Celebrate La Chandeleur at Hillwood Feb. 9
La Chandeleur, also known as Crêpe Day, marks the halfway point between winter and spring. In France, families celebrate by eating crêpes, which are round and golden like the springtime sun.
- Snack on a tasty treat of sweet crêpes.
- Hear classic French tales inspired by scenes from La Fontaine fables that are pictured on tapestries covering chairs from France displayed in the mansion.
- Explore Hillwood's French treasures through docent-led, family-friendly gallery talks and a printed treasure hunt.
- Decorate a plate with fanciful designs and flourishes inspired by Hillwood's French Sèvres porcelain.
Purchase tickets here.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is located at 4155 Linnean Avenue NW.