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This Week: Living Nativity, Switching Christmas, Twin's Ace Customer Celebration and More

See what's happening this week in Fairfax City and nearby.

'Switching Christmas' opens this Friday, Dec. 13.
'Switching Christmas' opens this Friday, Dec. 13.

Twin's Ace Customer Appreciation Night. 15 percent off most items storewide, 10 percent off small tools and appliances. Free goodie bags to the first 150 guests. Free refreshments from Coyote Grille. Free massages from Dante Salon and Wellness Spa. Bake Sale benefiting Cookies for Kids' Cancer. Bring your own camera for photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enter to win a free $200 Twins Ace shopping spree. Bring and recycle used holidaysString lights for Lights For Life. This Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Twins Ace Hardware, 10310-B Main St., Fairfax City.


St. Leo the Great Catholic School Open House. Visit the school and learn what makes it a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Starts with a principal's welcome, followed by a tour of the school and classrooms. Applications and financial aid packets available. Call the school office at 703-273-1211 for more information. This Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. 3704 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax City.


Living NativityA Christmas party with music, crafts, cookies and hot chocolate. 
Learn about the legend of the Candy Cane! Plus a photo opp with the live nativity scene, including live animals. Hosted by Fellowship 1 International. This Thursday, Dec. 12, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax City.


Sesame Street Live. Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing to dancing, to sharing cookies. Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family. Performances Thursday through Sunday at the Patriot Center at George Mason University, Fairfax. Click here for ticket information.


Switching Christmas. This Broadway-style show tells the story of a precocious young girl who switches places with a perky and playful elf. All kinds of chaos ensue as New Yorkers and North Pole elves alike race to put everything back as it belongs before Santa’s late night flight. Presented by Encore Theatrical Arts Project, a not-for-profit performing arts company providing dance musical shows to Northern Virginia for the past 17 years. Richard J Ernst Theatre, NOVA Campus Annandale, 8333 Little River Turnpike. Tickets are $18 for students and seniors, and $22 for general admission. Performances begin this Friday, Dec. 13 and run through Dec. 22. Click here for times and ticket information.


Anything happening this week that we missed? Tell us about it in the comments.

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