Gifts from Washington D.C.
The Gift That Says D.C.: Cuff links made from D.C. trolley tokens
Show you really know the city. Set in sterling silver, these tokens from the 1960s live again with retro style, $130. aprespeau.com
Super Side Trip: Mount Vernon by Candlelight
Mount Vernon, Virginia, 15 miles south of the D.C. city center
Visit the home of George and Martha Washington at Christmas. The first
First Lady is on hand, along with fireside caroling, 18th-century strolling “guests,” and a kitchen tour. You even leave with a recipe for Martha’s cake. Friday-Sunday November 27-December 13, 5-8 p.m.; $18 adults. mountvernon.org