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The Weekend Guide

twelve days of savings sassanova!

Merry and bright.

SCORE
Twelve Days of Savings
What:
Catch daily discounts of 30 percent off accessories at both Sassanova locations — kids’ wares (Thurs.), rings (Fri.), bracelets (Sat.), earrings (Sun.), storewide on Christmas Eve.
Why: Suzanna Dai cluster studs and gold Loeffler Randall flats make nifty gifts.
When: Thru Dec. 24.
Where: 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t Reservoir Rd. & Q St. (202-471-4400); 7134 Bethesda Ln., Bethesda (301-654-7403).

HINT
Third Annual Men’s Night
What:
On-site elves help him shop for labels like Catherine Malandrino, Halston, Ports 1961, and local jeweler Sissy Yates.
Why: As long as he knows your size, there’s no Claus for alarm.
When: Tonight, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Julia Farr, 5232 44th St. NW, at Jenifer St. (202-364-3277).

SCARF
Taylor Charles Steak & Ice
What:
The bros behind Philly-style grinder empire Taylor Gourmet get greasier (in a good way). Consult the cheeky “cheesesteak commandments” poster before choosing rib eye, chicken, or portobello cheesesteaks; Italian ice; and Charles balls (zucchini fritters).
Why: Wit’ Whiz, naturally.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-3:30 a.m.
Where: 1320 H St. NE, at 13th St. (202-388-6880).

WARBLE
Messiah Sing-Along
What:
Follow conductor Barry Hemphill at the city’s most enthusiastic holiday concert. (Pace yourself; it’s a two-hour performance.)
Why: Check “sing at the Ken Cen” off your bucket list.
When: Sun., 8 p.m. Free tickets distributed one per person in line, starting at 6 p.m.
Where: The John F. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW, at 25th St. (202-467-4600).

SURVIVE
Mayan Solstice Feast
What:
Sample last-meal-worthy new tacos like Langosta (butter- and caviar-poached Maine lobster with sour orange) and frozen blue margaritas before it’s too late.
Why: Apocalypse now.
When: Tonight, 5 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Oyamel Cocina Mexicana, 401 7th St. NW (202-628-1005).

Photo: Courtesy of Sassanova

LOCATIONS
1320 H St NE
@ 13th St
Washington, DC 20002
202-388-6880
Julia Farr
5232 44th St NW
bt Jenifer & Harrison Sts
Washington, DC 20015
202-364-3277
7134 Bethesda Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-7403
401 7th St NW
@ D St
Washington, DC 20004
202-628-1005
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037
202-467-4600
1641 Wisconsin Ave NW
bt Reservoir Rd & Q St
Washington, DC 20007
202-471-4400
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