Fourth of July Fireworks Return to National Mall (photos)
By any measurement, this was not a typical Fourth of July in Washington D.C. Missing for the second straight year was the Independence Day Parade down Constitution Ave. led by […]
Fourth of July Weekend Round Up: July 1 – July 5
Happy Fourth of July! There’s an explosion of events this weekend, from fireworks to the Budweiser Clydesdales coming to town and lots more. Don’t forget, Metro will run from 8 […]
In On Juneteenth, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed tells the sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history and provides a historian’s view of the country’s long road to […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, March 18, 2021
This Saturday, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez will be the special guest at the National Archives Museum’s virtual pajama party.
July 4th with the National Archives
Join the National Archives for its first-ever virtual July 4th celebration! For 50 years, the Archives has celebrated the founding of the United States that includes a traditional reading ceremony […]
Half-Virtual Arts Round Up, July 2, 2020
Fourth of July weekend is here, and a few more cultural organizations — but far from all — are putting a toe in the water reopening-wise.
Weekend Round Up December 12, 2019
It’s a weekend of snowmen, candy canes, candles and matchmakers. In Georgetown: a winter solstice concert at Dumbarton Church and the music of Phish (for kids) at Gypsy Sally’s.
July 4th at the National Archives
Join a tradition like no other: the annual Independence Day celebration at the National Archives in Washington, DC – home of the original Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and […]
Weekend Round Up July 3, 2019
As ever, the Fourth of July will be celebrated in D.C. with a parade and “A Capitol Fourth.” You can also mark the nation’s 243rd birthday at the National Archives and the Rooftop at the Graham Georgetown.
History Happy Hour with Derek Brown
Join the National Archives for an afternoon of cocktails and discussion with area mixologist and author Derek Brown as he discusses his new book. The event will feature a cocktail […]