Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.
Admission to the online panel discussion and Q&A, “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is free.
Tomorrow is the last day to view the Ida B. Wells mural. Live and in person: a Haggadah program at the Museum of the Bible, storytelling and cemetery tours at Lincoln’s Cottage and comedy at the Birchmere.
Among the plan’s design concepts are improved canal and towpath access and accessibility, increased interpretive and educational opportunities and more welcoming and usable open spaces.
A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.
For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.
On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish Market Square, vintage cars will gleam on King Street and bands will play on porches in Southeast D.C.
Among other items on tonight’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission agenda: Consideration of a Resolution Regarding Area School Overcrowding.
The National Park Service released water into the Georgetown section of the canal last month to test the new gates with the rehabilitated locks.