December 24, 2018
Monday · Christmas Eve

Festivals

12:00 pm-
5:00 pm
Wine Tastings Veramar Vienyard Veramar Vineyard, Berryville. Explore the grounds, see how wine is made at Veramar Vienyard. 540-955-5510

The Arts

10:00 am-
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"...
10:00 am-
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...
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...
6:00 pm Millennium Stage John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free... 202-467-4600
7:00 pm-
11:00 pm
Hustlin' Yo Flow Mondays Takoma Station Tavern. Poetry and comedy every Monday with some of the best poets and comedians in the metro area, headliners... 202-829-1937

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-
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 am Highlights 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 am Slave 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 Highlights 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 pm Highlights 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 pm Highlights 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 pm Highlights 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
2:00 pm-
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 pm Highlights 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...
6:00 pm-
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
7:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Alexandria Jaycees Chapter Meeting Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, Alexandria. Social and networking time begins at 7 pm. Our meetings begin at 7:30PM... 703-216-0230
7:00 pm-
8:30 pm
Dance / Drumming Classes: Folkloric Afro Cuban, Salsa, Rueda, and More Alafia Professional Dance Studio, Mount Rainier. Taught by master Cuban dancer and instructor, Oscar Rousseaux. Class... 202-997-4344
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...

Miscellaneous

7:30 pm-
10:00 pm
Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament The Barking Dog, Bethesda. Hello district poker players, we are excited to announce our return. We're offering more chips... 301-654-0022
8:00 pm Monday Poker Nights Garrett's Restaurant & Railroad Tavern. Texas Hold 'em tournaments with a free buy in. The top game winners will receive prizes... 301-252-8930

Dining Specials

11:00 am-
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
11:30 am-
2:00 pm
30-Minute 3-Course Lunch Ici Urban Bistro. Enjoy a contemporary French prix-fixe lunch on weekdays. 202-730-8700
11:30 am-
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
11:30 am-
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
11:30 am-
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
12:00 pm-
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
12:00 pm-
2:45 pm
Executive and Boxed Lunches Indique. Special custom lunches are available for those in a hurry on weekdays. 202-244-6600
3:00 pm-
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
Half Price Pizza Night Capitol Lounge. Enjoy large cheese, pepperoni, sausage, or veggie pizzas at half price. 202-547-2098
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
4:00 pm-
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
4:00 pm Wing Night Capitol Lounge. Feast classic Buffalonian Wings for 25 cents each.
5:00 pm Ladies Night @ My Brother's Place My Brother's Place. Featuring $1 Miller Lite draft and $1 Rail Drinks 9pm-11pm and 1/2 price appetizers after 5pm... 202-347-1350
5:00 pm Z-Burger's FroZen Happy Hour Z-Burger. Just start your week with a tasty cold milkshake from D.C.'s most popular burger joint. With over 75 flavors to choose... 703-533-4839
6:00 pm Barbecue Dining and Drink Specials Old Glory. Specials offered every week. 202-337-3406
6:00 pm Monday Night Specials Pour House. Monday night offers $10 Bud Light & Miller Lite pitchers and $5 Carolina Sliders. 202-546-0779
6:00 pm Toledo Lounge Mondays Toledo Lounge. Features 1/2 price appetizers, $3 - Rail 6-9pm and $2 -Drafts 6-9pm.

Nightlife

4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
Tune Inn Happy Hour Tune Inn. At happy hour get $1 off all drinks. 202-543-2725
4:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Bedrock Billiards Happy Hour Bedrock Billiards. Specials include Rail drafts and Miller Lite $3. 202-667-7665
4:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Assorted dining and drink specials Sheisse Haus. Extended until 9PM on Mondays. 202-546-1001
4:00 pm-
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...
5:00 pm-
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
5:30 pm Wine by the Bottle Top of the Hill. Choose from an extensive collection of wines by the bottle for half-price all night long. 202-546-7782
6:00 pm When It Rains... We Pour Toledo Lounge. When it rains, we pour $2 drafts. Some restrictions apply -- snow is not rain.
7:00 pm-
10:00 pm
McGinty's Brainstormer Pub Quiz McGinty's Public House, Silver Spring. Test out your trivia knowledge against 25 or more teams at one of the area's biggest... 301-587-1270
7:00 pm-
9:00 pm
Pub Trivia McGinty's Public House and Restaurant, Arlington. Come on out with your team of up to six to challenge yourselves in our first... 703-414-3555
Cicero's Lounge Metro Cafe. Dance/DJ night hosted by DJ Dreamy Sal, unless there is a special show scheduled. All drinks are half-price... 202-588-9118