Foundation


The Season of Giving
Dec 15, 2016

The Season of Giving

Especially during the holiday season, Wolf Trap Foundation is grateful to the many donors, patrons, and artists who have joined us and supported us over the past 12 months. Your generosity enables Wolf Trap to be a unique place that welcomes thousands of people each and every year. The artists who performed at Wolf Trap in 2016 also support a wide variety of charities and...

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Share Your Love of Wolf Trap on #GivingTuesday
Nov 21, 2016

Share Your Love of Wolf Trap on #GivingTuesday

This year, Wolf Trap Foundation is asking you to share your love of Wolf Trap on #GivingTuesday, Tuesday November 29. What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving—a movement that was founded by non-profits in response to the commercial shopping holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Tuesday after Thanksgiving, non-profits ask their supporters to participate in a global day of philanthropy to...

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Wolf Trap Makes Good Cents for Fairfax County 8th Graders
Oct 21, 2016

Wolf Trap Makes Good Cents for Fairfax County 8th Graders

Fairfax County eighth graders are learning that the best things in life aren’t free…but with good budgeting and smart choices, arts and entertainment can fit into their budgets. These life lessons are possible thanks to a new partnership between Wolf Trap and Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, whose JA Finance Park program provides financial literacy curriculum and immersive, real-life budgeting simulations to all 14,000 Fairfax...

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Support Your Park
Jun 01, 2016

Support Your Park

This summer, we invite you to Find Your Park at Wolf Trap as we honor and celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service!  Everything you love about the Wolf Trap experience was made possible by the vision and support of Wolf Trap’s founder, Catherine Filene Shouse. When she donated her farmland and the funds to build the Filene Center, Mrs. Shouse made a commitment not...

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4 Ways Wolf Trap Can Help Make Your New Year’s Resolution Happen
Dec 21, 2015

4 Ways Wolf Trap Can Help Make Your New Year’s Resolution Happen

With the New Year coming up, it’s time to kick start your goals for 2016. Read on for some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions and learn how Wolf Trap can help you make them happen! Get healthy Lose weight. Be more active. There’s a reason these goals are a regular New Year’s resolution—let’s face it, they’re hard to stick to. After the first...

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Seasonal Sweet Recipes
Dec 17, 2015

Seasonal Sweet Recipes

At Wolf Trap Foundation, the staff likes to kick off the holiday season by indulging in delicious homemade treats, baked and brought to us by our very our dedicated colleagues. Each December, the “Trapper Holiday Cookie Exchange” is a hungrily anticipated tradition that gives us the perfect excuse to unearth some of our favorite family recipes to share, and this year we’d like to share...

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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Dec 16, 2015

10 Days of Gifting: American Airlines Giveaway Rules

American Airlines Travel Certificates – Terms & Conditions  Procedures for requesting Travel Authorization Certificates (each a Travel Certificate”) will be provided to Organization or recipient upon receipt of the signed Agreement. Travel Certificates have no value except when redeemed in accordance with the terms and conditions listed below. Travel Certificates are not transferable or refundable. Travel Certificates are subject to availability of promotional inventories and...

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An Attitude of Gratitude
Dec 09, 2015

An Attitude of Gratitude

We have the attitude of gratitude! Here’s to some of the amazing people who, through their support, talents, and endless enthusiasm, make Wolf Trap possible. We asked them: What does Wolf Trap mean to you? “There are several reasons why I love Wolf Trap. The Filene Center, The Barns, and Children’s Theatre-in-the Woods are beautiful venues and provide an awesome experience. The schedules always provide...

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10 Days of Gifting – Annual Holiday Facebook Contest Rules
Dec 04, 2015

10 Days of Gifting – Annual Holiday Facebook Contest Rules

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 9:30 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, December 7, 2015 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Friday, December 18, 2015. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) who...

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Holiday Recipes from Chef Chris
Nov 23, 2015

Holiday Recipes from Chef Chris

Looking for something special to add to your holiday meal? Wolf Trap Executive Chef Chris Faessen has the perfect recipes for you:  Sweet Potato Mashed Yields: Approx 4 servings 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 10 sweet potatoes) peeled cut into 1 inch cubes 1 ½ cups butter cut into cubes 3 tbls brown sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 4 tbls pure maple...

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