Some events require reservations or ticket purchases. Call before you visit.

"HANUKKAH WONDERLAND" -- Dec. 5-15, open Fridays 10 to noon, Sundays-Thursdays 10 to 7. Hanukkah-themed activities and entertainment in a 3,000-square-foot office space. Free. Sponsored by Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia at 2095 Chain Bridge Rd., Vienna. 703-356-3451.

DAVID SHNEYER & THE FABRANGEN Fiddlers -- Dec. 10 at 8, an evening of Jewish folk music. $20 in advance, $25 at door. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

"HANUKKAH EXTRAVAGANZA" -- Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 9. Entertainment, arts and crafts, games, moon bounce, refreshments. Free. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Tnpk., Fairfax. 703-323-0880.

"HANUKKAH BASH" -- Dec. 11 at 7. $10 in advance, $20 at door. Donations of toys encouraged. Barking Dog, 4723 Elm St., Bethesda. 301-654-0022.

JINNY MARSH'S HOT KUGEL Klezmer Band -- Dec. 11 at 2:30. $25, youth $18, family $75; reservations required by Dec. 3. A benefit for the Jewish Theological Seminary. Congregation Beth Emeth, 12523 Lawyers Rd., Herndon. 703-860-4515.

"HANUKKAH CELEBRATION" -- Dec. 12 at 6, with Ramon Tasat, Eugenia Shiuk, Steve Bloom and the Temple Shalom Choir. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

JINNY MARSH'S HOT KUGEL Klezmer Band -- Dec. 13 at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

THE LEEVEES -- Dec. 17 at 7:30, teen-oriented concert with original Hanukkah music. $15. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-354-3209 or 301-348-3710.

"HANDS ON HANUKKAH" -- Dec. 18 from 1 to 4. Family arts and crafts activities, treasure hunt, refreshments; "The Case of the Missing Shamash," by Lion Tales Puppet Theater at 2:30. Crafts $6 for up to eight projects; puppet show $3. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-348-3760.

HAGIGAT NAOMI -- Dec. 18 at 6, area cantors, chorales and choirs celebrate the life and music of Israeli songwriter Naomi Shemer. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

"A DAY TRIP TO ISRAEL" -- Dec. 25 at 11:30. Israeli dancing, Hanukkah songs, crafts, games, refreshments. $8, ages 3 to 12 $5, younger free. Tikvat Israel Congregation, 2200 Baltimore Rd., Rockville. 301-762-7338.

FAMILY FUN DAY -- Dec. 25 at 2, music, crafts, games, scavenger hunt, snacks. $7 in advance, $10 at door; ages 2 and younger free. Reservations recommended. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-857-6583.

NATIONAL HANUKKAH MENORAH LIGHTING -- Dec. 25 at 4, ceremony conducted by Rabbi Levi Shemtov with entertainment and children's activities. Free, but tickets required. On the Ellipse, south of the White House. 202-332-5600.

"GEFILTE FISH GALA" -- Dec. 25 at 8, the 12th annual benefit for charities, including the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, with music from the '70s to the present; Hanukkah candle-lighting at 9:30. $5. Donations of clothing and canned goods encouraged. Polly Esther's, 605 12th St. NW. 202-737-1970.

MENORAH LIGHTING -- Dec. 27 at 7, ceremony, Hanukkah songs and a children's show by comic juggler "The Funny Guy." Free. Sponsored by Chabad of Bethesda and Chevy Chase at Bethesda Metro Center, Wisconsin Avenue and Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301-652-4988.