Norwich University | Alumni & Family



Celebrate 200
Washington, D.C. 

Norwich University’s Bicentennial Gala will be the first event in the spectacular new National Museum of the United States Army. Located at Fort Belvoir, VA, the main building will display 15,000 pieces from the Army Art Collection and 30,000 artifacts, documents and images. The majority of these rare and priceless objects have never been seen by the American public. This capstone museum will open to the public in 2020 but Norwich guests will have the first behind-the-scenes look at this incredible portrayal of Army history and traditions.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Location: National Museum of the US Army - 1775 Liberty Drive, Fairfax, VA 22060

Cocktails: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 per person includes appetizers during cocktail hour, seated meal, champagne toast and birthday cake. Cash bar will be available for beverages. 
Dress: Business/cocktail attire

Discounted rates available at select hotels

Embassy Suites Springfield is offering a special rate of $145-$175 per room (dependent on room type) when you book online. Or call 1-800-362-2779 and give the group code NWU. Special rate ends September 28, 2019. 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria - Fort Belvoir is offering a special rate of $129 per room. Special rate ends October 11, 2019. 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Springfield is offering a special rate of $119 per room by calling 1-800-CALL-HOME and identifying yourself as part of the Norwich University group. Special rate ends September 25, 2019. 

TownPlace Suites Alexandria Fort Belvoir is offering a special rate of $119 per room when you register online. Special rate ends September 25, 2019. 


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Saturday October 26
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
There is currently a wait list for this event.
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Please contact Giselle Lopez '15 at 802-485-2021 for more information.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact Giselle Lopez '15 at (802) 485-2021. 

This event is generously supported by:

Jacqueline B. Mars

Will you be in DC for the weekend? Meet up with other Gala attendees and local alumni to explore the city! Join the Norwich University Washington, DC Gala Facebook group to help plan activities with others. 
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