The program features historian and historic preservationist Paul K. Williams, who unexpectedly became the Superintendent of two historic cemeteries over the past 12 years - first, at Capitol Hill’s Congressional Cemetery, and more recently at Georgetown’s Oak Hill Cemetery, where he resides in the gatehouse.
Grab your tickets and get in line, 'cause Georgetown Heritage’s C&O Canal boat tours have been extended to run through October. Book your public tour or private charter, or learn about field trip opportunities for school or camp groups.
The Capital Fringe Festival is back in Georgetown, Thursdays – Sundays, July 12-23! The festival will feature almost entirely original theater, dance, and unclassifiable productions with a total of 275 cast and crew members, and will take place in two Georgetown locations, with a bar at Powerhouse (3255 Grace St NW) also featuring free live music and community space. Every show is $15 and runs for 50 – 75 minutes.
Arcay Chocolates is opening this week at 3211 O St NW, featuring beautifully hand-crafted chocolate bonbons. Each is filled with a unique flavor, from blackberry cardamom, to rum orange, lime basil, and lavender.
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