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35 FREE DMV Family Holiday Events This Weekend

Posted on December 2, 2017 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2017 Calendar of Events, December 2017 Activities and Events, Family Fun 2017 and tagged with , , , ,

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35 FREE DMV Family Holiday Events This Weekend: 
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Sponsored By:

Orin Knows Real Estate -Banner 2

Always call or check the event website before heading out;
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

Kids Workshop Home Depot Logo

Gingerbread House
Home Depot
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00 am ∙ FREE!
Build holiday memories in this hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required! Once the gingerbread house is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers.
All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
Designed for children ages 5 – 12. Thank you for registering online to help Home Depot better plan their craft kit quantities needed.
Next Project:  On Saturday, January 6, Block Calendar – Get organized for 2018 in our hands-on Workshop where you and your child can assemble a wooden block calendar to kick off the new year. Useful year-round, the block calendar is perfect for a tabletop display. Once the calendar construction is complete, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers.

*** Washington, D.C. ***   

CityCenterDC Ice Lounge
The Park at CityCenter
Thru Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12am – 6pm
CityCenterDC has opened a life-size, modern, ice igloo made of 36,000 pounds of ice blocks in The Park at CityCenter. Styled with plush interiors by Joseph Ireland of JD Ireland Interior Architecture + Design, this one-of-a-kind, frozen structure will allow Washingtonians to fulfill their subzero dreams for a weekend.
NOTE: CityCenterDC invites you to share your photos of any CityCenterDC Holiday décor on Instagram using hashtag #CCDCHolidays for the chance to win a $350 CityCenterDC gift card.

Nutcracker 2015 Virginia Ballet CompanySaturday Morning at The National presents: Virginia Ballet Company & School, Nutcracker
National Theatre
Saturday, December 2 ∙ Performances are at 9:30am and 11:00am. ∙ FREE Show!*
A “Saturday at the National” holiday tradition, the Virginia Ballet Company and School will once again present selections from Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet, “The Nutcracker. As visions of sugar plums and snowflakes dance through the air and gingerbread soldiers triumph over the evil Rat King, we follow Clara into the land of sweets and holiday cheer. -Reserved Ticket sales have ended but a limited amount of walk-up tickets will be available on-site on the day of the show. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the performance time to take a place in the “Stand-by line.”     
*NOTE: Saturday Morning at The National is best suited for children ages 4 to 10 years. View the complete Fall 2017 lineup here. Tickets may be reserved beginning the Friday, one week prior to the performance. Seating is limited.
NEXT Performance (Saturday, December 9) – Traveling Lantern: A Christmas Carol– Families will enjoy this holiday classic presented by Traveling Lantern. On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by a series of ghosts, who remind him of the true meaning of Christmas. [Available NOW – Reserve your FREE tickets here!]

Smithsonian Holiday Festival 2017
National Museum of American History

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission
Celebrate the holiday season in Smithsonian style! Over the course of two days visitors can enjoy free live music, chocolate history demonstrations, a gift wrapping station, holiday treats on sale, and more.

Shake Up Your Saturdays - Folger Shakespeare LibraryI Take My Leave
Folger Shakespeare Library [Theatre]
Saturday, December 2 ∙ FREE, Registration Requested
“Parting is such sweet sorrow”… or is it? Practice your dramatic exit with Shakespeare’s farewells.
10-11AM: Recommended Ages 5-7
11-12PM: Recommended Ages 8-14
Children ages 5 to 14 and their families are invited to join the fun on the first Saturday of each month to have fun learning and sharing Shakespeare’s language and experiencing the Folger.
NEXT MONTH: Celebrate Twelfth Night! (Saturday, January 6) – Get festive with Twelfth Night traditions.

Bazaar & St Lucia – Swedish Christmas Bazaar
House of Sweden

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free Admission
Talented artisans and vendors offer everything from gifts, crafts, textiles, books and homemade bread to Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware, and our Swedish delicacies, such as “princesstårta” and “glögg”, is certain to get you in the spirit of the season. The event ends with the traditional caroling by our Swedish St Lucia Procession.

The District’s Holiday Boat Parade
The Wharf

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ Free
Celebrate the parade and see the beautifully decorated boats pass by. Get into the spirit with the guaranteed first snow of the season, and decorate your own boat. Sip hot cocoa and make s’mores at the fire pit. Visit the lighted Christmas Tree and enjoy other fun activities, including live music, skating on our ice rink and sampling winter drinks at our Waterfront Wine & Beer Garden. We’ll also have can’t-miss performances by Go Go Gadjet and Wil Gravatt Band.

Tenley WinterfestTenley WinterFest 2017
The Yetis are Here!
Thru Saturday, December 2
Yeti Scavenger Hunt, Children’s & Seasonal Book Sale, Live Music performances, Holiday Movie Night, Janney Winter Market, Holiday Tree Sales & More!
NOTE: WinterFeast – Special deals at Tenleytown restaurants all week long! Check here for all of the details.

Free Community Day
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12:00 pm ∙ Free, no reservations required
Visit on Community Day for FREE admission to the museum—take this opportunity to explore the collection, current exhibitions, and events.

13th Annual Downtown Holiday Market
Downtown Washington, DC [Centered at 8th and F Streets, NW]

Thru Saturday, December 23 ∙ Noon to 8 pm each day ∙ Free Admission
Consistently ranked among America’s best Holiday Markets, and anyone who’s visited will testify as to why. This event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region.
Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods.
Hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles will be offered by 60 exhibitors each day. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list.
While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment, plus great snacks and festive treats   Light Yards

Third Annual Light Yards Holiday Celebration
The Yards
Thru Monday, January 1 ∙ 6:00pm ∙
Light Yards is free and open to the public, and cameras are welcome

Light Yards, a holiday celebration of light at The Yards, is returning for its third year, featuring a NEW interactive light installation on the waterfront. Four spherical globes, ranging in size from 8 to 22 feet in diameter, will be featured with shadow theater technology projecting awe-inspiring holiday visuals. Each sphere will feature different interactive elements, such as a selfie globe – that allows participants to become part of the art – and globes that react to projected light. #LightYards #TheYardsDC

zoolights-2016ZooLights
Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Thru Monday, January 1, 2018 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) ∙ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM ∙ Free Admission*
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats, and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with a dazzling light show set to music!
New For 2017:
Glow Zone | Every night: A free, glow-in-the-dark play zone for children features light-up LED games and activities located in the Zoo’s Great Meadow.  Grump
GRUMP Holiday Market| Dec. 15 to 17, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: A European-style outdoor market featuring local artisans, will be located at the Zoo’s Connecticut Avenue entrance Dec. 15, 16 and 17. This alternative art and crafts holiday show features gifts for all ages, from handmade clothing, jewelry and books to home accessories, including prints, upcycled decorative pillows, glass art and more.
CulturalDC’s SPACE4: Mobile Art Gallery | Every night: Visit Washington, D.C.’s first mobile art gallery! CulturalDC’s SPACE4: Arts initiative presents cutting-edge artwork by emerging local artists in a portable shipping container that is traveling across the city to activate unconventional venues and connect local communities to groundbreaking works. At the Zoo, artist Maggie Gourlay has created an immersive art experience, called Adaptation/Migration in the Anthropocene, located across from the Zoo’s Cheetah Conservation Station on Olmsted Walk.
NOTE: FONZ Member Week, from Dec. 3 through Dec. 10. ZooLights remains free and open to the public even during special event nights!
Though this is a free event, there is a fee for some of the activities.     

USBG - Season's Greenings Roadside AttractionsSeason’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions
United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
Thru Monday, January 1, 2018 ∙ The Conservatory is open every day of the year, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Free of charge
This year, take a trip across America as our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of iconic sights from across the United States. Explore classic attractions like Texas’ Cadillac Ranch, Colorado’s hot-dog-shaped Coney Island Hot Dog Stand, South Dakota’s Corn Palace, New Jersey’s Lucy the Elephant, and many more. View thousands of blooms throughout the Conservatory, including a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties. Our collection of D.C. landmarks made from plant materials will return to fill the Garden Court, this year including a new addition–an inspired botanical version of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Join us as we celebrate the holidays and America’s natural and cultural treasures.
NOTE: The Conservatory is open every day of the year, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge. The best times to visit Season’s Greenings are weekdays early in December. On select Tuesday and Thursday evenings in December, the Conservatory is open until 8 p.m. with live seasonal music. Please travel lightly, as the Conservatory is not equipped to store personal items. You must keep strollers and all personal items with you at all times. More information about visiting (directions, etc.) 

*** Maryland *** 

2017 Bauer Drive Holiday Craft Show
Bauer Rec Center

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am ∙ FREE!
Annual event featuring over 60 local artisans of art, crafts, woodwork, pottery, jewelry, painting and photography, clothing, foods, holiday items, decorations and hand-made items! Skip the malls and big box stores. Support local business and crafters. This is a great place to find that unique gift.

Winter Wonderland
Veterans Park – corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Ave in downtown Bethesda

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ FREE!
Celebrate the holiday season with a variety of performances, live ice sculpting, a visit from Santa Claus and more!

Story Time with Mrs. Claus
Patuxent Nursery

Sundays, December 3, 10 & 17 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ FREE!
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Bring them to Story Time with Mrs. Claus Sundays in December at 1pm.

Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee & Tree Lighting
City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Towne

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 6:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Welcome the holidays with a traditional tree lighting ceremony, holiday music and a special visit from Santa at Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee.
This joyous event, perfect for families with young children, features performances by Impact Dance Studio, Gaithersburg High School Chamber Singers, Gaithersburg High School Band, and Pritchard Music Powerhouse Brass. The Gaithersburg Chorus will lead a Sing-Along of festive tunes.
Children will delight in meeting Santa, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Elmo, and Cookie Monster. Be sure to bring your camera to capture memorable holiday photos with the costumed characters and in a fun photo booth that includes dress-up accessories and props. Festive giveaways, holiday card signing for our troops, and a magnificent tree lighting ceremony create a delightful holiday mood.
NOTE: To keep things toasty at Jingle Jubilee, you can purchase sweet and savory treats and drinks as well as hot chocolate from the Gaithersburg Student Union.

Decorate the Nature Center Tree
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free, Registration Requested
Give us a hand and listen to some beautiful harp music while we decorate. And we’ll have an ornament for you to make and take home for yourself. This program is free, but please register so we’ll have enough materials. Music begins at noon. Intended for ages 1&up

Annual Holiday Open House
Montpelier Arts Center

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Montpelier Arts Center invites families to a fun holiday celebration! Tour resident artists’ studios, attend exhibition receptions, shop the pottery sale, enjoy holiday music, and become inspired by art demonstrations.

*** Virginia *** 

Jingle on Lake Anne
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 8:00am ∙ Free Admission
Warm merriment and holiday cheer will set the stage when Lake Anne hosts their annual family friendly holiday event Jingle on Lake Anne. The free holiday event hosted by Lake Anne Merchants, will host a variety of festive activities ranging from the ever popular special visit from Santa (arriving on a lake barge), music, merchant specials, children’s crafts, cookie & ornament decorating, holiday arts & crafts market, and much more. View schedule of events which includes: Cookie & Kid Crafts & Santa arrives with Paddleboards

CWP Annual Holiday Bazaar
Hosted by: Children’s Weekday Program

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission
Seasonal treats, a fabulous silent auction, great holiday gifts from crafters and local vendors, fun children’s activities, and even a visit from Santa.
NOTE: Please note that only cash or checks are accepted at this event. The Children’s Weekday Program is an independent, non-profit Preschool and Parents’ Day Out program in Arlington, VA.

Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show
Ida Lee Recreation Center

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am &
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 10:00am ∙ Admission and parking for this show are FREE

No big-box shopping here! This show features over 90 local and regional artisans selling hand-made items including candles, stained glass, carved wood, jewelry, leather products, table linens, and much more. Find something for everyone on your shopping list and a little something to brighten your home this season.

72nd Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade
Mathis Avenue and continuing through Historic Downtown Manassas

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 10:00am ∙ FREE!
The Greater Manassas Christmas Parade has been a kickoff to the holiday season in the community for 71 years! It has become one of the largest holiday parades in Northern Virginia with over 100 units-marching bands, floats, high-flying balloons, and more! We have approximately 2,000 participants and over 300 volunteers. The parade has become a family tradition with multiple generations lined up to watch! Our theme this year is a “A Christmas Carole”!

Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 10:00am ∙ FREE Admission
Over 75 local artisans will be displaying for sale quality handcrafted and other gift items — jewelry, ceramics, glassware, pet items, clothing, accessories, and more. Enjoy multi-ethnic food while you shop.

47th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk 
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free
The Campagna Center presents the 47th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. Don’t miss Old Town Alexandria’s most spectacular holiday weekend. In 1749, the City of Alexandria was officially established by three Scottish merchants and named after its original founder, John Alexander, also of Scottish descent. Today, the city continues celebrating its heritage with a weekend of festivities. The iconic Scottish Christmas Walk Parade takes place on Saturday, December 2, at 11 a.m., when dozens of Scottish clans dressed in colorful tartans will parade through the streets of Old Town, joined by pipe and drum bands from around the region, as well as terriers and hounds.

Alexandria’s Holiday Market 2017
Thru Saturday, December 23 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free Admission
Alexandria’s Holiday Market is an annual signature event that transforms the Carlyle District into a lively open-air Festival. While shopping for unique art and craft items for your loved ones, enjoy live entertainment, traditional food and sweets, hot wine, and hot cocoa.
Alexandria’s Holiday Market is the perfect place for children young and old. Visit the children’s corner for kid’s activities to learn more about European traditions and culture. Click here to find out more.
NOTE: Open Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday thru December 23 and weekdays leading to Christmas, vendors will sell sweets and drinks combined with unique art and craft vendors to create a unique shopping experience.

Winter Wonderland at Penrose Square
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 2:00pm ∙ FREE!
Winter Wonderland is BACK for its 4th year in a row! Co-sponsored by ArlingtonArts, you can shop artist-made crafts in the GRUMP Holiday Marketplace, a live holiday brass band, and… the Yeti! Enjoy a fun-filled day of crafts, Santa, hot chocolate, and a special dance performance by all of your favorite characters with “Operation Santa”!
This event is FREE to all of our neighbors in the Arlington community and is welcoming to all ages, so let us celebrate the season!

City of Fairfax Festival of Lights and Carols
Old Town Square

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 2:00pm ∙ FREE!
Come listen to live holiday music and enjoy s’mores and hot cider at Old Town Square from 2pm -7pm.
Tree Lighting Ceremony – Come enjoy caroling and lighting of the Christmas Tree at Old Town Square at 6pm.

Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-A-Long: The President’s Own: United States Marine Band
Wolf Trap [Filene Center]

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ FREE!
Kick off the holiday season with family and friends at Wolf Trap’s 2017 Holiday Sing-A-Long! This musical celebration hosts a performance by the United States Marine Band and a Sing-A-Long of Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs with local choir and vocal groups from the metropolitan Washington area.
Bring a candle and join the tradition of exiting the Filene Center with a candlelight processional during the last verse of “Silent Night.” There will also be a ‘Jing-A-Long’ during the singing of Jingle Bells so remember to bring a bell and your holiday cheer! The best way to spread holiday cheer is singing loud for all to hear!

Frost Fest
Pentagon Row

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 5:00pm ∙ FREE!
Pentagon Row’s signature winter event, Frost Fest! Includes an on-ice fireworks display, a live DJ, ice sculptures and special promotions.

2017 Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
Alexandria Waterfront

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 5:30pm ∙ FREE!
Alexandria’s harbor shines as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise the Potomac River at the historic waterfront. Boats will be decked to impress a panel of judges who will award prizes in a dozen categories, including Best in Show, Thinking Outside the Christmas Box, and Hardiest Souls.
D.C. media personality Tommy McFly of 94.7 Fresh FM will serve as the parade announcer while the Fresh FM Street Team presents music, games and prizes on the dock from 5 to 7 p.m.
Santa Claus will arrive by fireboat at the Alexandria City Marina before the parade at 3 p.m. and will walk to the Torpedo Factory Art Center where he will meet with children until 6 p.m.

Holiday Tree Lighting
Mt. Vernon Avenue and E. Oxford Avenue (Del Ray Farmers’ Market)

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 6:00pm ∙ FREE
Kick off the holidays with a visit to Del Ray for the annual holiday tree lighting at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Oxford Avenues. The event features an appearance by Santa Claus, who will lead carols and sit for photos with children. Participants are urged to bring nonperishable food and diapers for Carpenter’s Shelter. Continue the celebration (and start your holiday shopping!) with a stroll down Mount Vernon Avenue, which will be illuminated by thousands of luminarias, and vote for your favorite in the neighborhood business association’s annual Christmas tree decorating contest.

Herndon Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
Herndon Community Center

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 10:00am ∙ Free Admission & Parking
Over 80 artisans and craftspeople will exhibit and sell their work at this annual arts and crafts show sponsored by the Town of Herndon Department of Parks and Recreation. A variety of handcrafted items and fine art will be on sale including wreaths, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, decorations, original artwork, photography, stained glass, and more.

Celebration of Lights – 27th Annual Tree Lighting!
Great Falls Village Centre Hill

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Celebrate the beginning of the season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Drink hot cider or cocoa next to the fire as you listen to our local children’s choral groups sing seasonal music. The petting zoo and pony rides will keep your kids busy until Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrive by antique fire truck.

Splurge Worthy

Frosty the Snow Man - Adventure Theatre MTCFrosty the Snow Man
Adventure Theatre MTC
Thru Sunday, December 31, 2017 [Buy Tickets]

Do you want to build a snow man? How about watching him spring to life in front of you for one day of adventures before he melts away? In this merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike- even the heart of one near-sighted cop- through his uproarious antics. This Holiday Season, the magic of Frosty the Snow Man will melt hearts at Adventure Theatre MTC. Based on popular song written by Walter “Jack” Rollins and Steve Nelson,
this beloved tale of a snowman “dancing through life” is recommended for all ages. Ticket Information here.    

 

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“YES, VIRGINIA” Reading and Visit with Santa
Newseum [Knight TV Studio]

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ Free Admission for kids with a letter for Santa*
Celebrate the season with a reading of the heart-warming editorial, “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.” Afterward, the One-and-Only Santa Claus will make a special guest appearance to read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and pose for photos with good boys and girls. The Figgy Puddings Holiday Carolers from the Washington National Opera will perform throughout the Newseum.
Program: 1 to 1:30 p.m.
Photos with Santa: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
*NOTE: Kids 18 and younger will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Newseum TODAY ONLY if they bring a letter to put in the Macy’s Believe Box. (There will also be a table outside the Newseum where youth can write a letter on the spot.) Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish® for every letter collected.

The J’s Annual Book Fair & Chanukah Sale
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)

Sunday, December 3 thru Wednesday, December 6 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission & Parking
Event hours are 9am – 7pm
Browse the collection of the 2017 Jewish Book Council Selections, the J’s own selections of the best titles, and Chanukah essentials — just in time for holiday shopping.

Dive with Scuba Santa
Olney Swim Center
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12:00pm ∙ Bring a non-perishable food or a donation of $5 or more is suggested

All ages welcome! Ages 10+ may use provided SCUBA equipment after receiving instruction.  Those 9 and younger can hold their breath and swim down for a quick action shot with Santa. Or, Santa will go to the concrete steps leading into the pool’s shallow end and they can visit above the surface.

2017 Charles County Holiday Trail
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3
The Charles County Holiday Trail features historic houses in cultural sites in Charles County. Sites on the Trail are decorated for the holidays and have special programming scheduled throughout the weekend. While all sites appreciate a donation, most are free or have a nominal charge.

Baltimore Dollar Days 2017

Dollar Or Less Days 2017
Baltimore
Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10
In the spirit of the Holidays, Baltimore area attractions will open their doors and offer free entrance or $1 admission. Includes National AquariumMaryland Science CenterPort Discovery Children’s Museum (Sunday Only), & More!

 

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35 FREE DMV Family Holiday Events This Weekend

Posted on December 2, 2017 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2017 Calendar of Events, December 2017 Activities and Events, Family Fun 2017 and tagged with , , , ,

FREE - Red and Moving

DC Thrifty Mom’s suggestions

35 FREE DMV Family Holiday Events This Weekend: 
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Sponsored By:

Orin Knows Real Estate -Banner 2

Always call or check the event website before heading out;
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

Kids Workshop Home Depot Logo

Gingerbread House
Home Depot
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00 am ∙ FREE!
Build holiday memories in this hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required! Once the gingerbread house is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers.
All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
Designed for children ages 5 – 12. Thank you for registering online to help Home Depot better plan their craft kit quantities needed.
Next Project:  On Saturday, January 6, Block Calendar – Get organized for 2018 in our hands-on Workshop where you and your child can assemble a wooden block calendar to kick off the new year. Useful year-round, the block calendar is perfect for a tabletop display. Once the calendar construction is complete, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers.

*** Washington, D.C. ***   

CityCenterDC Ice Lounge
The Park at CityCenter
Thru Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12am – 6pm
CityCenterDC has opened a life-size, modern, ice igloo made of 36,000 pounds of ice blocks in The Park at CityCenter. Styled with plush interiors by Joseph Ireland of JD Ireland Interior Architecture + Design, this one-of-a-kind, frozen structure will allow Washingtonians to fulfill their subzero dreams for a weekend.
NOTE: CityCenterDC invites you to share your photos of any CityCenterDC Holiday décor on Instagram using hashtag #CCDCHolidays for the chance to win a $350 CityCenterDC gift card.

Nutcracker 2015 Virginia Ballet CompanySaturday Morning at The National presents: Virginia Ballet Company & School, Nutcracker
National Theatre
Saturday, December 2 ∙ Performances are at 9:30am and 11:00am. ∙ FREE Show!*
A “Saturday at the National” holiday tradition, the Virginia Ballet Company and School will once again present selections from Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet, “The Nutcracker. As visions of sugar plums and snowflakes dance through the air and gingerbread soldiers triumph over the evil Rat King, we follow Clara into the land of sweets and holiday cheer. -Reserved Ticket sales have ended but a limited amount of walk-up tickets will be available on-site on the day of the show. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the performance time to take a place in the “Stand-by line.”     
*NOTE: Saturday Morning at The National is best suited for children ages 4 to 10 years. View the complete Fall 2017 lineup here. Tickets may be reserved beginning the Friday, one week prior to the performance. Seating is limited.
NEXT Performance (Saturday, December 9) – Traveling Lantern: A Christmas Carol– Families will enjoy this holiday classic presented by Traveling Lantern. On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by a series of ghosts, who remind him of the true meaning of Christmas. [Available NOW – Reserve your FREE tickets here!]

Smithsonian Holiday Festival 2017
National Museum of American History

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission
Celebrate the holiday season in Smithsonian style! Over the course of two days visitors can enjoy free live music, chocolate history demonstrations, a gift wrapping station, holiday treats on sale, and more.

Shake Up Your Saturdays - Folger Shakespeare LibraryI Take My Leave
Folger Shakespeare Library [Theatre]
Saturday, December 2 ∙ FREE, Registration Requested
“Parting is such sweet sorrow”… or is it? Practice your dramatic exit with Shakespeare’s farewells.
10-11AM: Recommended Ages 5-7
11-12PM: Recommended Ages 8-14
Children ages 5 to 14 and their families are invited to join the fun on the first Saturday of each month to have fun learning and sharing Shakespeare’s language and experiencing the Folger.
NEXT MONTH: Celebrate Twelfth Night! (Saturday, January 6) – Get festive with Twelfth Night traditions.

Bazaar & St Lucia – Swedish Christmas Bazaar
House of Sweden

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free Admission
Talented artisans and vendors offer everything from gifts, crafts, textiles, books and homemade bread to Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware, and our Swedish delicacies, such as “princesstårta” and “glögg”, is certain to get you in the spirit of the season. The event ends with the traditional caroling by our Swedish St Lucia Procession.

The District’s Holiday Boat Parade
The Wharf

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ Free
Celebrate the parade and see the beautifully decorated boats pass by. Get into the spirit with the guaranteed first snow of the season, and decorate your own boat. Sip hot cocoa and make s’mores at the fire pit. Visit the lighted Christmas Tree and enjoy other fun activities, including live music, skating on our ice rink and sampling winter drinks at our Waterfront Wine & Beer Garden. We’ll also have can’t-miss performances by Go Go Gadjet and Wil Gravatt Band.

Tenley WinterfestTenley WinterFest 2017
The Yetis are Here!
Thru Saturday, December 2
Yeti Scavenger Hunt, Children’s & Seasonal Book Sale, Live Music performances, Holiday Movie Night, Janney Winter Market, Holiday Tree Sales & More!
NOTE: WinterFeast – Special deals at Tenleytown restaurants all week long! Check here for all of the details.

Free Community Day
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12:00 pm ∙ Free, no reservations required
Visit on Community Day for FREE admission to the museum—take this opportunity to explore the collection, current exhibitions, and events.

13th Annual Downtown Holiday Market
Downtown Washington, DC [Centered at 8th and F Streets, NW]

Thru Saturday, December 23 ∙ Noon to 8 pm each day ∙ Free Admission
Consistently ranked among America’s best Holiday Markets, and anyone who’s visited will testify as to why. This event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region.
Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods.
Hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles will be offered by 60 exhibitors each day. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list.
While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment, plus great snacks and festive treats   Light Yards

Third Annual Light Yards Holiday Celebration
The Yards
Thru Monday, January 1 ∙ 6:00pm ∙
Light Yards is free and open to the public, and cameras are welcome

Light Yards, a holiday celebration of light at The Yards, is returning for its third year, featuring a NEW interactive light installation on the waterfront. Four spherical globes, ranging in size from 8 to 22 feet in diameter, will be featured with shadow theater technology projecting awe-inspiring holiday visuals. Each sphere will feature different interactive elements, such as a selfie globe – that allows participants to become part of the art – and globes that react to projected light. #LightYards #TheYardsDC

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Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Thru Monday, January 1, 2018 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) ∙ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM ∙ Free Admission*
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats, and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with a dazzling light show set to music!
New For 2017:
Glow Zone | Every night: A free, glow-in-the-dark play zone for children features light-up LED games and activities located in the Zoo’s Great Meadow.  Grump
GRUMP Holiday Market| Dec. 15 to 17, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: A European-style outdoor market featuring local artisans, will be located at the Zoo’s Connecticut Avenue entrance Dec. 15, 16 and 17. This alternative art and crafts holiday show features gifts for all ages, from handmade clothing, jewelry and books to home accessories, including prints, upcycled decorative pillows, glass art and more.
CulturalDC’s SPACE4: Mobile Art Gallery | Every night: Visit Washington, D.C.’s first mobile art gallery! CulturalDC’s SPACE4: Arts initiative presents cutting-edge artwork by emerging local artists in a portable shipping container that is traveling across the city to activate unconventional venues and connect local communities to groundbreaking works. At the Zoo, artist Maggie Gourlay has created an immersive art experience, called Adaptation/Migration in the Anthropocene, located across from the Zoo’s Cheetah Conservation Station on Olmsted Walk.
NOTE: FONZ Member Week, from Dec. 3 through Dec. 10. ZooLights remains free and open to the public even during special event nights!
Though this is a free event, there is a fee for some of the activities.     

USBG - Season's Greenings Roadside AttractionsSeason’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions
United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
Thru Monday, January 1, 2018 ∙ The Conservatory is open every day of the year, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Free of charge
This year, take a trip across America as our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of iconic sights from across the United States. Explore classic attractions like Texas’ Cadillac Ranch, Colorado’s hot-dog-shaped Coney Island Hot Dog Stand, South Dakota’s Corn Palace, New Jersey’s Lucy the Elephant, and many more. View thousands of blooms throughout the Conservatory, including a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties. Our collection of D.C. landmarks made from plant materials will return to fill the Garden Court, this year including a new addition–an inspired botanical version of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Join us as we celebrate the holidays and America’s natural and cultural treasures.
NOTE: The Conservatory is open every day of the year, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge. The best times to visit Season’s Greenings are weekdays early in December. On select Tuesday and Thursday evenings in December, the Conservatory is open until 8 p.m. with live seasonal music. Please travel lightly, as the Conservatory is not equipped to store personal items. You must keep strollers and all personal items with you at all times. More information about visiting (directions, etc.) 

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2017 Bauer Drive Holiday Craft Show
Bauer Rec Center

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am ∙ FREE!
Annual event featuring over 60 local artisans of art, crafts, woodwork, pottery, jewelry, painting and photography, clothing, foods, holiday items, decorations and hand-made items! Skip the malls and big box stores. Support local business and crafters. This is a great place to find that unique gift.

Winter Wonderland
Veterans Park – corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Ave in downtown Bethesda

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ FREE!
Celebrate the holiday season with a variety of performances, live ice sculpting, a visit from Santa Claus and more!

Story Time with Mrs. Claus
Patuxent Nursery

Sundays, December 3, 10 & 17 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ FREE!
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Bring them to Story Time with Mrs. Claus Sundays in December at 1pm.

Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee & Tree Lighting
City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Towne

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 6:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Welcome the holidays with a traditional tree lighting ceremony, holiday music and a special visit from Santa at Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee.
This joyous event, perfect for families with young children, features performances by Impact Dance Studio, Gaithersburg High School Chamber Singers, Gaithersburg High School Band, and Pritchard Music Powerhouse Brass. The Gaithersburg Chorus will lead a Sing-Along of festive tunes.
Children will delight in meeting Santa, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Elmo, and Cookie Monster. Be sure to bring your camera to capture memorable holiday photos with the costumed characters and in a fun photo booth that includes dress-up accessories and props. Festive giveaways, holiday card signing for our troops, and a magnificent tree lighting ceremony create a delightful holiday mood.
NOTE: To keep things toasty at Jingle Jubilee, you can purchase sweet and savory treats and drinks as well as hot chocolate from the Gaithersburg Student Union.

Decorate the Nature Center Tree
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free, Registration Requested
Give us a hand and listen to some beautiful harp music while we decorate. And we’ll have an ornament for you to make and take home for yourself. This program is free, but please register so we’ll have enough materials. Music begins at noon. Intended for ages 1&up

Annual Holiday Open House
Montpelier Arts Center

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Montpelier Arts Center invites families to a fun holiday celebration! Tour resident artists’ studios, attend exhibition receptions, shop the pottery sale, enjoy holiday music, and become inspired by art demonstrations.

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Jingle on Lake Anne
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 8:00am ∙ Free Admission
Warm merriment and holiday cheer will set the stage when Lake Anne hosts their annual family friendly holiday event Jingle on Lake Anne. The free holiday event hosted by Lake Anne Merchants, will host a variety of festive activities ranging from the ever popular special visit from Santa (arriving on a lake barge), music, merchant specials, children’s crafts, cookie & ornament decorating, holiday arts & crafts market, and much more. View schedule of events which includes: Cookie & Kid Crafts & Santa arrives with Paddleboards

CWP Annual Holiday Bazaar
Hosted by: Children’s Weekday Program

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission
Seasonal treats, a fabulous silent auction, great holiday gifts from crafters and local vendors, fun children’s activities, and even a visit from Santa.
NOTE: Please note that only cash or checks are accepted at this event. The Children’s Weekday Program is an independent, non-profit Preschool and Parents’ Day Out program in Arlington, VA.

Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show
Ida Lee Recreation Center

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 9:00am &
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 10:00am ∙ Admission and parking for this show are FREE

No big-box shopping here! This show features over 90 local and regional artisans selling hand-made items including candles, stained glass, carved wood, jewelry, leather products, table linens, and much more. Find something for everyone on your shopping list and a little something to brighten your home this season.

72nd Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade
Mathis Avenue and continuing through Historic Downtown Manassas

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 10:00am ∙ FREE!
The Greater Manassas Christmas Parade has been a kickoff to the holiday season in the community for 71 years! It has become one of the largest holiday parades in Northern Virginia with over 100 units-marching bands, floats, high-flying balloons, and more! We have approximately 2,000 participants and over 300 volunteers. The parade has become a family tradition with multiple generations lined up to watch! Our theme this year is a “A Christmas Carole”!

Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 10:00am ∙ FREE Admission
Over 75 local artisans will be displaying for sale quality handcrafted and other gift items — jewelry, ceramics, glassware, pet items, clothing, accessories, and more. Enjoy multi-ethnic food while you shop.

47th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk 
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free
The Campagna Center presents the 47th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. Don’t miss Old Town Alexandria’s most spectacular holiday weekend. In 1749, the City of Alexandria was officially established by three Scottish merchants and named after its original founder, John Alexander, also of Scottish descent. Today, the city continues celebrating its heritage with a weekend of festivities. The iconic Scottish Christmas Walk Parade takes place on Saturday, December 2, at 11 a.m., when dozens of Scottish clans dressed in colorful tartans will parade through the streets of Old Town, joined by pipe and drum bands from around the region, as well as terriers and hounds.

Alexandria’s Holiday Market 2017
Thru Saturday, December 23 ∙ 11:00am ∙ Free Admission
Alexandria’s Holiday Market is an annual signature event that transforms the Carlyle District into a lively open-air Festival. While shopping for unique art and craft items for your loved ones, enjoy live entertainment, traditional food and sweets, hot wine, and hot cocoa.
Alexandria’s Holiday Market is the perfect place for children young and old. Visit the children’s corner for kid’s activities to learn more about European traditions and culture. Click here to find out more.
NOTE: Open Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday thru December 23 and weekdays leading to Christmas, vendors will sell sweets and drinks combined with unique art and craft vendors to create a unique shopping experience.

Winter Wonderland at Penrose Square
Saturday, December 2 ∙ 2:00pm ∙ FREE!
Winter Wonderland is BACK for its 4th year in a row! Co-sponsored by ArlingtonArts, you can shop artist-made crafts in the GRUMP Holiday Marketplace, a live holiday brass band, and… the Yeti! Enjoy a fun-filled day of crafts, Santa, hot chocolate, and a special dance performance by all of your favorite characters with “Operation Santa”!
This event is FREE to all of our neighbors in the Arlington community and is welcoming to all ages, so let us celebrate the season!

City of Fairfax Festival of Lights and Carols
Old Town Square

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 2:00pm ∙ FREE!
Come listen to live holiday music and enjoy s’mores and hot cider at Old Town Square from 2pm -7pm.
Tree Lighting Ceremony – Come enjoy caroling and lighting of the Christmas Tree at Old Town Square at 6pm.

Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-A-Long: The President’s Own: United States Marine Band
Wolf Trap [Filene Center]

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ FREE!
Kick off the holiday season with family and friends at Wolf Trap’s 2017 Holiday Sing-A-Long! This musical celebration hosts a performance by the United States Marine Band and a Sing-A-Long of Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs with local choir and vocal groups from the metropolitan Washington area.
Bring a candle and join the tradition of exiting the Filene Center with a candlelight processional during the last verse of “Silent Night.” There will also be a ‘Jing-A-Long’ during the singing of Jingle Bells so remember to bring a bell and your holiday cheer! The best way to spread holiday cheer is singing loud for all to hear!

Frost Fest
Pentagon Row

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 5:00pm ∙ FREE!
Pentagon Row’s signature winter event, Frost Fest! Includes an on-ice fireworks display, a live DJ, ice sculptures and special promotions.

2017 Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
Alexandria Waterfront

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 5:30pm ∙ FREE!
Alexandria’s harbor shines as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise the Potomac River at the historic waterfront. Boats will be decked to impress a panel of judges who will award prizes in a dozen categories, including Best in Show, Thinking Outside the Christmas Box, and Hardiest Souls.
D.C. media personality Tommy McFly of 94.7 Fresh FM will serve as the parade announcer while the Fresh FM Street Team presents music, games and prizes on the dock from 5 to 7 p.m.
Santa Claus will arrive by fireboat at the Alexandria City Marina before the parade at 3 p.m. and will walk to the Torpedo Factory Art Center where he will meet with children until 6 p.m.

Holiday Tree Lighting
Mt. Vernon Avenue and E. Oxford Avenue (Del Ray Farmers’ Market)

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 6:00pm ∙ FREE
Kick off the holidays with a visit to Del Ray for the annual holiday tree lighting at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Oxford Avenues. The event features an appearance by Santa Claus, who will lead carols and sit for photos with children. Participants are urged to bring nonperishable food and diapers for Carpenter’s Shelter. Continue the celebration (and start your holiday shopping!) with a stroll down Mount Vernon Avenue, which will be illuminated by thousands of luminarias, and vote for your favorite in the neighborhood business association’s annual Christmas tree decorating contest.

Herndon Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
Herndon Community Center

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 10:00am ∙ Free Admission & Parking
Over 80 artisans and craftspeople will exhibit and sell their work at this annual arts and crafts show sponsored by the Town of Herndon Department of Parks and Recreation. A variety of handcrafted items and fine art will be on sale including wreaths, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, decorations, original artwork, photography, stained glass, and more.

Celebration of Lights – 27th Annual Tree Lighting!
Great Falls Village Centre Hill

Sunday, December 3 ∙ 4:00pm ∙ Free Admission
Celebrate the beginning of the season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Drink hot cider or cocoa next to the fire as you listen to our local children’s choral groups sing seasonal music. The petting zoo and pony rides will keep your kids busy until Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrive by antique fire truck.

Splurge Worthy

Frosty the Snow Man - Adventure Theatre MTCFrosty the Snow Man
Adventure Theatre MTC
Thru Sunday, December 31, 2017 [Buy Tickets]

Do you want to build a snow man? How about watching him spring to life in front of you for one day of adventures before he melts away? In this merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike- even the heart of one near-sighted cop- through his uproarious antics. This Holiday Season, the magic of Frosty the Snow Man will melt hearts at Adventure Theatre MTC. Based on popular song written by Walter “Jack” Rollins and Steve Nelson,
this beloved tale of a snowman “dancing through life” is recommended for all ages. Ticket Information here.    

 

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“YES, VIRGINIA” Reading and Visit with Santa
Newseum [Knight TV Studio]

Saturday, December 2 ∙ 1:00pm ∙ Free Admission for kids with a letter for Santa*
Celebrate the season with a reading of the heart-warming editorial, “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.” Afterward, the One-and-Only Santa Claus will make a special guest appearance to read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and pose for photos with good boys and girls. The Figgy Puddings Holiday Carolers from the Washington National Opera will perform throughout the Newseum.
Program: 1 to 1:30 p.m.
Photos with Santa: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
*NOTE: Kids 18 and younger will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Newseum TODAY ONLY if they bring a letter to put in the Macy’s Believe Box. (There will also be a table outside the Newseum where youth can write a letter on the spot.) Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish® for every letter collected.

The J’s Annual Book Fair & Chanukah Sale
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)

Sunday, December 3 thru Wednesday, December 6 ∙ 9:00am ∙ Free Admission & Parking
Event hours are 9am – 7pm
Browse the collection of the 2017 Jewish Book Council Selections, the J’s own selections of the best titles, and Chanukah essentials — just in time for holiday shopping.

Dive with Scuba Santa
Olney Swim Center
Sunday, December 3 ∙ 12:00pm ∙ Bring a non-perishable food or a donation of $5 or more is suggested

All ages welcome! Ages 10+ may use provided SCUBA equipment after receiving instruction.  Those 9 and younger can hold their breath and swim down for a quick action shot with Santa. Or, Santa will go to the concrete steps leading into the pool’s shallow end and they can visit above the surface.

2017 Charles County Holiday Trail
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3
The Charles County Holiday Trail features historic houses in cultural sites in Charles County. Sites on the Trail are decorated for the holidays and have special programming scheduled throughout the weekend. While all sites appreciate a donation, most are free or have a nominal charge.

Baltimore Dollar Days 2017

Dollar Or Less Days 2017
Baltimore
Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10
In the spirit of the Holidays, Baltimore area attractions will open their doors and offer free entrance or $1 admission. Includes National AquariumMaryland Science CenterPort Discovery Children’s Museum (Sunday Only), & More!

 

Enjoy your weekend!

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