Get Out: Puzzle Festival, Campfire Stories, Esprit de Noel and More
The weekend is here! How are you going to spend it?
When/Where: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Arlington Central Library
Why Go: How cool is this? From the coordinator: The Second Annual Arlington Puzzle Festival is "a celebration of words, logic, numbers and thinking and a place to meet other puzzle fanatics in a friendly, fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Crossword puzzles will be provided by New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz. Sudoku puzzles will be provided by U.S. and world champion Thomas Snyder."
When/Where: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th St. NW, Washington.
Why Go: Get a jump on your holiday shopping and take a chance on
pearl white 2013 Mini Cooper!
Cost: Free to attend.
When/Where: 6 p.m. Saturday at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road in Arlington
Why Go: From the nature center: "Coyote, the trickster of Native American stories, is Arlington’s new dog in town! Join us for stories and facts about this interesting new resident. All ages. Register adults and children; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. The whole family is invited to join us at the Long Branch Amphitheater for lots of old-fashioned fun! This engaging program will be filled with entertaining activities, which may include stories, special animal guests, games, songs and, of course, treats like s’mores."
When/Where: 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kennedy Center (2700 F St., NW)
Why Go: This play has won five Tony Awards, including Best Play. According to the Kennedy Center website, "This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London, New York, and Toronto."
Cost: Limited availability, prices vary.
When/Where: Saturday is your last chance to vote early — unless you think there won't be any lines on Election Day, which is Tuesday. Voting starts at 8:30 a.m.
Why Go: You really don't need us to tell you. But do check out election guides for Georgetown and Arlington! And follow the links to find out more about absentee voting in Arlington and Washington, D.C.