Sunday Planner: Concerts, Jewelry and Ebenezer Scrooge

Things to do Sunday, Dec. 16


Take a look at Patch’s list of local events happening Sunday. 

International Gem and Jewelry Show

  • Where: Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Why Go: More than 360 international exhibitors will offer a wide selection and competitive prices on gems, precious metals, beads and more.
  • Price: Admission for all three days is $8 (Children 8 and under not permitted)


Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

  • Where: Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Lorton
  • When: Now through Dec. 30 (see website for showtimes)
  • Why Go: Enjoy dinner, drinks and dessert followed by a stage production of this holiday favorite.
  • Price: Weekdays and Sundays: $41.95; Saturdays: $44.95; Ages 11-15: $35; Ages 10 and under: $25


The Little Theatre of Alexandria presents A Christmas Carol 

  • Where: The Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
  • Why Go: Don’t miss the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly visitors on Christmas Eve.
  • Price: Tickets are $15


Colonial English Handbell Ringers: 12 Ringers Ringing Peace & Harmony

  • Where: The Lyceum, Alexandria
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 and 4 p.m.
  • Price: FREE – Reservations Required
  • Why Go: Featuring a sing-a-long, classic carols, original arrangements and more. 


Ladies Tea

  • Where: Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Alexandria
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
  • Why Go: Step back into the 18th century with period-inspired delicacies and the museum’s special blend of tea. 
  • Price: $35 per person – Reservations Required


Leahy: A Leahy Family Christmas

  • Where: GMU Center for the Arts, Fairfax
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Why Go: The popular musicians and dancers will perform Celtic melodies, classic holiday tunes and original compositions.  Don’t miss a pre-performance discussion with the president of the DC Bluegrass Union 45 minutes prior to the show.
  • Price: Tickets range from $25 - $50


Holiday Shops and Craft Fairs:

  • Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market 2012 at Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria.  Sunday, Dec. 16 from Noon – 4 p.m.


Library Events:


Nature Highlights: 

  • Nature Craft at Mason Neck State Park, Lorton. Sunday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m.  Weekend parking fee is $4 per vehicle.
  • Sunday Morning Bird Walk at Dyke Marsh, Alexandria.  Sunday, Dec. 16 at 8 a.m.  FREE.
  • Dinosaur Film, Puppet and Craft Festival at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale.  Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m.  For ages 3-9.  $7 - $9 per person – Registration Required.
  • Fall Guided Hike at Mason Neck State Park, Lorton.  Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.  Weekend parking fee is $4 per vehicle.
Gabriella Nuñez December 18, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Hey! Don't forget to include info about the Brunch With Santa at Lorton Station Town Center this upcoming Sunday, Dec. 23rd at Pane e Vino and Fireside Grill from 11 am to 1 pm!!!


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