Thursday, December 12, 2013

MoCo Christmas Events…you know…for the kids!

Check out these great local activities to celebrate the holidays!

Cookies and Milk with Santa
Location: Germantown Volunteer Fire Department 20001 Crystal Rock Dr Germantown, MD 20874
Time: 10:00 am- Noon and 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
Come join the Germantown Volunteer Fire Department for Cookies and Milk with Santa. Kids can meet the firefighters of Germantown and Santa. There will be crafts for kids of all ages.
The Station will be open from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 14, 2013.
Winter's Eve Celebration - Glen Echo Park
  • Winter’s Eve Celebration
    Location: Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 20812
    Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Get into the holiday spirit at Glen Echo Park’s annual Winter’s Eve celebration! It’s a FREE FAMILY EVENT, open to the public, and visitors of all ages.
    * Make your own salt dough ornaments and other holiday decorations
    * Create a festive, candy cane mouse with felt
    * Cut out and assemble a 3D Snowflake
    * Decorate gift bags and tags
    * Design winter decorations with colorful ”Magic Scratch” techniques
    * Have your Family Portrait Taken
    *Adventure Theatre MTC Student Ensembles sing an eclectic mix of holiday & wintertime songs
    6:30 and 7:30 pm in the Adventure Theatre
    *Washington Conservatory presents the American University Jazz Ensemble conducted by Josh Bayer
    8 pm, Washington Conservatory of Music, South Arcade
    *Sing and strum-along with Washington Conservatory folk guitarist Mike Kligerman
    6:15 and 7 pm in the Puppet Co.
    *Just for this special night, the Partnership will transform one of its classrooms into a hot chocolate bar and storybook area. The complimentary hot chocolate bar will offer hot chocolate, fresh popcorn, and other treats. Enjoy Storybook readings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM with Laura Martin of Playgroup in the Park.
    *Create a blown-glass ornament, 8 -10 pm at the Glassworks Studio (sign-up from 6 - 8 pm, $35, min. age 16)
    *During the Winter’s Eve celebration, the Partnership's Holiday Art Show will remain open in the Popcorn Gallery with special extended hours from 11am to 10pm. This will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to shop for holiday gifts. The show features a wide range of artwork, from one-of-a-kind silver jewelry made by our resident silver artist, to beautiful photographs, to striking fused glass creations.
    *The National Park Service will give Carousel Tours from 6 - 7 pm

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