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Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

1st Tree Lighting at Downtown One Loudoun

Ashburn, Va.'s new One Loudoun just celebrated its first holiday tree lighting... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

The future of science is within eyes view when you attend the Robotics Saturday event at the Virginia Air and Space Museum throughout Dec. 21. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Visit Alexandria for a candlelight tour of historic sites (AND CHOCOLATE) around town. Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

The Enoch Pratt library system in Baltimore offers free movie screenings every week. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 11:49 AM
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By Alana Wise

Brews and Burlesque in Richmond

Brews and Burlesque in Richmond

Co-starring a new Phantasmic East Coast IPA. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

The 16th annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival will turn the area into an outdoor art gallery. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va. Film Fest Lights Up Charlottesville

Va. Film Fest Lights Up Charlottesville

Plan a weekend getaway to the very artsy and fresh town of Charlottesville, Va., this November for a chance to attend one the country's most celebrated regional film fests. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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By Alana Wise

Outfest: Philly's Dance Party Ode to Self

Outfest: Philly's Dance Party Ode to Self

There will be music, there will be dancing and there will be a general celebration of you. Read »

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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By Alana Wise

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

It's a play about silence.... Just kidding. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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By Alana Wise

Harry Potter Fest: Yes, This Is Real Life

Harry Potter Fest: Yes, This Is Real Life

It's leviOsa, not LevioSAA.... 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.
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