Taste of Roaring Twenties at Dumbarton House

June 10, 2019

Transformed into Jay Gatsby’s mansion, Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House will host an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” presented by Picnic Theatre Company.

Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”

Holiday Performing Arts Preview

November 21, 2018

Not just a listing of holiday performances, this preview highlights holiday-time cultural events of all types, plus a couple picks as far away as February.

Weekend Round Up September 13, 2018

September 12, 2018

During this weekend of countries and cultures, you can drape kilts at Dumbarton House, do tai chi in Chinatown Park and, on Sunday, take in a Central American fiesta and an Egyptian accordion concert.

Weekend Round Up August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018

Georgetown’s Kennedy & Co. will host a happy hour this Friday to support women’s shelters. Two Saturday events will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington.

Dumbarton at Dusk

July 19, 2018

July is the month of Janeites at Dumbarton House. Come for the opportunity to create your own Jane Austen inspired masterpiece, learn about what was going on in America during […]

Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018


This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.

The Picnic Theatre Company Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

June 15, 2018

Come join us for Oscar Wilde’s classic Trivial Comedy for Serious People: The Importance of Being Earnest presented by The Picnic Theatre Company! Enjoy cocktails, refreshments and music. Proceeds benefit […]

The Picnic Theatre Company Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

June 14, 2018

Come join us for Oscar Wilde’s classic Trivial Comedy for Serious People: The Importance of Being Earnest presented by The Picnic Theatre Company! Enjoy cocktails, refreshments and music. Proceeds benefit […]

The Picnic Theatre Company Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

June 13, 2018

Come join us for Oscar Wilde’s classic Trivial Comedy for Serious People: The Importance of Being Earnest presented by The Picnic Theatre Company! Enjoy cocktails, refreshments and music. Proceeds benefit […]