Christmas weekend doesn’t mean you’re stuck inside (or caroling in the cold).
We have tons of things you can do to get out of the house this holiday weekend — just pile on those ugly sweaters because it’s seriously cold.
Drive-through displays are good for the cold weather. Ones open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day include:
Water Skiing Santa (Saturday, pre-show at 12:45 p.m., Alexandria, Virginia): Santa and Mrs. Claus plan to sleigh all day — at water skiing. Head to the Potomac River at Waterfront Park for this hilarious Alexandria tradition. The big event starts at 1 p.m. Be good so you can meet the merry crew after the show.
MATZOBALL (Saturday, 9 p.m., Decades): Party the night away at Decades at a party catered toward Jewish singles and friends. The event starts at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $40.
National Cathedral Christmas Day Organ Recital (Sunday, 1:30 p.m., free): Take in sweeping melodies in one of the city’s most stunning buildings. The cathedral will also offer various tours the week after Christmas.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Monday, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Capital One Arena): The definitive Christmas rockers are playing two shows at Capital One Arena, and $1 from every ticket goes to Children’s National Hospital Foundation. Here are details for the early show and later show.
Museum of Illusions: This new, mind-bending museum in CityCenterDC is open during the holidays, although time slots are limited.
Photos: Museum of Illusions Debuts in December
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