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Christmas on the Potomac

Where:: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, a 300-acre waterfront resort in Prince George's County.

When:: Runs through Dec. 30.

What:: "Christmas on the Potomac" is a celebration of the holidays. Highlights include a 60-foot-tall "Tree of Light," 50- to 150-foot sparkling icicles and a miniature train village. There also will be performances of holiday music by regional high school choirs and gospel groups, a Christmas market, a Christmas Day buffet and a tribute to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

How much: : Cost varies.

What's nearby:: You're already there. Gaylord Resort has a "Family Weekend" package for $200 per night for a family of four. The package includes the opportunity for visitors to create a holiday dessert with a resort pastry chef. For reservations, go to or call the phone number below.

More information:: Call 301-965-2800 or go to

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