May-June Community Calendar

May 8, 2024

 Georgetown Garden Tour   Saturday, May 11    Eight private gardens in Georgetown will be open to ticket holders from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. The 94th Annual […]

Tudor Place’s ‘Ancestral Spaces’ Pays Homage to Its Black History

February 29, 2024

By Hailey Wharram Tudor Place opened an exhibition entitled, “Ancestral Spaces: People of African Descent at Tudor Place,” on Feb. 6, timed for Black History Month. It is proving so […]

Jerry Libin: 1936-2024

February 20, 2024

Jerome B. “Jerry” Libin of Washington, D.C., passed away peacefully at his home on Feb. 2, after a long battle with cancer. He was 87.  The following was provided by […]

Spring Visual Arts Preview

February 14, 2024

Building Stories   National Building Museum    Opened Jan. 21    Curated by children’s book historian Leonard S. Marcus, a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and featuring […]

2023 Social Scene Highlights: Ford’s, Wolf Trap, NMWA, Tudor Place  

January 18, 2024

Ford’s Theatre Rita Moreno received the Lincoln Medal at Ford’s Theatre’s Annual Gala on June 11.      Wolf Trap Wolf Trap’s 2023 Ball, “The Golden Hour,” was held on […]

Weekend Roundup, Dec. 7 – 10

December 7, 2023

As the holiday season continues to delight, more events are popping up every day! Visit The Strathmore for a Bach Christmas Oratorio and a Celtic Christmas show, see Step Afrika’s […]

Family-Friendly Holiday 2023 Events 

November 8, 2023

If you’re wondering where to take the family for the best holiday events of the season, look no further than these options. Have a jolly holiday!  The District’s Holiday Boat […]

Hudson Shares New Mission, Preservation Plans at Tudor Place 

April 24, 2023

Three invitations were extended by The Georgetowner’s April 20 cultural power breakfast speaker, Mark Hudson, executive director of Tudor Place, the National Historic Landmark on five and a half acres […]

Cultural Power Breakfast, April 20: Tudor Place Executive Director

April 13, 2023

Mark Hudson, executive director of Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, the former home of six generations of Martha Washington’s descendants, will be the April 20 speaker in The Georgetowner’s […]

Mapping Georgetown: Archivist Breathes New Life into Oak Hill Cemetery

March 27, 2023

Georgetown’s historic Oak Hill Cemetery at 3001 R Street NW tends to attract all sorts of souls, among both the living and the departed. The cemetery’s “Changing of the Guard” […]