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Dinner at Woodlawn

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Dinner is served in all the parlors and grand rooms on the first floor of the mansion.

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Guests gather in the main hallway for cocktails at the evening reception.

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The Woodlawn mansion was decorated with native greens and red and white roses for the annual Candlelit Holiday dinner last week.

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Freeman Jones talks with Peter Christenson.

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David Wright of The Wright Touch.

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Molly and Jim Singerling with Gabrielle Voorhees

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Jean Buckley and Joanna Driggs.

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Beverly Stanley leads a group of guests down the stairwell after a tour of the second floor rooms before dinner.

Woodlawn held its annual Candlelit Holiday dinner last Thursday evening, Dec. 4, in the mansion that was a gift from George Washington to his nephew Major Lawrence Lewis and his wife Eleanor. The reception featured music by The Wright Touch followed by dinner. The mansion was decorated with native greens and red and white roses by Alexandria resident and designer Beverly Stanley.

Note: Candlelit tours of Woodlawn from 5-8 p.m. are scheduled for Dec. 27 and 28. Reservations are recommended; tickets are required. Call 703-780-4000 x26327.