Wednesday, December 1, 2010

DAR Christmas Open House

What: The 9th Annual DAR Christmas Open House

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Address: DAR Memorial Continental Hall,

17th and D Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.

6 blocks south of the Farragut West (Orange/Blue) or Farragut North (Red) Metro stations

Telephone: For groups or special arrangements call

(202) 572-0563.

Admission: Free to the public. Reservations are not required.

What's Happening: Bring your friends and family to the ninth annual public holiday open house!

Visit the National Christmas Tree across the street at the Ellipse then get out of the cold and join us for refreshments, cookies and a taste of history

Experience the elegance and Christmas splendor of Memorial Continental Hall, a Registered Historic Landmark

Tour our 31 period rooms depicting scenes of early American life

Explore the DAR Museum Gallery, featuring "'A True North Britain': The Furniture of John Shearer, 1790-1820."

View other smaller exhibitions on historic Revolutionary War documents as well as famous DAR members

Enjoy Christmas music, including caroling from area choirs and a performance from BalletNova

Have a chance to win DAR door prizes

Get a head start on Christmas shopping at the Museum Shop and DAR Store

For Kids: Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to attend the Open House. Coloring books and crayons will be given out to children.

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