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2023 Harding Presidential Sites' Event Schedule

February 20: “It’s Presidents Day!” 9-5 p.m. We bring out family-friendly activities for kids of all ages as we salute the presidents who have guided our country throughout our 247-year-old history. Free admission to Harding Presidential Library. *Regular admissions apply for tours of the Harding Home and access to Exhibit Gallery.

February 23: Fireside Chat, “Packing Our Bags for the Western Trip,” 7 p.m. Harding Sites Researcher Jon Andersen kicks off the 100-year anniversary of President Harding’s famous 1923 Voyage of Understanding trip to the western states, Canada and Alaska. In-person, free admission, Harding Presidential Museum & Library.

April 22: “Harding Sites’ Annual Waffle Breakfast,” 7:30-11 a.m., Harding Presidential Library & Museum. We use Florence Harding’s waffle recipe to whip up fresh, warm waffles for you! Top with maple, strawberry or blueberry syrup, or take a deep dive with Warren Harding’s favorite – chipped beef and gravy. We complete your breakfast with bacon, juice and beverages. Cost is $10.00 per adult, and $7 for children ages 4-12. Youngsters under 4 eat for free! You can purchase tickets in person at the Harding Sites, or online. A limited number will be available on the day of the breakfast at the Harding Sites. Click Here to purchase tickets. 

June 1: SPECIAL EVENT for Friends of WG Harding only, 6-9 p.m. Harding Sites’ Researcher Jon Andersen will present a program about David Edmonston, the official photographer for Warren Harding’s 1920 Front Porch Campaign, at 7 p.m. in the Harding Presidential Library & Museum. The program accompanies the opening of an exhibit, “Photographer to the Presidents,” in the Press House on the Sites’ grounds. Attendees may visit the exhibit from 6-7 p.m., and following the program until 9 p.m. The museum and gift shop in the presidential library will be available as well, both prior to and following the program. Light refreshments provided. Virtual link provided for Friends members who cannot attend in person.

July 14-15: Warren G. Harding Symposium. Click Here for full schedule.  

July 15: U.S. Army Presidential Wreathlaying @ Harding Memorial, 10:30 a.m. No charge.

July 16: Friends of WG Harding Brunch, noon at Harding Presidential Library. Wrap up the Symposium weekend with a tasty brunch and program and let us say “thank you” for your continued support. Free for Friends members. $20 for non-members. Jon Andersen will present a program about the backstory of the Harding Memorial.

August 2: “Death of a President,” 7 p.m. virtual program. We mark the 100-year anniversary of President Harding’s unexpected death with a program by Harding Presidential Sites Researcher Jon Andersen, Site Manager Sherry Hall and the president’s grand-nephew, Dr. Richard Harding. Learn about the health challenges faced by the President when he was taken ill in San Francisco, and his funeral services that followed. Registration for virtual program TBA.

December 9: “Christmas with the Hardings,” 11:30-1. Enjoy a sumptuous holiday luncheon and special program by Jon Andersen, exploring White House holiday traditions. Ticket prices TBD.

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