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Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 3:49 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Stargaze With an Astronomer in the Shenandoahs

Stargaze With an Astronomer in the Shenandoahs

Spend a weekend at Shenandoah National Park this summer and get the chance to star gaze with astronomers. Read »

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

Fall is the perfect season for exploring the festivals this region has to offer. Read »

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 4:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Fall is just around the corner and there's always somewhere you could be traveling. See our fall event ideas. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

HBO's "Game of Thrones" doesn’t return until next year, but you can indulge your need for mead at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Anne Arundel County. Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Amanda Hancock

Sip Wine and Soak Up the Sun at Airlie

Sip Wine and Soak Up the Sun at Airlie

Escape the city life for a few days and plan a stay at Airlie, which is roughly an hour's drive from D.C. Read »

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:28 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Ice Cream in Pa. Dutch Country

DIY Ice Cream in Pa. Dutch Country

Check out our picks for fun in and around the town of Columbia, Pennsylvania that just might get you on the road this summer: Read »

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Your 2014 County Fair Rundown

Your 2014 County Fair Rundown

County fair season is here -- and we've rounded up the top fairs in Maryland and Virginia. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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By Sery Kim

Escape D.C. Humidity With a Cape Cod Getaway

Escape D.C. Humidity With a Cape Cod Getaway

Situated within (almost) comfortable driving distance from the political hustle of Washington, D.C., the Sea Crest Beach Hotel on Cape Cod provides a soothing visage to weary workers during the dog days of... Read »

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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By Margaret Voelzke

Cruise D.C. Before Summer Sails Away

Cruise D.C. Before Summer Sails Away

Spirit Cruises offers an assortment of cruises to get you on the water before the summer ends. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

The Taste Prince Georges Food & Wine Festival is Saturday at Six Flags America, with entry to the theme park significantly discounted. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.