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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Where can you shop for art while sipping on Pinot Noir? Just add water and you've got the Annapolis Arts, Crafts and Wine Festival, June 6-7. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Giant Rubber Duck Coming to Philadelphia

An 11-ton, 61-foot high yellow rubber duck designed by a Dutch artist will be floating on the Delaware River at next month's Philadelphia Camden Tall Ships festival. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Raise a Glass: Vintage Va. Wine Fest

Raise a Glass: Vintage Va. Wine Fest

The 34th annual Vintage Virginia Wine and Food Festival is bringing its sustainable values to Centreville, Virginia May 30th and 31st. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:27 PM

'House of Cards' Casting Call Scheduled in Annapolis

'House of Cards' Casting Call Scheduled in Annapolis

Do you look like a regular working Joe? Or maybe you can rock a tuxedo. Perhaps you're more of an art gallery type. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Wine Wednesday: Glass House Winery

Wine Wednesday: Glass House Winery

The Glass House Winery near Charlottesville, Va has a tropical conservatory, private lake and on site confectionery that set it apart from most wineries in Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Glass House Winery

Glass House Winery is located minutes from Charlottesville and features a tropi... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 12:25 PM

Staycation! Top 14 Memorial Day Weekend Ideas

Staycation! Top 14 Memorial Day Weekend Ideas

Not heading out of town for Memorial Day? Make the most of your three-day weekend with these activities and events that'll keep you away from Netflix for a few days. Read »

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM

GI Film Fest Explores Military Experience on Screen

Just in time for Memorial Day, the GI Film Festival is set to share films about the military experience from American and international filmmakers. Read »

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Arr, Virginians: Pirate Fest Is Coming Up

Arr,  Virginians: Pirate Fest Is Coming Up

The 16th annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival will take over Hampton, Virginia from May 29 to 31. Read »

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:57 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: WWII Planes Soar Above National Mall

The planes flew at a low 1,000-foot altitude over the National Mall to mark the... 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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.