D.C. Natives’ Weekend Guide

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By Jodi Westrick
Observer Staff
NOV. 29, 2007

Deck the Halls

Get into the holiday spirit by hand-crafting your own seasonal wreath or tree at the Tudor Place garden Friday, Nov. 30. For $35, the garden will provide each guest with items from the garden and other essential supplies to make the festive decorations. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. If you can’t make it then, the event will be held at the same times on Saturday, Dec. 1 and on the morning of Dec. 8. The garden is located at 1644 31st St., NW. Registration is required for the event, and can be done so by clicking here.

Georgetown Holiday Market

Stroll on over to Georgetown for the first ever Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 1. Hosted by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, the event will feature 20 boutiques, salons and restaurants in the Georgetown area. Treats, musicians and unique gifts will also be part of the event. Many of the stores on Upper Wisconsin Avenue, NW, between P Street and Reservoir Road, NW, will also debut their holiday displays for the event. The fun begins at 11 a.m. and will last until 6 p.m. Admission is free.

Light it Up

Continue the celebration in Georgetown on Sunday, Dec. 2, as the community holds its annual Christmas tree lighting. Revelers will be able to get a free photo taken with Santa Claus, Christmas cookies and hot chocolate from Starbucks. No admission price, the event starts at 4 p.m. at the Georgetown Waterfront, 3000 K Street, NW.

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