There’s Lots of Holiday Fun in the DMV This Weekend

Weekend Haps Update


  • Join us for the WHUR’s 15th Annual Children Toy Drive this Saturday from 12noon – 4pm at The Shops at Iverson. Make the wish list of a needy child come true this holiday season by dropping off a new unwrapped toy or gift.


  • The holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Ford’s Theatre running through December 31st. Go to here for tickets and show times.


  • The provocative musical journey, Nina Simone: Four Women, is at Arena Stage running through December 24th. Ticket information is here:


  • The Second City and Felonious Monk presents “Nothing To Lose (But our Chains)” at the Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company running through December 31st. For ticket information, go here:


  • Nationals Winterfest
    In an event that always produces classic moments between players and fans, Nationals Winterfest returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday. Many of the Nats’ stars will be on-hand for fun interaction, games and autographs. Coaches and mascots will be hanging around, too, as the city celebrates its beloved, division-winning baseball team. Tickets are available for each day separately.
    11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Tickets
    Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001


  • Kwanzaa Celebration at Dance Place
    Dance Placein the Brookland neighborhood annually holds this celebratory event in honor of Kwanzaa. Each of the seven principles of the holiday are honored, as director Sylvia Soumah guides some of the area’s finest dancers, including Coyaba Dance Theater and Coyaba Academy. Expect pounding rhythms, incredible moves and a communal atmosphere across both performances (the second is on Sunday at 4 p.m.).
    8 p.m.  |  Tickets
    Dance Place, 3225 8th Street NE, Washington, DC 20017


  • Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show
    DC’s Step Afrika! the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, puts on a holiday extravaganza at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in the H Street neighborhood. The family-friendly show, which begins Friday and runs through Dec. 30, will combine clapping, stomping and stepping for a dazzling array of percussive dance. Furry friends from the animal kingdom and a dance party hosted by DJ Frosty the Snowman are also on the docket.
    4 p.m.  |  Tickets
    Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002


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