[ANN] The Woodrow Wilson House offers Fall Outdoor Activities

The Woodrow Wilson House offers Fall Outdoor Activities

Fun, Affordable and Socially-Distanced!

Washington, DC – Are you looking for ways to enjoy the beautiful fall weather in DC?  The Woodrow Wilson House offers a number of fun, affordable and socially-distanced outdoor activities for you to enjoy on your own or with friends:

Halloween Game Night

Friday, October 30, 5:30 – 7pm

Enjoy the beautiful fall weather in the historic Woodrow Wilson House garden at HALLOWEEN GAME NIGHT, the perfect happy hour for museum, history, and game enthusiasts!  Try your hand at croquet, bocce ball and ring toss, or bring your own board games to play with members of your “bubble.” While you are here, explore the outdoor Suffrage Outside! exhibition on display throughout the garden or hang out in the open air on the rooftop terrace to show off your costume. Hungry? Mexitrachos food truck will be out front to take the edge off any zombie munchies.

$15 Admission includes one drink and outdoor seating.

Mexitrachos items for purchase.

Costumes encouraged but not required

Tickets available at EventBrite and www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org/events

Kalorama Walking Tour

The audio-guided Kalorama Walking Tour includes a downloadable map and a number for accessing audio descriptions by phone. Hear about the history and cultural diversity of the magnificent Kalorama neighborhood from those who know this neighborhood best: the diplomats, historic site representatives, residents who live and work here, and friends of the Wilson House, with guest appearances from famous Washingtonians.

The walking tour route starts and ends at the Woodrow Wilson House and is wheelchair/stroller accessible. Take the tour anytime you want, at your own pace.  All you need is a cell phone and our downloadable map to navigate.

Admission: Pay-What-You-Wish


If These Walls Could Talk!;

The Waddy Butler Wood Walking Tour

Explore the beautiful Kalorama neighborhood with the newly launched Waddy Butler Wood Walking Tour. This self-guided tour is available as a printable .pdf and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. You will find the history of thirteen houses designed by the Waddy Butler Wood (the architect of the Wilson House) and the stories of the people who lived in them. Once you have downloaded the map and descriptions you can follow the tour at a time of your choice and at your own pace.

Admission: Pay-What-You-Wish

Suffrage Outside! Exhibition

September 10th through November 30th
M-W, F, 12pm – 4pm
Thurs, 12pm – 6pm
Sat & Sun, 1pm – 4pm

Suffrage Outside! celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in the District’s first all-outside, socially-distanced exhibition, located in the historic Wilson House garden. Discover how women’s work outside the home, outside in the streets, outside the United States, as well as the work and leadership of Black women kept outside the ‘mainstream,’ collectively propelled the American women’s suffrage campaign to victory in 1920.

The exhibition is the only all outdoor, newly designed museum exhibition in DC. Read more about it in the nationally circulated publication Saving Places and watch the television coverage on the WUSA9 morning show.


Tuesdays, Free; All other days, Pay-What-You-Wish

Registration required.

About the Woodrow Wilson House

The President Woodrow Wilson House is a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded, non-profit corporation, helping people protect, enhance and enjoy the places that matter to them. The National Trust is dedicated to preserving the historic DC home of President Woodrow Wilson, examining his controversial legacy, and promoting open dialog and honest appraisal of history, in an effort to better understand ourselves as a nation and a people.

The Woodrow Wilson House is regularly open to the public for guided tours, public programs and events, and available for special event rental. Please visit the President Woodrow Wilson House website, Instagram, and Facebook for more information.

Website: http://www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org/.
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Woodrow-Wilson-House/

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