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Historic Congressional Cemetery

2019 Photos with Santa

Washington, DC
Please join us at Congressional Cemetery for our annual Photos with Santa event! Come to the Cemetery on Saturday, December 2nd for your chance to have pictures taken with Santa himself. For a suggested donation of $30, yo... read more
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Past Events

Soul Strolls

Soul Strolls

Washington, DC
Trespass into the past and discover the secrets of some of Congressional Cemetery’s “residents.” Soul Strolls, the Cemetery’s annual twilight tours, explore the stories of individuals buried here through guided tours and costumed interpreters. Experience the history of this hallowed ground exactl...
Fri, Oct 18 2019 7:00 PM Sat, Oct 26 2019 10:00 PM

Honey Harvest 2017

Honey Harvest 2017

Washington, DC
See what all the buzz is about and help with Congressional Cemetery's fall honey harvest! Space is limited to 12 helpers, so sign up quickly for your chance to learn the ins and outs of harvesting and bottling honey. Participation fee includes tutorial on the honey harvest and one bottle of honey...
Thursday, August 29 2019 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Honey Harvest 2019

Honey Harvest 2019

Washington, DC
See what all the buzz is about and help with Congressional Cemetery's fall honey harvest! Space is limited to 12 helpers, so sign up quickly for your chance to learn the ins and outs of harvesting and bottling honey. Participation fee includes tutorial on the honey harvest and one bottle of honey...
Thursday, August 29 2019 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

LGBT Tours

LGBT Tours

Washington, DC
Congressional Cemetery, currently led by gay President Paul K. Williams, is believed to be the world’s only cemetery with a LGBT section. Although earlier LGBT burials are located in HCC, the gay corner began in 1988 with Leonard Matlovich. Matlovich was a gay rights advocate who appeared on the ...
Sat, Jun 1 2019 12:00 PM Sat, Jun 8 2019 1:30 PM

No Kidding: Baby Goat Bottle Feeding!

No Kidding: Baby Goat Bottle Feeding!

Washington, DC
We're not kidding around!  Help Prosperity Acres farm bottle feed our herd of baby goats in-between their separate ticketed yoga sessions!  Following the feeding, you'll have plenty of time to purchase goat swag, tee shirts, and enjoy a mimosa or two and watch the fun (must be 21+).  Be sure to ...
Sat, May 18 2019 11:45 AM Sun, May 19 2019 1:45 PM

No Kidding: Baby Goat Yoga!

No Kidding: Baby Goat Yoga!

Washington, DC
We're not kidding around!  Join a herd of young baby kids for the first ever Goat Yoga in the city!  Roll out your mats for a 45-minute gentle and informative yoga class taught by the esteemed Kelly Carnes, while the cutest baby goats roam and take advantage of you transforming yourself into a li...
Sat, May 18 2019 11:00 AM Sun, May 19 2019 1:15 PM

No Fooling: You CAN Have a Green Burial at Congressional Cemetery

No Fooling: You CAN Have a Green Burial at Congressional Cemetery

Washington, DC
Do you recycle and seek to minimize your carbon footprint? Learn how to make your final disposition more environmentally friendly by greening your final arrangements. Pioneering death educator Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist and The Doyenne of Death®, uses film clips and humor to teach about ...
Monday, April 1 2019 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

Washington, DC
Please join us at Congressional Cemetery for our annual Photos with Santa event! Come to the Cemetery on Sunday, December 2nd for your chance to have pictures taken with Santa himself. For a suggested donation of $30, you will receive a personal thumb drive of all the images taken. We are accepti...
Sunday, December 2 2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Exploring Sound and Film: Concert and Lecture

Exploring Sound and Film: Concert and Lecture

Washington, DC
Join us in the Congressional Cemetery Chapel for a concert and lecture featuring Dr. Phil Carluzzo of the GW University. Among other clips, see the original silent movie of Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein," starring our very own HCC resident Mary Fuller. Accompanied by a string quartet, we'll be expl...
Sunday, November 11 2018 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

Soul Strolls 2018

Soul Strolls 2018

Washington, DC
Soul Strolls is sold out online. There are a limited number of General Admission tickets available on-site only on the night-of the event on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets are $30. Trespass into the past and discover the secrets of some of Congressional Cemetery’s “residents.” S...
Fri, Oct 19 2018 7:00 PM Sat, Oct 27 2018 10:00 PM
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