Columbus Day Ceremony in D.C. (photos)

October 12, 2021

“We are made by history.” (The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)  The 109th annual Columbus Day wreath laying ceremony took place on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Christopher Columbus […]

A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 6, 2019

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

Shakespeare’s 455th Birthday at the Folger (photos)

April 17, 2019

The celebration concluded with a grand appearance and cutting of the cake by Queen Elizabeth I herself, accompanied by her favorite, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burleigh.

Cathedral Choral Society Gala: Mardi Gras

March 9, 2019

Let the good times roll. Don your Mardi Gras beads for the Cathedral Choral Society’s annual spring gala. Festivities include a cocktail hour, seated dinner, performances by Cathedral Choral Society […]

Independence Day in the Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 5, 2018

After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.

Parade Celebrates the Stanley Cup Champion Caps (photos)

June 13, 2018

Tens of thousands converged on Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, June 12, to cheer the new Stanley Cup champions with a parade down Constitution Avenue and a massive rally on the National Mall.

Celebrate Your Mom on Mother’s Day

May 13, 2018

If you want to give your mother the best this Mother’s Day, bring her to i Ricchi! Enjoy something from our regular menu, or try our special menu. A children’s […]

Folger Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday with Open House (photos)

April 23, 2018

William Shakespeare is arguably the worlds most famous playwright, and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. Hundreds came to celebrate the 454th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth at the […]

Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)

December 13, 2017

The Air Force Band and the “Three Cantors” provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.