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Union Troops at the Capitol - 1861
Repeats weekdays until Fri Nov 21 2014 except Tue Jan 28 2014.
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a special tour, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, entitled "Capitol and the Congress During the Civil War," is offered Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. With stops at the Old Supreme Court Chamber and other important areas at the Capitol, this tour will explore how the Capitol was used during the Civil War,... More »
Dr. Ronnie Coffman, the director of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project.
Sep
4
Thu
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
Stem rust has plagued wheat farmers for millennia, but new superstrains coming out of East Africa have the potential to overcome 80% of the world's wheat crop. Dr. Ronnie Coffman, the director of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project, will outline the challenges faced by this international consortium of scientists and some of the successes in securing the world's... More »
War of 1812
Repeats weekdays until Fri Sep 19 2014 .
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 11 a.m. – Join a Visitor Guide to explore three unique stories about the War of 1812, often referred to as “the forgotten war.” Discover how the War Hawks convinced a majority in Congress to declare war on Great Britain. See where the British entered the Capitol and destroyed the most beautiful room in America. Listen to how the Native Americans formed a... More »
Brumidi Corridors
Repeats weekdays until Fri Nov 21 2014 except Tue Jan 28 2014.
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov
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Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 2 p.m. — A special tour of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol enables visitors to view and learn about the ornate paintings on the walls and ceilings designed by Constantino Brumidi between 1857 and 1859. This tour, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, is offered Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. No reservations are... More »
Union Troops at the Capitol - 1861
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a special tour, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, entitled "Capitol and the Congress During the Civil War," is offered Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. With stops at the Old Supreme Court Chamber and other important areas at the Capitol, this tour will explore how the Capitol was used during the Civil War,... More »
Sarracenia leucophylla x alata photo.
Sep
6
Sat
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
Few plants fascinate young and old alike more than carnivorous plants. The adaptation and ability of these 700+ plant species allows them to capture and digest insects and other small animals, which enables them to grow in nutrient poor soils. Learn about the evolution, history, ecology and physiology of the carnivorous plants of the world and how modern science is being... More »
Pollination
Repeats every day until Sun Sep 07 2014 .
Sep, Sep
6, 7
Sat, Sun
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
This workshop will provide participants with information about creating urban habitat for a range of pollinators, parasites and predators, and how to conserve these beneficials. It will also discuss some common pests, and approaches to managing them by supporting a diverse habitat and avoiding use of toxic chemicals. The presentation will include some interactive... More »
Pollination
Sep, Sep
6, 7
Sat, Sun
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
This workshop will provide participants with information about creating urban habitat for a range of pollinators, parasites and predators, and how to conserve these beneficials. It will also discuss some common pests, and approaches to managing them by supporting a diverse habitat and avoiding use of toxic chemicals. The presentation will include some interactive... More »
War of 1812
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 11 a.m. – Join a Visitor Guide to explore three unique stories about the War of 1812, often referred to as “the forgotten war.” Discover how the War Hawks convinced a majority in Congress to declare war on Great Britain. See where the British entered the Capitol and destroyed the most beautiful room in America. Listen to how the Native Americans formed a... More »
Guided tour in the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory
Repeats every week on Monday, and Wednesday until Wed Oct 29 2014 except Mon May 27 2013, Mon Sep 01 2014.
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Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Tours
Mondays and Wednesdays at 12 p.m. — What do manila folders, Chanel No. 5, vanilla and fossil fuels have in common? They all come from plants on permanent display in the USBG Conservatory. Take a tour with a knowledgeable guide who will connect the exotic plant world to everyday life. You might see bananas, cacao and coffee ripening on the tree or learn about the next big... More »

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