The Collection in Chevy Chase will have a Free, Family-friendly Holiday Festival on December 14. Several of the events will take place in a tent on Parkside Lane.
The Festival will include:
Letter writing to Santa, Story Time with Mrs. Claus A Complimentary gift-wrapping station, Photos with Santa, Polar Express train rides, A Dreidel decorating station, A Cookie decorating station, An Ornament making station, Holiday carolers, and much more In addition, several venues in The Collection will participate in Shop and Dine for a Cause on December 14. When shoppers make a purchase at one of them, the business will donate a portion of their proceeds to A Wider Circle - a local charity dedicated to ending poverty. The businesses participating are Potomac Pizza, The Palm & The Ivy, Merritt Gallery, Whyte House Monograms and Chevy Chase Florist.
Also, Dr. Bears - pictured below - will light up every time someone makes a donation to Children’s National. Other Dr. Bears are placed throughout D.C. and will be there through the end of the year.
The Glen Echo Park Holiday Art Show & Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, is in progress thru January 5.The event is held in the Popcorn Gallery & Stone Tower Gallery.