Schedule of Events for 2020 Washington’s Birthday Celebration

January 16, 2020

Schedule of Events for 2020 Washington’s Birthday Celebration

George Washington Birthday Celebration
Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tickets for the 2020 Washington's Birthday Gala are sold out.
No tickets are required for the Symposium at 1 p.m., which is free and open to the public.

Schedule of Events

Wreath Laying at the Tomb of George Washington by Alexandria-Washington Lodge
Mount Vernon
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

George Washington Symposium
George Washington’s Construction of the United States Capitol

Memorial Theater
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Scottish Rite and Shriners Exhibits Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Family of Freemasonry Exhibit
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

George Washington Memorial Society Reception
George Washington Museum
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

George Washington Birthday Celebration Reception
Memorial Hall
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m

Memorial Theater
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

George Washington Birthday Banquet
Grand Masonic Hall
Attire: Formal (white tie optional)
7:30 p.m: - 9:30 p.m.


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