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Halloween Tricks and Treats at Home
Oct 13, 2020

Halloween Tricks and Treats at Home

Ghostly greetings! While Halloween may look a little different this year, we still encourage you to eat, drink, and be spooky. Park your brooms at the door, stop in for a spell, and enjoy a boo or two from the Wolf Trap Special Events crew! SNACK: Candy Charcuterie Board Skip the tricks this year and spend a night in with some spooky movies and your...

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Wolf Trap Pickles
Oct 02, 2020

Wolf Trap Pickles

Members have enjoyed pickled vegetables on the Encore Circle Lounge buffet for several years. In honor of National Pickle Day on November 14, Wolf Trap Foundation’s Executive Chef Chris Faessen shared his recipe for pickling cucumbers, which can also be used on artichokes, peppers, onions, cauliflower, carrots, radishes, beets, asparagus, fennel, eggplant, and more. Bread and Butter Pickles Step 1: Marinate the vegetables with salt...

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Celebrate Homecoming at Home – Wolf Trap Style
Sep 23, 2020

Celebrate Homecoming at Home – Wolf Trap Style

Many beloved autumn traditions look a little different this year, but you can still gather family members for fall fun! Take a break from distanced-learning, and check out some of these Wolf Trap inspired activities to plan your own “Homecoming at Home” celebration. Spirit Week Spirit Week is arguably one of the best Homecoming traditions. Who doesn’t love a chance to dress up? Choose a...

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Local Heroes Recognized for Building Community Resiliency Through the Arts
Sep 02, 2020

Local Heroes Recognized for Building Community Resiliency Through the Arts

Throughout a 30 year partnership, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and The Boeing Company have found innovative ways to enhance the nation’s cultural life and ensure the arts remain accessible and affordable for the broadest possible audience, including members of the military. With a shared vision to harness the power of the performing arts to enrich and change lives, Boeing has enabled Wolf...

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Colbie Caillat
Jun 15, 2020

This Summer Plan a Firefly Party – At Home!

For many in the Washington D.C. area, fireflies mean the summer season has officially arrived! These magical little light bugs only make a brief appearance just before sunset during June and July, with their twilight luminescence officially signaling warmer weather. Wolf Trap’s Special Events team invites you to celebrate these backyard visitors at home and introduce young nature-lovers to the age-old tradition of catching fireflies!...

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Blast Off Your Summer – At Home!
May 22, 2020

Blast Off Your Summer – At Home!

For many of us, Memorial Day weekend is the first taste of summer.  While we may not be able to gather with friends or attend Wolf Trap’s Blast Off! celebration this weekend, we still want you to make the most of Memorial Day–-at home! Here are some great ideas to blast into summer, courtesy of Wolf Trap’s special events team! Dress Up Your House with...

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Remembering John Prine
Apr 08, 2020

Remembering John Prine

We join the world in mourning the loss of and celebrating the career of award-winning singer/songwriter and Wolf Trap fan favorite John Prine....

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Celebrating Black History Month – Part 2
Feb 27, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month – Part 2

Legendary African American artists in R&B, pop, country, opera—and every genre in between—have put on incredible performances at Wolf Trap. In celebration of Black History Month, take a look at some of these past great acts: Diana Ross Diana Ross was the lead singer of The Supremes, the best-charting female group in U.S. history. Motown’s most successful act in the 1960s, Ross and The Supremes...

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Celebrating Black History Month
Feb 20, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month

From syncopated sound to breakbeats, music as we know it today would not be the same without the influential artistic contributions of African Americans. In honor of Black History Month, join Wolf Trap in celebrating the sounds of upcoming African American artists who continue to advance our collective musical legacy: Liv Warfield Formerly a hand-selected member of Prince’s backing band New Power Generation, Liv Warfield...

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INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Ginger Dockery
Nov 05, 2019

INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly:
Ginger Dockery

Episode 9: Ginger Dockery, Rentals Manager Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. In episode 9 learn what makes the events and spaces at the only National Park for the Performing Arts so special!



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