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We are Washington's premiere organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences as well as social, educational, & outdoor events. We organize a variety of private events for our members each month. Learn about us, browse our event calendar, & join us as we venture out to discover your city & your world. In addition to attending events, you can be involved by volunteering or joining a committee! We look forward to welcoming you at an event soon!

Friday, October 24 Embassy Slovenia Wine Tasting - Discover the history, culture, art, & architecture of Slovenia’s 2000 year old capital Ljubljana. For only $20 join us at the Embassy of Slovenia for a delightful wine tasting and an overview of the history, culture, art, & architecture of Slovenia’s 2000 year old capital Ljubljana. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover Slovenia while meeting other ICDC members! Reserve your tickets now for only $20. Very few tickets remain. Space at the embassy is limited.

Saturday, October 25 - 11th Anniversary Gala and Masquerade Ball at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Masquerade BallWe cordially request the pleasure of your company at our 7th Anniversary Gala and Black-Tie Masquerade Ball at the Grand Ballroom of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The evening featuring dancing to 2 live bands, lavish dinner with open bar, extravagant desserts, and dancing is the social event of the season for internationally minded professionals. This is also a great opportunity for a private viewing of the museum’s permanent art collection, experience the elegant atmosphere of a formal Ball, as well as meet international professionals and members of the diplomatic community. Please reserve your tickets now -- discounted tickets available for a limited time.

Watch a video of our previous Masquerade Ball | Other videos.


Thursday, October 30 Taste of Croatia: Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands," as you Experience Croatian cuisine, culture and traditions. The International Club of DC and the Embassy of Croatia cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Croatian Embassy for a reception and delightful evening of Croatian culture. Attend on your own or with friends to enjoy an Evening in Croatia featuring a dinner buffet feast of traditional Croatian delicacies as well as the opportunity to meet Croatians who are ICDC members while you discover a country rich in culture and history. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Croatian sights, sounds, food, and wine. Reserve your discounted tickets now.

Friday, October 31 French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree in Paris: Friday evening of wine & French crepes with Tango & salsa lessons followed by a Parisian Nightclub Experience with dancing to our DJ. Join us for a night of dancing & an unforgettable Halloween Celebration at the French Embassy for only $25. The evening begins with tango & salsa lessons with ballrom dance music to practice what you've learned. Then we kick the music up a notch when our DJ takes the stage to present a Parisian nightclub expeience for the last half of the evening with dancing to a variety of Euro, Latin, Greek, middle-eastern, & other international sounds. Get dressed up in your funniest, craziest costumes and enjoy the evening while you meet other ICDC members and make new friends from around the world. Our Halloween parties sold out each of the last 6 years. Come by yourself or bring your friends to the largest international Halloween dance party in town! This is a great opportunity to meet diverse professionals and make new friends from around the world.Tickets for the dance soiree are only $20!

Watch a video of a previous Halloween Soiree | Other videos.


Sunday, November 02 Fall Foliage Hike at Rock Creek Park Hike.Rock Creek Park offers numerous trails to enjoy spectacular views of vibrant fall foliage. Join us for a relaxing hiking trip to Rock Creek Park to discover one of Washington’s hidden treasures and an oasis of nature. Meet other outdoor enthusiasts as we hike a trail that offers a glimpse streams as well as hill top views of Rock Creek Park! Click here for tickets.

Thursday, November 06 Embassy of Uzbekistan Dinner Feast an Evening of Art, Music, Dance, and culture. We cordially request the pleasure of your company for a very special opportunity to experience Uzbek culture, cuisine, and hospitaility at the Embassy of Uzbekistan. Discover the traditions of Uzbekistan, combined with rich history, cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, an above all, warm and friendly people. Your evening features a dinner buffet feast of traditional Uzbek delicacies, a performance of Uzbek dances, as well as a wonderful opportunity to tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful paintings and art pieces as you meet other ICDC members. The embassy staff will be on hand to provide information about the history, future, and culture of modern Uzbekistan. Our last event at the Embassy of Uzbekistan sold out. Reserve your tickets now!

Friday, November 07 An Evening in Buenos Aires: Two to Tango - Argentine Tango Lessons and Latin Dance Party at 18th Street Lounge. For only $16 join us at the candle lit 18th Street Lounge for a delightful evening of music and dance! Experience the Argentine Tango, one of the world's most passionate and romantic dances that bring to life the romantic flair of 1930s Argentina. Attend on your own or with friends. We’ll have you dancing the Argentine Tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, even if you have never danced before. The Argentine Tango is known around the world for its romance and bold flair and this is your opportunity to learn the tango from an expert instructor as you meet ICDC members in a friendly and relaxed setting. Reserve your tickets now, as space is limited.

Thursday, November 20 An Evening at the Embassy of Estonia with the Ambassador of Estonia: Discover Beautiful Estonia, the land of 1500 islands, as you experience Estonian cuisine, culture and traditions. His Excellency Ambassador Eerik Marmei, the Ambassador of Estonia to the United States, and the International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Estonia for a reception and delightful evening of Estonian culture. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Estonian sights, sounds, and food along with wine. You will also enjoy the opportunity to meet other internationally-minded professionals in town as well as members of the Estonian-American community. Tickets for the reception are only $55 for a limited time.

Friday, November 21 French Embassy Beaujolais & Beyond: Wine, Music, Cuisine, & Dance Soiree: A celebration of French savoir-vivre!.The International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company to Savor the latest crop of Beaujolais Nouveau wine, in addition to light fare from leading French restaurants serving French breads, cheeses, pâtés and pastries. Dance the night away to international hits played by our DJ. Each year, on November; a fresh batch of Beaujolais Nouveau is released in France, shipped throughout the world and enjoyed by thousands! This special tradition is a must for party-goers who appreciate French "savoir-vivre." We sold out each of th elast 6 years. Please click here for tickets and information.

Friday, December 5 Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Enjoy a Delightful Evening Celebrating Austrian and Russian Compositions. You are invited to the Austrian Embassy for a magical performance featuring beloved Austrian and Russian compositions featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and others. The evening includes a reception with an open bar serving wine along with delectable desserts as meet and socialize with ICDC members. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Austrian Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $45 for a limited time. Please reserve your tickets soon, as capacity is limited.

Wednesday, December 31 New Year's Eve Grand Ball - An International Celebration of music, cuisine, culture, & dancing. You are cordially invited to join us to celebrate New Year's Eve in Grand Style at the luxurious Marriott Marquis Washington DC. We have assembled an incomparable evening of dancing, sophistication, and elegance in the heart of Washington DC with the very best selection of live entertainment, including 5 live bands. Festivities for the evening also include a stunning balloon drop at midnight, mock casino gambling, free flowing champagne throughout the evening, party favors, a full 5-hour premium open bar, champagne toast at mid-night, gourmet tea and coffee, and first-class white-glove service. For dinner choose from either a sit down 3-course dinner with champagne and appetizers or a dinner buffet representing food from 5 vibrant international cities! Specially discounted rooms available. Tickets available online.

Watch a video of a previous New Year's Eve Gala | Other videos.


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Indian Cooking Class

Freer Gallery Tour

French Embassy Dance Lesson

Club Five Rooftop Happy Hour

French Embassy Viennese Waltz

Embassy of Romania Reception

Crab Feast Cruise

Argentine Tango Lessons

Embassy of New Zealand Luau

Sunset and Moonlight Kayaking

Tennis Lessons

Sunset Cruise

August Happy Hour

French Embassy Dance Lessons

Salsa Dance Under Stars

Art Gallery Tour

Tennis Lessons

Nature Kayaking

Sunset Margarita Cruise

2007 New Year's Eve Gala

Indian Cooking Class

Swing vs. Salsa

2007 Viennese Ball

Art Gallery Tour

Tennis Lessons

Sailing Lessons

French Embassy Dance Lessons

June Happy Hour

Midsummer Night's Ball

July Happy Hour at Club 5

Languages of the World

Great Falls Hike

Argentine Tango Lessons

July 4th Fireworks Cruise

Sunset and Moonlight Kayaking

Embassy of Ecuador Reception

Freer Art Gallery Tour

Great Falls Hike

Argentine Tango Lessons

French Embassy Holiday Gala

French Embassy Dance Lessons

ICDC Anniversary Gala

Austrian Embassy Concert

Argentine Tango Lessons

Great Falls Hike

Indian Cooking Class

Swing vs. Salsa: Dance Lessons

Hungarian Embassy Reception

Languages of the World

Haunted Halloween Party

Freer Art Gallery Tour

Upcoming Events: Select "Event Calendar" from the menu above for details on upcoming events.
 1 Embassy Slovenia Wine Tasting - Discover the history, culture, art, & architecture of Slovenia’s 2000 year old capital Ljubljana [10/24]
 2 11th Anniversary Gala and Masquerade Ball at the National Museum of Women in the Arts [10/25]
 3 Taste of Croatia: Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands," as you Experience Croatian cuisine, culture and traditions [10/30]
 4 French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree in Paris: Friday evening of wine & French crepes with Tango & salsa lessons followed by a Parisian Nightclub Experience with dancing to our DJ [10/31]
 5 Fall Foliage Hike at Rock Creek Park Hike [11/2]
 6 Embassy of Uzbekistan Dinner Feast an Evening of Art, Music, Dance, and culture [11/6]
 7 An Evening in Buenos Aires: Two to Tango - Argentine Tango Lessons and Latin Dance Party at 18th Street Lounge [11/7]
 8 An Evening at the Embassy of Estonia with the Ambassador of Estonia: Discover Beautiful Estonia, the land of 1500 islands, as you experience Estonian cuisine, culture and traditions [11/20]
 9 French Embassy Beaujolais & Beyond: Wine, Music, Cuisine, & Dance Soiree: A celebration of French savoir-vivre! [11/21]
 10 Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Enjoy a Delightful Evening Celebrating Austrian and Russian Compositions [12/5]
 11 2015 New Year's Eve Grand Ball - An International Celebration of music, cuisine, culture, & dancing [12/31]
 12 Library of Congress Guided Tour: Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station and the Supreme Court culminating in a tour of the Library of Congress [1/10]
 13 Tour of the US Capitol: Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol [1/31]

Login and select "Event Calendar" from the menu above to register for events not highlighted below.

Friday, October 24, 2014. Embassy Slovenia Wine Tasting - Discover the history, culture, art, & architecture of Slovenia’s 2000 year old capital Ljubljana. For only $20 join us at the Embassy of Slovenia for a delightful wine tasting and an overview of the history, culture, art, & architecture of Slovenia’s 2000 year old capital Ljubljana. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover Slovenia while meeting other ICDC members! Reserve your tickets now. Very few tickets remain. Please reserve your tickets now, as space at the embassy is limited.

Saturday, October 25, 2014. 11th Anniversary Gala and Masquerade Ball at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Masquerade BallWe cordially request the pleasure of your company at our 7th Anniversary Gala and Black-Tie Masquerade Ball at the Grand Ballroom of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The evening featuring dancing to 2 live bands, lavish dinner with open bar, extravagant desserts, and dancing is the social event of the season for internationally minded professionals. This is also a great opportunity for a private viewing of the museum’s permanent art collection, experience the elegant atmosphere of a formal Ball, as well as meet international professionals and members of the diplomatic community. Please reserve your tickets now -- discounted tickets available for a limited time.

Thursday, October 30, 2014. Taste of Croatia: Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands," as you Experience Croatian cuisine, culture and traditions. The International Club of DC and the Embassy of Croatia cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Croatian Embassy for a reception and delightful evening of Croatian culture. Attend on your own or with friends to enjoy an Evening in Croatia featuring a dinner buffet feast of traditional Croatian delicacies as well as the opportunity to meet Croatians who are ICDC members while you discover a country rich in culture and history. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Croatian sights, sounds, food, and wine. Reserve your discounted tickets now.

Friday, October 31, 2014. French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree in Paris: Friday evening of wine & French crepes with Tango & salsa lessons followed by a Parisian Nightclub Experience with dancing to our DJ. Join us for a night of dancing & an unforgettable Halloween Celebration at the French Embassy for only $20. The evening begins with tango & salsa lessons with ballrom dance music to practice what you've learned. Then we kick the music up a notch when our DJ takes the stage to present a Parisian nightclub expeience for the last half of the evening with dancing to a variety of Euro, Latin, Greek, middle-eastern, & other international sounds. Get dressed up in your funniest, craziest costumes and enjoy the evening while you meet other ICDC members and make new friends from around the world. Our Halloween parties sold out each of the last 6 years. Come by yourself or bring your friends to the largest international Halloween dance party in town! This is a great opportunity to meet diverse professionals and make new friends from around the world. Tickets for the dance soiree are only $20!

Sunday, November 02, 2014. Fall Foliage Hike at Rock Creek Park Hike. Rock Creek Park offers numerous trails to enjoy spectacular views of vibrant fall foliage. Join us for a relaxing hiking trip to Rock Creek Park to discover one of Washington’s hidden treasures and an oasis of nature. Meet other outdoor enthusiasts as we hike a trail that offers a glimpse streams as well as hill top views of Rock Creek Park! Click here for tickets.

Thursday, November 06, 2014. Embassy of Uzbekistan Dinner Feast an Evening of Art, Music, Dance, and culture. We cordially request the pleasure of your company for a very special opportunity to experience Uzbek culture, cuisine, and hospitaility at the Embassy of Uzbekistan. Discover the traditions of Uzbekistan, combined with rich history, cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, an above all, warm and friendly people. Your evening features a dinner buffet feast of traditional Uzbek delicacies, a performance of Uzbek dances, as well as a wonderful opportunity to tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful paintings and art pieces as you meet other ICDC members. The embassy staff will be on hand to provide information about the history, future, and culture of modern Uzbekistan. Our last event at the Embassy of Uzbekistan sold out. Reserve your tickets now!

Friday, November 07, 2014. An Evening in Buenos Aires: Two to Tango - Argentine Tango Lessons and Latin Dance Party at 18th Street Lounge. For only $16 join us at the candle lit 18th Street Lounge for a delightful evening of music and dance! Experience the Argentine Tango, one of the world's most passionate and romantic dances that bring to life the romantic flair of 1930s Argentina. Attend on your own or with friends. We’ll have you dancing the Argentine Tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, even if you have never danced before. The Argentine Tango is known around the world for its romance and bold flair and this is your opportunity to learn the tango from an expert instructor as you meet ICDC members in a friendly and relaxed setting. Reserve your tickets now, as space is limited.

Thursday, November 20, 2014. An Evening at the Embassy of Estonia with the Ambassador of Estonia: Discover Beautiful Estonia, the land of 1500 islands, as you experience Estonian cuisine, culture and traditions. His Excellency Ambassador Eerik Marmei, the Ambassador of Estonia to the United States, and the International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Estonia for a reception and delightful evening of Estonian culture. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Estonian sights, sounds, and food along with wine. You will also enjoy the opportunity to meet other internationally-minded professionals in town as well as members of the Estonian-American community. Tickets for the reception are only $55 for a limited time.

Friday, November 21, 2014. French Embassy Beaujolais & Beyond: Wine, Music, Cuisine, & Dance Soiree: A celebration of French savoir-vivre!. The International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company to Savor the latest crop of Beaujolais Nouveau wine, in addition to light fare from leading French restaurants serving French breads, cheeses, pâtés and pastries. Dance the night away to international hits played by our DJ. Each year, on November; a fresh batch of Beaujolais Nouveau is released in France, shipped throughout the world and enjoyed by thousands! This special tradition is a must for party-goers who appreciate French "savoir-vivre." We sold out each of th elast 6 years. Please click here for tickets and information.

Friday, December 05, 2014. Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Enjoy a Delightful Evening Celebrating Austrian and Russian Compositions. You are invited to the Austrian Embassy for a magical performance featuring beloved Austrian and Russian compositions featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and others. The evening includes a reception with an open bar serving wine along with delectable desserts as meet and socialize with ICDC members. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Austrian Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $45 for a limited time. Please reserve your tickets soon, as capacity is limited.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014. 2015 New Year's Eve Grand Ball - An International Celebration of music, cuisine, culture, & dancing. You are cordially invited to join us to celebrate New Year's Eve in Grand Style at the luxurious Marriott Marquis Washington DC. We have assembled an incomparable evening of dancing, sophistication, and elegance in the heart of Washington DC with the very best selection of live entertainment, including 5 live bands. Festivities for the evening also include a stunning balloon drop at midnight, mock casino gambling, free flowing champagne throughout the evening, party favors, a full 5-hour premium open bar, champagne toast at mid-night, gourmet tea and coffee, and first-class white-glove service. For dinner choose from either a sit down 3-course dinner with champagne and appetizers or a dinner buffet representing food from 5 vibrant international cities! Specially discounted rooms available. Tickets available online.

Saturday, January 10, 2015. Library of Congress Guided Tour: Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station and the Supreme Court culminating in a tour of the Library of Congress. Join us to discover one of the jewels of Washington DC architecture as we tour the world's largest library and what treasures lie in archives of hundreds of millions of books, films, and maps dating back to the time of the Aztecs. Our tour commences at Union Station where you will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with other ICDC members. At Union station enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings which have made it one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture. Our walking tour continues with the exterior architecture of Union Station, the Supreme Court, and culminates in an interior tour of the Library of Congress. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the mysteries hidden in the stacks at America's premier house of knowledge! Reserve your tickets now, as capacity is limited.

Saturday, January 31, 2015. Tour of the US Capitol: Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol. Join us for a special private tour of the exterior architecture of the eastern end of the National Mall, culminating in the interior of the US Capitol. The tour starts at Union Station, where you will have the chance to enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings which have made Union Station “one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts style of architecture.” The tour will continue walking towards the Supreme Court and Library of Congress, as you take in from the outside the architectural wonder of the outer edifice of the buildings of the East National Mall, ending at the Capitol. Our Capitol tour starts with a 15 minute presentation of the history and architecture of this grand monument to democracy. Meet other ICDC members who appreciate the history and national heritage of United States. Our museum and gallery tours are some of our most popular events, and frequently sell out well in advance. Please reserve your tickets early, as capacity is limited.

 

 


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