Virginia: Mount Vernon’s birthday bash


Happy birthday, George

Mount Vernon’s setting up to celebrate George Washington’s 281st birthday next month, and breakfast is included. According to party planners, Washington’s favorite breakfast was “hoecakes swimming in butter and honey,” and visitors are invited to join “General Washington” for a sample (while supplies last) from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 16 and 17. Following the breakfast, visitors can mingle with costumed characters from George Washington’s world.

Details: or 800-429-1520.

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