Weekend Happenings in the DMV 12/14-12/16
Posted on December 14, 2012

WeekendHappenings

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the great events going on in Washington, D.C, Virginia and Maryland!

Washington, DC Events

Washington Revels present the Christmas Revels

George Washington University – Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St. NW

Time: 7:30pm Friday, 2pm and 7:30pm Saturday, 1pm and 5pm Sunday

Price:  $18-$45, $12-$27 age 18 and younger

The 30th annual celebration of the Winter Solstice features sing-alongs, a madcap “Twelve Days of Christmas,” new music of the season, lively country and Morris dancing the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, a Mummer’s play and a special evocation of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.”

 A Christmas Carol

National Theatre

1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Time: 9:30am and 11am Saturday

Price: Free

Audience members are invited to help tell Dickens’s tale. Best for age 4 and older

Children’s Tea Party

Textile Museum  

2320 S St. NW

Time: 2pm and 3pm Saturday

Price: Free

A children’s tea isn’t complete without stories, dress up and, of course, tea and treats. The Textile Museum has given all of these essentials a Turkish twist in celebration of its exhibit “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art.”

The Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family Christmas

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St. NW

Time: 1pm Sunday

Price: $45

A choral production for the holiday season. At the Concert Hall.

Holiday Encore “An Ideal Husband” at Dumbarton House

The Dumbarton House

2715 Q Street NW

Time: 2pm Sunday

Price: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

If you’re looking for a casual Sunday afternoon, stroll on over to Dumbarton House for The Picnic Theatre’s holiday encore performance of An Ideal Husband.

Virginia Events

Grump

Artisphere

1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA

Time: 10am-4pm Saturday

Price: Free

An alt-market for the holiday’ed-out. Created by two Crafty Bastards veterans, this event features 40 indie crafters selling everything from weird plush toys to zombie-themed t-shirts, as well as a DJ and drinks.

Christmas Movie Festival

Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse

2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA

Time: 11am-9pm Sunday

Price: $8

A one-shot night with some of the best holiday movies of all time. This annual event features screenings of “A Christmas Story,” “Elf,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and more; you pay one price and come and go as you please.

Maryland Events

The Gathering: Christmas food truck rally and Christmas tree lighting

McHenry Row
1514 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD

Time: 5pm-10pm Friday

Price: Free

Baltimore’s food truck rally returns to McHenry Row for a special Christmas event, featuring the lighting of the McHenry Row Christmas tree and photos with Santa Claus with pets and children. Donations of toys and clothing will be accepted for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Beer and wine will be sold — guests can purchase a $15 unlimited drinks wristband.

Bethesda Art Walk

Various locations in Downtown Bethesda, MD

Time: 6pm-9pm Friday

Price: Free

The second Friday of the month can only mean one thing: art lovers will descend upon Bethesda for the Art Walk taking place at seven galleries and studios. Enjoy free refreshments and a chance to discover original artwork by local, regional and national artists. If you need to rest your legs between galleries, the free Bethesda Circulator bus run continuously with stops within a few blocks from each art space.

 Lights on 34th Street

34th Street, Baltimore, MD

Time: Various

Price: Free

Tom Hammacher from Santa’s Helpers will be present from 6pm-9pm on Friday.  He will be accompanied by Santa and his sleigh.  Photo opportunities will be available.  Mennonite carolers will perform on Saturday from 7pm-8pm.

Hands on Holiday: Chanukah!

Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, MD

Time: 10:30am Saturday

Price:  Free

Holiday songs, crafts, dancing and more. Learn about the holiday’s traditions, too

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

The Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane North, Bethesda, MD

Time: 4pm and 8pm Saturday

Price: $22-$95

A holiday music and light show for families.

Sports at a Glance

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability

 Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, Sunday at 1:00pm, M&T Bank Stadium

Washington Redskins at Cleveland Browns, Sunday at 1:00pm, FOX

Wizards vs. LA Lakers, Friday at 7:00pm, Verizon Center

Wizards at Miami Heat, Saturday at 7:30pm, CSN HD

Hot Upcoming Shows

Tickets Available Friday 10am

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability

 Fleetwood Mac Live 2013: Tues, Apr 9 at the Verizon Center

Imagine Dragons-Night Visions Tour: Fri, Feb 22 at The Fillmore Silver Spring

To Write Love On Her Arms – Heavy and Light: Fri, Feb 15 at The Fillmore Silver Spring

As I Lay Dying with The Chariot & more: Sat, Mar 16 at The Fillmore Silver Spring