Weekend East City Event Round Up: Last Shows of the Year Edition

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Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

With the holiday season upon us, why not give the gift of art and show your support for organizations that enrich our lives and communities?

Saturday December 11
The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) will host “Wrap It Up-The Art of Giving” on Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 4pm to 8pm at CHAW (545 7th Street SE, Washington DC).  The exhibit features ready to purchase, inexpensive artwork that is gift-wrapped by CHAL members

The Fridge (rear alley behind 516 8th Street SE, Washington, DC) will host a fundraiser for Albus Cavus from 6pm to 10pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20.  The event will feature live music and an art auction with work from renowned local street artists.  All proceeds will benefit Albus Cavus’ classrooms including scholarships, supplies and space rental

Sunday December 12
Park Café (106 13th ST SE, Washington, DC) will host a small reception from 5:30pm to 6:30pm for Diana Derby, a local artist who won first place in CITY Gallery’s Regional Juried Show this summer.  Artist will be in attendance and wine will be served.