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Looking Back: Our Favorite Moments From 2017
Dec 13, 2017

Looking Back: Our Favorite Moments From 2017

As we get closer to a brand new year, we’re taking a minute to look back at some of our favorite ‘grammable memories from 2017! Did your favorite moment make the top 10? 10. Opening the season with a sold out crowd with the incomparable R&B star Mary J. Blige @therealmaryjblige helped kick off the Summer 2017 season at #WolfTrap tonight. Huge thanks to the...

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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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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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Ambassador from Beyond the Third Rock: The 1967 Jimi Hendrix Debut in Washington, DC
Aug 16, 2017

Ambassador from Beyond the Third Rock: The 1967 Jimi Hendrix Debut in Washington, DC

The Jimi Hendrix Experience made its U.S. debut at the Monterey Pop Festival in the spring of 1967. Following a memorable first appearance, the group went on tour with The Monkees, one of the most popular bands in the country. However, performing for packed crowds of screaming girls and their parents did not last long. The Jimi Hendrix Experience soon left the tour, which left...

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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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Blasts from the Past Making a Comeback: ’90s Edition
Jul 31, 2017

Blasts from the Past Making a Comeback: ’90s Edition

Ready for nostalgia to kick in? Wolf Trap has several shows that will send you back to the ’90s while partying in 2017. Here are some blasts from the past that have returned and making waves like they did before: 1. TV Shows Who could forget Roseanne, Will & Grace, Twin Peaks, and other classics? 2. Jurassic Park The prehistoric adventure continues with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom—in 2018....

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Maestro Emil de Cou on Jurassic Park
Jul 26, 2017

Maestro Emil de Cou on Jurassic Park

American conductor Emil de Cou has been the principal conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Wolf Trap performances for 14 years—he is an essential part of the Wolf Trap family, an accomplished conductor, and a fan of the music of John Williams. On August 5, Maestro de Cou will lead the NSO in performing the full musical score to Jurassic Park on the Filene...

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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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