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Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

November 8, 2020

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider.

(Photo by: tudorplace.org)

Fridays & Saturdays: December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19

 

$20 Adults, $10 Members & Children 4-18, Free Children 3 and under.

 

Register here.

 

Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown.


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BYO Yoga Mat to NBM Nov. 8

October 28, 2020

Join the first yoga class since the National Building Museum (NBM) closed for the pandemic on November 8, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Register here.

 

This all-level yoga class under the colossal, 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns will be a special opportunity to have the entire Great Hall (practically) to yourself! ONLY 30 TICKETS are available for this event (the Great Hall can accommodate 500 yoga mats), so there will be plenty of room to spread out.

 

Attendees are required to wear a face mask when arriving and until they are on their mats. Yogis may practice with or without a mask.

If you are feeling unwell or feverish, please do not attend.

BYO yoga mat, we will not have any to loan.

 

The NBM is located just four blocks from the National Mall, directly across the street from the Judiciary Square Metro (Red Line).

All are welcome-the class is open to brand new and seasoned yogis alike! No previous yoga experience required. Please purchase tickets in advance and BYO yoga mat.


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Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour Oct. 18

September 28, 2020

Join a Walking Tour of Georgetown’s Historic Oak Hill Cemetery on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Register here.

 

The resting place of many famous persons from the antebellum, Civil War and contemporary eras, Oak Hill Cemetery is 22 acres filled with stunning nature and stone memorials overlooking Rock Creek Park..

(Photo by: Oak Hill Cemetery via Facebook)

The action-packed itinerary will draw from:

• The grave of Lincoln’s son

• The creators of the Computer Age

• A private tour of James Renwick’s chapel

• The son of the man who survived a duel with President Andrew Jackson

• The home of Georgetown’s Founding Family

• Ambassadors and Secretaries of State

• The architect of Eastern Market and the National Portrait Gallery

• The handsome fellow & the femme fatale who sparked DC’s worst sex scandal

• The D.A. murdered by a Congressman

• Descendants of Martha Washington

• The stately mausoleum designed by the architect of Capitol Building and Arlington National Cemetery.

• The grave of the President of the Confederacy, before it was moved

 

Oak Hill Cemetery is located at 3001 R Street in Georgetown.


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