For a little holiday spirit, here are nine great light displays, in and just outside the District, to enjoy either socially distanced or from the comfort of your car.
You can celebrate Kwanzaa on Friday at THEARC, then salute Vienna on Sunday at Strathmore. And “An Irish Carol” runs through New Year’s Eve at the Keegan Theatre.
Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.
During a Dec. 6 ceremony on the Capitol’s West Front Lawn, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) with the assistance of 11-year-old Ridley Brandmayr of Bozeman, Montana.