December 19, 2018
Wednesday

Headliners

8:00 pmWashington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Capital One Arena. NHL Hockey Game. 202-432-SEAT

Festivals

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5:00 pm
Wine Tastings Veramar Vienyard Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. Explore the grounds, see how wine is made at Veramar Vienyard. 540-955-5510
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9:00 pm
ZooLights Smithsonian's National Zoo. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland. ZooLights...

The Arts

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5:30 pm
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Composed of twenty-one laminated wood pieces, each of which forms the word "monkey"...
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5:30 pm
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Dating from the 10th to the 18th century, sculptures of deities, enlightened beings...
10:00 am-
11:00 pm
New Nature by Marpi ArTecHouse. Step into a colorful digital menagerie of nature-inspired creatures and plant life that will react in real-time to your gestures...
10:00 am-
5:00 pm
Nordic Impressions The Phillips Collection. Nordic Impressions is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years from 1821-2018. It features works by...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Lincoln's Contemporaries National Portrait Gallery. Featuring Mathew Brady's portraits of twenty celebrities from showman P.T. Barnum & inventor Samuel Morse to...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
American Origins National Portrait Gallery. On view in a series of 17 galleries and alcoves chronologically arranged to take the visitor from the days of contact...
11:30 am-
7:00 pm
Champions National Portrait Gallery. "Champions" salutes dynamic American sports figures whose impact beyond the athletic realm made them part of...
12:00 pm-
12:15 pm
Spotlight Tours The Phillips Collection. Tours focus one painting each day. 202-387-2151
12:00 pmTalley's Folly GALA Hispanic Theatre. On a moonlit night in 1944 Missouri, middle-aged Jewish accountant Matt Freidman has only one chance... 202-234-7174
12:30 pm-
1:30 pm
Wednesday Jazz Corcoran Gallery of Art. 202- 6391827
12:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
2:00 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
3:00 pmThe Second City: Love, Factually Theater Lab. A holiday satire - whether you love or hate the movie Love, Actually, you're going to fall in love with this mashup of parody, original...
3:30 pmGallery Experience: Art and Ingenuity Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In celebration of Ingenuity Week - explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection...
6:00 pmMillennium Stage John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free... 202-467-4600
7:30 pmA Christmas Carol Ford's Theatre. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation...
7:30 pmTalley's Folly GALA Hispanic Theatre. On a moonlit night in 1944 Missouri, middle-aged Jewish accountant Matt Freidman has only one chance... 202-234-7174
7:30 pmAugust Wilson's Gem of the Ocean Round House Theatre, Bethesda. As turmoil swirls in Pittsburgh's Hill District, Citizen Barlow arrives in the kitchen of venerable, 285-year-old...
7:30 pmA Christmas Messe: A Banquet of Seasonal English Music Folger Shakespeare Library. Celebrate the holidays with a repast of English music ranging from the earliest carols to later arrangements...
7:30 pmMiss Saigon Kennedy Center Opera House. The story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who meets an American G.I. in an encounter that will change their...
7:30 pmVocal Arts DC presents Angel Blue, soprano, in Recital Terrace Theater. The program features selections by W.A. Mozart, Richard Strauss, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jake Heggie, and Bruce Adolphe...
8:00 pmThe Play That Goes Wrong Eisenhower Theater. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous...

Sports

8:00 pmWashington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Capital One Arena. NHL Hockey Game. 202-432-SEAT

For Children

10:00 amChildren's Storytime Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arlington. A new book is read each time. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Community

7:30 am-
8:30 am
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
10:00 am-
3:00 pm
Decatur House Museum -- Tour The Stephen Decatur House. Tour of the house designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, America's first professional architect... 202-842-0920
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5:00 pm
Tour -- John F. Kennedy Center John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Meet at Level A Parking Plaza for tour led by members of Friends of the Kennedy... 202-4168340.
10:15 am-
5:15 pm
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution National Museum of Natural History. Visitors will feel the flutter in one of the most educational, entertaining and experiential... 202-357-2700
10:15 amHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
10:30 am-
12:00 pm
Hirshhorn Museum -- Permanent Collection Tour Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Tour begins at the Information Desk, at 7th and Independence Avenue SW... 202-357-2700
10:30 am-
3:00 pm
Spotlights Tours National Museum of American History. Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object...
11:00 amSlave Life at Mount Vernon Tour George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. Half-hour guided walking tour focuses on contributions of African-American... 202-780-2000
11:00 am-
2:00 pm
Tour Sewall-Belmont House. Tour of the National Women's Party headquarters. 202-546-1210
11:00 amHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
Tour -- Library of Congress Library of Congress. Tour commences in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building. 202-707-8000
12:10 pm-
1:00 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
12:30 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Museum of American History. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet at either Welcome desk. Tours...
1:00 pmHighlights Tour National Postal Museum. A friendly docent will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Subject to cancellation... 202-633-5534
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5:00 pm
Permanent Exhibit Dumbarton Oaks. Tour the gardens designed by Beatrix Ferrand and honored by Stravinsky in his famous Concerto, and the galleries... 202-339-6410
2:00 pmHighlights of the American Art Museum Tour Smithsonian American Art Museum. A friendly docent will give a tour of the highlights of the museum. Meet in the F Street Lobby. No tours on...
5:30 pm-
7:30 pm
The Self-Promotion Workshops All About Youniversity, Tysons Corner. These 2-hour topical workshops are interactive hands-on help for your marketing... 703-752-6166
5:30 pmNook Night Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Come in and learn all about this exciting technology! Whether you are new to NOOK or a seasoned pro, booksellers...
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9:00 pm
Learn a Middle Eastern Language with MESALI The United Church -- Die Vereinigte Kirche. DC Internationals announces the summer 2010 semester of its Middle East and... 202-250-6144
6:10 pm-
7:10 pm
Dahn Yoga and Brain Education Classes Dahn Yoga Studio. Includes meridian stretching, breathing exercises, brain wave vibration and meditation. Sundays by appointment... 202-393-2440
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9:30 pm
Adult Digital Crash Course Glen Echo Park. This condensed workshop will cover the basics of using a digital camera. This class will help demystify the menu... 202-997-9845
America's Most Wanted Studio Productions National Museum of Crime & Punishment. John Walsh's America's Most Wanted Studio, a state of the art facility, is located... 202-393-1099
Self-Guided Tour: Let's Move! with Smithsonian Gardens Smithsonian Institution. Explore Smithsonian Gardens through this scavenger hunt. Discover garden treasures while learning how gardening...

Dining Specials

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3:00 pm
Brunch Urbana Restaurant. Popular breakfast and lunch items are offered for brunch throughout the week. 202-956-6650
11:00 am-
5:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch Bistro Francais. A 3-course meal with complimentary glass of wine is offered on weekdays. 202-338-3830
11:00 am-
2:30 pm
3-Course Lunch Chef's American Bistro, California. A prix-fixe menu is offered during the week for lunch with different specials each day... 301-862-0380
11:30 am-
3:00 pm
Prix Fixe Weekday Lunch 2941, Falls Church. A special 3-course option is offered in addition to the regular menu. 703-270-1500
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2:00 pm
Prix Fixe Lunch Bastille DC, Alexandria. A 3-course menu is offered for lunch, in addition to the regular menu and specials... 703-519-3776
11:30 am-
4:00 pm
30-Minute 3-Course Lunch Ici Urban Bistro. Enjoy a contemporary French prix-fixe lunch on weekdays. 202-730-8700
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2:30 pm
Buffet and Boxed Lunches Indique Heights, Chevy Chase. For those in a hurry on weekdays, a choice of several quick lunch options is featured... 301-656-4822
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2:30 pm
3-Course Power Lunch Poste. A quick, prix fixe lunch menu is offered on weekdays, in addition to the regular menu. 202-783-6060
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2:30 pm
Lunch Box Teatro Goldoni. A quick, 4-course prix fixe menu including salads, pasta, entree, sides and dessert is featured on weekdays... 202-955-9494
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2:30 pm
Express Lunch Degrees Bistro. A prix fixe 2-course soup or salad plus entree lunch is offered on weekdays. 202-912-4110
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7:00 pm
Happy Hour McGinty's! McGinty's Public House, Silver Spring. $5 Food Menu; $3 Yuengling & Shocktop; $4 Margaritas & Martinis; $3.50 House Wine; $1 Off All Other...
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Chadwick's Happy Hour Chadwick's. Enjoy $2 domestic bottles, $2 house wine, $2.50 rail drinks and margaritas and half price Buffalo Wings and Stuffed... 202-333-2565
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7:00 pm
Pour House Happy Hour Pour House. Weekday happy hour featuring: $3 Bud Light drafts, Miller Lite drafts and Yuengling drafts; $4 Svedka, Svedka Flavors... 202-546-0779
6:00 pmWednesday Night Special Pour House. Wednesday night special features: $12 Yuengling pitchers, $5 burgers, cheeseburgers and veggie burgers (cheese... 202-546-0779
6:00 pmToledo Lounge Wednesdays Toledo Lounge. Featuring 1/2 price cheese sandwich and lounge dog, $3 - Rail 6pm-8pm, and $2 - Drafts 6pm-8pm.

Nightlife

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7:00 pm
Tune Inn Happy Hour Tune Inn. At happy hour get $1 off all drinks. 202-543-2725
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8:00 pm
Bedrock Billiards Happy Hour Bedrock Billiards. Specials include Rail drafts and Miller Lite $3. 202-667-7665
4:00 pmCorona special Sheisse Haus. Half-price nachos and $2. Coronas. 202-546-1001
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7:00 pm
Happy Hour at Garrett's Garrett's Restaurant & Railroad Tavern. Monday through Friday Happy Hour is from 4pm to 7pm. Come in and join us for three full hours where...
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11:00 pm
Club Heaven & Hell Happy Hour Club Heaven and Hell. Extended happy hour including specially priced appetizers and entrees. Drink specials include all... 202-667-4355
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8:00 pm
Rail Cocktails Top of the Hill. Cocktails made with Smirnoff, Beefeater, Bacardi, Cuervo, Jack Daniels, Dewars and Canadian Club are $4.50... 202-546-7782
6:00 pmWhen It Rains... We Pour Toledo Lounge. When it rains, we pour $2 drafts. Some restrictions apply -- snow is not rain.
8:00 pm-
2:00 am
The Ladies Hour Marrakesh Palace Pasha Lounge. An upscale, sexy, flirty event for ladies in the life. Hosted by R Kristi Events and CitiMerge.com... 202-775-1882
8:00 pm-
11:00 pm
McGinty's Poker Night McGinty's Public House, Silver Spring. Join McGinty's every Wednesday for one of the area's biggest poker tournaments with... 301-587-1270
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1:00 am
Wicked Wednesdays Joe's Crab Shack, Gaithersburg. With DJ XTA-C & DJ Los. No cover charge, plenty of drink specials and the best indoor / outdoor beach party...
9:00 pm-
2:00 am
Level 2 Steve's Bar Room. This ultra exclusive lounge features a private elevator exposing you to the ambiance which is Level II. VIP... 202-686-5990
9:00 pmHump Day Groovez Busboys and Poets. Hump Day Groovez is a weekly musical series that takes in the Langston Room. No room charge assessed to the... 202-387-7638
Wednesday Nite Sessions Cafe Japone. Resident Djs: at 10PM - DJ Cosgroove-DC, spinning funky and Hard House; at 11PM - DJ Redskin-DC, spinning B-More and DNB...