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Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 4:00 pm

FRIDAY 7

Rooftop Productions' A Christmas Carol, The Musical

Get in the holiday spirit with the Broadway version of A Christmas Carol, the Musical. After Scrooge declares the Christmas season a humbug, he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Reliving moments from his misspent youth and faced with his greed and future fate, Scrooge has a change of heart and makes amends. $18-$22, 8 p.m., Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle St., Manassas, VA.

Winter in Washington

Dreaming of snow this season? CityCenterDC brings winter to the city with a scenic snowy view of the District’s most beautiful monuments towering 12 feet high, built with over 50,000 pounds of ice. CityCenterDC's Winter in Washington will allow Washingtonians to fulfill their subzero dreams for a weekend. FREE, 4 p.m., The Park at CityCenter, Washington, D.C.

SATURDAY 8

Santa's Farm Fest

Santa is coming to Green Meadows Farm! Come out to the farm to take pictures with Santa, visit with our friendly animals, do some early Christmas shopping at our holiday bazaar and enjoy a wintery wagon ride around the farm. $7, 1 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 10102 Fingerboard Rd., Ijamsville, MD.

13th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Shop Sugarloaf Crafts for the holidays! Find the most unique and special gifts from over 350+ talented artisans for everyone on your shopping list. Shop handcrafted gifts, jewelry, fashion, fine art, photography, home furnishings and decor, pottery, sculpture and more. Enjoy tasty treats, live art demonstrations and a interactive puppet theater as well. $8-10, 10 a.m., Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA.

Annual Holiday Card Workshop

Kick off the holiday season by creating heartfelt, handmade cards at the National Postal Museum’s Annual Holiday Card Workshop! They’ll have pretty papers, vintage stamps from around the world, and lots of other supplies to inspire your creativity as you create one-of-a-kind holiday greetings. After making your cards, visit the museum’s stamp store to send the cards to your loved ones with a special Postal Museum postmark. FREE, 10 a.m., National Postal Museum, Washington, D.C.

Photos with Santa

Come out to Market Common Clarendon to welcome Santa and take photos with him! Donate a new, unwrapped toy to The Marine Toys for Tots and receive a free keepsake photo! Enjoy hot cocoa, snowglobe selfies, balloon twisters and sing-along caroling! FREE, 11 a.m., Market Common Clarendon, Clarendon, VA. 

SUNDAY 9

Vienna Boys Choir

One of the most revered boy’s choirs in the world presents its popular Christmas concert at the Hylton Center. They capture the joy and wonder of the holiday season with their exquisite performances of classical masterpieces and contemporary favorites. $33-$55, 2 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA. 

Village at Leesburg International TUBACHRISTMAS Concert

Experience an international holiday tradition when tuba players gather at the Village at Leesburg to play the sounds of the season! FREE, 2-3 p.m.; Village Market Blvd. S.E. and Balch Dr. S.E., Leesburg, VA.

Village at Leesburg Hanukkah Celebration

Come take a look at the marvelous Menorah in the Village Plaza and celebrate the upcoming miracle of Hanukkah with Rabbi David Greenspoon of Congregation Sha’are Shalom in Leesburg. FREE, 4-5 p.m., Village Market Blvd. S.E. and Balch Dr. S.E., Leesburg, VA.