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Georgetown War of 1812 Walking Tour Aug. 23rd

August 21, 2014

Join Georgetown War of 1812 Walking Tour Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to noon. Meet at Dumbarton House's East Garden at the corner of Q & 27th Streets for a special walking tour of historic Georgetown devoted to the events of the War of 1812.

Visit and view the areas of Georgetown that were part of the conflict, which finally established the United States as a country and not a just a former British Colony. The tour ends at the Francis Scott Key Park.

The ticket price includes a tour of the Dumbarton House. $15 per person.

The two hour tour starts at 10:00 am sharp, rain or shine.

Cash or check only (or prepaid). Three years and younger are free, must be in a stroller. No pets allowed. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. No reservation required (cash or check only at door), but pre-paid reservations recommended.

Have questions about War of 1812 Walking Tour? Contact Dumbarton House.

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Ramsey Lewis Live at Blues Alley Aug. 21-24

August 14, 2014

Grammy Award-winning jazz composer, pianist and radio personality, Ramsey Lewis will be performing at Blues Alley for four nights: August 21, 22, 23 and 24.

For tickets, click here.

Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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Harbour Nights in Georgetown Every Wednesday

July 30, 2014

Relax on the plaza at the Washington Harbour and hear live music at Harbour Nights every Wednesday evening through September 24.

Different local bands each week – including Kerry McCool, Josh Burgess, ilyAIMY, and many more – begin their two-hour shows at 6:30 pm, next to outdoor restaurants on the Potomac River waterfront in Georgetown.

Han Painted Swinger performing August 6th. Click here for complete schedule.

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