Smithsonian Libraries presents a living history portrayal of Dr. John Jeffries, man of science and pioneer in early ballooning. Aug. 26, 2 p.m.
The Museum's new wing on American innovation includes several engaging activities for all ages. See how chocolate was made in colonial times, take a close look at the development of the artificial heart, meet a 19th-century wheelwoman, or join in conversation with a real farmer. Check the calendar for days and times.