Holiday Songs at the Tavern

Holiday Songs at the Tavern

Last call is nearing at Great Falls Tavern. The Tavern will close soon for renovations, most likely in early January 2007. However, the Tavern will be decorated for the holiday season, as in previous years, and will host a seasonal event this weekend.

Join the Gilmore’s Light Ensemble as they perform 19th-century holiday songs and carols On Saturday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at Great Falls Tavern in C & O Canal National Historical Park is located at the intersection of Falls Rd. and MacArthur Blvd. in Potomac.

The Gilmore’s Light Ensemble plays and sings traditional 19th-century holiday music using hammered dulcimer, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and accordion, wearing clothing of the mid-1800’s. Come and join in the festive mood of the holiday season during the concert. Light refreshments will be served.

The concert lasts until 4 p.m. and is free. There is entrance fee to the park of $5 per single vehicle. For more information about Gilmore’s Light Ensemble concert and the park, call 301-767-3714.