Who’s ready for the holidays? Whether that means hot chocolate and peppermint schnapps or Christmas trees and menorahs the holiday season is upon us.
We have some ideas on what to do this weekend and some other stuff you should know.
If you go outside, bring some sunglasses because it is expected to be sunny on Saturday and Sunday, according to a National Weather Service report on Friday. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to low 50s during the day and upper 30s at night.
Here’s your guide for Saturday and Sunday:
Carter G. Woodson Park Dedication
900 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Shaw Main Streets will celebrate the 140th anniversary of the birth of Carter G. Woodson, who lived and worked at 1538 9th St. NW for almost 30 years.
The Holiday Guild
Old City Farm and Guild (925 Rhode Island Ave. NW)
10 a.m. Saturday
Local vendors will sell Christmas trees, ornaments and clothing in this festive weekly holiday market.
Heurich House Museum (1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW)
Noon Saturday and Sunday
Buy goods from local jewelers, ceramicists, chocolatiers and tour the seasonally decorated historic house.
Glen’s Garden Market Shaw Opening
1924 8th St. NW
Check out Glen’s new digs in Shaw.
ANC 1B Neighborhood Cleanup Day
Meet at Saint-Ex (1847 14th St. NW)
9 a.m. Sunday
The ANC that represents parts of Columbia Heights, LeDroit Park, Pleasant Plains, Shaw and U Street is hosting a neighborhood cleanup.
Logan Circle House Tour
Across Logan Circle
1 p.m. Sunday
Embark on a tour inside the historic homes of Logan Circle.
Annual Christmas Concert featuring Howard University Choir with Orchestra
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University
3 p.m. Sunday
The Howard University Choir will continue its tradition of singing Christmas songs during the holidays.
Stuff you should know:
- Several holiday events are scheduled for the coming weeks. Here’s our guide. Also, we’re having a happy hour Dec. 15.
- You don’t have much time left to eat at all-vegan fast casual chain Native Foods before it closes its D.C. locations.
- A Peruvian bar and eatery is now open in Dupont.
- Garden District on 14th Street closes down for the season Saturday.
- Voting is open for the “best” holiday decorations in Adams Morgan.
- Holiday shoppers who buy gifts in the area between the White House and Dupont Circle can have up to three of them wrapped for free courtesy of a local business improvement district.
- An Adams Morgan building is set to open Saturday to visitors who can pay to escape its “Cat Kingdom” and prison once they are inside.
- Yellow and Green line trains will operate on their normal weekend schedules. But Red lines trains will run every 18 minutes and Blue, Orange and Silver lines trains will run every 20 minutes, according to Metro.
Photo courtesy of Logan Circle Community Association