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Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 2:08 PM

Important Stuff: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Fest

Important Stuff: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Fest

Crabs and beer. That's what Maryland does. Add more beer, live music and arts and crafts, and you’ve got the Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival, coming up Saturday at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Read »

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Your Summer 2015 Outdoor Movie Rundown

Your Summer 2015 Outdoor Movie Rundown

It's about that time again! Pack up your blankets and coolers for a D.C. summer tradition. All over the area, free outdoor film series are gearing up to provide entertainment when the sun goes down. Read »

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival at National Harbor

Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival at National Harbor

If you enjoy barbecue, beer and bourbon (wait, who doesn't?), you can soon get a taste of all three at National Harbor (165 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Maryland). Read »

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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Top 10 Maryland Getaways

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Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Va. Ren. Faire: Last Chance This Weekend!

Va. Ren. Faire: Last Chance This Weekend!

The Virginia Renaissance Faire is wrapping up this weekend, June 6-7. Read »

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 7:38 AM

Celebrate Fairfax! Lets You Embrace Virginia

Celebrate Fairfax! Lets You Embrace Virginia

Celebrate Fairfax! this June 5 through 7, is the perfect opportunity to embrace all Virginia has to offer. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Food Truck Race Is On: Taste of 3 Cities

Food Truck Race Is On: Taste of 3 Cities

Food trucks tend to travel in packs, but on Saturday, June 6, it's really going down at the Taste of Three Cities Food Truck Festival & Competition. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 1:35 PM

Groove Your Way Through Capital Jazz Fest

Groove Your Way Through Capital Jazz Fest

Close to 30 national jazz acts will dazzle on two stages at the Capital Jazz Fest all this weekend, June 5-7. Read »

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 6:49 AM

Shenandoah Offers Free Day for Residents of Border Counties

Shenandoah Offers Free Day for Residents of Border Counties

Shenandoah National Park is celebrating its neighbors by offering residents in nine counties a fee-free day. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Where can you shop for art while sipping on Pinot Noir? Just add water and you've got the Annapolis Arts, Crafts and Wine Festival, June 6-7. 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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.