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More Evening Events:
5p: Purple Friday at the Ice Rink
5p: Fridays at The Park! #ParkFridays
6p: Celebration Station at Burke Lake Park
6p: Mount Vernon by Candlelight
6p: Fantasy Fridays at Stadium
6p: 2019 McCourt School Holiday Party
6p: The Friends of A-SPAN Celebration
6p: Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band (FREE, part of #KCHonors)
6p: 9:30 Club Annual Holiday Raffle!
7p: Antique Row Annual Holiday Open House at Kensington Row Bookshop
7p: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
7p: Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration
8p: FREE | FRIDAY 8 PM | 2019 American Holiday Festival
8p: Clara Schumann @200: Anne-Marie McDermott & Friends [CONCERT]
8p: The Second City's Love, Factually
9p: Duke Dumont x MK
10p: Black Ice - Gold Reign 2019 hosted by The DC Alphas
10p: #ILOVEFRIDAYSDC @OZIO
10p: FIXFridays "AFRODISIAC" | The Park at 14th

Recent Adventures in DC:

Smithsonian and Beyond! Museums along the National Mall

Smithsonian and Beyond!  Museums along the National Mall
When Donald Trump fires up his Coleman grill and settles into the lawn chair with a cold one, he does so in the same back yard as all our Presidents since Adams (right!?). The view is marred only by the dozens of tourists visiting the museums and monuments frolicking in his back 40 (or, in ...

Tour Baltimore’s B-Side

Tour Baltimore’s B-Side
Baltimore is a world apart from DC. The touristy waterfront is just the beginning. Here are some of my favorite, off-the-beaten-path destinations in Charm City, USA. American Visionary Art Museum | The Walters Art Gallery | Fort McHenry | Baltimore Museum of Art | Museum of Industry | Port Discovery Museum American Visionary Art Museum ...

Wander Mawavi (Prince William Forest), the largest National Park in the DMV

Wander Mawavi (Prince William Forest), the largest National Park in the DMV
A 40 minute drive south of Washington, DC is Prince William Forest, the largest National Park in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia). In the depths of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps had a different name for the DMV. They called it Mawavi, a backronym combining Maryland, Washington and Virginia and a nod, I ...

Visit the Holy Land, in Brookland

Visit the Holy Land, in Brookland
The Franciscans have been stewards of the Holy Land for the past 800 years, and they are famous for their tours that happen throughout the year. If you’re short the $2,500 + airfare for their standard excursion, you can visit all the key highlights at the Franciscan Monastery in Brookland, which is effectively the Epcot ...

Visit Eden Center, DC’s Little Saigon

Visit Eden Center, DC’s Little Saigon
One of DC’s best kept secrets is Eden Center, where you can experience Vietnamese traditions, food and culture, just outside the DC city limits. On the far end of the shopping center is the Good Fortune Supermarket, which has a giant selection of exotic produce and live seafood!

Upcoming Events in DC:

Russian Winter Fest

Russian Winter Fest
The Hillwood Estate puts on this lush homage to Christmas in 19th Century Russia. Traditional Russian plays, dance ensembles, and family crafts help your little ones get in the spirit of Christmas in the setting of one of DC’s grandest estates.
Swedish Christmas Bazaar

Swedish Christmas Bazaar

A number of craftsmen will sell their wares at a traditional Julmarknad, culminating with Swedish caroling and the St. Lucia Procession at 5pm.

First Night Alexandria

First Night Alexandria
All of Alexandria will be aglow for a family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year’s celebration. It also happens to be DC’s largest, with parties at multiple venues throughout the evening.

First Sunday Arts Fest

First Sunday Arts Fest
Artists close off the brick streets of Annapolis on the first Sunday of every month for a celebration of crafts, live music and fine dining. The best part of this festival is that it takes on a different theme each month, culminating the year with a holiday spin in November and a chocolate celebration in ...
NGA Family Day

NGA Family Day

The National Gallery of Art will host a sketch workshop for kids, along with materials and artistic inspiration from 11a – 4p on Saturday.