It’s Christmukkah Time!
It’s become an annual tradition
to simplify a bit over these holiday weekends, both to give myself a little break and because there’s a limited selection of one-off events during this time. There are still plenty of activities to enjoy — mostly DC mainstays and holiday events — you just won’t see all the details here. This list of links, though, will get your holiday weekend adventures started. Merry Christmukkah to all…and to all, a Happy Weekend!
The KFDC 2016 Guide to the Best of the Holidays in DC
The Great Indoors
The Best Places in the DC Area to Spend A Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids
Skaters Gonna Skate: Where to Hit the Ice this Season
Walks in the Woods
A few specific ideas…
See Waterskiing Santa on Christmas Eve!
The National Memorial Lighting
A tradition for many who don’t celebrate Christmas — go out for Chinese food and a movie.
Season’s Greenings at the Botanic Garden
GLOW with it in Georgetown
Christmas at George W’s Old Digs
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From now through January 1, you can see Georgetown in a whole new light — literally. Georgetown GLOW is the annual holiday season exhibit that has the neighborhood sparkling with modern light art installations on display throughout the bustling community, which is extra lively and festive this time of year.
Works by local, regional, and international artists are illuminated in both public and privately-owned spaces every evening from 6-10pm. You can see them along the C&O Canal, up Wisconsin Avenue, at the Washington Harbour and Georgetown Waterfront Park, Grace Church, and more nearby places. Take the family to dinner, then go for a stroll to check them all out.
Finding all of the installations is a little adventure in itself, and watching them twinkle, spin, change color, and just glow in their environments is mesmerizing. This is a quick glimpse, but you really need to experience it in person. And Georgetown GLOW is all free to see.
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