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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Building Zone

  • Through Friday, July 31, 2015

The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.

For Whom It Stands

  • Through Saturday, February 28, 2015

More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.

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"Country House, City House" Exhibition

Octagon Museum

This exhibition, presented in conjunction with the Menokin Foundation, explores the fascinating work being done at the Menokin site to turn a preservation disaster into an incredible architectural, preservation, and interpretive opportunity.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

For Whom It Stands

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

Named one of the nation's "Top 10 Must-See Exhibits This Summer" by USA Today. More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.

Categories: Arts, History, Exhibits

President Thomas Jefferson's Ball (18th Century Historic Ball)

Gadsby's Tavern Museum

November 22

President Thomas Jefferson's Ball (18th Century Historic Ball)

Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Historic Ballroom, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA

5:30pm - 11pm

Celebrate an evening with retired President Thomas Jefferson, played by Colonial Williamsburg’s Bill Barker. Enjoy a private dinner and then dancing in the historic ballroom. President Jefferson has been working on a new project which he will announce to the assembled company. The evening will feature a period-inspired banquet, variety of English Country Dances, live music, dessert collation, gaming, and a cash bar.

Regency costume suggested; cocktail attire encouraged.

$120 Banquet & Ball; $45 Ball only.  Registration required!

Beginner Dance classes offered Nov 6, 13, 20 at Gadsby's Tavern Museum Historic Ballroom, $12/class. Learn 18th-century English country dancing from expert dance instructors. Reservations recommended.

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Categories: Dance, History, Other Events

Tour of President Lincoln's Cottage

President Lincoln's Cottage

Walk in Lincoln's footsteps at President Lincoln's Cottage, the summer home of the Lincoln family and "the Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation."

Washington Balalaika Society

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater

Washington Balalaika Society 

Fall Performance

Featuring soloist Olga Orlovskaya

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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