Weekend Holiday Picks

With the holidays quickly approaching Washington, DC is soon to become its very own “Winter Wonderland”. Check out some of these fun and exciting events going on this weekend!

– Off the Walls Annual College Art Sale  at the Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Thursday, 12/8 – Saturday, 12/10) Looking for original gifts this holiday season? The Corcoran College of Art + Design’s annual college art sale features jewelry and wearable art, ceramics, and fine art. All the items are handcrafted by Corcoran students, alumni, faculty, and staff, and all sales directly benefit the artist and the Corcoran College of Art + Design. For more information please contact (202) 639-1801 or visit www.corcoran.org/holiday.

– Holiday Wreath Making Workshop at the Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 10:00 am (Friday, 12/9)
Create a holiday wreath from a variety of plant materials grown at the Tudor Place Historic House and Garden. Cedar boughs, magnolia leaves, berry-laden holly, pinecones, and boxwood all make distinctive wreaths. Wreaths are medium-sized, and all materials are provided.

– Holiday Candlelight Tours at the Heurich House Foundation, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Friday, 12/9 – Saturday, 12/10)
The Heurich House Museum invites you to a Candlelight Tour and winter celebration at one of the most intact Victorian houes in the country. Wander throughout the mansion and experience the house as the Heurichs would have – filled with red and gold, a giant Christmas tree, and hand-made family ornaments. Kids and adults will enjoy the musical performance by the Washington Sangerbund, a historic German singing group, and a special appearance by Father Christmas. Refreshments will be provided. Contact info@heurichhouse.org with questions.

Home Sweet Home: Gingerbread Workshop at the National Building Museum, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Saturday, 12/10)Join the National Building Museum for this interactive and fun gingerbread workshop. Build your own edible house using gingerbread and royal icing and decorate it using an assortment of materials. Imagine a home with candy trim, a cookie roof, and icing-covered eaves. Fun for all ages!

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