Seasons of Light 

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On Dec. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14, 18, 19, 20 and 21; 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. (also a 1 p.m. show on Dec. 7, 12 and 19); enjoy “Seasons of Light,” an annual celebration of seasonal holidays from around the world. The history and customs of Diwali (Devali), Chanukah, Las Posadas, Ramadan, Sankta Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and the First Nations’ tradition of the Winter Solstice make for an amazing interactive event that bridges communities and cultures. Back for its 19th season, this signature Discovery Theater show sells out early, so get tickets now. For ages 5 to 10. These shows are at the Smithsonian Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. Tickets are $6 per child, $3 for under two and $8 for adults. discoverytheater.org.