Before checking out the National Memorial Day Parade and Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally, head to Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden. Debuting its summer series on Friday, May 23 with the unique stylings of the band Elikeh kicking things off this year between 5:00 and 8:30 pm.
Bring a blanket to sit on and feel free to pack a picnic or to head to the on-site Pavilion Café for sangria and sandwiches.
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The Spring Garden Party is a highlight of the social calendar and the most significant annual fundraiser for Tudor Place.
Guests will gather May 21, 2014 under a tent on the South Lawn to enjoy a lovely evening in the gardens.
This year’s Garden Party chairs Page Evans, Colman Riddell, and Liz Dougherty. The event will honor prominent and longtime Georgetown resident Niente Ingersoll Smith, a decorative arts enthusiast, past and Honorary Trustee of Tudor Place, and chair of one of the museum’s earliest Garden Parties.
For information about receiving an invitation, contact Mary-Michael Wachur, 202.965.0400 x104.
Built in 1928, this charming Dutch Colonial country home with a garden, is located on a small street in the EastVillage, steps away from the parks of Dumbarton Oaks and Tudor Place. Sited on a large quarter acre, the lot includes the house, swimming pool, koi pond, greenhouse, and a covered arcade leading to a brick garden house/garage.
With seven bedrooms, including a master suite with sitting room, four full baths and two half baths, the home is surrounded by a professionally designed garden and large mature trees, fully fenced with gates on the side.
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