On Friday at noon, cartoonist Lynn Johnston will illustrate a presentation in real time. Up Wisconsin Avenue from Georgetown, 19 Tenleytown venues are participating in Art All Night on Saturday.
Shoppers can loosen up for the District Warehouse Sale on Saturday with a little morning tai chi in Chinatown. This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Saturday and Sunday on the National Mall.
In addition to Christmas music, shows and meals, there are jazz, beer and comedy options this weekend — not to mention a Falafel Frenzy and a Matzo Ball on Christmas Eve.