Wednesday, November 1, 2023
6:30 p.m.
An elaborate table setting with crystal wine glasses, golden spoons, a blue table cloth, and red napkins.State Dinners are considered one of the grandest and most glamorous events held at the White House and they represent examples of goodwill and influence between the United States and other nations. The dinners have a long history dating back to 1874 when President Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Grant hosted King Kalakaua of Hawaii. The guest lists, menus, and entertainment all have interesting stories. RSVP required | Event is full
7 p.m.
This candlelight vigil will create a safe space for individuals concerned about the ongoing Israel-Gaza war to grieve about the loss of life and the destruction of the environment, to demonstrate their empathy for all sentient beings affected by this war worldwide, particularly persons directly affected, and to envision a peaceful and mutually satisfactory short and long term solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the percussion students of YoungKyoung Lee. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.