This Saturday, get an early start and you can watch birds at Hains Point, stand up for trees and take sides in “The Magic Duel.”
Family activities abound on Saturday, including the Postal Museum’s holiday card workshop, a show starring a cricket and, in Georgetown, Book Hill’s Winter Wonderland and Santa’s visit to Rose Park.
“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.
During this weekend of countries and cultures, you can drape kilts at Dumbarton House, do tai chi in Chinatown Park and, on Sunday, take in a Central American fiesta and an Egyptian accordion concert.
“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera’s “Rigoletto” or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.
June’s about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.
Along with dance-related events in Takoma Park, at the 8th Street Arts Park and at the Kennedy Center, this weekend offers tributes to Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Frosty the Snow Man.