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 gaylordnational.com or call the phone number below.
More information:: Call 301-965-2800 or go to christmasonthepotomac.com.