Weekend Round Up December 11, 2014

Georgetown Glow Is December 12 to 14

December 12th, 2014 at 06:00 PM | Free | info@georgetowndc.com | Tel: 202-298-9222 | Event Website

Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown Glow — the region’s only curated outdoor exhibition of modern light art installations – set against the historic backdrop of D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. Stroll throughout Georgetown to see the work of local, regional and international artists in public and privately-owned spaces–including M Street, Washington Harbour, and more! The best thing? It’s all FREE. Artworks will be lit nightly between 6-10 p.m.

Schedule of nightly evening performances:

Friday, December 12

The 42nd Street Singers classic holiday carolers, 6:30-7 p.m. performance at Grace Church (1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW) and roaming performances throughout Georgetown until 9:30 p.m.

Laissez Foure New Orlean-style jazz, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Dean & Deluca patio.

Saturday, December 13

The Georgetown Phantoms Georgetown University a capella group, 6:30-7 p.m. performance at Grace Church (1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW).

Laissez Foure New Orlean-style jazz, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Dean & Deluca patio.

Sunday, December 14

St. Lucia Swedish Youth Choir, 6:30-7 p.m. performance at Grace Church (1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW).

Meet the Artists Reception

December 12th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | Free | pdubroof@iona.org | Tel: 202-895-9407 | Event Website

The Gallery at Iona invites you to join us in celebrating our Artist in Residence Penny Smith (impressionist painter) and special guest Artists Diana and Dale Feuer (glass artist and jeweler). Enjoy live music, refreshments,and the dynamic works by these artists.

The Gallery at Iona began in December 2007 and has featured the work of professional and highly trained painters, print makers, photographers, fiber artists, and sculptors who are 60 years old or older.


The Gallery is located on the main floor at:

Iona Senior Services; 4125 Albemarle Street, NW

Joy of Christmas

December 13th, 2014 at 04:00 PM | $15-75 | lsheridan@cathedral.org | Tel: 202-537-2228 | Event Website

Celebrate the season with Christmas favorites in the magnificent Washington National Cathedral. The Cathedral Choral Society is joined by Washington Symphonic Brass and the C.D. Hylton High School Troubadours. Program includes the procession of the traditional advent wreath and carol sing-alongs.


Washington National Cathedral; 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Toys for Tots Live Broadcast

December 13th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | 0 | isobel@taapr.com | Tel: 2026258370 | Event Website

Join your favorite hosts from DC’s 107.3 and the U.S. Marine Corps at The Shops at Wisconsin Place on Saturday, December 13 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. as they broadcast live for their annual Toys for Tots Campaign. Donate new and unwrapped gifts while enjoying raffles and food from your favorite The Shops at Wisconsin Place retailers and restaurants.


5310 Western Avenue; Chevy Chase MD 20815

Tea with Santa

December 13th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | $25-$30 | education@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

Sit back, relax and let Santa’s helpers serve you during this magical holiday experience. While visiting with Santa, families enjoy a delicious holiday tea complete with special holiday tea blends, hot apple cider, sandwiches and desserts. After taking tea, children decorate their own gingerbread cookies to take home.

Must sign up by Sunday, December 7th


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q Street, NW

A Klingon Christmas Carol

December 15th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | $50-$500 | wsc.tix@gmail.com | Tel: 703-418-4808 | Event Website

Join us as we celebrate WSC Avant Bard’s 25th anniversary with a one-night-only theatrical event: A staged concert reading of Charles Dickens’ tale of ghosts and redemption retold in Klingon, the language invented for Star Trek by Avant Bard’s own board president, linguist Marc Okrand, who will appear in the play as Scrooge. Directed by Kevin Finkelstein. Performed in the original Klingon (tlhIngan Hol) with English supertitles. Party following. Come as you were, are, or are yet to be.


Theater J; 1529 Sixteenth Street, NW


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