French Embassy Holiday Gala & Viennese Ball: French Wine, Desserts, Dance

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Ambassade de France / Embassy of France

4101 Reservoir Road Northwest

Washington, DC 20007

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Join us on your own or with friends for a grand holiday celebration of French wine & desserts along with dancing to a classical orchestra.

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Celebrate the holidays at the French Embassy with a magnificent gala evening with French wine and desserts along with dancing to the Salon Orchestra of Washington.

Join Ivy Social Club, Princeton Club, and Bruce McBarnette (Princeton Club and NYU Law School) for a grand holiday event. Attend on your own or with friends at the French Embassy, one of the grandest diplomatic venues in DC, for an unforgettable soiree of French wine and desserts along with Viennese music and dance.

A partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend, as Viennese Waltz lessons will be offered just before the ball followed by dancing to the Salon Orchestra of Washington. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us.

Viennese Waltz Lessons Presented on the Day of the Ball: Select ticket that includes the dance lessons! On the same day as the gala, we will present Viennese Waltz lessons right before the ball starts so you can learn how to dance the Viennese Waltz, as it is danced in Vienna. A partner or prior dance experience is not needed to attend so attend on your own or with friends to experience one of the most elegant and romantic dances of all time! The dance lessons will be taught by Herb & Carol Traxler. A Native of Austria, Herbert Traxler with his wife Carol Traxler have taught the Viennese waltz to hundreds of enthusiastic dancers in the DC area at the White House, Smithsonian, & many other venues. Space for the dance lessons is limited so make your reservations early!

Experience the elegant atmosphere of a European Ball, as well as meet international professionals and members of the diplomatic community.

  • Attend on your own or with friends. You do not need a date to attend.
  • Classical orchestra performs Viennese Waltzes and other dance music.
  • Exquisite of French & European desserts by the French Embassy pastry chef.
  • French wine served at the open bar
  • Viennese Waltz lessons presented at the French Embassy on the same day as the Viennese Ball
  • Meet, network, and socialize ICDC members in an exquisite setting

Kindly note that the event does not include dinner and you will instead be presented with a selection of exquisite desserts with French wine presented at the open bar. Please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

We thank our sponsors the Ivy Social Club and Bruce McBarnette, Esq. realtor with Keller Williams, Dulles, and President of Summt Connection LLC.

To receive invitations for future events organized by the Ivy Social Club, Princeton Club, or Bruce McBarnette, contact Bruce McBarnette and Winnie Chuus at brucemcbarnette@gmail.com and wchuus@gmail.com or by telephone at (703) 404-8429

Indulge in Delectable French and Viennese Desserts presented from 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM with the event concluding at 11:30 PM. Bar service concludes at 11:10 PM.

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Ambassade de France / Embassy of France

4101 Reservoir Road Northwest

Washington, DC 20007

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No Refunds

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