The Trust for the National Mall is pleased to invite you to attend a sunset concert on October 14, President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s birthday, at the Memorial built to honor the five-star general and his extraordinary legacy of public service.
Join us Friday, October 14, between 6:00 – 7:30 pm for this special concert celebrating the 132nd birthday of President and General Eisenhower, featuring live music from the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” The Eisenhower Memorial is located at 450 Independence Avenue, SW, between 4th and 6th Streets. (Enter the event at 4th Street SW between Independence Avenue and C Street)
The Trust is honored to present this special event with our partners at Clark Construction. Space is limited for this exclusive event. RSVP below. Join us before the concert, beginning at 5:30 PM, to enjoy a guided tour of the Eisenhower Memorial led by a volunteer docent from the Trust for the National Mall and National Park Service Volunteer program.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Birthday Commemorative Concert will feature:
- 5:30 – 6:00 PM – Special tours of the Eisenhower Memorial led by a volunteer docent from the National Mall volunteer program (Tours will originate near the “Young Ike” statue near the 6th Street entrance to the memorial)
- 6:15 PM – Program and musical performance by the U.S. Army Band featuring the National Anthem and songs popularized during the Eisenhower Era
- Program including remarks from Catherine Townsend, Trust for the National Mall President & CEO and Kansas State Rep. Susan Estes, Inaugural Chair of the Friends of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Committee
Plus, enjoy a special IKE-themed cupcake from Georgetown Cupcake confectionary for guests who arrive early!