There’s a festive flash mob planned for the commute home today. Hundreds of carolers will be singing Christmas songs on the platforms of various metro stations. Make sure you know the lyrics to the songs, and join in! At 5pm, “Let It Snow” at Adams Morgan; “White Christmas/Deck the Halls” at 5:20 at Dupont; “Winter Wonderland” at 5:40 at Farragut; “12 Days of Metro” at 6 at Chinatown; “Jingle Bells” at 6:15 at Judiciary Square; “Sleigh Ride” at 6:30 at Union Station. Then there’s a happy hour planned at Irish Times near Union Stations at 6:45.
Haven’t done your Holiday shopping yet? Shop from your cubicle, and do it quickly so your order arrives in time! We love One Sydney Road, a charming new online shop that has lots of vintage accessories, jewelry, hostess gifts, and home accessories. Plus, Daily Candy is offering 25% off when you enter DCDEAL25 before December 25.
We went to the first “For the Love of DC” party last year, and we can’t wait for ReadySetDC’s 2.0 verison on Wednesday night at District in Adams Morgan. To celebrate their relaunch, the party will feature music by Fatback DJs, Typefighter and more, plus artwork and live photography. The best part is that it benefits Dreams for Kids’ Holiday for Hope. Get tickets here.
Head to Vineyard Vines for a Fashion for Paws Holiday Shopping Benefit. Guests get 10% off all purchases andVineyard Vines will donate 10% of sales to the Washington Humane Society. Pets are welcome, and Santa will be on-hand for Holiday pet photos. 6-9 p.m.
It’s the final weeks to head to the Phillips Collection to check out the special exhibit, TruthBeauty: Pictoralism and the Photograph as Art. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. N.W., Washington, D.C.