weekend guide

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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Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon this weekend features fireworks set to Christmas music. (Photo: Mount Vernon)

Weekend Guide

’Twas the Week Before Christmas The Christmas rush is on. There are gifts to buy, presents to wrap and cookies to bake, but there are still many holiday events to fill the weekend. All of the area’s annual Christmas attractions are now open. For the complete listing, click here.
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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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