Friday, December 3, 2010

To Do List Weekend Edition: December 3-5th

Long week got you feeling a bit like a melting snowman?
Well, get up, get out and do something fun this weekend!
Image: GraceMagazine

Oh the holiday season! So much to do in so little time! Here are some holiday and not-so-holiday happenings going on in around DC this weekend... and...because I'm so full of holiday cheer... I threw in a couple other events to look forward to later this month and early next year....

Make your Friday night a festive one  with Artist Demonstrations, exhibits, and crafts at the ARTFEST 2010 Open House and Holiday Party Friday. December 3rd. TONIGHT!

Get your holiday shopping on at the Downtown DC Holiday Market Friday, December 3 through Thursday, December 23 on F Street, between 7th and 9th Streets, in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and National Portrait Gallery or check out the Christmas Market Place at the Ward Memorial AME Church on Saturday, December 4th.

See what's on the cutting edge of hair design and fashion at Hair Gaga 2010, the Golden Scissor Awards Sunday, December 5 at the Washington Convention Center
Have tea with the Mrs. at the annual Mrs. Claus Tea at the Strathmore on Saturday, December 4th.
Catch the only showing of the City Dance Ensemble's Jungle Books at Montgomery College's Takoma Park-Silver Spring Campus Saturday, December 4th.  General admission is only $7!

Get into the holiday spirit at the 3rd Annual Merriment in Georgetown,  the holiday shopping and family event of the year in the heart of Georgetown. They'll be local celebs, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, live performances, hot coco, and of course Santa will be making an appearance! Sunday, December 5th.
Start a tradition at the Washington Ballet's The Nutcracker at the Warner Theater now through December 26th.

Explore Christmas at Mount Vernon , a special daytime program offered through January featuring themed decorations (including 12 Christmas trees), a gingerbread Mount Vernon, historical chocolate-making demonstrations, and 18th-century dancing! Now through January 6th!

Something to look forward to:
A Girl's Guide to Washington Politics at Woolly Mammoth Theater December 8-Jan 9th
The National Symphony Orchestra POPs Holiday Show at the Kennedy Center December 9 & 12th
Sarah McLachlan at the 9:30 Club January 10th
The 2010 Georgetown Jingle at the Four Seasons on December 12th

Tis the season!


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