Saturday December 7th and Sunday December 8th
15th Annual Alternative Takoma Park Gift Fair, 12-4 at Takoma Park Presbyterian Church: This sounds super cool! Buy a gift that provides meaning along with critical support to local, national and international organizations. This would be a great family experience to celebrate the gift of giving. Visit: http://www.aggw.org/ for more information and for the lists of gifts.
Christmas Bazaar, December 7th from 9:00 am-8:00 pm and Sunday, December 8th from 8:30-4:30 pm at Saint Michael The Archangel Roman Catholic Church at 824 Pershing Drive Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Visit with Santa & Pajamarama in Takoma Park from 10:00-1:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday 7:00-10:00 am at the Natural Lab on 7003 Carroll Avenue Takoma Park. Get the kiddos pics taken in their jammies!
Friday, December 13th
Silver Spring Stage is presenting, "A Christmas Carol," from December 13th to the 22nd. Visit their site for additional information: http://www.ssstage.org/
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The Muppet Christmas Carol at the AFI in Silver Spring. We see this classic every year, it is a tradition! This year it is playing from December 20th-24th. Other classics are playing as well such as, "It is a Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street," "A Christmas Carol," and "White Christmas." Did I mention the theater is fabulous?
|Last Year at The AFI|
Brookside Garden of Lights. Walk through a magical one million lights in this beautiful display of garden lights. Dress warm! Check out the site for a schedule of the musical performances as well! Check out Certifikid for a discount of 25% off and pay only $15.00 per car at http://www.certifikid.com/deal/8825/15-for-garden-of-lights-admission-for-1-car-at-br
Open every night except December 24 & 25, January 1 & 2 last day is January 5th.
Weekdays (Sunday- Thursday) 5:30 to 9:00pm, with last car admitted at 8:30pm
Weekends (Friday – Saturday) 5:30 to 10:00pm, with last car admitted at 9:30pm
Symphony of Lights in Columbia, MD. If you want to stay in your car, drink some hot chocolate and enjoy the lights then this is for you! The address is Broken Land Parkway and Hickory Ridge Road Columbia, MD 21044, Open 7 days a week, including holidays: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Check out Certifikid for a 35% discount at http://www.certifikid.com/deal/8853/13-for-20th-annual-symphony-of-lights-admission-f
|Symphony of Lights|
MYB’s 24th Season
December 21st at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm
December 22nd at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm
December 23rd at 1:00 pm
December 26th at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm
December 27th at 1:00 pm
December 28th at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm
|My mom and Anya after the Nutcracker performance|
Sugar Plum Fairy Party
If you have children 5-8 this may be a fun party for them to attend at the Maryland Youth Ballet on Sunday, December 22nd from 11:00-2:00 pm, the cost is $25.00. Learn more at http://www.marylandyouthballet.org/sugar-plum-party/
These are only a few things to do locally, there is so much more in the Metro DC area, but I hope if you live in the area you'll check out all these fun activities and potential traditions!