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    Summer Escape at Mount Vernon

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates:
    June 9, 2017 - June 10, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:
  • Location:
  • Address:
    3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
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Experience Mount Vernon after hours and indulge in gourmet fare while enjoying locally brewed craft beer and other culinary treats. Summer Escape at Mount Vernon offers a rare opportunity to visit Mount Vernon after hours and enjoy the breathtaking views of George Washington's estate at sunset. Tickets go on sale to the general public February 29 at 10 a.m.

George Washington's Mount Vernon invites visitors to sip craft beer and taste local and historic culinary treats while watching the sun set at the first president's home! Relax to live music, join in a bocce game, and unwind against the backdrop of the Potomac River.

Beer lovers can experience a taste of history as a beer-making expert demonstrates 18th-century beer brewing. Guests will enjoy samples from local breweries.

Mount Vernon's chocolatiers will demonstrate the process of making chocolate while serving up chocolate martini samples! The event also offers foodies a chance to talk with 18th-century herbalist and sample flavorful herb-infused dips and teas. And what better way to cool off on a warm summer day than with ice cream - a treat George Washington himself enjoyed. Event-goers will explore how it was made before the days of refrigeration during ice cream-making demonstrations.

After sampling culinary treats and libations, take part in a game of bocce ball on the bowling green. Stroll the lantern-lit grounds and immerse yourself in the 18th century as you mingle with costumed residents. Enjoy 18th-century music, dancing, and more historic fun.