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Tuesday, January 3
7:30 PM, Wicked returns for a three and a half week run at The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW. Musical based on a book that reimagines The Wizard of Oz through the glinty eyes of its witches. Shows continue through Sunday. $99-$359, info.
Wednesday, January 4
8:00 PM, Fully Committed at MetroStage, 1201 North Royal St Unit D, Alexandria. Comedy about the guy taking reservations at the restaurant you are dying to try but can’t get into, continues through Sunday. $55, info.
Thursday, January 5
7:00 PM, Terrarium Workshop at Miss Pixie's, 1626 14th St NW. Learn how to make terrariums at this new monthly crafting series, MidCity Mad Crafters. Supplies, drinks and snacks provided. $37.92, info.
5:00 PM, And the Migrants Kept Coming at Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St NW. Enjoy the Jacob Lawrence exhibition showcasing 60 panels in The Migration Series. Enjoy art, make your own panel, listen to music, and contribute to a world map. $10-$12, info.
10:00 AM, Music and Gaming Festival (Magfest) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD. Play games around the clock, including video game tournaments, standup comedy, live performances and more — continues through Sunday. $40-$80, info.
Friday, January 6
8:00 PM, Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club at Gala Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St NW. This annual tilt celebrates the King’s birthday with a lineup for the showdowns, hosted by Elvis (Jared Davis) and Kittie Glitter (Jei Spatola). Continues through Saturday. $25, info.
10:00 PM, Comedian Jim Gaffigan at MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave, Oxon Hill, MD. Jim Gaffigan performed for Pope Francis in Philadelphia, and now you can experience his Fully Dressed tour with two shows each night (Saturday included). $53.64-$90.46, info.
Saturday, January 7
7:30 / 10:00 PM, Michael Ian Black at Arlington Cinema ’N Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington. Join the comedian for roles inspired by his podcasts and children’s books, like his latest, A Child’s First Book of Trump. $25, info.
8:30 PM, RAGNAROCK: A BYT and Hirshhorn After Hours Party at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Independence Ave at 7th Street SW. Enjoy an open bar, music, small bites and screening. $50, info.
Sunday, January 8
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Brew a New You in 2017 at Denizens Brewing Company, 1115 East-West Hwy Silver Spring, MD. Enjoy health/fitness events (some require ticket purchase), food and drink specials, info.
2:00 – 4:00 PM, Culinary Historians of Washington Talk: The Carrot Purple and Other Food Passages at Bethesda/Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, MD. Free, info.