Check out these Presidents Day freebies

WASHINGTON — Movie screenings, a parade, book talks and a visit to a president’s mansion are all free for Presidents Day.

Check out this year’s list of Presidents Day weekend freebies and deals:

At Mount Vernon, admission is free on Feb. 19.

AMC Theatres is offering free screenings Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. of the Academy Award-nominated film “Get Out” in Alexandria, Largo and Baltimore. Tickets are first-come, first served at each theater when the box office opens.

During Shop Maryland Energy Weekend Feb. 17-19, you can buy qualifying Energy Star products without paying state sales tax.

Lanny Davis appears Feb. 19 at Politics and Prose (5015 Connecticut Ave. NW) to discuss his book “The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton the presidency.”

The annual George Washington Birthday Parade in Alexandria starts at 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.

The Nationals’ Racing Presidents will be part of the fun at the National Portrait Gallery’s Presidential Family Fun Day on Feb. 17.

Also at the National Portrait Gallery, the newly unveiled portrait of former president Barack Obama will be on display in the America’s Presidents exhibition. You’ll find former first lady Michelle Obama’s portrait in the recent acquisitions corridor.

Harry Jaffe talks about his new book “Why Bernie Sanders Matters” at Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St NW) on Feb. 19.

A free-to-see Revolutionary War re-enactment Feb. 18 at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria includes a 2 p.m. skirmish between the Redcoats and the Colonial Army.

All February tours at Tudor Place (offered every day except Mondays) are just $1.

Four Alexandria museums are offering free admission on Feb. 19.

Michelle Basch

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