If you’re selling for strange gifts, these holiday markets are where to find …

December 2, 2015 - garden totes

If we haven’t started your holiday shopping, there’s no time like a present: This weekend facilities a array of pop-up holiday markets packaged with intensity gifts – and some of them will sell we mulled booze or let we go ice skating, too.

The SWEA Christmas Bazaar during a House of Sweden brings holiday shoppers into a Swedish Embassy. (Photo by Li Ansefelt Thornton/Total-Li Photography)The SWEA Christmas Bazaar during a House of Sweden brings holiday shoppers into a Swedish Embassy. (Photo by Li Ansefelt Thornton/Total-Li Photography)

Christkindlmarket of a Bundeswehr
Christmas markets have been renouned for centuries in Germany. The closest thing we have in a Washington area is a holiday marketplace sponsored by a Bundeswehr, or Germany military, that organizes a marketplace with arts, crafts, food and splash for sale nearby a Reston facility. Proceeds from a eventuality advantage internal charities.
Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 9 p.m. German Armed Forces Command, 11150 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. 703-390-3100.
www.germany.info. Free.

Heurich House Christkindlmarkt
The ancestral home of German-born brewer Christian Heurich hosts 30 internal vendors of jewelry, clothing, housewares, as good as chocolatiers and makers of preserves and maple syrup. Cafe Berlin sells food and drinks on site. Admission includes tours of a Victorian mansion, that is flashy for a holidays.
Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 6 p.m. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. www.heurichhouse.org. $10 adults; $2 children younger than 13.

Parcel Market
At a two-day Parcel Market, we can crop a products of 18 hip internal artists, though that’s only a beginning. Artisans comparison by #ACreativeDC lead workshops on creation ornaments, receptacle bags and other gifts; a food loll facilities Maketto, DC Dosa and Dirty South Deli; and musicians perform via both days. The centerpiece of a eventuality is a 10,000-square-foot ice course with mixed glow pits.
Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 6 p.m. Canal Park, 200 M St. SE. www.parcelmarketdc.com. Free.

Swedish Christmas Bazaar
The ever-popular Swedish Christmas Bazaar during a House of Sweden is a best place to collect adult slickly designed Swedish clear glassware, holiday-themed textiles, books and snacks. (Plus, how cold is it do your holiday offered inside an embassy?) A Swedish cafeteria offers coffee, sandwiches, pastries and glogg. Stick around for a normal Santa Lucia way and caroling in Swedish and English.
Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Embassy of Sweden 2900 K Street, N.W. www.swedenabroad.com. Free.

Washington Project for a Arts Holiday Pop-Up Shop
At slightest 20 internal artists will sell their work in a Hirshhorn’s run during a pop-up marketplace sponsored by a Washington Project of a Arts. Browse T-shirts by graffiti artist Kelly Towles, scarves and shawls by Leda Black, and ceramics by Laurel Lukaszewski. The National Symphony Orchestra’s Horn Ensemble performs Sunday during 4 p.m. as partial of a NSO in Your Neighborhood series.
Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Seventh and Independence streets SW. www.hirshhorn.si.edu. Free.

Later this month:

Upshur Street Art and Craft Fair
The coolest travel in Petworth welcomes a accumulation of vendors offered handmade goods, such as a leatherworkers of Stitch and Rivet. Merchants also sell food and drinks, and there’s a qualification area for children.
Saturday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 800 retard of Upshur Street NW. www.petworthwdc.com. Free.

3 Stars Artists and Artisans
The brewery’s annual holiday celebration isn’t your common offered affair. The eventuality facilities booths run by distilleries and cideries, break makers, T-shirt and attire companies, artists and other tiny businesses. Rappahannock River Oysters, Sloppy Mama’s BBQ and others will offer food and DJs spin tunes while 3 Stars pours drinks in a brewery’s new “Urban Farmhouse” taproom. This celebration sells out each year, so buy tickets earlier rather than later.
Sunday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 6 p.m. 3 Stars Brewing Company, 6400 Chillum Pl. NW. www.3starsbrewing.com. $15.

Monroe Street Market Arts Walk
Brookland’s humanities area hosts an open residence of artist studios and shops on a third Thursday of each month. But December’s event, nearing only a week before Christmas, is a present to last-minute shoppers. Morgan Hungerford-West, a co-owner of Wild Hand Workspace, says to demeanour for pop-up shops and special studio events, while a Arts Walk “will be additionally activated with holiday cheer.”
Thursday, Dec. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. Monroe Street Market, 625 Monroe St. NE. www.monroestreetmarket.com. Free.

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