On Feb. 19 and on Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., visit Mount Vernon for free. Participate in special wreath laying ceremonies throughout the day. Join “General Washington” for a slice of birthday cake (while supplies last)! General Washington loved music and theater. In honor of Washington’s 288th birthday, join Mount Vernon as they host a day-long celebration of music, performance and entertainment the Washington would have enjoyed in the Robert & Clarice H. Smith Auditorium. mountvernon.org.