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October 2018

Kids EuroFest at European Embassies

October 20, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Embarking on its 11th year, the Kids Euro Festival is one of the biggest performing arts festivals for children in the country. Every year, the event brings together Europe’s most celebrated children’s entertainers for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, film screenings, puppet shows, dance performances, magic, storytelling, and more. Programs serve the general public as well as specific school programs, bringing the entertainment to over 10,000 kids each year. Book here to stay with the St. Gregory Hotel…

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SF Ballet in DC

October 23, 2018 - December 28, 2018

When its own Repertory Season closes, the world-famous San Francisco Ballet takes its show on the road to the most prestigious venues in the world. This year, the company will stop in Napa Valley, Stern Grove, New York City, and here in Washington, DC. There will be two programs, one featuring McIntyre’s Your Flesh Shall Be A Great Poem, Wheeldon’s Bound To, and Dawson’s Anima Animus. The second program will feature Liang’s The Infinite Ocean, Marston’s Snowblind, and Peck’s Hurry…

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November 2018

Eye to I Exhibition Opens at National Portrait Gallery

November 4, 2018

Pulling from the National Portrait Gallery’s large collection of self-portraits from acclaimed artists around the world, this exhibition looks at the strange challenging form. The artists featured have approached self-portraiture at different times throughout history, using different tools, providing a unique landscape to reflect on what it means to see one’s self. A philosophically-heavy concept, the range of artwork that will be on display with this new collection will be absolutely fascinating. It must be, since the Smithsonian has committed…

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Les Delices at Dumbarton Oaks

November 4, 2018

Les Delices a program presenting the Age of Indulgence—a period instrument ensemble group playing experimental French rococo works. For those unfamiliar, these sounds and harmonies are the products of works from the 1740’s and 50’s in France, and the show comes to life with oboe, strings, and harpsichord. The show will take place in the music room at Dumbarton Oaks, which is a breathtaking historic estate located in Georgetown. The vast library and garden will provide a romantic backdrop for…

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NSO Pops: Disney’s The Nutcracker

November 23, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Bring the whole family to Washington, DC’s world-famous performing arts venue for a screening of Disney’s highly anticipated new feature film this November. This animated rendition of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms will be screened with a live orchestra performing an amazing Tchaikovsky-inspired score. The multimedia approach will make it an exciting event for children and grown ups, especially with the music being performed by the National Symphony Orchestra. Book here to stay with the St. Gregory Hotel this…

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Annual Christkindlmarkt at The Heurich House Museum

November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Annual Christkindlmarkt at The Heurich House Museum November 30 – December 2, 2018 1307 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC 20036 202-429.1894 http://www.heurichchristmas.org/ During the annual Christkindlmarkt The Heurich House Museum welcomes the public to celebrate the Heurich family’s German heritage by honoring the traditional German public Christmas market. This winter season shopping event includes over 40 local artisans featuring goods from ceramicists, artisans, jewelers, and more. The market and seasonally decorated historic house is open for guests to tour.

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December 2018

The 2018 National Christmas Tree Lighting

December 1, 2018

Every year, Washington, DC is home to one of the most celebrated and widely-viewed Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies in the world. Typically taking place in late November, the post-Thanksgiving ceremony rings in the holiday season with a grand display in front of the White House and a large crowd of locals and travelers. Much of the world tunes into the Hallmark Channel to watch the event unfold with its live music and entertainment, but you can see it live when…

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Georgetown Glow Art Exhibit

December 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019

This winter, Washington DC’s famous Georgetown neighborhood will play host to the fifth annual Glow Light Art Festival. This is the area’s only curated exhibition of outdoor, public light-art, and it’s as unique and mystifying as it sounds. The series of light installations will be on display with the historic backdrop of the oldest neighborhood in the city, illuminating the streets of Georgetown for six hours every night. Keep an eye out for announcements of artists and their projects, as…

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First Friday Dupont Walks

December 7, 2018
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the first Friday of each month, The St. Gregory Hotel’s home neighborhood of Dupont Circle hosts a self-guided art walk throughout several local art galleries. An excellent avenue into the local arts community, The First Friday Art Walk Around Dupont Circle usually features unique events at different galleries and spaces around the area. For example, this November, The Embassy of Peru hosted a photographic exhibit from famous Peruvian photographer Yayo Lopez. Artjamz hosted a street-art inspired party, where you…

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NSO The Messiah at the Kennedy Center

December 20, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Washington DC’s esteemed National Symphony Orchestra will come together this holiday season to perform the beloved Handel oratorio The Messiah. The scriptural text is largely taken from the King James Bible, as well as the version of the Psalms that’s in the Book of Common Prayer. Set to breathtaking music from Handel—you’ll recognize the beautiful “For Unto Us a Child is Given” and the iconic “Hallelujah” chorus—delivered from high-quality voices, this piece has stood the test of time. The performance…

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