Capital Rundown - Week of December 24, 2012 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Capital Rundown - Week of December 24, 2012


We're back with your look at what's upcoming new and noteworthy: it's your Capital Rundown for the week of December 24, 2012.

Starting off Monday at 11 a.m., George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate opens the rarely-open third floor of the mansion for its Christmas at Mount Vernon event detailing how the first president marked the holidays. Doors open at 9 a.m.

Tuesday, December 25 is Christmas. Federal offices are closed. Along with many houses of worship, the Basilica of the National Shrine will celebrate Christmas masses throughout the day. The shrine is at 400 Michigan Avenue in Northeast D.C.

On Wednesday, December 26, the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum presents Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia. This exhibition focuses on D.C.'s teams like the Homestead Grays. Doors open at 10 a.m. at Fort Place in Northeast.

On Thursday, December 27, results of Maryland's expanded gambling referendum take effect as 24-hour gaming begins at casinos in Maryland. In November, voters approved a measure to expand live table gaming and add a casino in Prince George's County.

And on Friday, December 28, the U.S. Energy Information Administration will release its latest report on the supply of crude oil and gasoline products on the national and state levels. The report will be released at the Department of Energy Building on Independence Avenue in Northwest.

And that's your Capital Rundown for the week. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.

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