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Georgetown French Market Returns April 24-26

February 20, 2020

The 17th annual springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales, French fare, and live music.

6th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 12, 2019

11 commissioned works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s annual free outdoor public light art experience, also to feature GLOW promotions throughout the commercial district, A Book Hill Holiday event, walking tours and more.

Georgetown Celebrates Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30

November 7, 2019

More than 30 retail shops and restaurants to offer in-store promotions + $50 golden ticket giveaway for five lucky shoppers.

Georgetown Design District ‘Fall Days of Design’ Returns Nov. 7 – 8

October 25, 2019

The two-day scheduled event invites interior designers, design enthusiasts and shoppers alike to visit 11 participating design and home furnishings stores for a host of design events—plus a collective Fall Cocktail Crawl Nov. 7 from 5-8 pm.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown Dec. 6 – Jan. 5

September 26, 2019

GLOW—the popular holiday celebration in Georgetown featuring outdoor public light art installations—returns for its sixth edition, with works lit from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. nightly from Friday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 5.

Georgetown Fall Market Returns October 4-5 in Book Hill

September 24, 2019

More than 20 boutiques, cafés, salons and galleries are offering special promotions, live music, fall treats and more at the Georgetown Fall Market, October 4-5 in the charming Book Hill area of Georgetown.

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Fox5: Georgetown Street Safari

April 1, 2020

Parents are getting creative as they try to keep their kids entertained while they’re at home in social isolation. In fact, a local family found a way to take their kids to the jungle without ever leaving their neighborhood.

ABC7: Stuffed Animal ‘Street Safaris,’ Meant to Help Kids Fight Lockdown Boredom, Pop Up in D.C.

April 1, 2020

About 200 Georgetown residents are participating in a “street safari” by placing stuffed animals in their windows.

Washingtonian: These Georgetown Medical Students Are Organizing Hospital Supply Donations Around the World

March 27, 2020

Unable to scrub up but eager to help the healthcare community, a group of Georgetown medical students started MedSupplyDrive, a nonprofit that collects protective gear for hospitals across the country.

Washingtonian: Families Need Food. Restaurant Workers Need Jobs. This New Delivery Service Connects Them.

March 24, 2020

Clyde’s Restaurant Group and Knead Hospitality + Design have teamed up with Martha’s Table for Food It Forward, an initiative enabling the public to purchase meals online from DC restaurants to be delivered to vulnerable populations.

Washingtonian: Here’s How You Can Get Face Masks to Healthcare Workers

March 23, 2020

The team at the Georgetown’s Carine’s Bridal Atelier are sewing face masks for hospitals. Drop off materials like dish cloths or cotton shirts at the front of the store, or donate money for supplies through the store’s gofundme.

Red Tricycle: 6 Stroller-Friendly Hikes

March 22, 2020

Stroll along Georgetown Waterfront Park’s riverfront promenade, or walk along the paved paths that crisscross the park.

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