Events - December 16, 2012
Mr. Lincoln’s November 1863 Trip to Gettysburg
All-Day Tour

This full-day program, led by legendary Civil War historian Ed Bearss, lets you walk in the footsteps of the Great Emancipator during one of the most important trips he would make as president. Lunch is included at the Dobbin House Tavern.

Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 8:00 A.M.
Masters of Glass: Chihuly and Littleton in Richmond
All-Day Tour

Travel to Richmond for a day of visual delights. Visit exhibits of two masters of the American studio glass movement–Harvey K. Littleton and Dale Chihuly–then enjoy dinner and a spectacular seasonal lighting display at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 10:00 A.M.
The Axelrod String Quartet 2012-2013 Sunday Concert Series

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series. In this Axelrod String Quartet concert, hear specific works by Haydn, Barber, and Mendelssohn.  

Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 6:30 P.M.