There Are Some Great Holiday Season Events Going On This Weekend

Weekend Haps Update:


  • Join Triscina Grey at the “Anthem” for Fantasia’s Christmas After Midnight Show. Featuring Demetria McKinney Saturday, Dec. 9th, Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 8pm


  • Reid Restoration Center presents Life, Love & Remembrance: A Holiday Celebration, this Saturday from 2pm – 4:30pm at Reid Temple AME Church in Glenn Dale, MD.  Hosted by Taylor Thomas.   More information here: 


  • Blues Alley presents Marcus Johnson’s “Holiday Jam”, tonight through Sunday for two shows each night, 8 & 10pm.


  • The holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Ford’s Theatre running through December 31st. Go 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 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show
    From a Grand Tasting Pavilion featuring more than 50 local restaurants to chances to meet top celebrity chefs, the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is like a Super Bowl for foodies. On Saturday and Sunday, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will also sport tasting and entertaining workshops, a pop-up cooking school and a beer, wine and spirits garden. Finally, award-winning chefs such as Victor Albisu, José Andrés, Marjorie Meek-Bradley, Amy Brandwein and Guy Fieri will participate in fascinating cooking demos. Ready the taste buds for this culinary bonanza.
    ScheduleTickets  Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001


  • The Second City’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’
    The Second City brings its legendary comedy group to the Kennedy Centerfor an off-the-wall adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Improv and sketch comedy mastery will be on full display during this performance, which will feature characters from Charles Dickens’ classic tale in a different (and hilarious) light. There will be plenty of audience participation, too! Recommended for ages 16 and up. The play runs through Dec. 31.  3 p.m. & 8 p.m.  |  Tickets
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566


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