Weekly Wanderings [05.22.17]

The annual Tudor Place’s Annual Garden Party is this week, on May 24th! Eat, drink, and dance all with the backdrop of a gorgeous (and historic) home and property.

One of the season’s most anticipated exhibits is finally coming to the National Geographic Museum. Check out Sharks by Brian Skerry.The exhibition will include large-scale images, videos, artifacts, models, and interactive experiences.

It’s the perfect weekend to visit The National Portrait Gallery’s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now.

The National Memorial Day Parade will be held May 29th, beginning at 2pm Constitution Avenue. This annual parade memorializes those who fell during 9/11, military history, and those who continue to serve our country.

Every year on Memorial Day weekend the Arlington National Cemetary, the largest military cemetery in the county, holds a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It is free to attend.

Unsurprisingly, the DC Memorial Day parade is the largest in the entire country. It will be happening on May 29th and starts at 2pm.

If you’re looking to celenbrate Memorial Day with sports, the Nationals will be playing the Padres all weekend at Nats stadium.