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Georgetown Ice Rink Opens Today; GANT Opens; Logan Circle House Tour

GEORGETOWN—The second ice rink to open in the city (after this weekend's Canal Park) is the Georgetown Waterfront. As of today the rink is open to the public (and will be open on Thanksgiving Day) but the Grand Opening will be on December 1st in conjunction with the Swedish Christmas Bazaar at the nearby House of Sweden. See full details after the jump. [CurbedInbox]

LOGAN CIRCLE—The 34th annual Holiday House Tour is scheduled for Sunday, December 2 from 1 to 5 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance ($30 day of) and can be purchased here. [Eventbrite]

GEORGETOWN—Some positive retail news for M Street. The menswear company GANT has opened their latest store in the former jazz bar called Saloun. Luckily they were able to preserve most of the existing structure, including many of the bricks that were signed by patrons and performers over the 30 years it was in operation. [CurbedInbox]

"Winter on the Water"

Washington Harbour Ice Rink Celebration

Saturday, December 1 4 pm – 7 pm

Washington, D.C., November 12, 2012 – The Washington Harbour
presents Winter on the Water, a celebration of Washington, DC's
newest and largest outdoor ice skating rink, on Saturday, December 1,
2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The Washington Harbour Ice Rink will
be inaugurated with a fete of continuous strolling entertainers, ice
skating performances, choral singers, a St. Lucia procession, and
creative lighting effects, along with special food and beverages served
outdoors by Washington Harbour restaurants, including the new Farmers
Fishers Bakers. Special guests include radio personality Tommy McFly who
will emcee the event from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., and will take the coveted
opportunity to drive the ice resurfacing machine on the rink. Winter on
the Water at the Washington Harbour is located on the Potomac River
waterfront in Georgetown at 3000 K Street NW, Washington, DC, on the
lower plaza level. For more details, call 202-295-5007, and visit
TheWashingtonHarbou r.com .

Winter on the Water complements the Swedish Christmas Bazaar being held
at the neighboring House of Sweden from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at
2900 K Street, NW on December 1. The Swedish choir will present a St.
Lucia procession from the bazaar into the Washington Harbour plaza at
5:15 p.m. then perform carols at Winter on the Water. For more
information about the bazaar, call 703-628-6517 and visit
www.swea.org/ washingtondc .

At 11,800 square feet, the new Washington Harbour Ice Rink is DC's
largest outdoor ice skating venue, and is also larger than New York
City's Rockefeller Center rink. (See facts provided below.) The
Washington Harbour Ice Rink will be open annually from November until
March for recreational skating every day, including all holidays.
Special programs scheduled for this year include Cartoon Skate from 12
until 2 pm and Rock-N-Skate from 8 until 10 pm every Saturday; College
Night every Thursday; Skate with Santa from 12 – 2 pm on Saturday,
December 22; plus skating lessons, birthday parties; family gatherings,
fundraisers, charity events, and private corporate events, all through
the ice skating season. For hours, rates, and all other ice skating
information, email skatewashingtonharb our@gmail. com
and visit
TheWashingtonHarbou r.com/skating
.

Washington Harbour Ice Skating Rink

3000 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007