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Tickets for Exclusive June 15 Event Now on Sale
MOUNT VERNON, VA— Enjoy the longer days and Mount Vernon’s blooming gardens during the Spring Garden Party event on June 15 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Take a leisurely stroll through George Washington’s estate while enjoying a menu of hors d’oeuvres curated by Michelin-starred chef and owner of Masseria in Washington, D.C., Nicholas Stefanelli. The hors d'oeuvres will be paired with wines made by AldenAlli, a California winery on the Sonoma Coast that has produced critically acclaimed pinot noir. Dan Kosta, co-founder of AldenAlli, will be on site and mingling with guests throughout the evening.
Listen to “General Washington” reminisce as select readings from Cato, his favorite play, are read by costumed characters. As a popular play in the 18th century, General Washington had Cato performed for his men in the spring of 1778 after a hard winter at Valley Forge, defying a congressional ban on theatrical productions to entertain and inspire his officers and troops.
Tickets: $200 for non-members, $175 for members. The dress code is garden chic. There will be no Mansion tours during this event. For more information, please visit: mountvernon.org/gardenparty