. . . gone on a diplomatic mission. It isn't easy to get past the gates at the city's many embassies, but each year a few doors quietly swing open in Kalorama on the second Sunday in September. The annual tour, which also includes private homes, is a great chance to see how other nations live.
Kalorama House and Embassy Tour
Noon to 5 p.m. next Sunday. The self-guided tour, which begins at the Woodrow Wilson House, this year includes the residences of the ambassadors of Egypt, France, Thailand and Zambia. Tickets are $18 in advance. For details, call 202-387-4062 or go to www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org.