Friday, January 11, 2013
See what is happening this weekend.
1. Ice Skating Party to Benefit Concerts in the Park When/Where: From 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Washington Harbour Ice Rink, 3050 K St. NW, and Tony & Joe's, 3000 K St. NW. Why Go: Get some exercise, spend some quality time with family and friends and help a good cause while you are at it. Proceeds from the skating party will support the Citizens Association of Georgetown's annual Concerts in the Park this summer, which is free and open to the public. Price: Tickets are $175 for three generations, $150 for 2 generations, $125 for a couple and $65 for one. 2. Rosebud Film Festival When/Where: The Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday Why Go: Rosebud is an annual competition open exclusively to DC, Maryland, and …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Georgetown waterfront's Washington Harbour unveiled its brand new ice skating rink just before Thanksgiving.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Georgetown's ice rink hosts a winter festival starting at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Whether you are lacing-up your skates, sharing a cup of hot chocolate or enjoying the carolers from the Embassy of Sweden's St. Lucia procession, we want to see what your experience was like at the Winter on the Water celebration at Georgetown's brand new ice rink. Here’s how to share your photos: Click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first make sure you’re a registered Patch user). To add a caption, click “Edit Photo” after uploading the image and fill in the caption line. Then click “Finished Editing.” Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the day. You can also get the latest news in your inbox with our free daily email newsletter.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Ice rinks pop up throughout the region for the holidays and winter months.
When temperatures drop, steaming cups of hot chocolate, cozy sweaters and, of course, outdoor ice skating come to mind. The D.C. area has a variety of options for ice skating, including two new rinks arriving just in time for the 2012-2013 winter season.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Georgetown's Washington Harbour goes from "three seasons to four" as work on winter skating rink begins.
The Georgetown Washington Harbour fountain went dry on Oct. 1 to allow construction of the Washington Harbour outdoor ice rink on the Potomac River waterfront to commence. It should be ready just in time for the winter season. “It’s essentially going to be the Rockefeller of Washington,” said Dean Cibel, joint owner of Tony and Joe’s and Nick’s Riverside Grill, in regards to the rink’s size, which is larger than the rinks at Rockefeller Center in New York City and National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden in Washington. The newly renovated fountain at Washington Harbour was constructed to allow for conversion into an 11,800-square-foot ice rink from November to March, as a part of the Washington Harbour revitalization. The rink should be …