Weekend Happenings in the DMV- November 22-24
Posted on November 22, 2013

The holidays are in full swing in the DMV! This week’s edition of Weekend Happenings is packed with Thanksgiving events, holiday shopping opportunities and plenty of onscreen entertainment!


Washington, DC Events 

The District Flea
The District Flea Grounds
945 Florida Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Time: Saturdays, Now-November 30th, 10am-5pm
Expect 70-80 vendors of everything from vintage eyeglass frames to antique furniture and vintage clothing at this big, new flea market on a 37,000 square foot lot in Shaw, created by the producers of New York’s famous Brooklyn Flea.
district flea

Cranberry Crawl 5K/10K Run and Race Walk
East Potomac Park Golf Course
972 Ohio Dr SW
Time: Saturday at 10:30 am
The annual turkey trot is sponsored by Potomac Valley Track Club.

Virginia Events

Tysons Corner Farmers Market
7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA

Time: Saturday, 9am-1pm
Chef Thomas Elder of Harth has launched a new farmers market in Tysons Corner to showcase the region’s best produce and artisan food products.

Turkey Trot 10 K/ Turkey Trot Miler
Marine Corps Base
Quantico Lejeune Hall, Quantico VA
Organized by the Marine Corps Marathon, participants will kick off their Thanksgiving Day celebration with a preemptive strike against those extra holiday calories by traversing Russell Road with scenic glimpses of Chopawamsic Creek, heading back east to pass by Butler Stadium and completing their 6.2 miles at Lejeune Hall.

christmas at mt vernonChristmas at Mount Vernon
Time: Now – January 6th, 9am-4pm
Price: $15 adults, $7 children
Learn about the Christmas traditions of George Washington and his family, meet historic characters and tour the Mount Vernon Estate by candlelight.

Maryland Events

Christmas in the Woods
Rockfield Manor
501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air, MD
Time: Now-December 1st
Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm & Sunday, 11am-5pm
Handcrafts, collectibles, antiques, florals, Victorian, country, jewelry, furniture, girls & ladies accessories, perfect gifts for all occasions!

ICE! – Christmas on the Potomac
Gaylord National Resort
201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD
christmas on the potomacTime: Now-January 15th
Price: Adults $27, Children $19
The award-winning holiday attraction is a winter wonderland created entirely of 5,000 blocks of ice weighing 1.5 million pounds! Hand-sculpted by 40 international artisans and kept at a chilling nine degrees Fahrenheit. This is an interactive holiday attraction you won’t want to miss! This year will feature ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

ARTsy Holiday Boutique and Craft Show
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD
Time: Now-December 5th
Find that original, one-of-a-kind gift for those special friends and family of all ages or treat yourself! Jewelry, wearable art, painted furniture, fused glass, Chanukah items. Art for the walls, your table or to wear. Items for children and adults such as home items, jewelry, stained and fused glass, paintings, menorahs/chanukiot, quilting, textiles and fiber, challah covers, mezuzot, seder plates and more.

Concerts at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

  • Smash Mouth, Howard Theatre, Friday at 8pm
  • Tiesto, Echostage, Friday and Saturday at 9pm
  • Keith Urban, Patriot Center, Saturday at 7pm
  • Pink, Verizon Center, Sunday at 7:30pm

Sports at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

  • Washington Wizards vs New York, Verizon Center, Saturday at 7pm
  • Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets, M&T Bank Stadium, Sunday at 1 pm
  • Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens, Verizon Center, Friday at 7 pm
  • University of Maryland Terrapins vs Boston, Byrd Stadium, Saturday

Theatre at a Glance!
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability!

  • Miracle on 34th Street, Toby’s Dinner Theatre, Friday at 6pm, Saturday at 6pm, and Sunday at 10:30am
  • A Christmas Carol, Ford’s Theatre, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm
  • Elf the Musical, Modell Performing Arts Center, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday at 1pm
  • Jersey Boys, Hippodrome, Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 8pm

Movies Opening this Weekend:

hunger games 2The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
(Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller- 146 Minutes)
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

delivery manDelivery Man
(Comedy – 103 Minutes)
An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. Starring: Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, and Jack Reynor.