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Shop the Red Line!

Five Ward 3 neighborhoods have joined together to make it easy to shop local this holiday season!

On December 3 and 10, five neighborhoods adjacent to WMATA’s red line are hosting holiday markets and events, making it easy to shop local and indulge in holiday cheer.

Saturday, December 3:

Start your day in Tenleytown for the Tenley WinterFest Winter Market. Shop more than two dozen local artisans offering unique gifts, jewelry and accessories, home and holiday decor, bath and beauty products, specialty foods, and more.

Enjoy songs of the season as American University a cappella ensemble, On a Sensual Note performs at 1 p.m. Check everyone off your holiday list at the market from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 4748 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. The Winter Market is part of the 11th annual Tenley WinterFest, produced by Tenleytown Main Street, with free, festive events for all ages November 26 through December 3.

Hop off at the Friendship Heights station to visit Chevy Chase’s Spark! Art Fest and Small Business Party from 3-7 p.m. Enjoy a festive day on Connecticut Ave including an Art Market in collaboration with Ch/Art, business specials and activities for the whole family. Visit participating businesses Park Story, Happy Go Bikes, Artsy Beast, The Avenue, Blue44, Child’s Play, Wine & Organic, Mamma Lucia, Core72, June B Sweet, Avalon Theatre, and Harmonic Music Studios, take a photo with Elsa in the “flurry corner,” and more!

Saturday, December 10:

Starting your day with Van Ness Main Street’s (VNMS) 7th Annual Holiday Pop Up Market! The Market welcomes more than 40 artists and artisans from the entire region from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy returning favorites plus new, creative shopping opportunities, as well as an Ice Crew Meet and Greet with the Ice Queen, Ice Princess, Ice Prince, and Snow Man. VNMS will also be collecting donations for the Feed the Family Van Ness pantry.

From there take the metro down to Cleveland Park, where the 2nd Cleveland Park Holiday Market will pop up in the Cleveland Park Service Lane (3400 block of Connecticut Avenue NW) from 2-7 p.m. The Celestial Trio will present a selection of traditional holiday music and carols, including the opportunity to pick favorites. Deck the Halls Rasevic Landscape Company brings the holidays to life with distinctive trees, wreaths, and garlands.

Next, walk or take the metro to Woodley Park, where you’ll find wonderful gifts at Woodley Park’s Pop-up Market from 12-5:30 p.m.

Find the perfect gift for everyone this holiday season along the red line!

District Bridges is a nonprofit organization with a mission to enrich neighborhood vitality by bridging community engagement and economic development opportunities so individuals, businesses, and organizations can thrive together. District Bridges operates six Main Street programs covering nine neighborhoods and serving over 1,000 businesses: Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant, Lower Georgia Avenue, Logan Circle, and U Street.

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