Tonight on Grace Street: the opening party for “Georgetown Glow.” Santa will touch down at College Park Airport on Saturday and he’s due for breakfast in Volta Park on Sunday.
Need a spot for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out the Mansion on O. The day after, you can tuck into a Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich at Brasserie Liberté.
This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.
Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.
Georgetown’s Fall Days of Design are underway in Cady’s Alley, with a cocktail crawl tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. Also tonight: legendary jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, 90, will speak at the Library of Congress.
Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.
Plenty of macaroni will get its cheese on in Buzzard Point on Saturday. And it’s your last chance to see “Stormy Weather” at the Atlas and “Fences” at Ford’s.
Saturday choices for those with toddlers and tweens: Fall Family Fun Day at the American University Museum and Art Safari at the Torpedo Factory.
Two much-admired musical acts — Over the Rhine and India.Arie — will perform on Friday night. And two classic, 400-year-old dramas — by Shakespeare and Calderón — are closing this weekend.
The Kennedy Center is celebrating the centennial of modern choreographer Merce Cunningham. Dancer or not, you can get moving early on Friday morning at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building.