Inspired by the world of the Smithsonian, the SMITHSONIAN at 8 event series offers one-of-a-kind experiences for guests 21+. With themes from the local to the global, these after-hours gatherings combine music, food and drink, and unique settings to create evenings that are smart, adventurous, and memorably entertaining. #SMITHSONIANat8 curates your fun!

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Campaign Campaign 2016: Behind the Scenes of the Presidential Election
Thursday, Nov. 10, 6:45 p.m.

For a firsthand look behind the scenes of this election, joins U.S. News and World Report senior White House correspondent Kenneth Walsh as he moderates a lively discussion among a panel of experts who were right down in the trenches during the battle. Buy tickets>>


Brandy Brandy: In the Winter Spirit
Monday, Dec. 12, 6:45 p.m.

Join Scott Harris, the distiller behind Catoctin Creek’s 1757 Brandy from Loudoun County, for a lively evening as he surveys brandies from around the world, offers expert tips for enjoying the venerable spirit, and shares some of his favorite bottles. Buy tickets>>


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