The Folger Shakespeare Library's annual gala is its most important fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from the event will support the outstanding cultural and educational programming the Folger offers to the greater Washington area and beyond. Evening includes entertainment and black-tie dinner.
Event begins at 6:30PM
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