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Russian Winter Festival@Hillwood

December 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 13, 2015

Celebrate Sviatki, the festive winter season, in traditional Russian style! Highlights below, more information and schedule here.

  • Meet Grandfather Frost, Russia’s Santa Claus, and his granddaughter, the Snow Maiden in a fun family play, based on traditional Russian stories, produced by Flying V Theatre.
  • Create and wear your own kokoshnik (lady’s headdress) or Russian gentleman’s winter hat to dress in the style of boyars (old Russian nobles).
  • Join in the playful antics of mummers parading in animal costumes and discover what the New Year has in store from fortunetellers strolling the estate, presented by Happenstance Theater.
  • Enjoy lively music performed by Samovar Russian Folk Music Ensemble and festive dances performed by Eminence Dance Studio.
  • $18, $15 seniors, $12 members, $10 college students, $5 Children 6-18, free for children under 6

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    Details

    Date:
    December 12, 2015
    Time:
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    Venue

    Hillwood Museum
    4155 Linnean Avenue
    Washington, DC 20008 United States
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    Phone:
    202-686-5807