Holiday plays, Christmas carols and Hanukkah celebrations to satiate your every holiday desire, in Silver Spring or nearby.
Whether you're the type to deck your house the second the Halloween decorations come down or you're a little ho-hum during the holiday season, this weekend is chock full of activities right here in Silver Spring, or nearby, to get you in the spirit. Silver Spring Stage Presents "A Christmas Carol" Jewish Community Center Family Chanukah Celebration Holly Trolleyfest The Nutcracker Christmas Bazaar Festival of Lights Lighting Ceremony of the National Chanukah Menorah Garden of Lights - Winter Walk-through Holiday Light Display
Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Silver Spring with fun events and delicious recipes.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. In Silver Spring, there is Woodside Synagogue-Ahavas Torah at 9001 Georgia Ave. (Know of other Jewish places of worship in Silver Spring? Add them in the comments.) Local events in Washington, DC and Montgomery County include: The national Menorah lighting takes place on Dec. 9. A national celebration of the beginning of Hanukkah with features the United States Navy Band, children’s activities and the lighting of the National Menorah. This event is free, reservations required. The event begins at 4 p.m. 1600 Constitution Ave. NW…