Feast at La Grande Fête this Friday, one of our favorite annual events, and other receptions this week below!

As always, you can find the full list of events on our main page (including last-minute additions).

⇢ Full List of Events ⇠

Tuesday, March 26

The Innovators behind Leonardo, 6-8pm at Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest). Leonardo lived in an extraordinary period in human history in which inventors and artists across Europe were able to imagine and dream in a way that still inspires us today. A cocktail reception will follow. FREE

Wednesday, March 27

Mauvaise Mer, 7-8:30pm at La Maison Française at the Embassy of France (4101 Reservoir Road NW). Join us for this new theatrical creation by Jérôme de Verdière, performed in the United States for the very first time in French with English subtitles.FREE

Thursday, March 28

Opening Reception: The New Woman, 6-8pm at Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden (614 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314). Join the Lee-Fendall House Museum's staff and board for an opening reception to celebrate Women's History Month and the new exhibit, The New Woman: Life In Progressive Era Alexandria, 1890-1920. Learn about the lives of the women who called Lee-Fendall House during this time of momentous change, how their stories reflected larger events, and how they are still relevant today. FREE

Friday, March 29

La Grande Fête, 7-11pm at La Maison Française at the French Embassy (4101 Reservoir Rd, NW). Beginning at 7 p.m., launch into a world tour of francophone cultures. Sample food and drink from more than 30 embassies as you explore each nation’s unique attractions and traditions. $40

Saturday, March 30

Mekedonia Foundation Dinner Gala, 5-9pm at Embassy of Ethiopia (3506 International Drive Northwest). On the day of the event, we will be giving a short presentation about Mekedonia as well as giving recognition for the wife of the founder W/zo Eleni Gebreyese. Our Guest are legendary Dr. Mohamude Ahmed,artist Tamangen Beyene, and comedian Meskerem Bekele. Our program will include performance of a traditional dancers, dinner, auction, raffles, fashion show and music. $30

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