Washington Family Magazine : December 2014
5 2 December 2014 washingtonFAMILY.com A Year with Frog and Toad $, +, Presented by Red Branch Theatre Company. Drama Learning Center, 9130-I Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD, 410-997-9352, www. redbranctheatrecompany.com. Through December 20. Saturday 13 Nutcracker in a Nutshell $, 3:00 and 7:30PM +, Presented by The Ballet Arts Ensemble of Fairfax. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, NVCC Alexandria Campus, 3001 N. Beauregard, Alexandria, VA, 703-273-5344, www. thecenterforballetarts.com. Also December 14 at 3:00PM. Gingerbread House Workshop $, 10AM - 3PM, Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, 1644 31st Street, Washington, DC, 202-965-0400, www.tudorplace.org. Tea with Santa RR,$,10AM-12PM&2PM-4PM, Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NW, Washington, DC, www. dumbartonhouse.org. Rockin in a Rainbow Wonderland! $, 10:30AM, Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA, 877-987-6487, www.jamminjava.com. The Mini-Nut $, 11AM, 1PM & 3PM +, Presented by Maryland Youth Ballet. Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, www.marylandyouthballet.org. Also December 14. Italian Holiday Festival FREE, 11:30AM - 4PM, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW, 202-633-1000, Washington, DC, www.si.edu. Museums by Candlelight FREE, 12PM - 7PM, Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD, 301-600-1650, www. frederickcountymd.gov. Trackless Train Ride $, 2PM - 5PM, Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA, 703-642-5173, www.greenspring.org. FAMILY adventure DECEMBER 2014 Sunday 14 Hanukah Storytime 11AM - 3PM, Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner Center, 7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA, 703-506- 2937, www.barnesandnoble.com. Children's Day FREE, 1PM - 4PM, Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD, 240-314-8660, www. rockvillemd.gov. Civil War Recipes 2PM - 4PM, Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC, 202-633-1000, www.si.edu. Celtic Christmas $, 3PM - 5PM, Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 301-258-6425, www. gaithersburgmd.gov. Christmas Concert FREE, 4PM - 6PM, Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA, 703-971-5151, www.franconiaumc.org. Monday 15 Gift-Giving and other Ways to Show You Care FREE, 9:30AM - 10:30AM, Oxon Hill Farm/Oxon Cove Park, 6411 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD, 301-839- 1176, www.nps.gov. Bob Brown Puppets FREE, 10:30AM - 11:30AM, Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 703-352-2787, www. fairfaxarts.org. tueSday 16 Mommy & Me (& Daddy Too!) 10AM - 12PM, Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD, 301-998-8178, http:// rockvilletownsquare.com. Tiny Tot Winter Wonderland RR, $, 10AM - 12PM, Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive, Rockville, MD, 240-314-5000, www.rockvillemd.gov. Holiday Tales $, 10:15AM & 12PM, Grades K - 8, Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly, MD, 301-277-1710, www.mncppcapps.org. WedneSday 17 Chanukah Mr. Gabe $, 10:30AM, Presented by Boogie Babes. Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC, www. boogiebabes.com. Talking About Tots 11AM, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD, 410-727-8120, http:// portdiscovery.org. thurSday 18 The Singing Lizard $, 10:30AM, Presented by Boogie Babes. Eastern Market, 225 Seventh Street, SE, Washington, DC, 202-698- 5253, www.boogiebabes.com. Friday 19 Holiday Gift Wrapping $, 10AM - 7PM +, Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, VA, 703-850-3639, www. restontowncenter.com. Through December 24. Target $2 Family Fun Night $, 4PM - 8PM +, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD, 410-727-8120, http:// portdiscovery.org. Third Friday of the month. Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer and The Night Before Christmas 7PM, Barnes & Noble Clarendon Market Common, 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington, VA, 703- 248-8244, www.barnesandnoble.com. Saturday 20 Chocolate House Workshop $, 10:30AM & 1:30PM, Ages 5 & up, Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, 1644 31st Street, Washington, DC, 202-965-0400, www.tudorplace.org. Honeyky Hanukah Storytime 10:30AM, Barnes & Noble Clarendon Market Common, 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington, VA, 703- 248-8244, www.barnesandnoble.com. The Nutcracker $, 1PM & 5PM +, Presented by Maryland Youth Ballet. Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD, www.marylandyouthballet.org. Also December 21, 27 & 28 1PM & 5PM and December 23 & 26 7PM. Wizard School Scavenger Hunt $,2PM -4PM,Ages10&upwith adult, National Gallery of Art, 6th & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 877-9GO-HUNT, www.watsonadventures.com. Christmas Illuminations $, 5:30PM - 9PM, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA, 703-780-2000, www.mountvernon.org. Sunday 21 Music & Merriment FREE, 1PM - 4PM, Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD, 240-314-8660, www.rockvillemd.gov. Hanukkah Celebration FREE, 2PM - 4PM, Village at Leesburg, 1602 Village Market Blvd., SE Suite 215, Leesburg, VA, 571-291- 2288, www.villageatleesburg.com. Holiday En Pointe $, 3PM - 5PM, Presented by Rockville Concert Band. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD, 240-314-8681, www.rockvillemd.gov. Monday 22 Take a Break! 1PM - 4PM +, National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, DC, 202-633-8300, www.si.edu. Through December 23.