Downtown Bethesda will be transformed into a winter wonderland on Dec. 6 and 7, featuring a winter concert, visits by Santa Claus and an ice sculpting presentation.
The winter concert kicks off two days of fun on Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. at 4908 Auburn Avenue, and features performances by the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Choir and a number of a cappella groups, including Capital Blend, the GW Troubadors and Vox Pop.
An ice sculpting presentation takes place on Norfolk and Woodmont Ave. on Dec. 7, showcasing the art of chiseling sculptures out of blocks of ice. The event, which takes place from 1-2 p.m., will be followed by a student concert and a visit by Santa Claus.
Santa will also take pictures with pets from 12-2 p.m. on Bethesda Ave. on Dec. 7 and 8. Pet photos with Santa cost $10 per animal, with proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society.
For more information visit bethesda.org.