(9:00 p.m. if attending the ball only.)
Don your dancing shoes for this famous celebration of Washington’s Birthday at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, set in the year 1799. The evening includes an 18th-century banquet, English country dancing, dessert collation, character re-enactors plus the General and Mrs. Washington.
Period costume optional; “after-five” attire encouraged.
Reservations required. Cost is $125 per ticket. $150 per person ticket includes dinner in the same room with the Washingtons. $250 per person ticket reserves your spot at a table with the Washingtons for dinner.
To purchase tickets, visit Alexandriava.gov/Shop or call 703-746-4242.