Rocks as Art—A Chinese Tradition @ Hillwood Museum and Gardens
Apr 7 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Rocks as Art—A Chinese Tradition

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.)

Jan Stuart, Melvin R. Seiden Curator of Chinese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art, will investigate the symbolic and aesthetic traditions associated with the Chinese cultural appreciation for rocks, including pieces such as jade carvings and natural rocks mounted on pedestals.

Please note: This is the third and final program in the Natural Beauties lecture series.


4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Lecture: A Garden for All Seasons @ Hillwood Museum
Apr 15 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Lecture: A Garden for All Seasons

Tuesday, April 15, 2020, 5:30-8 p.m. (Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.)
Kate Markert, executive director of Hillwood, explores the stories behind Hillwood’s extraordinary gardens to celebrate the publication of A Garden For All Seasons: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood.


4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour @ Ronald Reagan Building
May 1 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour  is an unforgettable wine tasting experience that features more than 240 of the world’s finest wines, all of which are rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator. Sample exceptional wines and discover new favorites—all in the nation’s capital.


Meet and mingle with top winemakers and estate owners from the world’s best wine-growing regions.


Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.


Friday, May 1, 2020, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; VIP Hour from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Program Highlights:

  • All wines have been rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator.
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet to complement your wine.
  • All attendees will receive a souvenir RiedelTM tasting glass.


Tickets are $200 per person; VIP tickets are $325. Purchase here.

Pajama Party Movie Night: Dragons and More! @ Hillwood
May 8 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Pajama Party Movie Night: Dragons and More!

Friday, May 8, 2020, 5:30-8 p.m.
Embark on a magical adventure as you enjoy a selection of award-winning, family-friendly short films featuring friendly dragons and fanciful creatures.


4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Fragrant Herb Workshop @ Hillwood
May 16 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Fragrant Herb Workshop
Saturday, May 16, 2020, 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Tour Hillwood’s herb garden before creating your own fragrant container of herbs.


4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Tropic Like It’s Hot: Cabana Party @ THRōW Social™ DC
May 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cabana, ooh na-na.

Experience the luxe cabanas at THRōW Social™ DC (1401 Okie Street NE) first-hand on Friday, March 20. From 6 to 8pm that night, experience the Miami pool party vibe in Ivy City while lounging in the venue’s swanky rentable cabanas. Nosh on passed bites and sip on something summery during the cabana preview event, which takes place on the Palm Beach-esque top floor of the joint venue THRōW Social™ DC and Kick Axe Throwing®. Sample the space’s social games (iceless curling and FootBowl (football + bowling)) as DJ Mixxed spins or grab your squad and head to the photobooth. Tickets for the event, priced at $40 a piece, can be purchased here

La Fête du Rosé
Jun 13 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
La Fête du Rosé, a picnic-style celebration of all things rosé including the wine, champagne, and lifestyle, returns to the Washington D.C. area for a second year on none other than National Rosé Day, Saturday, June 13, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the National Harbor.
The Festival returns with several new additions and expanded VIP offerings to elevate the guest experience.
Festival attendees will arrive dressed to impress in their chicest pink and/or white attire for a full day of listening to music from world-renowned artists and DJs, and indulging in wine, champagne, and rosé-inspired cocktails, local food trucks, life-sized games, live art installations, share-worthy moments, elaborate photo installations, and a variety of other new and exciting experiences.
“The inaugural La Fête du Rosé D.C. in 2019 exceeded all of our expectations and we’re confident the second annual event in 2020 will not disappoint,” said Founder Cleveland Spears, III. “From the food and drinks to the fashion, guests can expect all of their favorite elements of the festival, but even bigger and better and with some new and exciting surprises throughout.”
La Fête du Rosé will feature multiple rosé wine and champagne options from returning partner and presenter of the champagne VIP Lounge, as well as  VieVité, Maison Marcel and Tito’s Vodka. Attendees will enjoy signature offerings of high-end champagnes, and VieVité’s Côtes de Provence Rosé, which was selected by Condé Nast Traveler as their must-try rosé for Summer. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive a special edition bottle from Maison Marcel designed by artist James Goldcrown.
A full entertainment and vendor lineup will be announced in the coming weeks. For additional information on vendor and sponsorship opportunities, or to purchase tickets for La Fête du Rosé, visit lafetedurose.com.

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  3. DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates “National Cookie Month” in Washington DC with “Sweet Rides” for Amtrak Passengers.

    DoubleTree by Hilton is teaming up with Amtrak to delight travelers by giving DC and Baltimore-area communters a “sweet” surprise for National Cookie Month. On Thursday, October 8, DoubleTree by Hilton and Amtrak tam members will give away the hotel brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie and walnut cookies along select Amtrak trains for Washington, DC Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station.

    Travelers and fans around the world are also invited to share a photo or story from the own “sweet” DoubleTree by Hilton experience using #CookieCare for the chance to win a variety of rewards, ranging from free cookies to hotel stays.

    The “sweet rides” are part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s Cookie Car program, which celebrates the brand’s global commitment to delivering the “little things” that enhance guests’ travel experiences.

    Amtrak Northeast Regional Routes from Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    11:30 AM -6:00 PM

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