Weekend Happenings: November 17-19
Posted on November 15, 2017

The holiday season is upon us! Celebrate with the family with activities like movie nights, colonial Christmases, and ice skating!



 DC Cocktail Week

Various Locations
Time: Friday-Sunday
Cost: Varies

DC Cocktail Week is one of the region’s most “spirited” events, featuring local mixologists, bartenders, and innovative cocktail programs perfectly paired with delicious bites at great prices. Visit Bar Dupont, Farmers and Distillers, Graffiato, Zaytinya, and many more! Check out the website for parings and a list of participating venues.

Top of the Gate Rooftop Ice Skating

Watergate Hotel
2650 Virginia Ave. NW, DC
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 1-10pm
Cost: $20 adults, $10 children 5-12 (price includes 1 hour skate time and skate rental)

Rooftops aren’t just for summer. A cozy-sized oval ice rink with breathtaking views of the Potomac and a rink-side hot beverage bar are all you need for a weekend of cold weather memories! Reserve a couch around a fire pit after your skating to heat back up again.

Museum of the Bible: Grand Opening

 Museum of the Bible
409 3rd St. SW, DC
Time: Friday, 10am-7pm
Cost: FREE

Museum of the Bible is an innovative, global, educational institution inviting all people to engage with the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible. Free timed tickets have sold out for opening weekend, but a limited number of walk-up passes are available each day. Arrive early for your best chance at entry to DC’s newest museum, whose immersive exhibits utilize cutting-edge technology to amplify and personalize your learning experience.



Union Mills Homestead Christkindlmarkt

Union Mills Homestead

3311 Littlestown Pk., Westminster

Time: Saturday, 11am-4pm

Cost: FREE

Experience a traditional German style Christmas mart! Food drinks and gifts will be available for purchase.

Oyfest IV

Union Craft Brewing
1700 Union Ave., Baltimore

Time: Saturday, 12-5pm

Cost: $10

Feast on oysters prepared by some of the top chefs in Baltimore! Proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry.


Colonial Holiday Celebration

Belmont Manor
6553 Belmont Woods Rd., Elkridge

Time: Sunday, 3-6pm

Cost: $50-$60


Step back in time as you watch reenactors create a colonial Christmas. Wine tastings, beer samples, and food from local restaurants are all included.



Sherwood Family Movie Nights

Stacy C Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax
Time: Friday, 7-9pm

Cost: FREE – Food Donations are accepted

Bring the kids to enjoy 2017’s comedic hit ‘The Boss Baby’.  Starting at 7:00pm, Fairfax County features another hit movie for free!  Food will be accepted at the Sherwood Center for “Britepaths” Food Drive to help low-income working families.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 14.


The Adventures of Peter Pan At Synetic Theater

Synetic Theater

1800 South Bell St., Arlington

Time: Saturday and Sunday, Times Vary

Cost: $15-$55

Get the Pixie Dust ready and take your family on a flight through Neverland with Peter Pan, the Lost Boys and the Darling children.  Watch as Peter Pan and Captain Hook battle using acrobats.  This show is sure to take you on an exciting and adventurous journey!


Modern Railroad Open House
Northern Virginia Model Railroaders

231 Dominion Rd. NE., Vienna

Time: Saturday, 6-9pm

Cost: FREE – Donation are accepted

Join The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders (NVMR) at their next Open House in Vienna.  Watch realistic North Carolina railroad activities in the 1950’s.  Everything is modeled after the Western North Carolina (WNC) railroad but watch out for special visits from Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends!


Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • The Book of Mormon, Kennedy Center, Sunday
  • Mean Girls, National Theatre, Saturday
  • Yonder Mountain String Band, 9:30 Club, Saturday
  • Angus & Julia Stone, 9:30 Club, Sunday
  • Chicago Live in Concert, Lyric Opera House, Sunday
  • Erykah Badu, The Anthem, Sunday
  • Luke Combs, Ram’s Head Live, Friday
  • Lady Gaga, Capital One Arena, Sunday
  • The Quebe Sisters, Wolf Trap, Friday
  • Wizards VS Heat Friday
  • Ravens VS Packers Sunday
  • Redskins VS Saints Sunday