The Festival returns to the National Mall! Join us for performances, craft workshops, kitchen demonstrations, hands-on family activities, and much more.
Sidedoor digs into the history of America's love of the lawn.
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Learn about six women from the exhibition Music HerStory: Women and Music of Social Change.
From the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, to picnics, parades, and fireworks, take a patriotic tour through the collections.
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A trip to the shore—without the sand in your shoes.
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