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Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

Festival organizers announced the lineup Tuesday, which also includes Grammy nominees Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons and The Lumineers. Read »

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 12:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Celebrate another year of new cuisines with Howard County Restaurant Week (actually two weeks), Jan. 13-27. Read »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Life Illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights

Life Illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights

Experience life illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights in Vienna, Va. Read »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Make Kingsmill Resort your home for the holidays, with trips to Busch Gardens Christmas Town and Colonial Williamsburg. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Spend some time at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. for a holiday season... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Get ready, Northern Virginia -- in about a year you'll be in the midst of one of the most appealing wineries in Loudoun County when Stone Tower's new tasting room is finished. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Stone Tower Winery

Welcome to Stone Tower Winery, and the soon-to-be newest tasting room in Loudoun... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM

Ugly Sweater Run Brings Out the Worst (in Clothes)

Ugly Sweater Run Brings Out the Worst (in Clothes)

The 5k will feature huge inflatables, photo stations and of course, some cheesy holiday music. Drink stations will be serving up hot chocolate and a choice of Sam Adam’s winter Lager, Boston Lager or Angry... Read »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Baltimore's Power Plant Live is lighting the Inner Harbor with its lights spectacular after a family-friendly concert this Saturday... followed by a not-so-family-friendly Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. Read »

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 »

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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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