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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Experience the true meaning of window shopping with a visit to Gordonsville, Va for their 2013 "Windows on Main Street" event this weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

Experience the holidays surrounded by the colonial and late Victorian architectural styles of the historic village of New Castle, Del., for the Spirit of Christmas celebration Dec. 14. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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By Alana Wise

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Pretty sweet, right? Or savory... Yeah, pretty savory, if that's more your thing. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Alana Wise

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

The thrill of bargain shopping will be just as strong with drink specials, including $3 Bud Lights, $5 Skyy & American Honey shots and $15 Awesome Sauce Buckets. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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By Alana Wise

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Are you having a little trouble getting into the holiday spirit, considering Thanksgiving hasn't even happened yet? Fret not. Visit Annapolis for their town tree-lighting ceremony and jingle yourself right... 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 »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Bringing the Arts to Your Black Friday Deals

Bringing the Arts to Your Black Friday Deals

A trip to the Workhouse Arts Center's Black Friday event might just put you on the "best gift giver" list. Read »

Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

New Citizens Sworn In at Monticello

New citizens celebrated Independence Day with a celebration and naturalization... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Takin' It Off in the Name of Love

Takin' It Off in the Name of Love

A dozen local Kimpton Hotels are offering "Take if Off for Love" rates for Valentine's Day. Read »

Friday, Dec 28, 2012 at 1:42 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

New Year's Hike at Black Water Falls

New Year's Hike at Black Water Falls

Spend New Years in the mountains and wake fresh (we hope) with your first hike of 2013 at Black Water Falls State Park. 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.