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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

For Whom It Stands

  • Through Saturday, February 28, 2015

More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.

Building Zone

  • Through Friday, July 31, 2015

The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.

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3 Days ‘til Christmas! A New Holiday Musical

Northern Virginia Community College, Richard J. Ernst Community Center

This Broadway-Style holiday musical, appropriate for audiences of all ages, is packed with fun and fanciful chaos that promises to warm your heart and have your toes tapping. Glorious scenery, amazing costuming and a phenomenal cast weave a festive and touching song and dance story that will appeal to audiences young and old.

3 Days ‘til Christmas! A New Holiday Musical

Northern Virginia Community College, Richard J. Ernst Community Center

This Broadway-Style holiday musical, appropriate for audiences of all ages, is packed with fun and fanciful chaos that promises to warm your heart and have your toes tapping. Glorious scenery, amazing costuming and a phenomenal cast weave a festive and touching song and dance story that will appeal to audiences young and old.

A Festival of Lessons and Carols, with a Baroque twist

Emmanuel Episcopal Church

For the second consecutive season, The Scholars of St. Cecilia, Mountainside Baroque’s resident chamber choir, will “ring in” the Christmas season with a Festival of Lessons and Carols. This year the service will include a special Baroque twist: a Christmas cantata by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, accompanied by Baroque flutes, Harpsichord and viol, will be featured in addition to traditional music for the Christmas season. This ecumenical event, that will include clergy from the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal, and Methodist traditions, as well as Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim, will take place at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Cumberland on Sunday, December 21 at 5pm. It is free and open to the public, though a free-will offering will be received.

Building Zone

National Building Museum

Building Zone long-term Monday through Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Ages 2-6 with adult supervision The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors. The National Building Museum gratefully acknowledges The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation for its support of the Building Zone. Project Playhouse is sponsored by HomeAid and built by Pardee Homes. Event begins at Presented by: National Building Museum

Categories: Family Oriented

Chantons Noel - Holiday Concerts "a la francaise"

National City Christian Church

Get in the true spirit of the holiday season with the angelic sounds of the Children’s Chorus of Washington with a French flair, featuring CCW’s five award-winning chorus ensembles, and the Amadeus Brass Quintet.

Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market

The Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Del Ray Artisans 19th Annual Holiday Market features handcrafted work from local artists, plus Bake Sale to benefit a local nonprofit.  December 5-7, December 12-14, December 19-21.  Fridays 6-9pm (reception), Saturdays 10am-4pm, Sunday 12-4pm. www.TheDelRayArtisans.org/HolidayMarket

Holiday Open Houses

Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park

Enjoy decoration contributed by community organizations and musical performances by local ensembles.

ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman

National Harbor

Beginning November 14, experience the Capital region's must-see, award-winning holiday attraction, ICE!, at Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland. Kept at a chilly 9 degrees, rediscover the magic of everyone's favorite holiday classic, Frosty the Snowman, through colorful, life-size ice sculptures.

Categories: Holiday, Family Oriented

Nature Fun Club

Robinson Nature Center

Join us on the 3rd Sunday of each month to hang out with other kids that love nature and enjoy themed activities and craft-making.

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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