Lafayette Comes to Mount Vernon on Bastille Day

July 14, 2022

“We could not have chosen a better day than this Bastille Day, July 14, to pay tribute to the Marquis de Lafayette and his friendship with the American people,” said […]

Fourth of July Weekend Round Up, June 30 – July 4

June 30, 2022

Who else is as excited for this three-day Fourth of July weekend as we are? If you’re in town, you’re in luck. There are so many things to do! From […]

Mapping Georgetown: Tour Guides Capture Tudor Place Women’s History

April 11, 2022

Hot off the presses — Congratulations to our very own Tour Of Her Own (TOHO) tour guides on publishing “111 Places in Women’s History in Washington, D.C.”! We were delighted […]

Weekend Round Up, March 31 – April 3

March 31, 2022

Happy Friday! April Fools’! It’s unfortunately only Thursday but consider it a warning because tomorrow’s indeed April 1. For those who aren’t too foolish, so many great options await you […]

Catoctin Creek’s Balsamic Berry Old Fashioned

March 10, 2022

Whiskey and Virginia have been intertwined since the arrival of the first European settlers to the region. In 1607, colonists in Jamestown, Virginia, began distilling rye whisky. Our founding father, […]

Weekend Roundup, March 10 – 13


Though spring hasn’t fully sprung and we’re setting our clocks back Sunday, this weekend still promises loads of delights. Check out a traditional German ritual at DC Brau, Tudor Place […]

Tudor Place, Historic Gem, Fully Reopens March 4

March 3, 2022

Strolling up 31st Street towards Dumbarton Oaks, you may pass by another historic Georgetown gem without realizing it. Between Q and R Streets, glance over toward 32nd Street and you’ll see […]

Parade Honoring George Washington Returns to Alexandria (photos)

February 22, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 edition of the George Washington Birthday Parade returned to the streets of Old Town Alexandria on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 21. Taking advantage of unseasonably […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Mind of George Washington

February 21, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Mind of George Washington,” with Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history at George Washington University, lecturer at Mount Vernon, and co-author of Leading Change: […]

Silver City: With Grands and Kids, Celebrating Thanksgiving Can Be Tricky

November 24, 2021

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 24, and for the next five days or so, most everyone in the United States is about to navigate the most unique American holiday of all: Thanksgiving. […]