Honey Pickup with the President

Did you order some of our Congressional Cemetery "Rest in Bees" Honey? Do you want to pick it up as soon as possible? Well, you are in luck! Stop by just outside the Gatehouse between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Saturday, September 16 to pickup any honey you have purchased. Jackie Spainhour, President, will [...]

Jewish Americans at Congressional Cemetery: Guided Tour

Jewish people have long called the national capital region home. Their history in the District of Columbia is long, varied, and rich. And at Congressional Cemetery, this rich history is on full display on the grounds in the form of the various gravestones, memorials, and other markers of Jewish interred resdients, Come and explore the [...]

$5

Book Signing Event: Grave featuring author Allison C. Meier

Please join Congressional Cemetery for a book signing event for author Allison C. Meier's new book, Grave from the Object Lessons series. The author will be present to sign books and meet and greet attendees. Books will also be for sale at the event. A complimentary tour of HCC's historic grounds will be offered with the [...]

Free

Sunday Stroll Guided Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 65,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their story is our story and many of them lived noteworthy and extraordinary lives. Come and learn from one of our expert docents who will share the stories [...]

$5

The DC Strings Workshop Connecting Through Community

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

The DC Strings Workshop Connecting Through Community Latin Jazz Concert featuring Chris Hon Friday, September 22, 6-7:30 pm Join us for a spectacular evening of Latin Jazz that will ignite your passion for music and culture. Immerse yourself in the rich, rhythmic melodies of Latin Jazz, featuring Chris Hon and other world-class musicians. Seating is [...]

Death Doula Days

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

This week we have a special facilitator, Liana Mensh, an art director here in DC. Do YOU have “aspirational” art and craft supplies that haunt and taunt you? Us, too. So, we’re inviting you to grab those unused marker sets, glitter pens, glue guns and watercolors and bring them down. Not to make great art, though. We’re going to make some bad art and have good fun doing it. Then trade them!

Only at Congressional Guided Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 65,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their story is our story and many of them lived noteworthy and extraordinary lives. Come and learn from one of our expert docents who will share the stories [...]

$5
Event Series Boneyard Bootcamp

Boneyard Bootcamp

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Boneyard Bootcamp Saturday at 1pm - September 23rd through October 28th, 2023. FREE! Stay ahead of the grim reaper ! Come ready to sweat and leave in spooktacular good shape with trainer Darius. And you won't be walking like Frankenstein after the flexibility exercises that you'll do! Each hour long class will provide a full-body [...]

Ben Wasserman: Live After Death Comedy Show

IT'S THE WORLD'S MOST CHAOTIC COMEDY SHOW ABOUT GRIEF & LOSS! Within the span of 3 years comedian Ben Wasserman lost his dad, granddad, uncle, and four friends. In his new show Live After Death, Ben blends comedy, clowning, and crowd work as he leads the audience on a hilarious yet moving journey through grief, honoring and celebrating [...]

$15 – $20

Death Doula Days

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Our special drop in guest will be Laura Gabisch, who teaches yoga classes at Congressional Cemetery. Gabisch, who intrigued us all with a mention of Shavasana, or Corpse Pose, as she was heading over to lead a yoga class. Join us for a bit of "chair yoga" and a chat about yoga and death.