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November 2016

Eric Burdon and the Animals

November 16, 2016 - November 18, 2016

Can’t get enough of hits like the seminal “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”? You’re in luck–Newcastle-raised British rock band The Animals, lead by singer Eric Burdon, will come to town this fall to play a show that’ll be one for the books. The band will perform at The Barns venue in Virginia’s Wolf Trap theater, one of the best spots near DC for music. The intimate, wood-roofed establishment is the perfect place to enjoy a fantastic musical show. Best of…

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Presidential Turkey Pardon

November 24, 2016

Right before the Thanksgiving holiday every November the U.S. President takes part in a time-honored American tradition: the presidential turkey pardon. Since turkey forms the most essential part of the classic American Thanksgiving meal, the President takes time every year to pardon one lucky turkey (sometimes two) from being made into a delicious dinner. The ceremony, which dates back to John F. Kennedy’s presidency in 1963, is held in the White House Rose Garden every year. Gather around the Graham…

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December 2016

Manassas Christmas Parade

December 3, 2016

Get into the Christmas spirit at this annual holiday celebration, the largest parade in the area! Bundle up the kids and bring them out to nearby Manassas, Virginia in December for a day they’ll love! Past parades have featured local and national celebrities, Scout troops, marching bands, dancers, and an array of floats. To add to the excitement of the festivities, Mr. and Mrs. Claus will also make an appearance from the North Pole to wish happy holidays to parade-watchers!…

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas

December 13, 2016 - December 31, 2016

You’ll love getting to introduce the kids to this holiday favorite when How The Grinch Stole Christmas comes to DC this winter. The Christmas tale will be performed as a musical at DC’s National Theatre venue this December. You’ll get to sing along to favorites like “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and watch the classic Dr. Seuss story come to life onstage with gorgeous set design and stunning choreography. The show is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas in…

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Holiday Cheer Extended Happy Hour

December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - December 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Alex at The Graham Georgetown is spreading Christmas Cheer with an extended Happy Hour December 20-23 and 27-30. On these dates, The Alex will offer a selection of 7 drinks and appetizers, available all night.  That should get you into the Christmas spirit!

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The Nutcracker – Moscow Ballet

December 21, 2016 - December 23, 2016

Get the kids excited for a holiday experience they’ll treasure for years with a trip to the Nutcracker this Christmas. The Moscow Ballet troupe will perform Tchaikovsky’s renowned ballet this year at the Strathmore Theater in Silver Spring, Maryland. You’ll love getting to see the elaborate Russian-made sets and costumes during this expertly staged performance. And be sure to look out for the venue’s sixty-foot Christmas tree, bound to blow away the little ones! This show is a great way…

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January 2017

Health and Fitness Expo

January 7, 2017 - January 8, 2017

Get excited to learn all about keeping in shape at this year’s Health and Fitness Expo at the Washington Convention Center. The two-day event includes opportunities to hear from clinicians, getting free health screenings, attend free classes for yoga and zumba, and learn about the best ways to feed your body from lectures by nutritionists. Kids will find plenty of entertainment at this fun-filled event, too, so make sure to bring the family along. Children can go to their own…

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Lukas Graham

January 9, 2017
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Tweens and teens are sure to go absolutely crazy when they hear about Danish superstars Lukas Graham’s upcoming show in the District. The pop group will stop by The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, to play their top hits. The band, who hail from Copenhagen, are known for songs like “Mama Said” and “7 Years.” They will also play tunes from their self-titled album Lukas Graham, which has reached as high as No.3 on the Billboard 200. Earn some points…

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American Ballet Theatre: Kevin McKenzie’s Swan Lake

January 25, 2017 - January 29, 2017

This January, make sure to head to the Kennedy Center’s Opera House for a performance of choreographer and artistic director Kevin McKenzie’s Swan Lake, staged by the American Ballet Theater. This gorgeously rendered dance performance features the Kennedy Center House Orchestra as the musical accompaniment, an acclaimed group. Make sure to bring the family along to witness this tragic, magical tale of star-crossed lovers. Young dancers especially will love getting to watch Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried’s romantic story. This…

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Bradd Marquis Sings Sam Cooke

January 27, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Fans of old-school soul jams will rejoice when they hear about this upcoming January event to commemorate the birthday of Sam Cooke. This winter, DC’s Howard Theatre venue in Shaw will host a musical brunch in honor of Cooke, with up-and-coming R&B star Bradd Marquis singing the icon’s hits. Expect to hear some all-time favorites like “Bring it On Home to Me,” “Chain Gang,” and “Nothing Can Change This Love.” Doors open at 12:30pm, so come hungry for some delicious…

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