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U.S. Capitol

Past Events

The U.S. Capitol has hosted many events in the past. There are 21 listings stored in the HistoryGuide database for this property.

DateEvent Information
09/01/02 National Symphony Orchestra 2002 Prelude Festival. Event category: Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony. 202-224-3121.
06/17/06 65th Greater Washington D.C. Soap Box Derby. Area youth 8 to 17 will be racing their gravity powered cars down Capitol Hill along Constitution Avenue. The three SDB divison… (Miscellaneous) 410-531-5268.
10/17/07 Public Address by the Dalai Lama. In recognition of his life's work to promote peace, Congress will award His Holiness the Dalai Lama our country's highest civili… (Community - Lecture) 202-265-3000.
10/18/08 Free Book Giveaway - On A Hill They Call Capital, A Revolution is Coming. Free first editions of the controversial book, On A Hill They Call Capital, will be given away in front of the U.S. Capitol buil… (Retail - Book, CD Signing) 540-379-6678.
05/25/09 National Moment of Remembrance. A focal point on Memorial Day, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the White House Commission on Remembrance present a cerem… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-543-8919.
12/10/09 Human Rights and Chevron, Panel Discussion with Kerry Kennedy. In honor of International Human Rights Day: Taking on Human Rights Abuses: Taking on Chevron, with special guest, Kerry Kennedy,… (Community - Panel Discussion / Forum) 415-575-5545.
05/06/10 "Save 11" Rally. 11 teens wearing the numbers one through eleven will line the area adjacent to the Capitol Building to represent the largely pre… (Community - Town Hall Meeting) 704-409-7707.
05/30/10 PBS National Memorial Day Concert. PBS sponsors the National Memorial Day Concert, honoring American servicemen, featuring guest artists and the National Symphony… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 800-444-1234.
07/04/10 National Symphony Orchestra Capitol Fourth of July Concert. The annual 4th of July Concert takes place on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building, preceding the annual Independence Day… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-789-7000.
09/05/10 Labor Day Concert 2010. The National Symphony Orchestra performs on the West Lawn, part of the Kennedy Center's Prelude Festival. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-416-8113.
08/09/11 The USAF Band Summer Concert Series. Singing Disney & Pixar Favorites!. (Arts - Concerts)
08/16/11 The USAF Band Summer Concert Series. Featuring: Around the World in Eighty Minutes.. (Arts - Concerts)
08/23/11 The USAF Band Summer Concert Series. Featuring: We Will Rock You. (Arts - Concerts)
08/30/11 The USAF Band Summer Concert Series. Featuring: A Night at the Symphony. (Arts - Concerts)
09/08/11 Joint Session Presidential Address on Jobs. Originally requested for the 7th, this address to a special joint session of Congress by President Obama will focus on job creat… (Politics - Party Rally / Event)
10/29/11 Coffee Party 'Enough is Enough' Rally. On the west front lawn, Republican presidential hopeful Buddy Roemer will speak at a rally for a Government of, by, for the Peop… (Politics - Party Rally / Event) 603-782-4812.
05/13/12 Bike DC. From the Capitol and White House to Arlington Cemetery and the Air Force Memorial, from Pennsylvania Avenue to the George Washin… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 202-558-7401.
09/30/14 M.O.M. (Mothers and Others) March. This inaugural M.O.M. March will be a historic unification of moms, families, advocates and organizations dedicated to eating di… (Community) 727-422-3668.
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A Capitol Fourth. A 4th of July tradition, this concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, features some of the countries greatest musical perf… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
01/20/09
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01/20/17
Presidential Inaugural Parade. Presidential Inaugural Parade is presented. The presidential inaugural parade includes members from all branches of the armed fo… (Festivals - Parade) 800-444-1234.
01/20/09
01/21/13
01/20/17
Presidential Inaugural Swearing In Ceremony. Presidential Inaugural Swearing In Ceremony is held. (Festivals) 800-444-1234.

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