Looking for a fun, holiday event in Washington, DC? Check out the lively Russian Winter Festival at the Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens. Celebrate traditional Russian music, dance, food, crafts, and plays in fabulous, Christmas splendor!
Season’s Greenings at US Botanic Garden
Celebrate the holiday season at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill. Each year, the Garden hosts a month-long “Season’s Greenings” event featuring a model train and miniatures made of all natural materials. See the White House, U.S. Capitol and major DC monuments made from tree bark and leaves. Or check out the musical performances held throughout December. And it’s all FREE!
Smithsonian Natural History Museum Dino Exhibit Reopens!
After a five-year wait, the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History on the National Mall in Washington, DC reopened the dinosaur and fossil exhibit in June 2019. Now called “The Hall of Fossils – Deep Time,” check out the new features of this spectacular $110 million renovation!
Bravo, Apollo 50!
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and NASA hosted the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall in Washington DC. It was fantastic! Check out the sights and sounds of the festival and brilliantly produced “Go For the Moon” show projected on the Washington Monument.