Don’t be a turkey! Register to run or walk this 10K fundraising event. You can make it possible for youth and families in our community to participate in Y programs, receive free teen and family counseling and other needed services from local nonprofits that keep them safe, engaged and valued. Give.TurkeyChase.com
National Harbor is the perfect place to enjoy the holiday season at ICE! Holiday lights along the waterfront twinkle as far as the eye can see. Your kiddos will be awestruck upon seeing the beautifully carved, larger-than-life ice statues! They’ll love the ice slides and ice skating. Bundle up, but don’t fret; parkas are provided. For tickets, call 301.985.4000.
Based on the beloved children’s book series, this play begs the question, what could be fancier than Christmas Oohlala! This year, Nancy is especially excited. She can't wait to decorate the Christmas tree. But when things don't turn out the way Nancy planned, will Christmas still be splendiferous? My.AdventureTheatre-MTC.org
Bring your favorite adults and friends to a Hanukkah celebration kick-off with Alan Goodis, a nationally touring musician whose Jewish music and dynamic performance will have everyone on their feet dancing and singing. WHCTemple.org
Enjoy a drive through the Howard County General Hospital Symphony of Lights, a holiday tradition. This event offers a dazzling display of more than 100 larger-than-life animated and stationary holiday light creations, made up of 300,000-plus bulbs. The Symphony of Lights is the largest annual fundraising event benefiting Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Wednesdays through Sundays in December. HopkinsMedicine.org
Hear Iyona Blake sing “Oh, Holy Night” and other favorite holiday solos and sing along to well-loved classics including “White Christmas” with your family and friends at Strathmore. Iyona Blake, a Helen Hayes Award winner, was recently seen in Signature Theater’s Titanic and Jelly’s Last Jam. Each ticket purchase supports military families of USO-Metro. Strathmore.org
Led by legendary Music Director Wynton Marsalis, this magical evening blends classical, jazz and holiday favorites featuring 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. This remarkably versatile orchestra is known for its vast repertoire ranging from original compositions and commissioned works to rare historic compositions and masterworks by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thelonious Monk and more. Strathmore.org
The MatzoBall is the hottest singles Hanukkah party organized by the Society of Young Jewish Professionals. For tickets and more information, visit MatzoBall.org.
Usher in the New Year with a celebration of singing and dancing that will delight the senses. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert presented by Attila Glatz Concert Productions recreates the beauty of Vienna’s golden era and its elegance. The concert will feature Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from beloved operettas performed by acclaimed European singers, champion ballroom dancers, ballet and live symphony orchestra. SalutetoVienna.com