Holiday Weekender: Georgetown Lights Up, 200-Year-Old Traditions and $6,000 Christmas Tree

Get in the holiday spirit without having to leave Georgetown.

Giant nutcrackers guard the doors of Clyde's on M Street, N.W. (Photo by Michelle Peirano)
Giant nutcrackers guard the doors of Clyde's on M Street, N.W. (Photo by Michelle Peirano)
It's the second-to-last weekend before Christmas, and the District is alight with decorations and buzzing with holiday events... It can get overwhelming.

Here is a roundup of where you can see santa, donate to charity, get in some caroling, ice skate and see holiday lights, all while finishing up shopping on M Street. 

Holiday Traditions 200 Years Ago, And More With Mansion Tours

Two historic homes in Georgetown will open Saturday for historical holiday tours.

Georgetown Lights Up With Art

A piece of France comes to the neighborhood.

Have A Favorite Window Display?

Georgetown BID takes votes.

$6,000 Christmas Tree: Event Raises Funds For Children's Cancer Center

The eighth Georgetown Jingle is on Sunday. Check out the trees that will be auctioned and one 11-year-old girl with a lot of guts (and lung capacity).

Santa, Free Cupcakes, Caroling And a Celtic Christmas

This weekend around Georgetown.

Washington Harbour Ice Rink Opens for Skate Season

The Washington Harbour ice rink in Georgetown is open for skate season and will stay open for holidays.

And if you're feeling adventurous, check out the Holiday Guide To Everything with events all over D.C., Virginia and Maryland. 


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