• Light Up the Holidays at Glen Echo Park on a blue background with green tree silhouettes in the front

    LIGHT UP THE HOLIDAYS

    Come join us under the twinkling lights to enjoy a variety of events and activities across the park and throughout the holiday season. Browse and buy fine artworks, experience hands-on demos with resident artists, attend performances, and more!

     

    November 19th         November 26th         December 3rd         Ongoing

     


    Saturday, November 26th

    Blue background with white text: Shop Arts Saturday + outline of park buildings in white

    * Shop Arts Saturday  |  12pm - 6pm  |  Popcorn Gallery & Stone Tower + Other Resident Studios & Galleries with art sales (See list and links in ONGOING below)
    Support local Glen Echo Park artists on Small Business Saturday!

    * Holiday Music from Washington Conservatory of Music 

    * Artist Demonstration & Design Your Own Holiday Card  |  1pm - 2pm  |  Arcade lobby 

    * Artist Demonstration: The Little Wire Ring  |  2pm - 5pm  |  SilverWorks Studio 1

    * Artist Demonstration: Stamping  |  2pm - 5pm  |  SilverWorks Studio 2

    * Artist Demonstration  |  3pm  |  Art Glass Center

    The Nutcracker  |  Performance times vary; tickets required  | The Puppet Co. Playhouse (Visit our Children's Theater page for links to purchase tickets.)


    Saturday, December 3rd

    * Glen Echo Pottery Winter Outdoor Market  |  10am - 4pm | Bumper Car Pavilion

    * Food Truck: Jazzy Wings & Things  |  11am - 3pm

    * Hands-On Blown Glass Ornament Making with Glen Echo Glassworks  |  Various Times  |   Glassworks Studio
    This is a paid activity and pre-registration is required. Register >>

    * Artist Demonstration: Hand Painting Glass Ornament  |  1pm - 2pm  |  Arcade lobby 

    * Other Open Artist Studios  |  See list and links in ONGOING below

    The Nutcracker  |  Tickets requiredPerformance times vary  |  The Puppet Co. Playhouse (Visit our Children's Theater page for links to purchase tickets.)

    Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins  |  Tickets requiredPerformance times vary  |  The Puppet Co. Playhouse (Visit our Children's Theater page for links to purchase tickets.)

    * Member & Donor Appreciation Event  |  4pm - 6pm  |  Arcade Building
    Enjoy hot cocoa and snacks, pick up your special member/donor gift, and make your year-end donation!  RSVP >> 


    ONGOING

    Holiday Art Show text in white + snowflakes and an image of holiday ornaments for sale

    Holiday Art Show & Sale
    November 19, 2022 - January 8, 2023  |  Learn More >>

    Our resident visual artists and organizations also have galleries where artwork is displayed and for sale:

    Yellow Barn Studio | Stone Tower Studio | Photoworks | SilverWorks | Glen Echo Pottery | Art Glass Center | Glassworks

    the Puppet Co. Holiday Productions
    Visit our Children's Theater page for links to purchase tickets.


    Other Holiday Programming

    Washington Revels, our newest resident arts organization, presents their annual Christmas Revels holiday performance at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Learn more and purchase tickets >>


    Saturday, November 19th

    * Holiday Art Show & Sale Opening Day + Reception | 12pm - 6pm + Reception 6pm - 8pm  |  Popcorn Gallery & Stone Tower Gallery

    * Holiday Music from Washington Conservatory of Music 

    Glen Echo Pottery Winter Outdoor Market | 10am - 4pm  |  Bumper Car Pavilion

    * Food Truck: Trippy Tacos  |  11am - 2pm

    * Artist Demonstration: The Little Wire Ring |  2pm - 5pm | SilverWorks Studio 1

    * Open Artist Studios & Art Sales | See list and links in ONGOING below


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