Posts Tagged ‘After Hours’

CANCELLED-Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: November 15th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Join us for the last Dumbarton at Dusk of the year to learn about family portraits! There will be music by The Improbables, free food, and a cash bar along with portrait activities including a photo booth, coloring sheets, a museum portrait scavenger hunt, and an oral history expert ready to talk about family history and genealogy!

Dumbarton at Dusk: Fall Festival to Benefit the Red Cross

Posted on: October 18th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.

Join us as we Partner with Geppetto Catering for our Annual Fall Festival to Benefit the Red Cross! Enjoy live music from Tommy Rueckert while enjoying free food, candy and pumpkin carving! Suggested donation of $10.00 to benefit the Red Cross.

Dumbarton at Dusk: Dolley Madison Edition

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.

Rub elbows with the first First Lady at one of her famous cocktail parties! Dolley Madison’s “Squeezes” were popular weekly events open to everyone in Washington D.C. Dolley herself will host this modern version complete with live music courtesy of Toccata Players, free food, period card games and a cash bar.



 

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: July 19th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Come experience Dumbarton House in a whole new light! Dumbarton at Dusk is a new evening program the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light.

In July we will celebrate beloved author, Jane Austen! Create and take home your own Jane Austen inspired masterpiece as you interact with other fans of the author. Play battledore with your friends in the north garden while enjoying live music from Tommy Rueckert. Enjoy food and a cash bar from Geppetto Catering.

RSVP encouraged, suggested $5 donation to support Dumbarton House and our mission of historic preservation and education.



 

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: June 21st, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Enjoy the longest day of the year outside in our gardens! Play Quoits and Battledore and Shuttlecock on the lawn as you sip cocktails and enjoy live music. Free food and cash bar provided by Geppetto Catering.



 

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: May 17th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.



 

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: April 19th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Wishing upon a star for the perfect evening out? Then join us to gaze up at the stars while enjoying live music, food and fun! Telescope demonstrations and stargazing courtesy of event partners National Capital Astronomers.

Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: March 15th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.



 

Welcome Pierre!

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Major Pierre “Peter” Charles L’Enfant’s arrival in Georgetown to design the newly established federal city in 1791 was both unexpected and unheralded. Join us as we continue the tradition of commemorating the arrival of Pierre, the designer of our great city, Washington D.C., with a grateful toast and gathering!

Event hosted in Partnership with Friends of Pierre

Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres provided by the event’s sponsor: Paris Caterers.

www.pariscaterers.com



 

Dumbarton at Dusk

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 by Sheridan Small No Comments

Come experience Dumbarton House in whole new light! Dumbarton at Dusk is a new evening program the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities.

In February, join us for the opening of our new exhibit “One Hundred Dollars Reward” on this history of slavery in Georgetown. “Share Your Story” by hand making journals to record your experiences, thoughts, or art, talk to an oral historian and experience local artist Lionel Daniels share his story though a live painting performance.

Advanced purchase of tickets to this event is strongly encouraged. Members are always admitted free of charge.