Friday, Dec. 13
Census Jobs Recruitment Outreach, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 1–3 p.m.
Pechakucha Volume 18: A Conversation With Death…, Silver Spring Civic Building, free–$25, 7–9:30 p.m.
Crys Mathews, Carroll Café, 276 Carroll Ave., N.W., suggested donation $18–$20, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 14
Winterfest 2019: Arts and Craft Show, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Workshop: How to Play Blues on Your Guitar, Richardson School of Music, 7318 Carroll Ave., 1–2 p.m.
Takoma Park Book Fair, Busboys and Poets, 235 Carroll Ave., N.W., 2–5 p.m.
Takoma Cocoa Crawl, various locations, 3–5 p.m.
2nd Saturday Live Local Music, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7–11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 15
Alternative Gift Fair, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Ave., 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Takoma Langley Crossroads Holiday Market, Takoma Park Recreation Center, 7315 New Hampshire Ave., 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Holiday Art Sale, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Old Town Holiday Brass and Singalong, The Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., noon and 1 p.m.
Silver Spring Craft Holiday Market, Silver Branch Brewing Co., 8401 Colesville Rd., 1–6 p.m.
Census Jobs Recruitment Outreach, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Gift Wrap Fundraiser hosted by the Silver Spring Timebank, Loyalty Bookstore, 823 Ellsworth Dr., 2–4 p.m.
Holiday Concert by Encore Chorale & Encore Rocks, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., 3 p.m.
Montgomery Symphony Orchestra: Sounds of the Season, Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7700 Carroll Ave., 3–4:30 p.m.
The Piano Trio: A Survey in 8 Parts, Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 16
Bluegrass Jam, Takoma Park VFW “Hell’s Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 7–10 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Cooking With Jazz Open Mic Blues, Takoma Park VFW “Hell’s Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 7–10 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
Holiday Open Mic and Singalong, House of Musical Traditions, 7010 Westmoreland Ave., 7–8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 19
Winter Solstice Celebration with The Foggy Bottom Morris Men, The Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., 6 p.m. and Takoma Park Library, 101 Philadelphia Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Illustration from FiveStone Church