Weekend Round Up December 12, 2013

Holiday Wreath Workshop

December 13th, 2013 at 01:00 PM | $38-$48 | info@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | Event Website

Create your own holiday wreath from a variety of plant materials direct from the Tudor Place garden! Cedar boughs, magnolia leaves, berry-laden holly, pinecones, and boxwood offer opportunities for distinctive wreaths. All wreaths are medium-sized and all materials are provided.


1644 31st Street, NW

The National Aeronautic Association’s 2013 Wright Memorial Trophy Dinner

December 13th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | $225 | Event Website

The 2013 NAA Wright Memorial Trophy will be presented to Marion Blakey, former NTSB Chair and FAA Administrator and the current president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association. She is the second woman to receive this distinguished aviation award.

NAA established this award in 1948 to honor the memory of Orville and Wilbur Wright. The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for “…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States.”


Washington Hilton; 1919 Connecticut Ave NW

Beads, Buttons and Fibers, Jewelry by Mary Kenesson

December 14th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | free | art@liveanartfullife.com | Tel: 540-253-9797 | Event Website

Join us for our holiday open house and meet local fiber artist Mary Kenesson. Mary travels the world and brings home vintage buttons, beads and fibers which she fashions into wonderful one-of-a-kind jewelry. She will bring great earrings, unique bracelets and necklaces with incredible hand worked detail. Her work is very unique and will make wonderful gifts. She will be conducting a demonstration on how to make Vintage Button Earrings.


Live An Artful Life Gallery; 6474 Main Street; The Plains, VA 20198

Tilghman Island Holiday Celebration Features Lighting of 42-Ft. Crab Pot Tree

December 14th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | info@pwec.org. | Event Website

Santa’s elves are hard at work on Tilghman Island in Talbot County, Maryland, building a giant Christmas tree made entirely with crab pots. The wiry 42-foot tree will anchor the community’s holiday celebration that is scheduled to take place on December 14. A ubiquitous symbol of the waterman’s life, crab pots are plentiful this time of year with crabbing season at an end and oyster season well under way.


Tilghman Island; Tilghman, MD, 21671

Gingerbread House Workshop

December 14th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | $10-$20 donation | leah@risDC.com | Tel: (202) 730-2500 | Event Website

A weekend workshop to learn the tricks to building and decorating the perfect gingerbread house. Guests will sample the latest holiday treats from new Pastry Chef Beverly Bates while making the perfect gingerbread masterpiece. Adults are invited to enjoy hot apple ginger cider made with Laird’s Applejack rum and house-made ginger beer. All proceeds from donations will benefit DC Central Kitchen.


RIS; 2275 L Street NW

Sing We All Nowell! Music for Christmas

December 15th, 2013 at 04:00 PM | $20 in advance or $25 at the door, with a $5 discount for students and seniors. | info@thomascirclesingers.org | Tel: 202-232-3353 | Event Website

A favorite among our friends and supporters, the TCS Christmas concert features a choral procession with bells, a brass quintet, and an audience singalong of favorite carols. TCS joins the Bel Canto Chorus of the Children’s Chorus of Washington, the Commonwealth Brass, organ, harp, and percussion to perform a family-friendly, uplifting program of holiday music. This concert is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit.


St. Paul’s Lutheran Church; 4900 Connecticut Avenue, NW

An Enchanted Christmas: A Heartwarming Holiday Concert

December 16th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $15-$75 | choralarts@choralarts.org | Tel: 202-244-3669 | Event Website

Choral Arts holiday concert warms hearts with nostalgic memories of yesterdays’ Christmases and renews the hope of the season. This year’s Christmas concert is enhanced by the cherubic voices of the Children’s Chorus of Washington. Experience the glorious sound of adult and children voices with a chamber orchestra performing your favorite holiday classics and join in for the popular carol sing-along.

Choral Arts-202.244.3669; choralarts.org

Kennedy Center-202.467.4600; kennedy-center.org


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; 2700 F Street NW

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