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Inventors & Innovators: Cinematery VIP Tours

Washington, DC
Make the most out of your Cinematery experience and join us for the ultimate VIP sneak preview. Our gates open at 7:30 to the public for this event, but a few special guests can get in early to take an evening stroll throu... read more
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Past Events

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 9 2018 12:30 PM Sun, Jun 10 2018 1:30 PM

Puppy Yoga

Puppy Yoga

Washington, DC
Ready to see how your downward dog stacks up against the real thing? Join the adoptable puppies and dogs of Lucky Dog Animal Rescue at our annual Day of the Dog festival for our first ever Puppy Yoga! Roll out your mats for a 30-minute gentle yoga class taught by Kelly Carnes, while the cutest ad...
Saturday, May 12 2018 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

A Revolutionary Book Party

A Revolutionary Book Party

Washington, DC
To celebrate the publication of two new Emerging Revolutionary War Series book titles, Congressional Cemetery is hosting a book lecture and reception with authors Mark Maloy and Robert Orrison. These titles, "Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton" and "A Single Blow: The Battles ...
Thursday, April 26 2018 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Dead Men's Hollow Farewell Concerts

Dead Men's Hollow Farewell Concerts

Washington, DC
Beloved local band Dead Men’s Hollow returns to the Chapel for two final shows - one early, one late - before the award-winning Americana/bluegrass group ends its 17-year run. On March 24, 2018, catch DMH’s early (7-8pm) or late show (8:30-9:30pm). All tickets $20 each (plus a small service fee)....
Saturday, March 24 2018 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Washington, DC
Everyone of all ages is invited to participate in HCC’s Photo Contest. It costs $5 to enter the contest, and contestants can submit up to two photos per category. Please email your photos to Kymberly at kmattern@congressionalcemetery.org with “Photo Contest” as the subject line. Be sure to state ...
Thu, Mar 1 2018 1:00 AM Sun, Mar 18 2018 12:00 AM

Notes from the Crypt Holiday Concert

Notes from the Crypt Holiday Concert

Washington, DC
'Tis the season for a holiday concert in a cemetery! Congressional Cemetery's monthly Notes from the Crypt concerts get a special boost this December with our second annual holiday concert. Join us in our historic 1903 Chapel for an intimate concert featuring a few of D.C.'s best musicians. All p...
Sunday, December 17 2017 6:00 PM 7:00 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 Saturday, 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 accep...
Saturday, December 2 2017 10:00 AM 3:00 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...
Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Trivia with Tim: Trick or Treat Edition

Trivia with Tim: Trick or Treat Edition

Washington, DC
Think you're a true history nerd? Want to test your chops against some of this town's best and brightest? Join us at Congressional Cemetery for our U.S. history trivia night. Registration is $5 per person. Each team may have up to 6 people. Registration slots are first come, first served, so we a...
Wednesday, November 1 2017 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

LGBT Tour

LGBT Tour

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 ...
Saturday, October 7 2017 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

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