CANCELED-Breakfast with George Washington
Due to a large fire across the street from the Museum, this event has been canceled and the Museum is CLOSED today - Sunday, Feb. 18. The Museum and its collection were unharmed in the fire. Those who purchased tickets to this event will be contact and issued a refund.
Celebrate Presidents Day weekend with General George Washington. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, courtesy of Brûlée Catering, in the Museum’s elegant Liberty Hall. General Washington will meet and greet guests while they dine on an assortment of muffins, bagels and mini quiches. Also in attendance will be one of Washington’s Commander in Chief Guards. You'll also enjoy a cup of Thomas Jefferson’s Drinking Chocolate provided by Shane Chocolate Works.
Don't miss out on decorating your own Diamond Eagle-inspired pendant like the one owned and worn by George Washington which is currently on display at the Museum through March 4.
After breakfast, be sure to visit the Museum’s special exhibit, Among His Troops:Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor, which will be on display through Feb. 19. And don’t miss Washington’s War Tent, a dramatic theater presentation of the field tent that served as Washington’s wartime headquarters.
Throughout Presidents Day weekend, gallery activities and costumed historical interpreters will focus on the Commander-in-Chief’s Guard, a unit of the Continental Army that protected General Washington during the Revolutionary War. You can wish Washington a happy birthday by signing a giant birthday card and enjoy a slice of cake on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m.