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Weekend Round Up, Nov. 10 – 13
November 10, 2022•
Get out and about this weekend with plenty to do from a sneak peek of The Nutcracker, a tribute to Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, new exhibits at The Phillips […]
Memorial Weekend in the Nation’s Capital: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)
May 31, 2022•
“We don’t know them all, but we owe them all.” — anonymous For most Americans, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, conjuring up images of cook-outs and visits […]
Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans Buried at Arlington National Cemetery (photos)
December 20, 2021•
Thousands gathered at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., in seasonably mild weather on Saturday, Dec. 18, to participate in Wreaths Across America by laying holiday wreaths over each of […]
Weekend Round Up: Memorial Day Edition
May 27, 2021•
Get out and celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend with ongoing exhibits at the Phillips Collection and Artechouse. Enjoy the holiday and take in the National Memorial Day Concert online […]
Memorial Day Reflections — From The Georgetowner Archives
May 25, 2020•
Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.
John Dingell: Funerals in Dearborn and Georgetown
February 11, 2019•
On Thursday, Feb. 14, a funeral mass will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown, with an interment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
Weekend Round Up January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019•
The #womenswave is coming this Saturday. Will you be marching? Musical celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Sunday in McLean and Manassas and on Monday at the Kennedy Center.
Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018
December 13, 2018•
It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.
Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018•
This weekend’s musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.
A Pictorial Farewell to 2017 (photos)
December 28, 2017•
The holiday season is a special time in the nation’s capital, as captured in this photo essay by Jeff Malet.