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Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Chocolate: The Exhibit in Philadelphia

Chocolate: The Exhibit in Philadelphia

Philly is home to some of the best chocolate in the nation. Let the Academy of Natural Sciences prove it to you with their Chocolate: The Exhibit open now through January. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 11:10 AM

The Maryland Irish Festival Returns

The Maryland Irish Festival Returns

The Maryland Irish Festival has returned. Read »

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Free Admission at Va. State Parks on Veterans Day

Free Admission at Va. State Parks on Veterans Day

Virginia's state parks are offering free admission to all visitors on Veterans Day. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Manassas Hosts Veterans Day Parade

Manassas Hosts Veterans Day Parade

The city of Manassas will be having a Veterans Day Parade. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Virginia Festival to Showcase More Than 100 Films

Virginia Festival to Showcase More Than 100 Films

More than 100 films will be showcased during the 2014 Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Richmond Road Trip: Graze on Grace Food Fest

Richmond Road Trip: Graze on Grace Food Fest

The Graze on Grace food festival is coming up Nov. 9. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:41 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Look Back at Local History: Fairfax Train Museum

Fairfax Station wasn't just a train station in the late 19th century; it was a... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Halloween Light Show Back With A Bang

Halloween Light Show Back With A Bang

The popular Halloween Light Show is back this year performing "Bang Bang." Read »

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:34 PM

"Frankenstein" Gets a Live Soundtrack in Va. Beach

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform alongside the screening of the classic 1931 film "Frankenstein." Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

The Ocean City beaches aren't throwing in the towel just yet. Even though cooler weather has rolled in, Ocean City is celebrating two big events this month: OC Restaurant Week and Oktoberfest. 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.