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An Evening at Dumbarton Oaks Oct. 19

September 20, 2017

Enjoy current Dumbarton Oaks exhibitions with friends, explore the Byzantine and Pre-Columbian galleries, and discover the range of art and architecture, from the ornate Renaissance-inspired Music Room to the sleek modernist Philip Johnson Pavilion. This special evening is October 19, 2017 starting at 6:00 pm.


Bringing together modern and ancient art, an exhibit of Impressionist works celebrating the “new woman” of the Belle Époque resides near a special display of ancient bronzes, ranging from the prehistoric Chinese, the Egyptian, Greco-Roman and Byzantine worlds to the fifteenth-century Inka Empire. 


Admission is free, with a cash bar. Guests must be 21 years of age or older and present a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol. 


Purchase tickets here.


Dumbarton Oaks is located at 1703 32nd Street in Georgetown.



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On Faith With Sally Quinn Sept. 17

August 30, 2017

In 2017, Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC) celebrates 30 years of serving the homeless in our community. Please join them on the evening of September 17th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church at 3240 O Street in Georgetown for refreshments and an enlightening Q&A with author, longtime Washingtonian, & host of GMC's 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, Sally Quinn, as she discusses her new book, Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir


The discussion, led by esteemed intellectual, Leon Wieseltier, will touch upon how our various faiths unite us and shape our views on how to care for those less fortunate, as is GMC's mission.


Copies of Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir & tickets to the 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, GMC's annual community benefit, will be available for sale at the event.


This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here


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Summer Restaurant Week August 14-20

August 2, 2017

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is pleased to announce the restaurants participating in Summer Restaurant Week from Monday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20, easily searchable here.


The semi-annual regional event features the best restaurants around metropolitan Washington, enticing locals and visitors alike with special menus at more than 250 local businesses. Restaurants in DC, Maryland, and Virginia will serve up multi-course meals, with dinner menus available for $35, lunch menus for $22, and returning this Summer Restaurant Week, brunch for $22.


Over Summer Restaurant Week, RAMW also launches a new initiative designed to raise awareness about hunger and food accessibility in the capital region. Throughout Summer Restaurant Week, participating locations will team up with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) to raise funds for the food bank’s nearly 500 food assistance partner agencies. Many restaurants have opted to donate a portion of proceeds earned during Restaurant Week to CAFB. Each dollar donated will provide more than two full meals for someone in need in the region.


Check out participating Georgetown restaurants here.

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