Many of the festivities tied to the centennial celebration of the gift of the cherry blossoms are winding down this weekend. The National Cherry Blossom Festival itself ends Friday. The blossoms are long gone.
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The National Park Service announced today that the District's famed cherry blossoms will reach peak bloom between March 24-31, corresponding almost perfectly with the centennial edition of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. [ mor... Read Post
First lady Michelle Obama will be the honorary chair of the Cherry Blossom festival next year as the event celebrates its centennial, festival officials announced Wednesday. Festival chair Diana Mayhew also announced that the two-we... Read Post