Weekend Roundup December 1, 2011
Winter Wonderland Sponsored by the Citizens Association of Georgetown
DECEMBER 2nd, 2011 AT 7:00PM | TEL: 202-337-7313| EVENT WEBSITE
The Georgetown Gala will take place on Friday, December 2nd at the Embassy of the Russian Federation from 7 until 11pm. Ambassador and Mrs. Sergey Kislyak are honorary chairs for the black tie evening which brings together over 400 residents, businesses, organizations and government leaders to highlight CAG’s mission of historic preservation and improving the life of the community. Gala Co-Chairs Nancy Taylor Bubes, Michele Evans and Patrice Miller are planning a Winter Wonderland which will include Russian vodka & caviar, an elegant dinner, a live auction, and dancing. Georgetowners John Richardson and Franco Nuschese will be the honored.
to purchase tickets please visit www.cagtown.org or at CAG offices located at 1365 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20007. Tickets will not be available at the door.
The Embassy of The Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC 20007
The Nutcracker, the Washington Ballet
DECEMBER 1-24th, 2011 AT 07:00 PM | UPPER BALCONY SEATING: $90. ORCHESTRA SEATING: $31 - $90. MID-BALCONY SEATING: $56 - $90. | TEL: TICKETMASTER, 202-397-7328 | EVENT WEBSITE
The Washington Ballet performs a very special version of The Nutcracker for the 50th time this year. With PytorIlych Tchaikovsky’s music and choreography, this performance takes you back to Georgetown in 1882, stars George Washington as the heroic Nutcracker, King George III as the villainous Rat King and introduces you to Anacostia Indians, frontiersmen, and many other all-American delights.
December 1-24, 2011 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3.30 p.m., 7 p.m.
The Warner Theatre
513 13th Street
Washington, DC 20004
Christmas in Middleburg, Virginia
DECEMBER 3RD, 2011 AT 08:30 AM | ORGANIZER@CHRISTMASINMIDDLEBURG.ORG | TEL: 540-687-8888 | EVENT WEBSITE
A quaint town in Virginia celebrates the holiday with a day-long festival featuring Breakfast with Santa at 8:30am, followed by the Middleburg Hunt Review parade at 11:00am, and the Christmas Parade down Washington Street at 2:00pm. Kids activities all day.
Swedish Christmas Bazaar
DECEMBER 3RD, 2011 AT 11:00 AM | FREE | PERNILLAE.JONSSON@GMAIL.COM | TEL: 571 338 5240 | EVENT WEBSITE
SWEA Washington DC (Swedish Women's Educational Association) supported by the Embassy of Sweden; holds its annual Christmas Bazaar from 11 am to 5 pm, December 3, at House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW (Georgetown waterfront). Foggy Bottom is the closest metro station. Find Swedish artwork, crafts, crystal, textiles, books and traditional foods for sale. Visit the Swedish Café. There is also a raffle. Santa Lucia Procession is singing Swedish Christmas carols. Activities room for children.
2900 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
DECEMBER 3RD, 2011 AT 08:00 PM | $18-$30 | INFO@GALATHEATRE.ORG | TEL: (202) 234-7174 | EVENT WEBSITE
Edwin Aparicio, who appears regularly at national and international dance festivals, has created a stunning new work featuring male dancers only.
GALA Hispanic Theatre
3333 14th St., NW Washington, DC 20010
American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras presents "Russian Rhapsody"
DECEMBER 4TH, 2011 AT 03:00 PM | TICKETS: $7 ADULT, $5 SENIOR/STUDENT, FREE FOR AGES 5 AND UNDER | EVENTS@AYPO.ORG | TEL: 703-642-8051 | EVENT WEBSITE
American Youth Concert Orchestra - J.D. Anderson, Conductor American Youth Symphonic Orchestra - Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor
Program: Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles Bach arr. Calliet: Fugue in G Minor Alfred Reed: Greensleeves - A Symphonic Setting Del Borgo: Hatikvah Hershey Kay: Pat-A-Pan Delibes arr. Isaac: March and Procession of Bacchus Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kiji Suite Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Vienna Presbyterian Church,
124 Park Street N.E., Vienna, VA 22180
DECEMBER 4TH, 2011 AT 04:00 PM | $15, STUDENTS UNDER 18 FREE | MUSICINMCLEAN@GMAIL.COM | TEL: (703) 560-0670 | EVENT WEBSITE
Join us for a wonderful holiday tradition: A sing-a-long performance of one of Handel's most moving and memorable works, the 'Messiah'. This beautiful work celebrates the promise of redemption and peace for all mankind. Choir, soloists and orchestra will be under the direction of Cheryl Branham. Bring along a $10 deposit (refunded at the end of the performance) to receive a scorebook with your admission and sing along. Or, simply come and enjoy the music at this family friendly event!
Saint Luke Catholic Church
7001 Georgetown Pike McLean, VA 22101