Weekend Round Up November 29,2012

Downtown Holiday Market

November 30th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Event Website

Downtown Holiday Market will create a cozy, winter wonderland in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Wear your walking shoes. There will be lots of art work, crafts, and goodies to satisfy everyone on your shopping list. Catch the celebratory, outdoor spirit when the Market returns for 24 glorious days, Friday, November 30th to Sunday, December 23rd, noon to 8:00 pm.


American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery

Glen Echo Potters 25th Annual Show and Sale

December 1st, 2012 at 09:00 AM | Free | glenechopottery@verizon.net | Tel: 301-229-5585 | Event Website

Show and sale by more than 50 local potters, including several featured in local and national juried shows. Saturday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free parking


The Lab School of Washington; 4759 Reservoir Road, N. W.

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Holiday Bazaar & Art Show

December 1st, 2012 at 10:00 AM | FREE | shade4desa@gmail.com | Event Website

Holiday Shopping doesn’t have to be hard. Find something for everyone at Duke Ellington’s Annual Holiday Gift Bazaar & Art Show at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC!

This year’s Bazaar hosts fine art and artists ? silver & gold jewelry ? unique home decor ? natural bath and body products ? local food vendors ? books and authors – and so much more!

Vending Opportunities are still available at EllingtonHolidayBazaar.wordpress.com or email shade4desa@gmail.com.


Duke Ellington School of the Arts; 3500 R Street, NW

Jewelry Holiday Shopping Event to Benefit Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

December 1st, 2012 at 12:00 PM | info@sheilacahilldesign.com | Tel: 202-656-2415 | Event Website

Sheila Cahill Design will generously donate 25% of the profits to Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, the only stand alone cancer support organization in DC. Shop Sheila’s unique, one of a kind jewelry pieces – better known as “adornment for confident women.” Find holiday gifts that range from one of a kind jewelry pieces to fun and playful bejeweled objects. The event will take place at Sheila’s Jewelry Studio, close to the Cathedral. Open from 12 noon to 5 pm on both 12/1 and 12/2.


4000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 1630, Washington DC 20016

Winter on the Water

December 1st, 2012 at 04:00 PM | Free Admission | info@thewashingtonharbour.com | Tel: 202-295-5007 | Event Website

Come celebrate the inauguration of Washington DC’s newest, largest, outdoor ice skating venue, the Washington Harbour Ice Rink, with a fete of continuous strolling entertainers, ice skating performances, choral singers, a St. Lucia parade, and artistic lighting effects, with food and beverages served outdoors by the restaurants of the Washington Harbour. Free admission.

Fees for ice skating and skate rental: Adults – $9.00; Children/Seniors/Military – $7.00; Skate Rental – $5.00

The Washington Harbour; 3050 K Street NW

Washington Bach Consort presents “Great Glad Tidings”

December 1st, 2012 at 05:00 PM | Tickets $23-$65, Students 18 and younger $10, Pay Your Age 18-38 | contact@bachconsort.org | Tel: 202.429.2121 | Event Website

An all-Bach program contains cantatas composed for Advent and the Christmas season, including one of the six that make up the Christmas Oratorio. J. Reilly Lewis performs the Canonic Variations on Von Himmel hoch, one of Bach’s most famous compositions published towards the end of his life.

Note day and time


National Presbyterian Church; 4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Jackson Art Center Winter Open Studios

December 2nd, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Free | Event Website

Join The Jackson Art Center and 44 Georgetown Artist for when the art studios will be open to the public for free with music by Robert Hanson.


3050 R Street NW (on R between 30th & 31st Streets)

Football 101 Open Bar, BBQ, Seminar and Game Watch

December 2nd, 2012 at 06:30 PM | 25.00 | contactmlgf@gmail.com. | Event Website

Bobby Johnson will kick off the event by taking you through the fundamentals of the game, followed by Warren Powers who will share his insights on the NFL from his perspective as a former player.

Then watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on longtime rivals the Dallas Cowboys on the big screen at 8:20PM EST while enjoying a BBQ dinner and OPEN BAR throughout the game.

Tickets are $25 and all proceeds go to Septima Clark, a public all-boys charter school in Southeast DC. Purchase your tickets


Fisher Colloquium, Rafik B. Hariri Building

McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Embassy of Sweden Presents Norrbotten NEO

December 2nd, 2012 at 05:00 PM | Free | Event Website

Embassy of Sweden presents Norrbotten NEO; Sweden’s newest voice on the contemporary music scene. Formed in January 2007, NEO has a core ensemble of seven musicians: Flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, and cello.


Embassy of Sweden; 2900 K ST NW

Santa Claus at Volta Park

December 2nd, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Event Website](http://voltapark.org/)

Join Santa Claus, your neighbors and friends on Sunday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to noon at the Volta Park Playground on 34th Street for a morning of Yuletide fun.
Trim the Volta Park Christmas Tree and Playground with ornaments made at the craft table.

Santa will listen to all children’s Christmas gift requests and pose with them for photos(Pictures with Santa are $10.)

Brought to you by the Friends of Volta Park with generous support from Nancy Taylor Bubes.


Volta Park Playground on 34th Street NW

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