For questions, please contact Kara Hershorin at or 703.799.8658.

Event Date

The 71st Annual George Washington Birthnight Supper and Ball

Sunday, February 18, 2018
6:15 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Seated Dinner Catered by Design Cuisine

Black Tie or Military Dress
Valet parking Provided in the Mount Vernon Circle

Celebrating the special tradition of honoring the birth of our founding father, George Washington. This year also marks the 10th Anniversary of the Mount Vernon Distillery and we will revel with a “spirited” night in celebration of the spirit of the community!

This event will feature a seated dinner by one of the D.C. metropolitan area’s premier caterers, Design Cuisine, music and dancing by singer Jason Paul Curtis and his Swinglab Quartet, and a special cake cutting ceremony with General and Lady Washington.

Cricket Bauer and Tim Messman, Co-Chairs
Tower House on River Farm 

Martijn and Karena Rasser, Silent Auction Co-Chairs

Birthnight Supper and Ball Proceeds

Proceeds for the event will go toward the Neighborhood Friends of Mount Vernon’s 2017-2018 annual projects including: restoration and replacement of historic outbuilding roofs, repairs to the estate perimeter brick wall, infrastructure and storage for Mount Vernon archives, livestock acquisition, and other essential estate programs.

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