Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
When: Friday, June 9, 2017 – Saturday, June 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience Mount Vernon after hours and indulge in gourmet fare while enjoying locally brewed craft beer, wine, and other culinary treats. Summer Escape at Mount Vernon offers a rare opportunity to tour the Mansion and gardens after hours and enjoy the breathtaking views of George Washington’s estate at sunset.
Details: George Washington’s Mount Vernon invites visitors to sip craft beer and taste local and historic culinary treats while watching the sun set at the first president’s home! Relax to live bluegrass music, join in a bocce game, and unwind against the backdrop of the Potomac River.
Beer lovers can experience a taste of history as a beer-making expert demonstrates 18th-century beer brewing. Guests will enjoy samples from local breweries.
Mount Vernon’s chocolatiers will demonstrate the process of making chocolate while serving up chocolate martini samples! The event also offers foodies a chance to talk with 18th-century herbalist and sample flavorful herb-infused dips and teas.
After sampling culinary treats and libations, take part in a game of bocce ball on the bowling green. Stroll the lantern-lit grounds and immerse yourself in the 18th century as you mingle with costumed residents. Enjoy 18th-century music, dancing, and more historic fun.
Summer Escape takes place rain or shine.
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