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"A Kodachrome Christmas" -- Nostalgic Comedy With an Edge

at The Alden, McLean
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $30.00
OFFER PRICE: $15.00

Join hostess with the mostess Earlene Hoople -- or as she calls herself, "The Queen of Rural Media" -- for a live "taping" of her special cable-access holiday TV special. From an embarrassing family s... [more+]

Join hostess with the mostess Earlene Hoople -- or as she calls herself, "The Queen of Rural Media" -- for a live "taping" of her special cable-access holiday TV special. From an embarrassing family slide-show to her "kookiest kristmas kraft kontest," a hand-bell choir made up of audience members and more, this light-hearted look at a down-home holiday show rings in the season with tongue-in-cheek style. Actor Jay Byrd brings Earlene winningly to life in this comedy written by a former writer of "Seinfeld", Pat Hazell. [less-]

"A Revolutionary Christmas": World Premiere of Touching Drama

at Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $25.50
OFFER PRICE: $12.75

Set during the Revolutionary War, this heartwarming new drama from the Maryland Ensemble Theatre tells the story of a family living on a German farm in Frederick whose lives are turned upside-down whe... [more+]

Set during the Revolutionary War, this heartwarming new drama from the Maryland Ensemble Theatre tells the story of a family living on a German farm in Frederick whose lives are turned upside-down when they take an escaped Hessian soldier captive. Against all odds, while under their lock and key, this soldier helps them rediscover love, hope, forgiveness and the true meaning of the Christmas season. And this world premiere production of "A Revolutionary Christmas" may very well awaken the same things within you. [less-]

Three For a Song Unearth '30s Song Gems for a Holiday Cabaret

at ArtSpace Falls Church, Falls Church
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00

Fresh from acclaimed performances at NYC's famed Metropolitan Room, Three For A Song return to their Northern Virginia home to ring and sing in the holidays. The trio -- tenor Doug Bowles, soprano Kar... [more+]

Fresh from acclaimed performances at NYC's famed Metropolitan Room, Three For A Song return to their Northern Virginia home to ring and sing in the holidays. The trio -- tenor Doug Bowles, soprano Karin Paludan and pianist Alex Hassan -- will share stories from their trip to the Big Apple and showcase delightful new arrangements of Christmas classics. They'll also show off an assortment of breathtaking holiday melodies from the 1930's. It'll be a festive evening of song, story and laughs as the talented threesome trots out "the greatest songs you've never heard." [less-]

Unique Gifts for Everyone on Your List at the Shop Small Holiday Soiree

at Springhill Suites, Alexandria
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $10.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $5.00

Forget the crowded malls and their giant chain stores. This year, you can get your holiday shopping done and support local businesses (and have fun while you're doing it!). Just head to Springhill Sui... [more+]

Forget the crowded malls and their giant chain stores. This year, you can get your holiday shopping done and support local businesses (and have fun while you're doing it!). Just head to Springhill Suites in Alexandra, where -- with an included mimosa in hand -- you can browse the jewelry, fashion and lifestyle vendors, many of whom will be offering unique items not available in stores. Some boutiques will be giving away gift bags, merchandise and other goodies -- and you'll even have a chance to enter for a chance to win $500 in cash and prizes. [less-]

Cruise Past the National Monuments: Candlelight Dinner & Dancing

at Nina's Dandy, Alexandria
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
Wed, December 24
FULL PRICE: $88.00
OFFER PRICE: $53.00

Cruise from historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, past the stunning national monuments and museums, to Georgetown and back to Alexandria on Nina's Dandy Dinner Cruise. Soak in the sights, including ... [more+]

Cruise from historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, past the stunning national monuments and museums, to Georgetown and back to Alexandria on Nina's Dandy Dinner Cruise. Soak in the sights, including Washington's famous cherry blossom trees -- a gift from Japan in 1912 -- and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials while enjoying a four-course meal by candlelight, served tableside, followed by dancing on the ship's elegant marble dance floor or under the stars on the upper deck. Live music welcomes you aboard and accompanies the dining experience. [less-]

Christmas Comedy "You Can't Get a Decent Margarita at the North Pole"

at Bier Baron Tavern, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $25.00
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Making his list, checking it twice, then flying all over the world in a single night -- the holidays are a hectic time for poor ol' St. Nick. Performed by the Grain of Sand Theatre Company, "You Can't... [more+]

Making his list, checking it twice, then flying all over the world in a single night -- the holidays are a hectic time for poor ol' St. Nick. Performed by the Grain of Sand Theatre Company, "You Can't Get a Decent Margarita at the North Pole" features an overworked, highly stressed Santa who's dreaming of enjoying a nice, relaxing tropical drink by the ocean. Juggling an uncooperative, alcoholic Rudolph, a wife who wants him to stop working so hard, and seduction attempts from a randy elf, the man in the red suit isn't feeling his jolly old self. Will Christmas survive this hectic holiday season? And will Santa ever get his margarita on the beach? [less-]

"A Broadway Christmas Carol": Show Tunes and Scrooge Come Together

at MetroStage, Alexandria
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $50.00
OFFER PRICE: $35.00

MetroStage offers the gift of comedy and music for the holidays with their annual production of "A Broadway Christmas Carol". A twist on the Dickens classic, this show incorporates hysterical song par... [more+]

MetroStage offers the gift of comedy and music for the holidays with their annual production of "A Broadway Christmas Carol". A twist on the Dickens classic, this show incorporates hysterical song parodies of 33 Broadway show tunes by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim and more into the production for an enjoyable musical mash-up. This Washington, D.C. tradition, created by Kathy Feininger, provides the perfect occasion to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. [less-]

"The Nutcracker": A New Holiday Musical

at Round House Theatre - Bethesda, Bethesda
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
+ 2 more dates
Mon, December 22
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $50.00
OFFER PRICE: $25.00

This fresh theatrical interpretation of "The Nutcracker" reinvents E.T.A. Hoffmann's original holiday tale with lots of humor and heart -- and no ballet. After the loss of her brother in the Marines, ... [more+]

This fresh theatrical interpretation of "The Nutcracker" reinvents E.T.A. Hoffmann's original holiday tale with lots of humor and heart -- and no ballet. After the loss of her brother in the Marines, young Clara sets out on a journey to save her grieving family, with the help of a remarkable nutcracker. Full of magic, hope and fun, this contemporary retelling weaves together a delightful original score and dialogue and amazing puppetry, and shines a light on the healing power of the imagination. Please see the full event description for details on talkbacks and other audience events. [less-]

Guitarist Avram Pengas Plays World Music for Chanukah

at Washington DCJCC, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
FULL PRICE: $15.00
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Greek-born Avram Pengas is known on the world music scene as both a skilled guitarist and a "bouzouki" virtuoso, shining a spotlight on the traditional Greek instrument. His music creates a rich music... [more+]

Greek-born Avram Pengas is known on the world music scene as both a skilled guitarist and a "bouzouki" virtuoso, shining a spotlight on the traditional Greek instrument. His music creates a rich musical palette rooted in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. A skilled arranger, Pengas draws upon both Eastern and Western rhythms in a dynamic, improvisational style that recalls American jazz. Since opening his nightclub, Noga, in the heart of Greenwich Village in 1979, he has performed in the off-Broadway production of "Hot Klezmer" and has become a staple of New York's downtown music scene. He'll bring his culture-spanning sound to the stage for this Festival of Lights celebration. [less-]

Olney Ballet Theatre Brings "The Nutcracker" to Life

at Olney Theatre Center - Historic Stage, Olney
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
FULL PRICE: $45.00
OFFER PRICE: $22.50

Starring student ballerinas, along with professional guest dancers, the Olney Ballet Theatre's "Nutcracker" has been a holiday tradition in the Washington area for decades. You'll be transported to a ... [more+]

Starring student ballerinas, along with professional guest dancers, the Olney Ballet Theatre's "Nutcracker" has been a holiday tradition in the Washington area for decades. You'll be transported to a magical place filled with Christmas spirits, dancing children, toy soldiers that come alive, a glowing Christmas tree that seems to grow endlessly, magical creatures, the Land of Sweets and exquisite dancing. Whether a family tradition or once-in-a-lifetime event, this beloved classic is bound to create lasting memories for audiences young and old. [less-]

International Spy Museum: Enter the World of Secret Agents

at International Spy Museum, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 6 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
Wed, December 31
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FULL PRICE: $23.21
OFFER PRICE: $12.00

From real-life spy gadgets to the stories behind the coolest secret agents in movies, the International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States dedicated solely to the worl... [more+]

From real-life spy gadgets to the stories behind the coolest secret agents in movies, the International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States dedicated solely to the world of espionage. Upon arrival, you'll be given a secret identity, which you'll use to test your spy skills throughout the experience. Then, you'll explore a series of themed rooms, where you'll hear historic tales, examine artifacts and participate in activities. Get ready for exhibits like "Spies Among Us", which focuses on WWII-era German and Russian spy rings, and "Exquisitely Evil", a tribute to the villains of cinema's most famous spy -- James Bond. "Exquisitely Evil" features more than 100 film artifacts from both old and new Bond movies, plus interactive exhibits that allow you to take over the controls of a villain's lair, brave the depths of a virtual shark tank, play spy vs. spy with other visitors, disarm a missile before time runs out and more. [less-]

"CSI Experience" at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment

at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 5 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
Wed, December 31
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FULL PRICE: $23.00
OFFER PRICE: $11.50

Explore the technology and science behind solving crimes -- and behind the stories created by the various hit forensic TV series -- with the interactive exhibits at the National Museum of Crime & Puni... [more+]

Explore the technology and science behind solving crimes -- and behind the stories created by the various hit forensic TV series -- with the interactive exhibits at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment's cool "CSI Experience". The exhibits also include a crime scene lab and the filming studios for "America's Most Wanted", a simulated FBI shooting range, a virtual high-speed police chase, John Dillinger's getaway car and hundreds more artifacts and hands-on activities. Set aside two to three hours for this one-of-a-kind museum, which offers the chance to discover some of the true heroes of law enforcement, while venturing into the dark side of the criminal mind. [less-]

See D.C. at Your Own Pace -- Big Bus "All Loops" Hop-On, Hop-Off Tours

at Big Bus Tour Bus, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 6 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
Wed, December 31
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FULL PRICE: $27.00 - $48.00
OFFER PRICE: $21.00 - $36.00

Big Bus Tours' "All Loops" buses take you all around the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience, and also includes admissio... [more+]

Big Bus Tours' "All Loops" buses take you all around the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience, and also includes admission to Madame Tussauds. Hop off the bus to take an in-depth look at any of the capital's most famous landmarks, and just hop back on when you're ready to continue your journey. The Red Loop takes you to the top tourist sites that define D.C., including the White House, Capitol building, Arlington Cemetery and more with a live-guided commentary. The Blue Loop follows the same route, but features a recorded commentary in eight languages. The Yellow Loop travels throughout the city center and to Georgetown, while the Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. Please see the full event description for further information. [less-]

"Terrapin Challenge:" Zip, Climb, Swing and Explore the Adventure Course

at Terrapin Adventures, Savage
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Fri, December 26
+ 6 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
Fri, January 02
Sat, January 03
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FULL PRICE: $86.00
OFFER PRICE: $43.00

Spend up to four hours conquering all 32 elements of Terrapin's Adventure Center. See how many ways you can traverse the High Ropes Challenge Course, scream with delight as you glide on a 330-foot zip... [more+]

Spend up to four hours conquering all 32 elements of Terrapin's Adventure Center. See how many ways you can traverse the High Ropes Challenge Course, scream with delight as you glide on a 330-foot zip line, and try to master all the routes up and down on the Terrapin Tower as well as Heebie Jeebie, Islands in the Sky and Raider Bridge. Then catch your breath as you experience two Gs of force on the Giant Swing. Your adventure is led by a trained guide who will teach you new skills as you enjoy the thrills. Take the four-hour Terrapin Challenge! [less-]

See D.C. at Your Own Pace: 48-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour With Admission to Attractions

at Big Bus Tour Bus, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 5 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
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FULL PRICE: $29.00 - $59.00
OFFER PRICE: $22.00 - $44.25

Big Bus Tours takes its 48-hour "hop-on, hop-off" tour through the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience. Plus, you'll get... [more+]

Big Bus Tours takes its 48-hour "hop-on, hop-off" tour through the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience. Plus, you'll get included admission to Madame Tussauds and the National Museum of Crime & Punishment. Hop off the bus to take a closer look at landmarks, and hop back on when you're ready to continue your journey. The Red Loop takes you with live-guided commentary to the top tourist sites that define D.C., including the White House and Capitol Building, Arlington National Cemetery and more. The Blue Loop follows the same route as the Red Loop but with recorded commentary in eight languages. The Yellow Loop travels throughout the city center and to Georgetown, and the Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. [less-]

See the White House, Lincoln Memorial & More Lit Up on Night Tour of D.C.

at Big Bus Tour Bus, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 35 more dates
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Mon, December 29
Tue, December 30
Fri, January 02
Sat, January 03
Sun, January 04
Mon, January 05
Tue, January 06
Wed, January 07
Thu, January 08
Fri, January 09
Sat, January 10
Sun, January 11
Mon, January 12
Tue, January 13
Wed, January 14
Thu, January 15
Fri, January 16
Sat, January 17
Sun, January 18
Mon, January 19
Tue, January 20
Wed, January 21
Thu, January 22
Fri, January 23
Sat, January 24
Sun, January 25
Mon, January 26
Tue, January 27
Wed, January 28
Thu, January 29
Fri, January 30
Sat, January 31
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FULL PRICE: $26.00 - $45.00
OFFER PRICE: $20.00 - $34.00

A truly historic city with some of the most iconic landmarks on the planet, Washington, D.C., becomes even more picturesque (and far less crowded) after the sun sets. This two-and-a-half-hour guided n... [more+]

A truly historic city with some of the most iconic landmarks on the planet, Washington, D.C., becomes even more picturesque (and far less crowded) after the sun sets. This two-and-a-half-hour guided nighttime tour of the capital's gorgeous memorials and monuments includes stops at the historic area's key landmarks. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you'll be able to hop off the bus to discover more about Washington's fascinating past. Along the way, your guide will explain the history of these national monuments and give tips on the perfect spots to snap great photos. [less-]

"The Tempest" -- Shakespeare's Romantic Tragicomedy

at Sidney Harman Hall, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 23
FULL PRICE: $85.00
OFFER PRICE: $25.00

Widely considered one of Shakespeare's greatest works, "The Tempest" is a lyrical play that tells the story of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle where fantastical c... [more+]

Widely considered one of Shakespeare's greatest works, "The Tempest" is a lyrical play that tells the story of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle where fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance abound. A shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, and the plot thickens when his beloved daughter falls for the enemy's son. It's a magical tale about the transformative power of forgiveness and the bond between parent and child. This great story has inspired all kinds of adaptations, from poetry and paintings to operas and films like "Forbidden Planet". [less-]

Paul Morella's "A Christmas Carol" Gives a Solo Spin to the Holiday Classic

at Olney Theatre Center - Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, Olney
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 23
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 4 more dates
Tue, December 23
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sat, December 27
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FULL PRICE: $36.00
OFFER PRICE: $18.00

Veteran D.C.-area actor Paul Morella ("The Pelican Brief", "The District", "The Wire") presents a fresh spin on Charles Dickens' beloved holiday tale in his one-man stage adaptation of "A Christmas Ca... [more+]

Veteran D.C.-area actor Paul Morella ("The Pelican Brief", "The District", "The Wire") presents a fresh spin on Charles Dickens' beloved holiday tale in his one-man stage adaptation of "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas". Adapted from Dickens' original novella and reading tour, Morella's solo version transports you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale. Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Charles Dickens originally intended -- in his own words -- and rediscover this timeless classic presented as a masterful solo performance.This critically acclaimed production has become a holiday must-see. [less-]

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Starring Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo

at The Kennedy Center - Opera House, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 23
Thu, December 25
Fri, December 26
+ 6 more dates
Tue, December 23
Thu, December 25
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
Tue, December 30
Wed, December 31
Thu, January 01
Fri, January 02
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FULL PRICE: $69.00 - $130.00
OFFER PRICE: $41.50 - $78.00

"American Idol" singing sensations, Broadway stars and real-life newlyweds Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo bring new life to an updated musical theater favorite as the title character and the narrator, re... [more+]

"American Idol" singing sensations, Broadway stars and real-life newlyweds Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo bring new life to an updated musical theater favorite as the title character and the narrator, respectively, in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph" is the irresistible family musical retelling of the trials and triumphs of Israel's favorite son. This Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors is full of unforgettable songs, including "Those Canaan Days," "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door." Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler ("Annie, In the Heights"), this updated touring version stays true to the beloved original while incorporating modern character development, costuming that's decidedly 2014 (with nods to Egyptian times, of course), and lots of tap, jazz and hip-hop dance. [less-]

The Washington Ballet's "The Nutcracker", Set in Historic D.C.

at Warner Theatre, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 23
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
+ 5 more dates
Tue, December 23
Tue, December 23
Wed, December 24
Wed, December 24
Fri, December 26
Sat, December 27
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $175.00
OFFER PRICE: $88.00

Watch The Washington Ballet's ingenious take on "The Nutcracker" from the comfort of Warner Theatre's premium suites, including waiter service and access to a VIP lounge. Septime Webre's version of th... [more+]

Watch The Washington Ballet's ingenious take on "The Nutcracker" from the comfort of Warner Theatre's premium suites, including waiter service and access to a VIP lounge. Septime Webre's version of the timeless ballet is set in the wintry, historic D.C. of old, where George Washington becomes the heroic nutcracker -- which makes perfect sense considering his legendary set of wooden choppers. Set to Tchaikovsky's enchanting score and staged with magnificent sets and costumes, there are waltzing cherry blossoms, dancing sugar plums and other clever adaptations to enchant young and old, making this particular "The Nutcracker" a beloved family tradition. [less-]

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