In her early days at Gombe, Jane Goodall spent many hours sitting on a high peak with binoculars or a telescope, searching the forest below for chimpanzees. Learn more about Goodalls groundbreaking behavioral research at Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall, an exhibition organized by National Geographic and the Jane Goodall Institute. The exhibition is open at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 22, 2019 through summer 2020. Photograph by Jane Goodall, Jane Goodall Institute.
THEATER Playwright Ken Ludwig found inspiration from his parents story for his newest play, Dear Jack, Dear Louise, which has its world premiere at Arena Stage. Two faraway strangersa U.S. Army Captain physician stationed in Oregon and an aspiring dancer and actress in New York Cityexchange love letters during World War II. Through December 29. $41-$95.
MUSICThough Blues-rock singer/songwriter Stephen Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash in 1990, you can still hear his tunes live. Blues band Moonshine Society will perform his 1984Couldnt Stand the Weather in its entirety at Pearl Street Warehouse; the album mixes Vaughans originals with covers such as Jimi Hendrixs Voodoo Child. Free, 8 PM.
MUSEUMS Learn more about Jane Goodalls work with chimpanzees at the National Geographic Museums hands-on exhibit Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall. See images from Goodalls work and venture into a replica of her research tent. The exhibit also includes aa life-size hologram of Dr. Goodall and a 3D exploration of the park in Tanzania where she did her research. Through Summer 2020. $15.
SHOPPING Now in its 15th year, Downtown Holiday Market has been a staple of Chinatown with a rotating group of exhibitors. Find a unique handmade giftfrom paintings and photography to jewelry, ceramics, and candlesor just enjoy the mini-donuts and other foods as you browse. Through December 23. Free to attend, 12 PM to 8 PM.
EXPERIENCE Walk through a Christmas light maze at Nationals Parkin search of a missing reindeer. The maze is90,000 square feet with a 100 foot tall lighted pine tree as the centerpiece. The event also includes a Christmas market and ice skating trail. Through December 29. $19.99-$33.99.
MUSEUMS Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his renown painting Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, but he was extremely prolific beyond just that piece. Charles Lang Freer gathered the worlds largest collection of Hokusais works, which will be on display at the Freer|Sackler Galleries for close to a year. In addition to Hokusais paintings, see the artists drawings for woodblock prints (hanshita-e), folding screens, and hanging scrolls in the exhibit Hokusai: Mad About Painting. Through November 8, 2020.
DANCE The Nutcracker is a holiday staple; The Washington Ballet takes the Tchaikovsky score and re-sets the story in 1882 Georgetown with George Washington as the nutcracker and houseguests such as Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. November 23-24 at THEARC, $30-$55. November 30 December 29 at the Warner Theatre, $31-$200.
LECTURE The National Gallery of Arts current exhibit The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art shows the development of photography in its first 50 years. The gallery is hosting a lecture on Sunday that specifically explores the roles that women played in those early years; hear about the types of jobs women had in the field and how photography changed throughout the 1800s up to the advent of the Kodak Girl as a marketing campaign in the 1890s. Free, 2 PM.
SHOPPING Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while sipping beer at Port City Brewings first Alexandria Makers Market. In addition to goods from Alexandria-based crafters and designers, there will be a few DIY workshops where visitors can get hands-on and crafty themselves. Learn how to brew bath bombs and makehand-letter ornaments. Free to attend (workshops require tickets, $25-$48), noon to 6 PM.
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