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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Rock stars sure know how to grow good grapes. Welcome to Dave Matthews' Blenheim Vineyards. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Capital City Brewing Co. just turned 21, which makes their 14th annual Oktoberfest even more celebratory. Read »

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

West Virginia's Roadkill Cook-Off

West Virginia's Roadkill Cook-Off

The 21st annual Roadkill Cook-Off in Marlinton, W.V. is coming up this weekend -- what will you be eating? Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

Tired of not having the region's tastiest food trucks all in one spot? Saturday, Sept. 28's Curbside Cook Off in Maryland features 20 of them, plus craft beer, raffles, music and more. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

"Drink Some Apple Pie" at Belmont Farm Distillery

Who says you can only showcase wine for Wine Wednesday? We sure don't. Welcome to Belmont Farm Distillery. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Mountain Slide & More at Harvest Fest in Va.

Mountain Slide & More at Harvest Fest in Va.

The Belvedere Plantation Harvest Festival in Fredericksburg, Va., might just be the ultimate fall festival. They had to fill the 600+ acres with something... and they chose fun. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Apple Butter Fest in Berkeley Springs, W.V.

Apple Butter Fest in Berkeley Springs, W.V.

Discover the quaint town of Berkeley Springs West Virginia--including the warm springs, George Washington's bathtub and a yummy Apple Butter Festival. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Albemarle Ciderworks

This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:34 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

We know Wednesday is more of a grape day, but this time around, we thought we'd mix it up with the apple. This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive in Albemarle County, Va.... Read »

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival

Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival

Sample sips from craft breweries and groove to live entertainment at the Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival, coming up Sept. 21. 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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