Visit Mount Vernon on George Washington's birthday for FREE! Throughout the day, kids may create a birthday card for George Washington in the Hands-on-History Center. Take a selfie while posing like George Washington in the Education Center Lobby. General Washington greets his guests in the historic area from 10am-2pm, and the Sons of Liberty provide birthday music in the Ford Orientation Center throughout the afternoon. Savor a piece of birthday cake in the Vaughan Lobby at 2pm (while supplies last) and hear the Air Force Strings perform in the Smith Auditorium at 2:30pm.
Observe a moving naturalization ceremony at 1pm in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Theater where 85 candidates from 41 countries will become citizens. Presenters include:
Dr. Doug Bradburn, President and CEO, George Washington’s Mount Vernon
General George Washington
Jessica Lynn, Vocalist
L. Francis Cissna, Director, USCIS
Sarah Taylor, District Director, Washington District Office, USCIS