Check Out This History Happy Hour

The Willard Intercontinental Hotel celebrates 200 years this year, and among the historic happenings available at this Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 5.35.35 PMiconic DC gathering place is the renewed offering of its monthly History Happy Hours.

The Round Robin Bar has been a lively meeting place for DC’s political and social elite since Abraham Lincoln. Long celebrated as one of the best in the Capital, this legendary bar remains a fashionable downtown spot for local movers and shakers — as well as in the know Beltway visitors.

Held on the third Thursday of every month, the Willard’s History Happy Hours are two-hour three-cocktail events that distill American history through drinks, while also providing attendees a hands-on class on the art of cocktail making.

Typically led by Jim Hewes, a venerable mixologist and legendary bartender at The Willard’s iconic Round Robin Bar for over thirty years, and featuring rotating historians, History Happy Hour offers both a a mixology and history lesson.

It’s an exciting event where every drink tells a story.

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