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Halloween Costume Inspiration
Oct 11, 2017

Halloween Costume Inspiration

Dressing up for Halloween is always fun – but selecting a costume can be a challenge!  Are you  stuck in a rut picking out your costume this year? We’re here to help! We took a dive through our photo archive to pull out some of the best photos of patrons in costume – and we came up with some quick and easy tips on how...

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Q&A with Lara St. John, 2017-2018 Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns
Oct 10, 2017

Q&A with Lara St. John, 2017-2018 Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns

Next week, violinist Lara St. John—our 2017-2018 Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns—will kick off Wolf Trap’s Chamber series with a collaborative performance with pianist Matt Herskowitz. Canadian-born St. John has been described as “something of a phenomenon” by The Strad and a “high-powered soloist” by The New York Times. In addition to performing with numerous orchestras, St. John has created her own...

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Barns Fall Playlist: October
Oct 05, 2017

Barns Fall Playlist: October

Fall back into The Barns with a great harvest of shows coming up in October! Here’s a taste of what’s to come. Joan Shelley Sun, Oct 8 The “most powerful force in folk music today” (Portland Mercury)   Max Weinberg’s Jukebox Wed, Oct 11 The E Street Band’s rhythmic force   Mountain Heart Thu, Oct 12 Rock, country, and bluegrass fusion collective   Tommy Castro...

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General Admission Shows Worth Checking Out
Oct 04, 2017

General Admission Shows Worth Checking Out

It’s generally known at Wolf Trap that music moves inside The Barns in the fall, but did you know that we have some  general admission shows that are guaranteed to  lift you up and get you moving? Here’s some debut artists and shows worth arriving early to experience up-close and personal:   1. Son Little Aaron Livingston may go by the name Son Little, but...

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PNC Rock Star for a Day Recap
Sep 20, 2017

PNC Rock Star for a Day Recap

Thank you to Wolf Trap’s Summer Season Premier Sponsor PNC for this year’s PNC Rock Star for a Day contest. One winner and their guest received a full evening of VIP experiences for Sting! Congratulations to our lucky winner Tom Lundregan, who recapped his day for us. Read all about it here: Last Thursday, I was the PNC Rock Star for a Day. As a...

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Ticket-Free Fun
Aug 18, 2017

Ticket-Free Fun

Many people come to Wolf Trap, ticket in hand, ready to see a show at the Filene Center or The Barns – but did you know there are several ways to enjoy Wolf Trap without having to purchase a ticket? From sledding down the “big hill” to exploring Wolf Trap National Park trails to enjoying the gardens, check out how some of our patrons embrace...

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The Moody Blues
Aug 18, 2017

Cabot Creamery 2017 Giveaway

Contest Rules: Cabot Creamery 2017 Giveaway SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 10 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Thursday, August 24 and ends at 11:59 am ET  on Thursday, September 7, 2016. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of...

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Whole Foods Market Food and Beer/Wine Pairings for Your Summer Concerts
Aug 08, 2017

Whole Foods Market Food and Beer/Wine Pairings for Your Summer Concerts

Our friends at Whole Foods Market put together some fabulous suggestions for your next #WolfTrap picnic! Grab all the items for your perfect picnic: Goo Goo Dolls: August 8  The Goo Goo Dolls hail from Buffalo, NY, so obviously you’ll need to pick up some Buffalo wings for this concert! Serve them with a side of celery sticks and 365 Everyday Value Organic Buttermilk Ranch or...

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Jul 31, 2017

Picnic Deliciousness from Chef Chris

Wolf Trap Foundation’s Executive Chef, Chris Faessen, is busy behind-the-scenes preparing delicious meals for Wolf Trap events. Here, he shows off some of his favorite recipes for your next Wolf Trap picnic! Want the full recipes? Scroll down and enjoy! Mango Salsa 2 ripe mangos, diced 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup chopped red onion ½ cup chopped tomatoes ¼ cup packed fresh...

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The Art of a Perfect Picnic
Jul 18, 2017

The Art of a Perfect Picnic

Putting together a pre-show picnic can be half the fun of attending a show at Wolf Trap – just look at some of the spreads our fans have put together! There is no wrong way to pack a picnic, from the quick grab-and-go section at the grocery store, to meticulously planning a menu that goes with the theme of the show – our patrons have...

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