The 85th annual Georgetown Garden Tour is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are available at Christ Church.
Georgetown Garden Tour
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
The weekend is here! How are you going to spend it in Georgetown and beyond?
1. 2013 Georgetown Garden Tour When/Where: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, start at Christ Church, 31st and O Streets NW. Why Go: Celebrating its 85th year, the Georgetown Garden Tour is a Georgetown tradition. Thanks to the Georgetown Garden Club, visitors have the chance to explore Georgetown's private gardens and hidden landscapes. Price: $35 2. Glover Park-Burleith Farmers' Market Opening Day When/Where: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hardy Middle School parking lot. Why Go: Opening day features a visit from the Lobster Roll Truck, music by Snakehead Run, a free bike clinic, facepainting and more. Pick up veggies for your Mother's Day dinner or flowers and herbs for your garden. Price: Free to attend. 3. EU Open House, including Dutch …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Georgetown Garden Club will host the 85th annual Georgetown Garden Tour this weekend.
The Georgetown Garden Tour celebrates its 85th anniversary Saturday as garden lovers and green enthusiasts explore the gardens of Georgetown's historic homes. The event begins at Christ Church, 31st and O Streets NW, where you can purchase tickets and check out the garden boutique's topiaries, fine porcelain vases and unusual gardening tools. Gardens are open for viewing from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday. Participants are also invited to enjoy an afternoon tea served by members of the Georgetown Garden Club between 2 to 4 p.m. at Christ Church. Additionally, ticket-holders can enjoy a docent-led tour of Dumbarton Oaks Park, a National Park Service property below the private Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Celebrate milestones this weekend, whether it's a school's 25th anniversary, the garden tour's 84th year or 73 years of the flower mart at the Cathedral.
1. Key Elementary School's 25th Anniversary Celebration When/Where: Dancing, drinks and live and silent auction all takes place from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the NRECA Conference Center, 4301 Wilson Blvd.; Or, enjoy the potluck picnic with activities, a DJ and giveaways from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the school, 2300 Key Blvd. Why go: Key Elementary School — better known to many as Escuela Key — is celebrating 25 years of great education. Students, teachers, families, siblings and alumni are all invited. And who doesn't love a potluck? Cost: It's free, but RSVP here for the Saturday night event. 2. Georgetown Garden Tour When/Where: Eight homes are featured on the tour and their gardens are open on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. …