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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 2:06 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Today starts the last weekend of freedom before finals. Here are some fun ways to spend the next few days.


National Christmas Tree

The National Christmas Tree in 2009. File photo

Even if you don’t have tickets, head over to the National Christmas Tree Lighting at 4:30 p.m. today. The event will feature performances by, OneRepublic and Big Time Rush.


See Folger Theatre’s 8 p.m. performance of William Shakespeare’s “Othello” before the final show on Sunday. Tickets start at $30.


The Swedish Embassy’s House of Sweden is hosting Swedish Christmas Bazaar Saturday. The event lasts from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes drink and song.