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The Weekend After: A Guide to The Arts for Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted by Carten Cordell / Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It’s The Weekend After. Turkey Day is over. Black Friday is over. You can’t eat another bite or stomach another shopping mall. What comes next? Why, sit back, relax and enjoy one of these live performances, of course! From The Nutcracker to Christmas music concerts and live drama and comedy, there’s something here for everyone on Saturday and Sunday.

MUSIC

Classical

What: The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Where: The Kennedy Center, Millenium Stage
When: Nov. 24 at 6 p.m.
How much: FREE
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Choral

What: A Chanticleer Christmas
Where: George Mason University
When: Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.
How much: $24/$20/$28
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Jazz

What: B.B. King in Concert
Where: The Howard Theatre
When: Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.
How much: $150
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Singer-Songwriter

What: Heather Mae
Where: Jammin’ Java, Vienna
When: Nov. 24
How much $10
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BALLET

What: The Classical Ballet Theatre of Northern Virginia Presents The Nutcracker
Where: Ernst Community Cultural Center Theatre, Annadale
When: Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Nov. 25 at 2 p.m.
How much: $25 (discounts for students, seniors, children, military and boy/girl scouts)
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What: The Fairfax Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Where: W.T. Woodson High School, Fairfax
When: Nov. 24 at 2 and 7; Nov. 25 at 2 
How much: $22/$25
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COMEDY

What: Comedy Night featuring The Improv Imps, plus stand-up comedy
Where: Notaviva Winery
When: Nov. 24
How much $20
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THEATER

What: All I Want For Christmas: A Broadway-Style Holiday Spectacular by the Encore Theatrical Arts Project
Where: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas
When: Nov. 24 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
How much: $22 for adults/$18 for children
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What: Altar Boyz
Where: 1st Stage Five at Tysons
When:  Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
How much: $30
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ARTS & CRAFTS

What: Lovettsville Christkindlmarkt
Where: 16 South Berlin Turnpike in Lovettsville
When: Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
How much: $3

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