Weekend Warrior: Things to Do in DC, Maryland & Virginia November 13th-15th
November 13-14, 2015, Washington DC.
The Smithsonian museum reopens after an extensive renovation. On Friday, explore the galleries, meet curators Bell and Atkinson, and take tours led by museum docents. On Saturday, attend a free family festival with craft activities, artist demonstrations, musical performances and special tours.
November 14, 2015, 5-7 p.m, Waterfront Plaza, National Harbor, MD.
The waterfront community will kick off the holiday season by lighting up the sky with fireworks and a 65ft Christmas tree decorated with 20,000 lights. This is the first of many tree lighting ceremonies across the region. See a guide to Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies in DC, MD and VA.
Through mid- December.
Find arts and crafts shows ideal for shopping for unique holiday gifts. See a guide to craft shows in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
November 12-15, 2015.
Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD. Shop for unique holiday gifts at 16 museum shops under one roof.
November 7-15, 2015.
The annual celebration of photography in Washington, DC, will feature programs including a photo contest and juried exhibition, gallery openings, lectures, educational workshops, portfolio reviews, book signings and more.
Through December 12, 2015. Hyattsville, MD.
Love checking out unique art? This one-of-a-kind art extravaganza features a variety paintings, sculpture, photography, music, theater, poetry, dance and workshops by local artists.
November 14, 2015, 6–11:30 p.m.
Ritchie Coliseum, 7675 Baltimore Avenue, College Park MD. No tickets are required. The event features different blues genres, as well as dancing, vendors, craft beer, and food.
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