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Santa and his reindeer ski into Old Town Alexandria's waterfront at 1 p.m. on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Weekend Guide

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Weekend ‘Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the city, residents were leaving, oh what a pity. But if you are in town this weekend and not in the shopping malls trying to finish your holiday shopping, there are a few things to do in
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Aqueous by Jen Lewin is one of nine light displays that are part of this year's Georgetown Glow. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Weekend Guide

Take a Break from the Holiday Shopping There are only 17 days left until Christmas. If you have time between shopping for gifts or holiday parties, there are plenty of holiday events this weekend. Most the DMV’s annual Christmas attractions are now open. For the complete listing,
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Santa arrives in last year's Old Town Scottish Christmast Walk, which occurs this Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. (Photo: R Norwitz/Visit Alexandria)

Weekend Guide

Holiday Happenings Fill The Weekend It is December, and we are in the final countdown to Christmas. Many of the DMV’s annual Christmas attractions like the National Christmas Tree, Downtown Holiday Market, Christmas at Mount Vernon, ZooLights at the National Zoo, Seasons
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