Things to Do

What to Do This Week: December 26 to 29

A free screening of “Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story” at the National Gallery of Art, “The Rough-Faced Girl” at Synetic Family Theater, and Jammin’ Java’s Boxing Day Bonanza.

Tori Bertocci and Jade Wheeler star in Synetic Theater’s The Rough-Faced Girl. Photograph by Laurie Doney.

Monday, December 26
Jammin’ Java’s second annual Boxing Day Bonanza is back with performances by FunkMnkyz, Carry the One, the Elevators, and Castro. Tickets ($13) can be purchased through the club’s Web site. 8 PM.

Tuesday, December 27
Gaithersburg’s 16th annual Winter Lights Festival returns with 65 animated displays and 380 vignettes—including Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, the North Pole, Toyland, and Penguin Cove. Tickets (starting at $12) can be purchased at the gate. Proceeds will benefit local charities. The show runs through December 31.

Wednesday, December 28
The National Gallery of Art is screening Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story this afternoon. The story follows Berlin’s transformation from blue-blooded socialite to Andy Warhol muse. The screening is part of a three-day film series honoring the Factory regular. Free. 12:30 PM.

Thursday, December 29
It’s your last chance to catch The Rough-Faced Girl at Synetic Family Theater (4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington). The Native American version of Cinderella is about a young girl who is cast aside by her family and tribe. Tickets can be purchased online for $12 or at the door for $15. 11 AM.