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Tuesday, Dec. 4
Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Bring the art or craft you’re working on from home and the library will supply the tea. No craft? No problem – there will be supplies on hand so you can start something new. Free parking in the 2100 Crystal Drive garage after 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Clarendon Chanukah Menorah Lighting*
Clarendon Central Park (3140 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Experience the festival of lights. Sponsored by Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria Arlington, the event includes the lighting of a giant, six-foot menorah, with hot potato latkes, chocolate gelt and dreidels available for all.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Chanukah On Ice!*
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Skate with family and friends, enter a free raffle and stay for the lighting of a six-foot menorah. Dinner offerings include hot latkes and kosher hot dogs. Admission is $10, then $13 starting tomorrow (Dec. 4).
Rosslyn Holiday Cheer
Central Place Plaza (1800 N. Lynn Street)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 5-8 p.m.
A holiday celebration in Rosslyn featuring holiday-themed food, drinks, activities, music and an opportunity to take your picture in front of Rosslyn’s big Christmas tree. During the evening time slot you can buy a ticket to taste Belle Isle Moonshine products for $10.
Friday, Dec. 7
“Winter Wonderland” Opening Reception for Art Exhibit
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Come start the winter season at Gallery Underground with a fun, festive “Winter Wonderland,” a seasonally-themed show of new work by gallery members during December. Also featured are works by multiple award-winning painter George Bowels.
Saturday, Dec. 8
St. Agnes Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration*
St. Agnes Catholic Church Parish Hall (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
All are invited to join for one of the church’s biggest annual celebrations. Meet outside the church, after the 5 p.m. mass, for a candlelit procession to the Parish Hall, where there will be a potluck dinner and an evening of live music from a mariachi band.
Punch Bowl Social Grand Opening Party
Ballston Quarter (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
The experiential food and beverage concept will celebrate its newest location in Ballston Quarter. The party’s $20 entrance fee — the proceeds of which will be donated to local charity So Others Might Eat — grants guests an evening of free food and drinks, plus live music by local rock band Wanted Man.
Sunday, Dec. 9
An Unexpected Christmas*
Memorial Baptist Church (3455 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 3-4 p.m., 6-7 p.m.
The Music Ministry of Memorial Baptist Church will present An Unexpected Christmas by Donna VanLiere. The Sanctuary Choir, Drama Team, MBC Instrumental Ensemble, Youth and Children’s Choirs will perform this fun and thought provoking musical drama.
Service of Lessons and Carols*
Cathedral of Saint Thomas More (3901 Cathedral Lane)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
Come and join Cathedral clergy, lay readers, combined Cathedral Choirs, in this cherished and prayerful Cathedral tradition. Free and ample parking available. A reception will follow in Burke Hall.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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