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FEATURED EVENTS

Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Kick off your holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000

Harlem Globetrotters - Capital One Arena - Washingtin, D.C.

Come and watch the Harlem Globetrotters at Capital One Arena!
Dates: 
12/26/2018
See website for show times
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Location:

601 F St NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

WINTER DAY CAMPS - Creative Youth - Bethesda, Maryland

Sign up for a full day of sewing and designing. All levels. Campers choose from a variety of projects from our curriculum. Sign up for one day or all 3 days.
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
9 AM-3 PM
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Location:

4805 St. Elmo Ave.
Bethesda, MD, 20814
United States

Phone:

(240) 800-4916

HOLIDAY HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES - Village at Leesburg

Cozy up to a holiday tradition and take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the festively decorated Village at Leesburg, including a perfect view of the spectacular 52 ft. tall tree with more than 15,000 dazzling lights and amazing music and light shows daily!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/21/2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location:

VILLAGE PLAZA - Village at Leesburg, VA
Village Market Blvd SE & Balch Dr S E
Leesburg, VA, 20175
United States

Phone:

(571) 291-2288

Winter Break Camp - Adventure Theatre & ATMTC Academy - Glen Echo, Maryland

School is out, but the office is still open…What to do? Hire a sitter? Forget about that! Send your kids to come play at Adventure Theatre MTC. Your kids will thank you! Flex spending receipts available upon request. 9:00 am–4:00 pm. Daily.
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
9:00 am–4:00 pm. Daily.
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Location:

7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD, 20812
United States

Phone:

(301) 634-2270

ZooLights - Smithsonian National Zoo

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!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Location:

3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC, 20008
United States

Phone:

202-633-3045

WINTER CAMP: SkateQuest - Reston, Virginia

Perfect for the very beginner through intermediate skater age 4½ to 12!
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
9 AM - 3 PM
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Location:

1800 Michael Faraday Ct
Reston, VA, 20190
United States

Phone:

703-709-1010

Winter Lights Festival - City of Gaithersburg, MD

The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is getting ready to welcome visitors for its 23rd spectacular season. The wondrous display of lights at Seneca Creek State Park will be open nightly November 23 through December 31. Please note that the festival will be closed on December 25.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Sunday - Thursday: 6 - 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 6 - 10 p.m.
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Location:

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Rd,
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
United States

Phone:

301-258-6300

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Capital One Arena - Washingtin, D.C.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) announced its highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2018 will be returning to Washington, DC.
Dates: 
12/23/2018
See website for show times
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Location:

601 F St NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

Sunday Story Time - Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café - DC

Take a break from your weekend errands and stop by Sunday Story Time at Kramers!
Dates: 
12/16/2018
12/23/2018
12/30/2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Location:

1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC , DC, 20036
United States

Phone:

202 387 1400

B&O's Magical Holiday Express - B&O Railroad Museum

Celebrate the holiday season at the B&O's Magical Holiday Express an annual tradition devoted to trains of all sizes, your favorite holiday characters, and a train load of fun for the entire family!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Location:

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21223
United States

Phone:

(410) 752-2490

billy elliot (The Musical) - Signature Theatre - Arlington, VA

All 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. While the 1984 miners’ strike squeezes his family and splits his town, Billy’s passion for ballet first divides, then ultimately unites, the community—and changes his life in extraordinary ways.
Dates: 
01/06/2019
varies
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Location:

4200 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA, 22206
United States

Phone:

+1 703-820-9771

Washington National Opera: Holiday Family Opera: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me

As the first Christmas nears, a special character will share the Nativity story from his perspective: the donkey! Director Francesca Zambello brings the award-winning children's book to vibrant life in this heartwarming family opera, revived after its acclaimed 2013 world premiere.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
varies, see website
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Location:

2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20566
United States

Phone:

(202) 467-4600

Wednesday Story Time - Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café - DC

Take a break from your weekday errands and stop by Wednesday Story Time at Kramers!
Dates: 
12/19/2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Location:

1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC , DC, 20036
United States

Phone:

202 387 1400

WINTER BREAK CAMP - Drama Learning Center - Columbia, Maryland

Register for one day or all three as we explore fun topics each day through drama-themed fun, arts & crafts, and more! Performances conclude each day, and students have an opportunity to show parents and friends what they learned.
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Location:

9130 Red Branch Rd Suite I
Columbia , MD, 21045
United States

Phone:

(410) 849-6335

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE at Leesburg Animal Park

Event Activities:
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
12/22/2018
6-9pm
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Organization:

Leesburg Animal Park

Location:

19270 James Monroe Highway
Leesburg, VA, 20175
United States

Phone:

(703)433-0002

Old Town Manassas Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Fair - VA

Just in time for the holidays, come check off your shopping list! From arts and crafts to jewelry and baked goods, to body and hair care, our vendors have everything you wish to surprise your loved ones with! Happy Shopping!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12 PM - 4 PM
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Location:

Harris Pavilion - Manassas, VA
9201 Center St
Manassas, VA, 20110
United States

Phone:

(703) 889-0202

Miss Saigon - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

“Thrilling, soaring & spectacular”—The London Times
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
varies
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Location:

2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20566
United States

Phone:

(202) 467-4600

Special Day for Holiday Train Rides - B&O Railroad Museum

To celebrate the holiday season the B&O Railroad Museum offers expanded Mile One Express train rides on Wednesday, December 26 - Monday, December 31.
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location:

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21223
United States

Phone:

(410) 752-2490

MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls—Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages!
Dates: 
12/16/2018
12/17/2018
SUNDAY, 2 PM/ SUNDAY, 7 PM/ MONDAY, 8 PM
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Location:

5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD, 20852-3385
United States

Phone:

301.581.5200

TINY TOTS SHOW: The Puppet Co. Playhouse - Glen Echo, MD

The Puppet Co. Playhouse's wildly popular series has already started its 8th season and runs throughout the entire year!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
10 AM
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Location:

7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD, 20812
United States

Phone:

(301) 634-5380

MAKE A WREATH at UpCycle Creative Reuse Center

Make a wreath with Tim on Saturday, December 15 or December 22
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/22/2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Location:

1605 Cameron St
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

+1 703-861-8705