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Military Tours of the National Capital Region

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2019 Military Events in DC

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2019 MILITARY EVENTS IN WASHINGTON DC

Most of the military events in DC listed below are in the evenings. They’re ideal to add to an afternoon tour and early evening Officer’s Club dinner. Contact us to work your favorite event into a tour.

FEBRUARY

  • Mon 18th, 9:00-5:00. Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Mount Vernon, VA.
  • Wed 20th, 7:00 PM. Navy Commodores, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore MD.
  • Fri 22nd, 8:00 PM. The U.S. Army Blues: Gettysburg Jazz Ensemble Winter Concert, The Majestic Theater – LeVan Performing Arts Center, Gettysburg, PA.
  • Fri 22nd, 9:00-4:00. George Washington’s 287th Birthday, Mount Vernon, VA.
  • Sat 23rd, 7:30 PM. Navy Commodores, Kossiakoff Center Auditorium Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, MD
  • Sat 23rd, 1-4 PM.  Winter Drill Day.  Learn about the popular field of Civil War reenacting, and the drills and equipment of Union soldiers from members of the 3rd US Regular Infantry, Company K.  Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site.
  • Sat 23rd, 7:30 PM. The U.S. Army Concert Band and Army Voices: Patriots, Presidents, and the French Connection, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.
  • Sun 24th, 2:00 PM.  The President’s Own United States Marine Corps Band, Chamber Music Series, John Phillip Sousa Band Hall, Marine Barracks Annex.
  • Tues 26th, 7:00 PM. NSO at Mount Vernon, Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium, Mount Vernon.

MARCH

  • Sun 3rd, 3:00 PM. Pershing’s Own Chamber Players: Her Voice: Celebrating Female Composers, Grace Chapel, National Cathedral School, Washington, DC.
  • Sun 3rd, 3:00 PM. The U.S. Army Blues: Women in Jazz: Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, and More, Weinberg Center, Frederick, MD.
  • Sun, 3rd, 2:00 PM. Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert: “Musical Firsts,” Ernst Community Theater.
  • Wed 6th, 7:30 PM. 2019 American Trombone Workshop: Washington Trombone Ensemble, Brucker Hall on Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Thurs 7th, 7:30 PM. 2019 American Trombone Workshop: Jazz Night featuring John Allred, Brucker Hall on Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Fri 8th, 7:30 PM. 2019 American Trombone Workshop: The U.S. Army Orchestra, Brucker Hall on Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Sat 9th, 7:30 PM. 2019 American Trombone Workshop: The U.S. Army Concert Band, Brucker Hall on Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Sun 10th, 7:30 PM. Pershing’s Own Chamber Players, Moonstruck: Re-imagining the Pierrot Ensemble in the 21st Century, Columbia Heights Educational Campus Auditorium, Washington, DC.
  • Sun 17th, 2:00 PM. The President’s Own United States Marine Corps Band, Chamber Music Series, John Phillip Sousa Band Hall, Marine Barracks Annex.
  • Tues 19th, 7:00 PM. NSO at Mount Vernon, Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium, Mount Vernon.
  • Sat 23rd, 3:00 PM. We Stand Ready: Musical Tribute to the 21st Century Soldier: The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Sat 23rd, 11:00 and 3:00.  Civil War Women’s Day.  Reenactors will present on-going talks and displays on the dress, skills, and contributions of women during the Civil War.   Fort Ward Historic Site.
  • Sun 24th, 2:00 PM. Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert: “The Darkness and the Light,” Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.
  • Sun 24th, 3:00 PM. We Stand Ready: Musical Tribute to the 21st Century Soldier: The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Sun 31st, 2:00 PM. Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert: “Song and Dance,” Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.

APRIL

  • Sun 7th, 2:00 PM. Marine Band Young People’s Concert: The Incredible Big Band, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.
  • Sun 7th, 7:00PM. Pershing’s Own Chamber Players: Music for Percussion Ensemble, The Blind Whino Arts Center, Washington, DC.
  • Sun 14th, 2:00 PM. Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert: Hadyn’s Drum Roll, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA.
  • Sun 28th, 2:00 PM. Marine Band Chamber Music Series, John Phillip Sousa Band Hall, Marine Barracks Annex.
  • Sun 28th, 3:00PM. The U.S. Army Blues Celebrating International Jazz Month with Solo Competition Winner, Brucker Hall on Fort Myer, Arlington, VA.
  • Mon 29th, 6:00PM. The U.S. Army Blues Celebrating International Jazz Month with Solo Competition Winner, Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

OCTOBER

  • Sun 6th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sun 13th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sun 20th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sun 27th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

  • Sat 7th, 4:00 PM.   United States Marine Corps Band Holiday Sing-a-Long.  Wolf Trap

ONGOING

Through…

  • Mar 24th, 2019.  A Revolution in Arms. Weapons in the War for Independence.  Anderson House
  •  Aug 18th, 2019.  Artists Respond:  American Art and the Vietnam War 1965-1974.  Smithsonian American Art Museum.
  • Jan 1st, 2021.  Americans and the Holocaust.  United States Holocaust Museum  An exhibit that shows how the Depression, racism, and anti-Semitism in America helped shape responses to the rise of Nazi Germany.
  • Jan 1st, 2021.  Mark Bradford’s installation of eight abstract paintings inspired by artist Paul Philippoteaux’s 19th century cyclorama depicting the Pickett’s charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Sep 30th 2022.  Americans.  An exhibition of 350 objects and images the explores American Indian names and images including the Trail of Tears, the Tomahawk missile, and the Battle of Little Bighorn.
  • The Price of Freedom.  Americans at War.  An ongoing exhibit at the National Museum of American History.

Fun Fact!: John Philip Sousa, a famous director of the US Marine Band, wrote many of his well known marches at the US Marine Corps Barracks. You can tour the Marine Corps Barracks on our US Marine Corps Tour.

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