebrate the season.

The Georgetown BID has compiled a listing of hospitality, cuisine and special events surrounding the annual Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20-April 12). Check here for updated listings.

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St. Patrick's Day at Rí Rá Irish Pub

March 5, 2015

What better way to enjoy St. Patrick's Day than at Rí Rá Georgetown. Designed in the warm pub style of 19th and early 20th century Ireland and custom-made with salvaged material straight from Ireland, Each rescued artifact at Rí Rá has been carefully restored in County Wicklow, a scenic area just south of Dublin, and then shipped to Georgetown.

Starting at 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 17th, there'll be live music, Irish dancers, bagpipers all day, oh and did someone say Jameson Ice Luge?

Enter here for a chance to win a trip to Ireland.

Rí Rá Georgetown is located at 3125 M Street.

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