The Weekly Round-up: 12/11-12/18

Friday

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Fete des Lumieres Georgetown

The Holiday Season will be aglow as four international artists bring their public art displays, using lights as their medium, to Georgetown for a week-long festival  inspired by the world-renowned Fete des Lumieres, or Festival of Lights, in Lyon, France.

Fete des Lumieres Georgetown coincides with the second annual Georgetown Holiday Window Competition, where a variety of neighborhood merchants create holiday-themed window displays using only four different materials. This year’s competition will add lights as a fifth element in honor of the week-long festival.

Saturday

Holidays Through History: Dumbarton House, Tudor Place, Woodrow Wilson House, and Anderson House

Celebrate the holidays at Tudor Place, Dumbarton House, Woodrow Wilson House, and Anderson House!

Stroll through the four mansions and delight in their holiday ambience and festive decorations that interpret traditional holiday celebrations from the Federal period through the Gilded Age.

Shuttle bus transportation provided between museums.

Members: Free.

One Museum: Adults: $10, Children: $5

Four Museum Pass: Adults: $16 (advanced reservations – sold until 24 hours before event begins) or $20 at the door, Children: $10.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/holidays-through-history-tickets-7242008041

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5th Annual District Holiday Gala

All proceeds from the District Holiday Gala will go to benefit Horton’s Kids, whose mission is to educate and empower the children of Washington, DC’s Ward 8 by providing comprehensive, direct services which improve the quality of their daily lives and nurture their desire and ability to succeed.

Saturday, December 14
8pm – Midnight
Whittemore House
Washington DC
Black Tie Optional
The Capital Club’s 22nd Annual Santa Soiree
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With a premium open bar, live entertainment from DC’s own Winn Brothers Band, and an annual visit from St. Nick, this is the best party of the holiday season.
Price is $85 for Ladies and $125 for Gents. Elvish black tie attire suggested.
Sunday
Georgetown Waterfront Skating Rink Opening

Ice Rink Georgetown

The rink is ready!

The fountain at the Washington Harbour in Georgetown has transformed into a shimmering ice skating rink at the edge of the majestic Potomac River.

This rink’s bigger than New York’s Rockefeller Center!

Be sure to pick up your skates at the new skate shop, conveniently located next to the ice rink, and join the fun!

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm*
Friday: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 7:00pm

Prices:
Adults: $9
Children/Seniors/Military: $7
Skate Rental: $5

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