- The Washington Times - Friday, December 23, 2005



Through Jan. 6: The Christmas exhibit in the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s conference room, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, focuses on 19th-century Christmas traditions and covers the celebration of Christmas by both the soldiers in the field and their families at home. Information: 301/695-1864.


Jan. 28: Civil War Ball at Gadsby’s Tavern Ballroom, Alexandria, 8 to 11 p.m. Live music, dance instruction, period desserts. Period attire, civilian or military, encouraged. Dance classes at Gadsby’s Tavern from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, 19 and 26. Classes $12 each, $30 for series. Ball $30 in advance, $40 at door. Reservations for both recommended. Information: 703/838-4242 or www.gadsbystavern.org.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to [email protected] or by fax to 202/529-3298.



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