What's Doing

SOUTHERN ACCENTS SHOW HOUSE -- Open Friday, Saturday, Monday and Thursday 10 to 4, Sunday 1 to 5, through Dec. 4. Tour a new 10,000-square foot farmhouse presented by Southern Accents magazine. $20, under 12 free; proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charities. 1125 Spring Hill Rd., McLean. 888-212-7050.

CRAFTS FAIR -- Friday 10 to 5, Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 4. $2. Sponsored by Northern Virginia Handcrafters' Guild at Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. 703-648-9258.

MARYLAND CHRISTMAS SHOW -- Friday and Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5, and Dec. 2-4. Displays of crafts and other goods by about 500 artists and artisans. $6, ages 12 and younger $3. Frederick Fairground, 797 E. East Patrick St., Frederick. 301-898-5466.

FESTIVAL OF TREES -- Friday 10 to 9, Saturday 10 to 9 and Sunday 10 to 6. Displays of hundreds of decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses, model trains, children's activities. $10, seniors and ages 5 to 12 $5. A benefit for Kennedy Krieger Institute. Cow Palace, Maryland State Fairground, York Road at I-83, Timonium. 443-923-7300.

TOWN & COUNTRY ANTIQUES SHOW -- Friday 11 to 7, Saturday 11 to 6, Sunday 11 to 5. $12. Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-454-2241.

ANTIQUES SHOW -- Friday 4 to 7, Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 10 to 3. $5. Chestertown Middle School, 402 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown. 410-778-1857.

FLEA MARKET -- Saturday 9 to 2. College Park United Methodist Church, 9601 Rhode Island Ave., College Park. 301-474-7874.

BASEBALL/SPORTS CARD SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 3:30. $3. Tysons Corner Holiday Inn, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 301-990-4929.

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 10 to 4. About 100 booths. $5. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Perry Parkway and Route 355, Gaithersburg. 301-649-1915.

BZB HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW -- Saturdays from 10 to 6, through Dec. 17. Displays of jewelry, crafts and other goods by about 75 vendors. Shiloh Family Life Center, 1510 Ninth St. NW. 202-215-4924.

FESTIVAL OF TREES -- Saturday 10:30, Sunday 10:30 to 3 and Monday from 10 to 2. Displays of decorated trees and wreaths. A benefit for the Hospice of Charles County. At the Greater Waldorf chapter of the Jaycees, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. 301-753-1514.

BAZAAR -- Saturday 4 to 8:30, Sunday 8 to 2. Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, 114329 Sano St., Alexandria. 703-941-4614.

BENEFIT EVENING -- Monday at 7, music, readings and refreshments with local actors Rick Foucheux, Caren Anton, Danny Ladmirault, Kathryn Kelley, Debra Mims and others. "Pay-what-you-can" admission; proceeds benefit New Orleans hurricane relief programs. Theater J, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 240-351-8766 or 301-589-6527.

"A NORWEGIAN CHRISTMAS" -- Tree-lighting ceremony, Tuesday at 6:30. Model train displays open during station hours through Jan. 8; Norwegian design and architecture exhibition and photography exhibition open from Wednesday through Jan. 8. Main Hall, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE. 202-289-1908.

CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE and heather and greens sale, Thursday noon to 5, continuing through Dec. 3. Campagna Center, 418 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-0111.